An ecumenical, community-based agency, PeopleCare and its volunteers server people who are homebound, providing friendshp and support through telephone and in-person visits as well as transportation for essential appointments and errands.
BEDS Plus Care provides emergency overnight shelter and support services including case management for homeless persons in west suburban Cook County communities.
and Lutherdale Ministries are committed to be the Church in outdoor settings nurturing Christian faith and providing experience connecting the Word of God with the World of God.
One of eight ELCA seminaries, LSTC provides education and training to enable dedicated Christians to become pastors, educators and other lay leaders who are able to witness through their lives and ministries the saving grace of God through Jesus Christ, and to provide care for God's people. For more information: www.lstc.edu
ELCA's campus ministry provides an ELCA presence at more than 180 state and private colleges and universities, with cooperating congregations in campus ministry at an additional 400 campuses nationwide. The Illinois chapter supports ministry through worship, intellectual inquiry and fellowship at University of Illinois, University of Chicago, Northwestern, Northern Illinois and Illinois State Universities.
RefugeeOne creates opportunity for refugees fleeing war, terror, and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance. Teaching English, computer skills, finding jobs, securing living quarters, providing wellness services and strengthening families are just some of the areas that RefugeeOne works in to make transition to life in the U.S. smooth and successful.