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All Peoples Church, Milwaukee

Harambee & Havenwoods Neighborhoods. All Peoples uses youth programming to raise up new leaders for the church and community. Emerging leaders participate in Kids Working To Succeed and empowering events like summer and family camp and the ELCA Multicultural Youth Leadership Event.

Breaking the Chains Prison Congregation, Milwaukee

Breaking the Chains, a ministry of the Greater Milwaukee Synod, ELCA,  is located at the Felmers Chaney Correctional Center. It is affiliated with the nation-wide network of Prison Congregations of America. This congregation is served by an ordained pastor, along with a group of  volunteers from congregations in the synod.

Capitol Drive Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Capitol Drive provides The Gathering Place, which offers older adults opportunities for belonging to a caring community, for growing in healthy living, for discovery of gifts for service, and for spiritual growth.

Cross Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Cross created the Bread of Healing Empowerment Ministry to connect faith to life, by putting emphasis on the power of being included into the community, along with the support of food, AODA counseling, medical and dental care, access to employment and other support services.

ELCA Outreach Center, Kenosha

The ELCA Outreach Center provides services to over 1,500 individuals each year, with Bible Study, free clothing closet, infant supplies, GED and computer classes, youth programs and legal advice. Its mission to the poor is to help develop self-sufficient, caring, and participating members of the community.

Emaus Lutheran Church, Racine

In 2009, Emaus expanded its intentional neighborhood outreach to include Latino ministry for Racine, offering Sunday worship in Spanish followed by a meal.  Midweek opportunities include a music school for kids, an after school program, bible studies, a meal and a kid-friendly worship service.

Faith/Santa Fe Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Faith/Santa Fe ministers to both the Spanish and English  speaking communities with emphasis on the Latino outreach, through worship, spiritual direction, leadership formation, a Saturday outreach ministry, and food programs.

Grace Lutheran Church, Kenosha

Located just blocks from the large empty space that was once an American Motors manufacturing plant, the diverse neighborhood Grace serves is faced with many economic challenges. One ministry it offers is the Grace Welcome Center, a daytime drop-in center for homeless to get breakfast and opportunities to be connected and feel welcomed during the day.

Hephatha Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Hephatha makes worship, holy communion and holy baptism the starting place to care for the poor and the special needs of young people, while putting a strong emphasis on life-giving partnerships in the church’s neighborhood.

Incarnation Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Incarnation created God Bless the Kids Spot Neighborhood Youth Outreach Ministry, providing a safe, welcoming environment in which neighborhood youth are offered a range of enriching experiences that put them into the presence of the church.

Just One More Ministry, Milwaukee

Just One More Ministry ‘rescues’ prepared and fresh food that would have been discarded by local restaurants, grocery stores, bakeries and delis. They also supplement the rescued food with food purchased and prepared by volunteers. Each week they distribute over 2000 health meals to 20 inner-city partners, many run by congregations that receive funding from Outreach for Hope.

Lutheran Church of the Great Spirit, Milwaukee

Lutheran Church of the Great Spirit is a faith community and cultural ministry to the American Indian population in the Milwaukee area, providing worship with a blend of traditional Lutheran and traditional native components, working together with other Indian community groups in Milwaukee.

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Racine

This congregation provides Terrific Tuesdays/Martes Maravillosos, an after-school program of enrichment and support for neighborhood children and their families, including a meal, worship and Bible study, at the same time providing Pan de Cielo, food and Bible study for adults.

Our Savior’s Milwaukee

Our Savior’s offers a Wednesday Noon Prayer Service and Lunch each week, providing an opportunity for persons living in poverty to be fed spiritually and to enjoy a warm, nourishing meal, experiencing the warmth and support that comes by being part of a community of faith.

Racine Neighborhood Camp, Racine

This camp was created to offer free, multi-site, summertime Christian programming to children of the unemployed and “working poor” in the urban neighborhoods of Racine, including “God Time” worship, and opportunities for teens to be employed as camp staff and helpers.

Redeemer Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Located on the edge of Marquette University campus and rooted in a neighborhood marked by both poverty and promise, Redeemer focuses on community collaborations with businesses, students and partnerships to serve their neighbors. One such partnership is a Noon Community meal served at Redeemer and run by Marquette Campus Ministry students.

Reformation Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Reformation has “an irrational commitment” to a community of people that society generally doesn’t want to deal with; it is what Reformation is called to do. It seeks a compassion that “stands in awe of what the poor have to carry rather than in judgment of how they carry it.”

Unity Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

Unity is an intersection of ministries that connect people at various levels through a Soup Kitchen, an Active Adult Center, and an Open Door Free clinic, all housed within its walls, combined with an emphasis on spiritual growth and worship, leading back to community service.