Tagged Wicker Park Grace


wordle 2

What fun! This week I was introduced to a new website: wordle.net. Just type in words, or paste in large amounts of text, and “create.” The larger the word, the more times it appeared in your text. This wordle is based on a combination of words people wrote down during the Taize Vespers gathering on …

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Graceful Living: Faith, Values, and Money

Graceful Living

In November I’m blogging this book by Laura Dunham, Graceful Living: Your Faith, Values, and Money in Changing Times. Laura is a Presbyterian minister, a certified financial planner, and a former college professor. We’re taking a look at Stewardship at Wicker Park Grace, and how our relationship with money affects our relationships with the world …

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A Network of Friends Seeking Transformation


I’m always amazed when I watch this video, by the huge amount of similarity we use in talking about our emerging efforts at being church in new ways. Created in the spring of 2010 at a gathering in Minneapolis, this video features 16 really cool people doing awesome things across the country. Each of us …

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Born of a Woman


Last year (2010) in the weeks leading up to Christmas, we did an art project at Wicker Park Grace during our Sunday Gatherings in which we transformed Christmas advertisements into a spiritual symbol. The idea was to disconnect from the excessive commercialism that Christmas has become, and reconnect to the underlying spiritual story of how …

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Story Bread, connecting us

Wicker Park Grace movie clip

In case you missed our new video earlier this summer, here it is again. It’s just 4 minutes long, and gives a good sense of the spirit of Wicker Park Grace! Towards the end of the video you’ll see me breaking bread and talking about the meaning of communion. That week I called the communion …

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