Friday, February 27, 2015

Lent and Palm Sunday 2015: Worker Justice in Logan Square

Sadao Watanabe, "Cleansing the Temple"
Members of the Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance plan three events leading up to and including Palm Sunday, 2015:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
But What Will We Choose
Location: Ñuestra Señora De Las Americas, 2900 W Logan Boulevard

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 -- 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
The 10 Commandments & Fight for 15
Location: San Lucas United Church of Christ, 2914 West North

Wednesday, March 11 2015 -- 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Luke 18:1-8
The Parable of the Unrelenting Activist
Location: Ñuestra Señora De Las Americas, 2900 W Logan Boulevard

* ALSO: March 11 is the "Day of Action Against the Rauner Budget" - Join other justice activists in a bus trip to Springfield (6 am - 7 pm - breakfast and lunch provided). For transportation to Springfield contact: aridfleisch@lstc.edu )

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 -- 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Matthew 20 & Worker Solidarity
Location: San Lucas United Church of Christ, 2914 West North

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
The Way of the Cross and Worker Justice
LocationHumboldt Park United Methodist Church, 2120 N Mozart

Sunday, March 29, 2015 -- 11:30 a.m.
Palm Sunday witness for worker justice
Location: Logan Square monument ("the eagle")


LSEA is teaming with ARISE, a Chicago faith-based advocacy organization working to eliminate wage theft and push for passage of living wages for low income workers

LSEA member congregation Kimball Avenue Church will have a "Lenten Compact" entitled "Not Lovin' It: Fast Food Fast for Worker Justice." Throughout March, 5% of Sunday offerings at Kimball Avenue Church will be donated to ARISE.

LSEA member congregation St. Luke's Logan Square will collect it's monthly Justice Offering on March 8 on behalf of ARISE.

Other speakers and bible study leaders: West Side Health Authority, Rev. Liz Muñoz of Ñuestra Señora, Rev. Marilyn Pagan-Banks and Pastor Drew Rindfleisch of San Lucas UCC.