Newest FALL/WINTER 2015 - Church News Letter





Baptism, Confirmation, Weddings and Memorials
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Hall Rental
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News

Short & Sweet Summer Service andBBQ

August 23rd at 3 pm

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    Established in 1906

    Guiding Principle: Human First, then Christian

    The Danish Lutheran Church & Cultural
    Center

    We Welcome You - Velkommen...

    Vi Taler Dansk!
    Er du i Californien som studerende, au-pair, turist eller bare nysgerrig er du meget velkommen til at kigge forbi.


    Emanuel Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church, fondly called The Danish Church, is a Protestant, Christian church and community based on the tenets of Martin Luther and other reformers, infused with the spirit and the teachings of N.F.S. Grundtvig, proud of its Danish heritage and continuing its rich church and cultural tradition.

    Our church is open, welcoming and accepting. We invite you to worship with us, enjoy our fellowship, partake in our many activities and events and hope you might consider becoming part of our church family. The congregation was founded in 1906 by a handful of Danes living in Los Angeles. The church has never received financial support from Denmark nor is it part of the National Church of Denmark (Folkekirken) although our liturgy, services and ceremonies closely mirror those practiced in Danish churches.

    Our church is part of ELCA Pacifica Synod, recognized as an ethnic congregation.


    What We Believe

    God’s love extends to all people. We are all part of God’s creation - we are all created in the image of God. God’s love cannot be earned; nor is God’s love a reward for who we are, what we do or do not do. God offers love and forgiveness to all people through his son, Jesus Christ. God’s grace is beyond human comprehension. God is a Triune God. God created and loves all creation. Jesus Christ transforms lives through his life, teaching and resurrection, and the Holy Spirit works in the world.



                                                 

    • August 23rd - 11 am Service and coffee                                              3 pm Short & Sweet Summer Service followed by BBQ
    • August 30th - 11 am Service and lunch
    • September 6th - 11 am Service and coffee
    • September 13th - 11 am Service and Lunch
    • September 17th - 7 pm Thursday Thoughts & Food

    Upcoming Events





    WANT TO BE A HOST FAMILY?

    If you and your family would like to host a Danish student for 1/2 year or 1 year of High School or College, please contact the pastor. we often get inquiries about possible families to host young Danes in their wish to live and study abroad.





    Church services are held every Sunday at 11am followed by lunch unless otherwise specified.


    Between October - May we also have Danish services.

    Church Services