Welcome to Celestial Ministries

Thank You for visiting Celestial Ministries Online. We are a faith-based Community Development Corporation serving Chicago's North Lawndale and surrounding communities. Celestial Ministries' enhances the development of young leaders by using the Word of God, mentoring, music, and the arts to inspire families with and other disadvantaged children in Chicago's North Lawndale and Englewood communities.

Sample Audio Track from the Album "Choose Christ" from Stanley Ratliff and Celestial Records

This 12 track album is available for sale here in CD or mp3 format.

Celestial Ministries co-founder Stanley Ratliff with President Barack Obama after he is presented with the 2005 National Jefferson Award for public service in Washington, DC 

Celestial Ministries' Drake Street Location Now OPEN!


Come visit us at our brand new facility in the North Lawndale community. 

2149 S. Drake Chicago, IL


2015 Angel Tree Underway


We are now accepting donations for the 2015 Angel Tree Program. Please bring all your new, unwrapped Christmas gifts to  2149 S. Drake Chicago, IL before Dec. 15, 2015. We are serving over 2500 children this Christmas season. Call us for gift ideas.

Celestial Ministries Drum-line and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

Celestial Ministries with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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