Purpose of the Coalition

Pride Flag.

The Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches is a collaboration of more than 80 churches and other ministries in the Chicago metropolitan area which welcome and affirm people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We have two goals:

  • To spread the message of our members' LGBTQ-inclusion across the Chicago metropolitan area, mindful that a positive message about sexual and family diversity is a gift to all people.
  • To connect the leaders, members, and guests of our partner churches for fellowship and education, enabling support and resource-sharing for the practices of faithful welcome.

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA)

This congregation contributed to the CCWC during 2021!

1218 West Addison
Chicago, IL 60613




The red line El stops at Addison on the east side of Wrigley Field and is a short walk from the church. Parking is available on the street, and at McDonald's on non-Cubs game days. Get a parking permit from the ushers to park at McDonald's.

Other Information

Holy Trinity is a "reconciling in Christ" congregation, welcoming all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. GLBTQ folks are involved at all levels of leadership and the congregation offers same-sex unions/blessings.

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