Martin Lutero y los inicios de la Reforma Protestante – March 31 and April 1 in Glendale

Martin Luther and the Beginnings of the Protestant Reformation  History, Identity, Art and Culture Theological Symposium  Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1, 2017 Lutheran Center 1300 E. Colorado Street, Glendale Presenters:  Bishop R. Guy Erwin Mr. Tomas Gutierrez Dr. Julia Fogg Dr. Cesar Gogorza For more information, please contact

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Recovery and Spirituality Team Meeting – March 23 at First, Torrance

The Recovery and Spirituality Team is an exciting new ministry sponsored by the SWCA Synod. This group recognizes the various forms of “addiction” that besiege members of our church and society today, and seeks to promote healing and renewal through education, support and training. Our first meeting will be held

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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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6th Annual Bonhoeffer Festival – April 6 at Claremont School of Theology

Claremont School of Theology/Center for Lutheran Studies  1325 N College Ave, Claremont, CA 91711 Claremont School of Theology’s annual Bonhoeffer Festival honors Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the Lutheran pastor, scholar, prophet, and peacemaker who took a courageous stance against the Nazi regime–and gave his life for the sake of justice and peace.

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Regional Gift Planner – SWCA and Pacifica Synods

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is seeking a Regional Gift Planner to support the Southwest California and the Pacifica Synods. The Regional Gift Planner is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing new and ongoing gifts from individuals in support of churchwide ministries, congregations, synods and related ELCA ministries. Each Gift

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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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