Announcing the Bishop’s Teaching Series for 2019:
The Cross at the Center: the Faith of Lutheran Christians
A four-part series on central aspects of Christian faith, designed for pastors, laypeople, and anyone interested in what makes us Lutheran.
The Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin, Bishop of the Southwest California Synod, ELCA
Saturday, April 13
Reading the Bible the Lutheran Way: The Bible as source, not object of our faith – now available on Youtube!
Saturday, May 11
God, Jesus, and the Spirit: Lutheran ways of understanding and speaking of God
Saturday, June 8
The Church We Believe In: Lutheran teachings about the church and its ministry
Saturday, July 13
Setting Our Moral Compass: Lutheran views of life, work, money, and relationships
Second Saturdays from Noon to 2 p.m.
The Lutheran Center
1300 E. Colorado Street
Glendale, CA 91205
Each session includes two 40 minute lectures and ample breaks for questions and discussion. The base classes will be held at The Lutheran Center in Glendale and are open to anyone; opportunity for simultaneous livestreaming to congregations around the synod will be provided.
Ask your pastor to host a screening in your congregation; invite your friends and neighbors!
Ascension Lutheran Church
1600 East Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA
Christ Lutheran Church, Long Beach
6500 E. Stearns St.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
6020 Radford Ave.
North Hollywood, CA
Lutheran Church in the Foothills
1700 Foothill Blvd.
La Canada, CA
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
4380 Orcutt Rd.
Santa Maria, CA
The Church of Hope
17866 Sierra Highway, #5
Canyon Country, CA