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. Maria Paiva
Coordinator for Latinex Ministries

The Rev. James Phillips
Coordinator for African Descent Ministries

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