Dialogues On: Race
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Click the REGISTER button below to sign up for our eight-week series, "Dialogues On: Race," a collaborative project of the Faith Coalition of La Mesa.

This event has been made possible through the financial support of the Madeline Botz Memorial Fund at SVLC.

Social Justice Committee
Mission Statement
  • To actively seek information concerning social justice issues and the needs of persons of all ages, genders and sexual identities, ethnicities, and citizenship, and of every physical, mental, and economic status in San Diego County and the area of the Pacifica Synod in southern California;
  • To keep SVLC congregants informed about social justice issues, needs, accomplishments and opportunities to support those lacking social justice;
  • To enable and encourage support and participation by congregants in the Lutheran social justice advocacy organizations, LIRS and AMMPARO, and cooperation with charitable social justice organizations in our community such as Survivors of Torture International, International Rescue Committee, Jewish Family Services, and others;
  • To pray for social justice in our community, nation, and the world; and
  • To prayerfully examine, as we go along the way, the welcome we as a congregation extend to all persons.
Lenten Forums on Immigration
Wednesdays at 6:15PM before Worship

The SVLC Social Justice Committee will be offering a power-point presentation entitled An Immigration Catechism (ELCA) provided by Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service highlighting our Christian and Lutheran legacy in caring for immigrants historically and the current challenges we face. 

There will be four 30-minute sessions to take place at 6:15 prior to the Wednesday Lenten Services beginning on February 24th. 

On March 24th, Mary Campbell of AMMPARO ELCA will join us to wrap up the series.  Please join us for these presentations and discussions using the same Zoom link as the Lenten Service

In addition, all are welcome to become a part of the SVLC Social Justice Committee.  Next meeting 12:00 p.m., March 7th using the same Zoom link as the morning worship service.


The SVLC Social Justice Committee will periodically share with you reviews of books, films, and articles you may be interested in reading. Check out SVLC's blog content below marked as "Social Justice" to read more!