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

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.

V-Day - In support of V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, Lake View Lutheran put on a performance of The Vagina Monologues, in 2018 and will to follow up with a performance of A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer on February 23, 2018, to continue to raise awareness and funds for anti-violence groups.

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.  

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:

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 ​​

    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).​​

    ReDo - A boutique resale shop created by Lakeview Employment Group that provides work opportunities for individuals experiencing homelessness.

    Re- Do is always looking for donations of gently used clothing, shoes, accessories and bags.  To arrange for a drop off email or stop by during store hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1pm-6pm, Friday 2pm-5pm and Saturday 12pm-5pm at 3051 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL​. For more information go to