Calendar At A Glance

Sat, Nov. 17 5:00 pm | HTLoop Eucharist Sun, Nov. 18 9:00 am | Eucharist Sun, Nov. 18 10:00 am | Sunday School Sun, Nov. 18 10:00 am | Confirmation Class Sun, Nov. 18 10:15 am | HTLakeview Adult Choir Rehearsal

Sunday in Lakeview

9:00 & 11:00 a.m. + 1218 W Addison

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Saturday Night in the Loop

5:00 p.m. + 637 S Dearborn

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Joint service with the ELCA churches in Lakeview: Resurrection, LakeView, and Church of Saint Luke

Hymns, songs, readings, and prayers.

Followed by pie reception: dessert first!

No neighborhood parking restrictions before 6pm

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Wednesday Eucharist and Bible Study will NOT be held on Wednesday, November 21.

The church office will be closed Wednesday-Friday, November 21-23, for the Thanksgiving Holiday (the office is normally closed on Fridays).

Recent Blog Posts

  • The unnamed widow gives “all she had to live on.” Though she is often praised a model of generosity, take another look. Consider a poem by Jane Kenyon to help you reflect on what you are “living on” these days and what will “live on” after you die.


  • I don’t know that I believe that we are always supposed to be like the widow. Jesus certainly doesn’t say that here. I think when we respond in faith, that sometimes it looks pious or meager or disproportionate and then sometimes it looks like pouring out all that we have. But what Jesus does do here is call the disciples to pay attention. He brings awareness to how the actions of everyone affects the community at large. He points out those who go all in, those who take advantage, and those who are clueless. 

  • God weeps with us and wipes away our tears too. Not in a “shush stop your crying kind of way,” but God gently wipes our tears as a parent lovingly embraces a child and absorbs the child’s tears into their own tear soaked chest.

    And when God weeps, watch out! New life is on the horizon. When God weeps it is the beginning of the death of death. Jesus says “unbind him and let him go.” Unbind him from death. Unbind him from suffering. Unbind him from fear and isolation. And let him go. Be free. Live a resurrection life full of abundance and hope.

  • Everything happens for a reason? How do we respond to shootings like the one at Tree of Life synagogue? How does the ending to the book of Job help us to see differently? Like the blind beggar in Sunday’s gospel, we cry out for healing: “let me see again.”

Greetings from Pastor Mueller

Holy Trinity is unlike the churches most of us grew up in. Because it is fluid and ever-changing, the congregation has a remarkable spirit of openness and vitality. Yes, we value our Lutheran heritage and the ancient roots of our liturgy, yet we delight in a faith that is ever new and infused with a message for the needs and concerns of our contemporary world. As somebody recently put it: Our faith is two thousand years old, but our thinking is not.