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Archive for July, 2009

Dazzling Bouquet Gala Held in Chicago

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

On Sunday, July 19, supporters of Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries gathered at the LGBT Center on Halsted in Chicago to celebrate the opening of the ELM Headquarters in Chicago, learn more about ELM’s work and raise funds for the organization. Five area congregations (Ebenezer Lutheran, Grace Evanston Lutheran, Holy Trinity, Resurrection and St. Luke Lutheran of Logan Square) and individual supporters gathered for appetizers, beverages and conversation. Dazzling Bouquet committee members (pictured) included chair Timothy Schannep, Tony Garcia, Rev. Jen Rude, Dale Hoiberg, David Foster, Amalia Vagts, Luigi Aguilar, Drew Knobloch, Dick Tribble, Rachael Johnson, and Rev. Erik Christensen.

A Chicago gathering of ELM supporters

Thursday, July 9th, 2009


ELM will host Dazzling Bouquet, an afternoon of socializing with Chicago-area ELM supporters, on Sunday, July 19 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. The event is at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL (Chicago’s LGBT Center).

Socializing, dazzling appetizers, summer drinks & a festive live & silent auction!
•Hand made baby quilt
•Organic locally grown feast for four
•Two tickets to a live taping of ‘Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me’ & autographed items
•Unique pastoral services from some of Chicago’s leading GLBT Lutheran pastors

Tickets are $35-$50 per person.

RSVP or Questions? Please contact Rachael Johnson 773-235-0610 or operations@elm.org