Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) - The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. For us, as the ELCA, this faith comes through the good news of Jesus Christ and gives us the freedom and the courage to wonder, discover and boldly participate in what God is up to in the world.
Southern California Synod - The Southwest California Synod of the ELCA serves the counties of: Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. More than 120 churches comprise the Southwest California Synod.
Lutheran World Relief(LWR) - When disaster strikes, LWR is there, providing life-saving relief and support to those most in need. And LWR's response continues long after the headlines have faded, working with communities to rebuild their lives, recover their livelihoods, build resilience and pave the path to a brighter future. LWR is committed to maintaining the highest quality, accountability, ethical and technical standards. Lutheran World Relief supports the distribution of mission quilts around the world. LWR also support fair trade through Equal Exchange which is worker-owned cooperate which strives to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound.
Lutheran Disaster Response(LDR) - Lutheran Disaster Response brings God's hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disaster in the United States and around the world. When the dust settles and the headlines change, we stay to provide ongoing assistance to those in need.
LSS Community Care (Lutheran Social Services of Southern California) - LSS celebrates the love of Christ for all people through acts of service. We strive to walk with those in need in Southern California by embracing those in crisis, equipping individuals and families, and empowering them to live with integrity, dignity and self-sufficiency.
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