Sunday in Lakeview

9:30 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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Serve Meal at The Crib youth shelter

On Saturday, August 20 at 7:00 p.m., volunteers from HTLC will prepare then serve a meal at The Crib youth shelter (at Lakeview Lutheran, 835 W Addison). We need volunteers to provide food items, cook, and serve the meal. Head to our Service Opportunity page to find out more and sign up.

Grant park picnic & Concert - Aug 20

You’re invited to join us after worship on Saturday, August 20 as we catch the Grant Park Music Festival’s last performance of the 2016 season. The Festival comes to a thrilling close with Berlioz’s masterpiece, The Damnation of Faust, featuring the Grant Park Chorus and an all-star line-up of vocalists.

The concert starts at 7:30 pm, and following the 5 pm service at HTLoop we will walk together to Millennium Park where we can set up a spot and share some food and fellowship while we listen to some beautiful music. We hope you’ll join us!

Serve at the Lakeview Pantry + Thur Aug 25 + 6pm

Holy Trinity volunteers assist with working the pantry counter, restocking food, repacking bulk foods, sorting clothing and other various jobs that may be needed on the last Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Contact James Perez with questions and sign up from our Service Opportunity page.

Book Group Meeting

Eat, Drink. Read.
The book group will be meeting Wednesday, August 31, 7:30 p.m. at the home of Susan Boin (1840 W Cornelia). We'll be discussing the novel Modern Lovers by Emma Straub. If you like to read ahead, for Sept. we'll be discussing The Dandelion Cloud by Dale Moyer, a local author. He'll join us for our discussion on Sept. 19. Please join us whether or not you have time to read the book!

HTOnTopic - Sept 11 - The Holy Land Today

NEW Series, Sundays, 9:30 a.m. – St. Mark’s Room

After a year of service in the ELCA's Young Adults in Global Mission program in Jerusalem and the West Bank, Holy Trinity Member Patrick McClain will give a presentation of his year of service. Patrick will talk about his experience in the Holy Land, what it means to accompany our church partners there, and a little bit about the complicated situation that is Israel/Palestine.

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Church Picnic - Sept 12

Join us on Sunday, September 12 as we kick off the school year with a rootbeer keg and brats on the grill following the 10:30 a.m. service. Bring a salad, side-dish, or dessert to share.

REMEMBER for SEPT. 11:

+ Fall worship schedule begins -- Services at 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.
+ Sunday School returns -- Classes at 9:30 a.m.

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Holy Trinity Introduction + Sept 12 + 7pm

Are you a newcomer to Holy Trinity? Have you recently moved to Chicago and would like to put down some roots in the city? Join us on Monday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. for an HTInroduction. Enter on Magnolia Street; 383 parking passes will be provided.

Come and learn about Holy Trinity and its ministries, and ways you can get connected. Whether you plan to be in the area a short or a long time, whether you are a lifelong Lutheran or of another or no religious background, or even ambivalent about church, you are welcome here! We will provide information on membership or associate interested for those who are ready for that step.

+ Another session will be offered on Wednesday, October 12.
+ Speak to Pr. Mueller for more information.
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Join the choir

The 2016-2017 Holy Trinity Choir season begins on Sunday, September 18 with rehearsal in the Choir Room at 9:00 a.m. If you have been thinking about becoming a part of this exciting ministry at Holy Trinity, please join us this year! Rehearsals are on Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. and the choir sings at the 10:30 service. The schedule is already available for the entire 2016-2017 season. For further information, speak to David Brackley or Ayriole Frost, or email David.

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Calendar At A Glance

Thu, Aug. 25 6:00 pm | Service Opportunity: Lakeview Pantry Sat, Aug. 27 5:00 pm | Common Solutions Sat, Aug. 27 5:00 pm | HTLoop Eucharist Sun, Aug. 28 9:30 am | Eucharist Service Mon, Aug. 29 7:00 pm | Chicago Sitting Meditation Group

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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.