Church Partnerships

For I have set you an example, that you also should do as I have done to you.
-John 13:15

Responding to the Gospel, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) brings healing, justice, and wholeness to people and communities.
-Mission of LSSI

LSSI offers many volunteer and partnership opportunities for your congregation.                          

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Learn more about LSSI by having an LSSI representative preach or share during an adult forum. It’s one of our favorite things to do! 

Partner with an LSSI Program

Find out how your congregation can have an impact on people being served in your community.

Good Shepherd Sunday

On Good Shepherd Sunday each year, many congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) across the state celebrate their shared social ministry with LSSI.

Foster Parent Recruitment

Help us inform our communities about the rewards of being a foster parent. 

Lutheran Day

This annual event that traditionally gathers people of faith and their friends in Springfield to learn more about how they can become involved in our advocacy efforts.

Lutheran Disaster Response-Illinois

We partner with many other organizations that do disaster work to help communities in the recovery process. We also help educate communities about how to be prepared for natural disasters.

Attend an Event

Throughout the year, LSSI hosts many events, including Spring Fling and the True Friend Gala.

Congregations in Action

LSSI likes to shine a light on the partnerships we have with congregations that support our mission. Read about these congregations.

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