The following remarks were offered by the Rev. Erik Christensen on behalf of the Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance (LSEA) on the occassion of being awarded the "Community of the Cross" award by the faculty of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) at their commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Thank you, President … Continue reading LSEA Awarded “Community of the Cross” Award by the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
If you were in worship this past Sunday you saw me weeping at the altar. Depending on where you were sitting yourself and what you could see, that might have made more or less sense to you. I want to tell you what I saw and why it moved me to tears.
God, here is our prayer. That we will make decisions about this building that reflect what we’ve learned and lived in this building. That we will remember how, in the beginning, you moved over the great nothing and brought something into being. That you made people for community, not loneliness, and that you asked us … Continue reading A Prayer for Selling →