Affiliated Agencies

Nobody can do it all by themselves. Here are some agencies that partner with us in doing the work.

 Greater Chicago Food Depository has been helping organizations like our food pantry for 30 years.

 Lutheran Child and Family Services has been taking care of children and their families since it was founded by First Bethlehem Lutheran Church and some of its sister churches in 1873.

 Lutheran Church Charities coordinates people’s needs with volunteers and donors from the Lutheran community throughout northern Illinois.

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod World Relief/Human Care provides disaster relief and ongoing services to people both in the United States and around the world.

 Lutheran Home and Services for the Aged was founded in 1892 at the instigation of First Bethlehem’s first pastor, the Rev. August Reinke. It operates several nursing homes in the greater Chicago area and one in Florida, as well as provides nursing care at home.