Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Messiah Lutheran Church is part of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). It 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 church
We are what God has made us – people whom God has created by grace to live in union with Jesus Christ and has prepared to live faithful, fruitful lives by the power of the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 2:8-10). In Jesus Christ, God has reconciled us to God and to each other. As we gather around word and sacraments, this life in Christ is what defines, shapes and guides us as a community of faith, the church. By God’s grace we can and do live confidently and generously in this community of faith and in service of others, amid the mysteries and paradoxes of this life in Christ – including our human limitations and failings, and the ambiguities, uncertainties and suffering that we experience.

Helpful Links:

Evangelical Church in America

Pacifica Synod

Lutheran Social Services of Southern California


You are unique and special

 We have each been gifted with varying degrees of the spiritual gifts, as well as passions, interests, experiences and abilities. What about you? First, find your spiritual gifts through this simple tool. 


Next, fill out the MY FIT form. We will add your answers from this form to your Messiah Connect profile to further help discern your best path for serving through Messiah.

You are invited to search the available opportunities to serve and start making connections today. 

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