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Located near Lake Carroll, Ill., The Sabbath Center is a place to get away from it all and grow closer to God. The Sabbath Center facilitates retreats for individuals and small groups who seek renewed relationships with God and each other. The Sabbath Center is directed by Rev. Steven Myers, a former pastor of Living Lord Lutheran Church. Living Lord’s congregation supports and encourages this ministry of taking sabbath time because it is consistent with the great commission to make new disciples.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a faith-based membership organization called to improve the quality of life of its members, their families, and their communities by providing unparalleled solutions that focus on financial security, wellness and caring for others.
Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Living Lord is a member of the 225 ELCA congregations in and around the greater Chicagoland area. The Synod provides workshops, conferences, and assemblies for clergy and lay members to strengthen their ministries to their communities.
An evangelical and confessional Christian organization that began by sending a music ministry team to Scandinavia. Rooted in the Christian scriptures and shaped by the Lutheran tradition, Youth Encounter has now grown into a global ministry serving churches of many denominations in the United States and more than 40 other countries. Living Lord supports the ministry of the Rainbow of Promise team, which travels to evangelize and minister to people around the globe.
Warm Wishes is a not-for-profit organization that provides blankets, comforters, quilts, and sleeping bags to those in need in the greater Chicagoland area. Deliveries are made to overnight shelters, the homeless, or other financially disadvantaged people. Living Lord Lutheran Church serves as a location to receive donated blankets and many church members support this ministry through prayer and by organizing blanket drives, donating bedding items, and making financial contributions.