COVID-19 Response

Learn more about what LMM is doing to best respond to COVID-19.


COVID-19 has made these past few months a bit challenging, but LMM has continued to do all we can to serve those who need it the most.

COVID-19 Relief Wish List

Many of the individuals LMM serves are in need of basic, everyday items. Please consider donating.

Donate to LMM's Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside

Looking for a way to help those that are vulnerable during this time of great need? Check out News 5 Cleveland’s article on how you can help.

Milestone Moment at Bonna House

We broke down the first wall at our house on Bonna Ave. Check out this awesome video with Cleveland Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey to learn more about our collaboration with the  Browns on our ‘Breaking New Ground’ Affordable Housing Initiative!

Happy Founder's Day!

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry celebrated its inaugural Founder’s Day Luncheon, honoring the agency’s founder, Rev. Richard E. Sering. Click the link below for photos from the event!


Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) is a 50 year-old non-profit providing innovative social enterprise job-training, civic engagement strategies and safety net services for the city of Cleveland and across northeastern Ohio. Our mission leads us to operate programs that change lives, transform communities and enliven community engagement.

COVID-19 Preparedness

LMM has been following the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and advancing our safety and business continuity plans in coordination with city and county governmental partners and within the guidance provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), National Institute of Health and the World Health Organization. Click here to learn more.

Notes from LMM


Lutheran Metropolitan begins its census and voting social media campaigns today! Participation in our democracy serves the values of Shalom and Justice. By helping citizens to register and residents to be counted, LMM is doing its part to lead us toward a better...

LMM Resources for Racial Equity and Inclusion

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry has worked together to compile a list of resources for education around racial equity and inclusion. The fight for change is a long journey, but these 12 resources are a great start to begin or to continue educating yourself. We...

A Summer with LMM: Emel Terzioglu

Hello everyone, My name is Emel Terzioglu from Rochester, NY and I will be working as an intern this summer for LMM in both the Advocacy and Development and Communications departments. I will be a junior at John Carroll University this fall, pursuing a major in...

A Summer with LMM: Charles Stehlik

Hello! My name is Charles Stehlik, and I’m one of LMM’s interns from John Carroll for the summer. I have been asked to begin blogging with a brief introduction, as well as a discussion about my decision to come aboard with the team for the season. I served in the Navy...

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