St Andrew's Lutheran Church

A diverse, welcoming, energetic community! Los Angeles, CA
St Andrew's Lutheran Church

Who We Are

St. Andrew's Lutheran Church (ELCA) is a dynamic congregation in a wonderful neighborhood. Sunday worship emphasizes a family friendly atmosphere. Kids are welcome and if they need to move around or make some noise, that's just fine. We value all people, and fully include members from any race, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation. St. Andrew's is deeply involved in our local community and committed to serving west Los Angeles. We also enjoy participating in many events with ecumenical partners and civic organizations.

About Us

Vibe
Casual, Traditional Liturgy, Creative, Down to Earth, Friendly, Progressive, Gay affirming, Inclusive, Neighborhood-focused, Multigenerational, Young families

Programs
Community Service, Social Justice, Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Choir, Food Pantry

Music
Traditional Hymns, Jazz

Denomination
Lutheran (ELCA)

Networks

Size
Small

Language
English

Founded
1950

Plan Your Visit

Services

Contact

Address
11555 National Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone
(310) 477-0257

Website

Directions
Get directions on Google Maps

Our Services

What are services like?
Come as you are. Everything you need will be in the worship bulletin and hymnal located in front of you. Sometimes a more traditional liturgy can be confusing to new-comers so we try to be mindful of our guests. We won't ask you to stand up and introduce yourself if you are visiting, but we would like to get to know you.

What is the community like?
The community is small but eager to grow, full of energy and a spirit of God-driven adventure. We are a "DIY" kind of congregation, so many people pitch in to help prepare refreshments, clean the building, and create the worshipful experience.

What if I'm not a Christian?
That's totally fine. We aren't trying to convert anyone. But we hope you will feel comfortable bringing your questions, faith, doubt, and experiences as we spend time together. If you desire to be baptized in to the faith, that is certainly available. Our pastor is available to provide instruction and spiritual mentoring as you discern how God is active in your life.

Leadership View all

Caleb Crainer

Caleb Crainer

Pastor Caleb comes to St. Andrew's from the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest in Austin, Texas. As a publicly identified Gay man, he is proactive about hospitality and inclusion within the church.

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