California Lutheran Homes Aging Resources Library at the Lutheran Center

On January 27, following a SWCA Synod Women of the ELCA Winter Gathering that focused on issues vital to those who care for seniors, California Lutheran Homes and Community Services hosted a reception to introduce the CLH Aging Resources Library, which is hosted by the Lutheran Center in Glendale. Curated by

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FCTE: First Call Rostered Ministers learn Executive Business Skills at CLU

Twice a year the Region 2 Synods of the ELCA, which include Southwest California, Pacifica, Grand Canyon, Sierra Pacifica, and Rocky Mountain, collaborate in providing a high-quality First Call Theological Education program for the region’s first call deacons and pastors.  Twice a year for this three-day, two-night event is held

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Volunteer for Social Justice 2017 – 2018 in Northern California with the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network

LEVN, the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network, is looking for young adults (age 21 – 30) with Bachelor’s degrees for an 11-month program of non-profit volunteer service and learning about social justice. From the end of August 2017 to the end of July 2018, corps members will be provided housing, utilities,

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Take Advantage of a Synod Workshop

Synod Director of Finance and Administration Andreas Hirsch conducted a Treasurers’ Workshop at Mt. Carmel, San Luis Obispo on Saturday, May 6 (above). Los Angeles-area congregational treasurers had the opportunity to attend the same workshop at the Lutheran Center in Glendale on April 8. The SWCA Synod offers opportunities throughout

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