Men’s Retreat, January 5-7, 2018

Plan to join the Luther Place Men’s Breakfast group for a weekend of faith, fellowship and food during our tenth annual retreat at the retreat house in Rolling Ridge, WV. We will share discussions, meditations, worship and films about the following spiritual theme: “The Courage and Integrity of the Good...

Continue reading

Sanctuary

By: Bianca Vazquez, Director of the Steinbruck Center Hostel at Luther Place Sanctuary can mean many different things — all rooted in creating safe and livable communities. While undocumented immigrants are the primary targets, we know that African-Americans, Muslims, and others may need sanctuary as well. These congregations, which cross many...

Continue reading

I’m Grateful…

This past Sunday I used a Hebrew Scripture text and a Gospel text about healing encounters with God. The story from 2 Kings 5: 1-3, 7-15 told the story of Naaman who was seeking a healing of his leprosy, and how the prophet Elisha addressed Naaman’s request. Some of you...

Continue reading

Communing as One Table

This summer we had planned to offer a sermon series themed #HealthyThingsGrow. Given the tragic events in our nation and world, we are also calling for a time of congregational lament, so we add #SummerofLament, as we offer our heavy hearts to God and to each other. Please receive this faithful...

Continue reading

Steinbruck Center Intern Reflections: Bailey

The University of Notre Dame’s Cross-Cultural Leadership Program provides students in the Latino Studies program with summer service learning and immersion opportunities in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. In DC, students intern at The Library of Congress — Hispanic Division, National Council of La Raza, and the US Conference of...

Continue reading

Altars in the Streets

Pastor Karen shares the experience of presenting her book of poetry along with artist Emily C-D in Clifton Park, Baltimore. On Friday evening May 20, we drove into Clifton Park in Baltimore and parked by the Clifton Mansion. This house was constructed by Henry Thompson between 1790 and 1801, and...

Continue reading

Wednesday Night at Red Emma’s

Pastor Karen offers a reflection on the experience of presenting her poetry book along with artist Emily C-D at Red Emma’s in Baltimore. She continues to ask the question “Where is God in this?” in her encounters. A Christian clergy and an artist walk into a radical bookstore in Baltimore…...

Continue reading