Service and Mission Trips

Check us out on FB, weekly announcements, or call the church office to join the next service and mission opportunity.


Northfield Township Food Pantry, Crop Walk, Souper Bowl Sunday, Feed My Starving Children, ELCA Good Gifts.

Housing and Homelessness

Habitat Builds and EASING. Gloria Dei is a host congregation for Family Promise-providing housing and services to families experiencing homelessness.

Disaster Relief

Work days or trips to serve with Habitat for Humanity and Lutheran Disaster Relief.

Alcohol/Drug Awareness and Addiction

Alcoholics Anonymous – Gloria Dei hosts AA meetings on Monday evenings at 8:00 pm.


Bethel Christmas Store, Easter Baskets, Coats and Boots, School supply donations, Northfield Township Food Pantry, eye glasses and more…

Youth and Family Service Opportunities

Gloria Dei youth care for a garden each summer to provide fresh produce for the Northfield Township Food Pantry. Frequent local service trips (Feed My Starving Children and organizations in greater Chicago area.)

Teen Mission Trips (Jr/Sr High)

Each summer, Gloria Dei Youth and Friends – take a mission trip and serve in a community for one week. Past trips include Nashville and Milwaukee.

Inviting All People

Celebrating God’s Gift

Following Christ

Living in Grace

Bringing Hope

The Community of Gloria Dei