N E I G H B O R H O O D M I N I S T R I E S
ACES Adolescent Counseling and Support Education Providing timely guidance for adolescents in the area by making counseling services affordable and available when they are most needed.
N E I G H B O R H O O D M I N I S T R I E S
AGING CARE CONNECTION Enriches the quality of life of older adults and their families through a range of programs and services that enhance their well-being and independence.
B.E.D.S. Providing overnight shelter, meals, and linkages to community resources.
CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE/CONDUCTIVE LEARNING Conductive Education is a major breakthrough in the well-being of children and adults with motor disorders and their families.
LEADERSHOP (formerly Community Extension Project) A non-profit youth leadership agency that engages and empowers local youth to become competent, confident, and community-minded adults.
COMMUNITY NURSE ASSOCIATION A non-profit agency, currently providing healthcare for 1,400 children 1,400 adults and 3,000 dental patients, all of whom could not otherwise afford healthcare.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES A non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with development disabilities and their families.
CONSTANCE MORRIS HOUSE CMH provides physical and psychological safety to women and their children fleeing abusive relationships, empowering their clients to make informed choices about their lives.
INTERFAITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS A faith-based alliance between seven churches maximizing the potential of older adults to maintain independence and well being.
LAGRANGE AREA TRANSITIONAL HOUSING L.A.T.H. provides transitional housing and mentoring to families with children facing homelessness as they strive to become self-sufficient and to work toward long-term housing solutions in the community.
SOUP KITCHEN Enriches the quality of life of older adults and their families through a range of programs and services that enhance their well-being and independence.
U R B A N M I N I S T R I E S
BACK BAY MISSION Serves the poor through direct services: food pantry, thrift store and emergency assistance. A mission group program assists in home repair.
CASA CENTRAL Provides a network of social services for largely Hispanic neighborhood.
COMPANIONS JOURNEYING TOGETHER provides a forum to personally impact the emotional, spiritual, and social lives of the incarcerated and their families.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY A Christian housing organization that works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent affordable housing.
INTERFAITH HOUSE Provides resources to help hill and injured homeless adults.
NIGHT MINISTRY Serves the needs of people on Chicago’s nighttime streets with healthcare, food and shelter.
OFF THE STREET CLUB Chicago’s oldest boys and girls club that provides a place for kids to do their homework and provides mentoring support.
REBUILDING TOGETHER Improves the homes and neighborhoods of elderly, disabled and low-income residents .
SAN LUCAS UCC Serves 5,000 people a year through a hot meals program, food pantry, energy assistance program and after school program
ST. JOHN'S UCC Provides pastoral care for more than 500 hearing-impaired or deaf recovering alcoholics and addicts and runs a food pantry.
G L O B A L M I N I S T R I E S
AERIE AFRICA Provides a safe haven and loving support for Ethopian children who are orphans.
CARING FOR CAMBODIA Provides educational opportunities for Cambodian children so they may reach their highest potential and make valuable contributions to their communities.
COMMON HOPE Provides impoverished Guatemala families with opportunities for better lives through a comprehensive set of programs.
CURE INTERNATIONAL Transforms the lives of children with physical disabilities in the developing world through medical and spiritual healing.
FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN Non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.
FOODS RESOURCE BANK “A Christian response to World Hunger,” FRB provides food security in the developing world through sustainable small-scale agricultural production.
GIFT OF ADOPTION Inspires adoption by providing grants to qualified parents, giving children who need families a permanent home and a chance to thrive.
GLOBAL MINISTRIES CHILD SPONSORSHIP Works with partner organizations to provide food, basic health care, clothing and in some cases housing, school fees, uniforms, books and training/livelihood opportunities for over 900 poor and destitute children in 15 centers around the world
GLOBAL MINISTRIES UCC FUND Global Ministries – UCC Fund The missionary organization of the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is committed to a shared life in Christ and to an ecumenical global sharing of resources and prophetic vision of a just and peaceful world order, joining with God’s concern for the poor and oppressed
MIDWIVES FOR HAITI Trains Haitian women as skilled birth attendants. These women then work in rural and urban areas to provide care which has been proven to decrease infant and maternal mortality.
REFUGEE ONE helps house and settle refugee families new to our country.
D E N O M I N A T I O N A L S U P P O R T
CHICAGO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY A UCC seminary with whom we have shared a long relationship.
CHURCH WORLD SERVICE CWS is a cooperative humanitarian ministry of 36 Protestant, Orthodox, and Anglican denominations, providing sustainable self-help and development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance in more than 80 countries. Church World Service is part of the ecumenical family of the National Council of Churches.
DISCIPLES OF CHRIST DOC is the sister denomination of the UCC, and the tradition in which our associate minister is ordained; a donation is made to its regional ministries as a token of gratitude for this relationship.
PILGRIM PARK & TOWER HILL Two regional outdoor Ministry camps of the United Church of Christ.
OCWM Our Church’s Wider Mission is the outreach branch of the UCC, supporting the mission work of local conferences, as well as the national and international ministries of the UCC.
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