Category: Community

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois announces restructuring plan

  •  May 15, 2017

  Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois announced program closures and staff cuts that will help the organization to better meet its ongoing mission. As part of a thorough organizational review following several years of financial challenges and changing needs, they have made the difficult decision to restructure to ensure continued viability. “Since assuming […]

Capital One’s Chicagoland Hispanic Network lends a hand at LCFS food pantry

  •  March 23, 2017

Thank you to the energized volunteers of Capital One’s Chicagoland Hispanic Network who came to LCFS’ Little Village Food Pantry today. They helped prepare for the distribution of fresh produce and non-perishable items to community members in need. This morning the line was already a couple of city blocks long, with the first people lining […]

Develop your creative side at Chicago Uptown Ministry

  •  June 02, 2016

Chicago’s Uptown community is an eclectic neighborhood that includes people from many different walks of life, including musicians and artists. Uptown residents now have an opportunity to join their creative ranks.    Are you interested in playing the piano? Chicago Uptown Ministry wants to provide Uptown residents with the opportunity to learn the piano and […]

Lutheran Day 2016

  •  April 27, 2016

One hundred twenty-five advocates from Lutheran social-ministry organizations in Illinois gathered in Springfield on April 20 to advocate for justice for Illinoisans who look to state-funded services for safety, healing and opportunity.   Chaplain Leslie Hunter and the students of Holy Family Ministries provided inspiration to take action with and for our neighbors. Expert panelists […]

Keep the Lutheran Day advocacy message moving forward

  •  April 22, 2016

On April 20th in Springfield, one hundred twenty-five Lutheran Day advocates visited with senators and representatives; our voices joined with thousands of others and the message is being heard.       Help keep our Lutheran Day advocacy message moving forward and write or call your Illinois state representative and state senator today, with this message: […]



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