Since our founding in 1967, our mission is to discover the presence of God in the urban landscape; loving, healing, inspiring and transforming its people and places. We welcome all into a community of God’s love, grace, and creativity. Village Church Website Based in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Village Church runs ministries including Interchange Food…
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.
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.
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.