Here are some links to organizations that we support directly or we support via our larger church body.

ELCA Related Links
ELCA - The home page for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Southwest California Synod - The home page of our synod: Southwest California Synod.

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

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.

ReconcilingWorks - Lutherans for Full Participation has advocated for the full welcome, inclusion, and equity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual/aromantic (LGBTQIA+) Lutherans in all aspects of the life of their Church, congregations, and community.

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.

Lutherans Restoring Creation - Lutherans Restoring Creation is a grassroots movement promoting care for creation in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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:

Tuesday, December 5
10:00am: Bible Study
Sunday, December 10
10:00am: Worship

Lectionary Texts:

December 4, 2023:
First Reading: Micah 4:1-5
Psalm: Psalm 79
Second Reading: Revelation 15:1-8
December 10, 2023 Second Sunday of Advent:
First Reading: Isaiah 40:1-11
Psalm: Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13
Second Reading: 2 Peter 3:8-15a
Gospel Reading: Mark 1:1-8

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