Monthly Archives: January 2019

In Memoriam Catherine (Kay) Johnson

Kay married David Johnson, and they raised three children: Catherine (Cathy), Patricia (Patti) and Arlene. Kay placed her greatest value on her family, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was closely involved in family and loved to cook: Sloppy Joes, meatloaf, spaghetti, Catherine (Kay) B. Johnson was born on December 29th, 1931 to Charles & Anna Liubin [...]

By |2019-01-31T19:24:47+00:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Mission Expansion Update

  Jen Phillips in New Lay Mission Developer Role You already know me as the Director of Ministry for the past four years. In that role, I have been the administrator of the church’s ministries, overseeing our operations, communications, financial reporting and supporting the outreach ministries of the pastors and mission leaders. This summer, I [...]

By |2019-01-31T18:57:55+00:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Music Staff Changes

Marisa Buccheit has just joined Concordia’s staff as Music Director and Yana Reznik will be continuing on staff as Minister of Music! Welcome to the team, Marisa! Marisa Buchheit is a classical soprano hailing from Chicago. She has performed on stages around the world in opera productions, concerts, and musicals. Marisa earned her Master’s Degree in [...]

By |2019-01-31T18:54:44+00:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Concordia Lutheran Church’s History

Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church was formed on January 29th, 1898 by Swedish immigrants moving into the North Center community on Chicago’s north side. Concordia Church was formed as a member congregation of the Illinois Conference of the Augustana Synod. In the early ’80s, responding to the needs of the community, Concordia developed an after-school program [...]

By |2019-01-31T18:06:50+00:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Concordia Anniversary: Celebrating 121 Years of Ministry

A congregation’s anniversary is the celebration of the blessing of the Spirit who “calls, gathers, and enlightens” the church.  We give thanks for the men & women who heard God's calling and built this house of God here. Each week, we gather here to worship, learn and grow in our faith. From here, we launch our [...]

By |2019-01-31T18:08:31+00:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Liturgical Seasons: Epiphany

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under the sun”  Ecclesiastes 3:1 Just as we observe the weather seasons of the year, now being the least favorite of them all—winter, with it’s harsh, cold blasts of snow and dark overcast skies; the church observes its seasons, each with their own themes and [...]

By |2019-01-31T17:46:31+00:00January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Gravity and Grace Adult Study Starting January 20th 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall

We’ll start a new book study discussion using Joseph Sittler’s “Gravity & Grace, Reflections & Provocations.” We will meet in the Fellowship Hall at Concordia Church on Seeley (3855 N. Seeley Ave.) at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. Sittler addresses topics such as the relationship between nature & God’s grace, faith as both trust and [...]

By |2019-01-03T20:06:13+00:00January 3rd, 2019|News|1 Comment

Celebrating our 121st Anniversary and our Volunteers January 27th 10:30 a.m. Worship & Potluck at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall

On January 27th, 2019 we will celebrate Concordia Lutheran Church's (3855 N. Seeley Ave.) 121st anniversary. (The foundation of our congregation was formed on January 29th, 1898). We’ll have a pot-luck luncheon following worship on Sunday, January 27th. We will celebrate the ministries of our congregation and thank the many people whose efforts in our ministries make our congregation’s [...]

By |2019-01-03T20:02:04+00:00January 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments