Southern California Wildfires – How You Can Help

How can you and your congregations help? Lutheran Social Services of Southern California is providing food, shelter, water and more to those impacted by this disaster – you can donate at their linked Facebook page. Donate to Lutheran Disaster Response, which addresses disasters from immediate relief through long-term recovery. United Way of Ventura County

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Dr. Mitri Raheb at the SWCA Synod

The Rev. Dr Mitri Raheb, Pastor Emeritus at Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, Director of the Dar al-Kalima College of Culture and the Arts in Bethlehem, and founder of Bright Stars in Bethlehem, a non-profit organization providing funding and support to the initiatives of the Diyar Consortium (a Lutheran-based, ecumenically-oriented organization serving the whole

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Lutheran Social Services and Community Care – San Fernando Valley Office Update

Thank you to Charles Bunnell for this update! Lutheran Social Services and Community Care, San Fernando Valley has made the move from the Canoga Park office to North Hollywood to Valley Lutheran Church (Iglesia San Pablo) – we are now making our way through numerous boxes and getting organized. We have a new Area Director,

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ACTION Team and Thrivent Support Students at the Annual “Beer and Brats” Oktoberfest!

  Thanks to everyone who gathered at Prince of Peace, Covina on Sunday, October 1 in support of the Action Food Pantry’s annual Octoberfest “Beer and Brats” Scholarship Fundraiser! “Action” stands for “Action Together In One Name,” which reflects the interdenominational nature of this ministry. Supporting congregations include local Lutheran, Episcopalian, Methodist,

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