COVID-19 Response

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

Chomping4Change Boxes

As part of our community movie viewing event on April 20th for the film ‘Apart‘, we’re offering the opportunity to order a ‘Chomping4Change’ gift box, in which all proceeds go to our Workforce Development program! These boxes have house-made goodies from our Central Kitchen, LMM bags, LMM mugs, and more!

COVID-19 Relief Wish List

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


COVID-19 has made 2020 challenging, but LMM has continued to do all we can to serve those who need it the most.

LMM Racial Equity Resources

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry has compiled a list of resources for education around racial equity and inclusion. Click below to learn more.

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.


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

Cass United Methodist Church: Fair Housing Month

Rev. Faith Fowler is the lead pastor of Cass United Methodist Church and executive director of the church-related Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) in Detroit, Michigan. She asked a fateful question while was sitting on the deck of the cottage she was able to...

Lakewood Congregations: A Night in the Cold

For years, children and teens from two Lakewood Congregations have gotten a small, but very realistic taste of what it might be like to have no shelter—no home. St Peter’s Episcopal Church and Lakewood Congregational Church have chosen long, dark, cold January nights...

Undesign the Red Line: Trinity Cathedral Shared the Story

Houses of worship are places that revel in storytelling. They often make meaning of the stories of everyday people—tying those stories to the sacred stories in which their faith is invested. Such was the case back in the autumn of 2019 when the members of Trinity...

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