Loving the Stranger: A Congregational Training for Ministry with Undocumented Immigrants – April 8 at the Lutheran Center

Our God loves the strangers and commands us to do likewise.  -Deuteronomy 10:18-19 Los Angeles County is home to more than one million undocumented immigrants. More than two-thirds live in mixed immigration status households with children or other relatives that are US citizens. Undocumented immigrants are us: members of our churches,

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I’m the Church Treasurer! Now What? – Saturday, May 6 at Mt. Carmel, San Luis Obispo

  Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church  1701 Fredericks Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 A workshop for church treasurers and those involved in church finance and governance! It doesn’t matter if you have experience as a treasurer or are just starting out in this important council position. This workshop, lead by

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Boundaries Workshop – March 21 at the Lutheran Center

As people who work with people, we know the importance of relationships. We also know that healthy relationships depend upon clear and respectful boundaries. Rostered Ministers especially need thoughtful and consistent training around boundaries because of the variety of their relationships, and are expected to attend a Boundary Training Workshop every

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Bishop’s Colloquy for Pastors and Deacons – March 20 in Los Angeles

2017 Bishop’s Colloquy for Pastors & Deacons Prophets, Protests & Hashtags: Public Leadership in the Age of Trump The Cathedral Center of St. Paul 840 Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90026 Monday, March 20, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The cry of #AllLivesMatter should be irrelevant because we as

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