Pastor Reggie's Godspeed Party Potluck

Pastor Reggie's last Sunday with us will be October 8. Please join us in letting him know how much we've enjoyed his time with us and wishing him and Cheryl the best in retirement at our Goodbye Party Potluck immediately following our 10:00 am worship! Sign up here to bring a dish to share!

LSS Walk to Fight Poverty

$25 provides one person with a week's groceries, or new school shoes for 3 children. Join Lutheran Social Services in our Annual Walk to Fight Poverty and make a difference in the lives of others. Join us on a walk or participate online!  Get more information here!

YAG Meeting

Our next Young Adult Group meeting will be Thur., Oct. 19 at 7 pm! Young adults are invited to join us for an evening of good conversation. Contact Eric at or 626-831- 8615 for location details or check the online directory.  Bring a friend!


PFLAG meets Mon., Oct. 9th at 7:00 pm in the Conference Room.  PFLAG is an education, advocacy, and support group for LGBTQ, their family, friends, and partners. All are welcome!

Meet & Greet Pastoral Candidate

Join us on Oct. 15 immediately following the service as we meet and greet the pastoral candidate that was chosen by our call committee!

Lutheran World Relief

Are you looking for a way to help those who've been affected by natural disasters? Get more information here on how you can help.

Harvest Festival

Join us for food fellowship and fun at our Harvest Festival! Bring your friends on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 5:00 pm in Grace Hall!

Confirmation Class

Middle school students and their mentors are invited to join us on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 11:30 am in the Conference Room. We will be covering Martin Luther's Small Catechism through games, activities, and community development. Bring a friend!

Rebecca Circle

All women are welcome to join the Rebecca Circle on Tuesday, Oct. 24 for Bible study, food, and fellowship at 7:00 pm in the Conference Room. Bring a friend!

Vida Concert

Join Artes Vocales of Los Angeles (AVoLA) for a window into the Dia De Los Muertos celebration of death through choral music featuring Misa Azteca by Joseph Julian Gonzalez. The concert will be directed by Dr. Steve Kronauer on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary! General admission is $25 and includes a post -concert reception! Personalize your concert experience by renting altar space to decorate and honor loved ones who have departed. Visit for more information!

Celebrate 500 Years of Reformation!

Celebrate 500 years of protestant reformation on Reformation Sunday on October 29! Bring your friends!

Sunday School

Learn about Christianity, make new friends, bring old friends, and have fun! Children are invited to attend Sunday School in the Conference Room during the 10:00 am worship service on Sundays!

Heavenly Voices

Heavenly Voices children's choir rehearses immediately after the 10:00 am worship service on Sundays. Join in the fun, learn some new songs, and bring a friend!

St. Stephen's Annual Boutique

St. Stephen's  Lutheran Church (Pastor Ioan Ittu) is holding their Holiday Magic Annual Boutique with toys, baked goods, unique gift card holders, burden bears, holiday decorations, holiday gifts, holiday wrapped candy bars, live plants, dog toys, used books and CDs, handcrafts, blankets, and raffles on Nov. 3 & 4 at 15950 Chatsworth St. in Granada Hills! Friday from 5 pm - 8 pm includes a homemade soup supper and Saturday from 9 am - 1 pm includes lunch! Check it out!

Youth Sunday

On Sunday, November 5, our youth will help lead during our 10:00 am worship service by sharing their talents, ushering, greeting, singing, playing music, acolyting, reading, helping with communion, and more! Let us know how you would like to volunteer here! Bring your friends!

2017 Middle School Youth Gathering

Middle School youth are you prepared to have an incredible weekend to build up your faith? Join us Nov. 17-19 in Anaheim, CA a the Sheraton Park Hotel! The weekend includes speakers, music, workshops and worship to help us understand the roles we play in God's created world. A day at Disneyland and hotel night life make the experience complete! Click here for more details.        Contact us to register as a group here.

Hanging of the Greens

Help decorate the church for Advent and Christmas! We'll begin at 6:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 1. Enjoy time spent together decorating. Bring a friend!

Advent Dinner

Join us for food fellowship and fun at our Advent Dinner! Bring your friends on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 5:00 pm in Grace Hall!

Drum Circle

You are invited to attend Community Drum Circle on Tuesdays from 7 pm - 8:00 pm (ages 10 - adult) or Kids Drum Circle (all ages) on Saturdays from 10 am - 10:45 am! The cost to drop in is $5 per person and it meets in the Friendship Room. Remo provides the drums or bring your own. All skill levels are welcome! Bring your friends!

Volunteers Needed 

We need volunteers to help serve during our 10:00 am worship service on Sundays. We need people of all ages to be acolytes, communion assistants, greeters & ushers, readers, work audio visual, and provide refreshments. Sign up here. No experience is necessary! :)

Writing Workshop for All

BCTC will continue holding Writing Workshops. The workshops will be led by Lynn DeYoung who has an MA in Theater Arts from Cal State LA with an emphasis in playwriting. Through various writing exercises we will practice the basic techniques of writing scenes and developing characters. The workshops are open to the community and all levels are welcome. Please join us, Saturday mornings at  10:00 . Those interested should contact Lynn at .

ALC and Social Media
Did you know that spreading the Good News is as easy as choosing a button? Interact with American Lutheran Church online on these social media sites: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Yelp by choosing the pictures above and below! When you like and share our sites and posts, you're helping to spread the Good News! Don't forget to use the Amazon Smile link below and choose ALC as your charity when shopping so that a portion of your purchases come back to the church! Also be sure to make use of all of our great online resources such as our website, online sermons, online church photo directory, and online giving by choosing the icon below. If you'd like help using any of these resources, call us at 818-846-0295.

Prayer Requests

Do you have a prayer request? It seems that everywhere we look people are in need of prayer, prayers for peace, safety, an end to terrorist attacks and homelessness, prayers for health concerns, guidance, employment, and much more. If you need prayer, contact Pastor Reggie Hansome at or  818-846-0295. You can also choose the picture above. He will be happy to pray with you.