Southwest California Synod, ELCA
Lutheran Center
1300 E. Colorado Street
Glendale, California 91205
Phone: (818) 507-9591

The Lutheran Center is located on Colorado Street between Wing Street on the west and Porter Street on the east. The parking lot is located directly behind the building – from Colorado Street, turn south on Wing Street and make an immediate left hand turn. There is an intercom at the gate on the north side of the parking lot – please press the buzzer to be admitted.

The Rev. Murray Finck
Interim Bishop

The Rev. Brenda Bos
Assistant to the Bishop for Rostered Leadership

The Rev. Marj Funk-Pihl
Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Mission/ Director for Evangelical Mission

The Rev. Joseph Castañeda Carrera
Assistant to the Bishop for Authentic Diversity and Ethnic-Specific Ministries

Maria Paiva
Coordinator for Latino Ministries

The Rev. James Phillips
Coordinator for African Descent Ministries

The Rev. Matt Keadle
Coordinator for Youth Ministries

Lisa Higginbotham
Gift Planner/Advancement Advisor

Sheri Dillon
Chief of Staff
Executive Assistant to the Bishop

Robin Lujan
Administrative Assistant

Edward Duarte
Administrative Assistant

Thomas Yuschak
Region 2 Archivist

Samantha Henderson
Communications Coordinator