About the ELCA

Cal Lutheran is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). A member of the Lutheran World Federation, a community of Lutheran churches in 72 countries, the ELCA was formed in 1988 by the union of three North American Lutheran church bodies. The ELCA strongly promotes working in ecumenical ministries and projects.

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Region 2 Synods

Southwest Synod

Southwest California Synod
Bishop: Rev. Guy Erwin
1300 East Colorado Street
Glendale, CA 91205-1498
(818) 507-9591
Fax: (818) 507-9627

Grand Canyon Synod

Grand Canyon Synod
Bishop: Rev. Deborah Hutterer
1819 E. Morton Avenue, Suite 100A
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 957-3223
Fax: (602) 297-2791

Sierra Pacific Synod

Sierra Pacific Synod
Bishop: Rev. Mark Holmerud
9985 Folsom
Sacramento, CA 95827
(510) 430-0500
Fax: (510) 430-8730

Pacifica Synod

Pacifica Synod
Bishop: Rev. Andy Taylor
1801 Park Court Place, Bldg. C
Santa Ana, CA 92701-5010
(714) 692-2791

Rocky Mountain Synod

Rocky Mountain Synod
Bishop: Rev. James Gonia
455 Sherman Street, Suite 160
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 777-6700
Fax: (303) 733-0750