The Crib - An emergency overnight shelter for 20 young adults ages 18 to 24, sponsored by The Night Ministry.  For more information, go to  

Or, if  you are interested in cooking/serving a meal downstairs at The Crib, please contact Paul Fisher at ​​

    Rooftop Garden​​ - ​In the summer months, LakeView Lutheran has a rooftop garden which provides fresh vegetables to two local shelters.  In 2017, 141 pounds of vegetables were delivered to the shelters.  

    Lakeview Employment Group (LEG) - Lakeview Employment Group (LEG) is a non-profit organization that provides employment support for people facing extra challenges such as homelessness, chronic unemployment, criminal backgrounds, or youth (18-24). For more information, go to

    Pride Parade ​​- Members of LakeView Lutheran, as part of the Coalition of Welcoming Churches, march in the Chicago Pride Parade every June.

    Serving Our Community

    At LakeView Lutheran, we are always looking for opportunities to serve the community. Currently, LakeView Lutheran is proud host of several youth/community outreach programs:

    My Story Counseling - A counseling agency that helps works with individuals that are a bit lost and seeking guidance on their journey. They embrace the individual in their place and help them create their own story, their own path, their own voice. Specialties include: Addiction, LGBT/Sexuality, Life Transitions and Aging Concerns. For more information, go to

    Youth Empowerment Performance Project (YEPP) - Helps youth explore and repair inter-and intra-personal relationships through creative expression.  For more information, go to Facebook - Youth Empowerment Performance Project (YEPP).​​