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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Sacred Space: Walking the Labyrinth at Christ, Long Beach

Since the Middle Ages Christian communities have adopted the labyrinth as a symbol – perhaps the most famous is that at Chartres Cathedral in France, installed in 1201 and providing a model for churches of many denominations. Walking the circular path of the labyrinth is a spiritual and democratic tool

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