COVID-19 Response

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

Founders Day 2021

During LMM’s second annual Founder’s Day on February 4th, we honored Rev. Richard Sering, launched our Vision for Racial Justice, and inducted new members to our Founder’s Circle. In case you missed it, click the ‘Watch’ button below!

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.

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.

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

LMM COVID-19 Homelessness Response

 Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) continues expanded efforts to serve vulnerable populations during this extended public health emergency.  LMM, operator of the Men’s Shelter at 2100 Lakeside, has taken a proactive and coordinated approach to protect those who are...

A Push Towards Justice: Doug Heuer

A Push Towards Justice: Doug Heuer LMM Board Member & LMM Advocacy Committee Member Why should I care about racial equity? My answer is rooted in both my spiritual faith and my belief in democracy. My faith directs me to love my neighbor as I love myself and that...

A Push Towards Justice: Marcella Brown

If We Burn, You Burn With Us By Marcella Brown Vice President, Development & Communications “If WE burn, YOU burn with us!” How do wildfires on the West Coast cause poor air quality and hazy skies in the Midwest? If we burn, you burn with us. How does a virus...

Time Is Running Out

Time is Running Out-Angelo Anderson, LMM Men's Shelter Community Facilitator Time is running out shout run, skip, crawl, drive, fly to the ballot box Time is running out get in line. Do it with your wife, your son, your husband, your sister, your brother, your cousin,...

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