Serving Our Community

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

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 ​​

    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:

    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.  

    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).​​

    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.