We are a predominately Black LGBTQ+ affirming church in the United Church of Christ (UCC) denomination that welcomes all people. That’s right – we welcome people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, races, ethnicities and classes – not in spite of the gospel but because of the gospel.
When you arrive, enter via the Fullerton entrance. We will have a large banner outside the doors indicating the entrance.
Free parking is available in the church parking lot in the 600 block of West Kemper Place and in the Children's Memorial Hospital garage in the 2300 block of North Lincoln Avenue. If you are attending an evening meeting, please be sure to park in the church lot or the garage, as street parking is for residential permit holders only.
We are easily accessible by the CTA Red and Brown Lines at the Fullerton Ave. stop as well as the Fullerton, Clark and Halsted St. buses.
A bicycle rack is on Orchard Street in front of St. Pauls. A Divvy bike station is located at the corner of Webster and Lincoln.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Lighthouse Church of Chicago is part of the United Church of Christ (UCC) denomination. The UCC has over 5,000 churches and over one million members across the United States. The UCC denomination was the first historically white denomination to ordain an African-American, the first to ordain a woman, the first to ordain an openly gay man, and the first Christian church to affirm the right of same-gender couples to marry. UCC churches, including Lighthouse, welcomes and accepts everyone as they are.
At Lighthouse, you can expect a relaxed environment where you are encouraged to be your true, authentic self. Sundays at Lighthouse look a little something like this: