Ellis Avenue Baptist Church

Ellis Avenue Baptist Church

Chicago, Illinois

Children's Tutoring
The STRIVE Tutoring Program. Housed in the church building itself, STRIVE has been providing afterschool tutoring and summer day camp services for children grades k-12 for over 20 years.  If you would like more information or would like to volunteer please call the STRIVE program at 773.268.4910.


Interfaith council Daily Soup Kitchen Server
Ellis is an active member of the Hyde Park Kenwood Interfaith Council (HPKIFC), the oldest such council in the United States (organized in 1911).   HPKIFC sponsors inter-religious dialogues, meetings on community issues and provides critical social services to the neighborhood.  The social services include the Hyde Park Kenwood Food Pantry (of which Ellis was the original hosting congregation) and the Hyde Park Kenwood Soup Kitchen (located just blocks from the church).


HIV/AIDs Center
For more information, please visit their website.


Contact Info

Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115