ELCA related links
ELCA - The home page for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Southwest California Synod - The home page of the Southwest California Synod.

Women of the ELCA - The ELCA's Ministry for women.

Seeds for the Parish - The resource newspaper of the ELCA.

Augsburg Fortress - The Publishing House of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are the ELCA's Ministry of Publishing, offering Fundraising for Your Ministry, Church Supplies, Renewing Worship, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and more.

Living Lutheran - Living Lutheran is an opportunity for church members of the ELCA to express individual perspectives, and does not necessarily reflect official positions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

SoCal Lutherans - SoCal Lutherans is the Los Angeles chapter of Reconciling Works, a national organization which is working for the full inclusion of lesbian, gays, bisexuals and transgender person into the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Global mission links
Lutheran World Relief - Lutheran World Relief works with partners in 35 countries to help people grow food, improve health, strengthen communities, end conflict, build livelihoods and recover from disasters.

Lutheran World Federation - An international collection of Lutheran bodies that work together on humanitarian assistance, advocacy for justice, theology, international affairs & human rights and ecumenical relations.

Fair Trade - Empowers farmers and farm workers to lift themselves out of poverty by investing in their farms and communities, protecting the environment, and developing the business skills necessary to compete in the global marketplace.

Bread for the World - A collective Christian voice urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities in which we live.

ONE - A grassroots campaign and advocacy organization that is committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.

Jubilee USA Network - An alliance of 75 religious denominations and faith communities, human rights, environmental, labor, and community groups working for the definitive cancellation of crushing debts to fight poverty and injustice in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Scripture links
Working Preacher - Free exegetical material on weekly lectionary biblical texts, commentary on our contemporary culture, and opportunities for life-long learning.

Enter the Bible - A wealth of resources to help you grow in your faith, add depth to your Bible studies and truly discover the people, places and events of the Bible.

National and Local links
National Council of Churches - An ecumenical partnership of 36 Christian faith groups in the United States.

Lutheran Social Services of Southern California (LSSSC) - A not-for-profit social services agency serving people of all faiths and all walks of life, including children, families and adults.

Other links
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Upcoming Events:

Sunday, September 22
10:00am: Worship
Tuesday, September 24
11:00am: Bible study
Wednesday, September 25
9:00am: Food Pantry

Lectionary Texts:

September 21, 2019:
First Reading: Isaiah 5:8-23
Psalm: Psalm 113
Second Reading: Mark 12:41-44
September 21, 2019 Semicontinuous:
First Reading: Jeremiah 8:14-17; 9:2-11
Psalm: Psalm 79:1-9
September 21, 2019 Apostle and Evangelist Matthew:
First Reading: Ezekiel 2:8-3:11
Psalm: Psalm 119:33-40
Second Reading: Ephesians 2:4-10
Gospel Reading: Matthew 9:9-13
September 22, 2019 Ordinary 25:
First Reading: Amos 8:4-7
Psalm: Psalm 113
Second Reading: 1 Timothy 2:1-7
Gospel Reading: Luke 16:1-13
September 22, 2019 Ordinary 25 Semicontinuous:
First Reading: Jeremiah 8:18-9:1
Psalm: Psalm 79:1-9

RCL (C) 1992 The Consultation on Common Texts used by permission

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