On January 23, 2022, the Lake Street Church congregation voted to approve
the following resolution:
Over time, Evanston’s Black citizens have been systematically excluded from equal access to housing, education, healthcare, police protection, and participation in p […]
March 28 – April 4
The Great Egg Hunt
Our next Messy Church event is a new take on Easter egg hunts. Anyone who wants to participate will receive a link to egg designs to print and color, which we will do together on Sunday, March 28 at 5 PM via Zoom. Then, throughout the following week you are invi […]
Dear Lake Streeters,
I have heard some joyous news as some of our community members received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. I was inspired to write a short prayer for the occasion that may be recited before you receive the vaccine. At Lake Street, we believe that everything is spiritual, and the c […]
All are welcome to join us online for our Sunday services. The Zoom links are now the same every week.
SUNDAY SERVICE: Every week at 10:30am
Join the service in a single click using this link:
Sunday, Dec. 13, 10:30am
Christmas Carols & Other Holiday Music Service
Sounds of hope, peace, joy, and love will echo virtually as we lift our voices in carols together and as we listen to music of this special season.
Click here to join the service on Zoom.
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 8pm […]
Here are video links to the sermons from Sunday church services occurring on Zoom during the early months of the pandemic:
Sermon: Let All Creation Praise: Seamonsters Included — Rev. Michael Woolf
Click here to watch.
Sermon: Flour, Wheat, Salt, Yeast […]
Lake Street Church’s relief fund combats effects of COVID-19, racism
The Daily Northwestern interviewed Rev. Michael Woolf about Lake Street church’s COVID-19 relief fund for black Evanston residents. The $6,000 fund, made up of contributions from congregants and a grant from American Baptist Home Mission Societ […]
A Service of Lament was held in downtown Evanston Sunday, August 30, in response to last week’s incident in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during which Jacob Blake, who grew up in Evanston, was shot by a police officer. The service was organized by Second Baptist Church and […]
Dear Friends and Members of Lake Street Church,
I send you this pastoral letter on the occasion of Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the ending of slavery in America. While slavery might have ended in the 19th century, racism continues to hold America in its grip. In this unprecedented time in our nation’s histor […]
Violinist James Sanders
Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. on Zoom
On Thursday, April 30, Lake Street Church of Evanston will initiate its Virtual Concert series, featuring violinist James Sanders. James, described by the Chicago Tribune as “a free thinker who is expanding the possibilities of th […]