At first glance, First Lutheran Church on the 6700 block of 31st Street, is easily overlooked. There’s not much to it, just a dimly lit sign and an empty parking lot around the corner. It appears to be abandoned, despite the few people sitting on the church steps, talking quietly amongst themselves.
But starting last Saturday First Lutheran Church took on new life as a safe haven for homeless people thanks to an organization called West Suburban PADS. Continue reading