Pacific Region

Pacific Region

The Pacific Region of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren is a group of congregations in the states of Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. 


 

Every Shepherd Needs a Shepherd

“Surely he had picked the wrong person,” I thought to myself. The year was 1999 and I had been chosen the month prior to lead a team of desktop computer support professionals at Safeco Insurance. As a 29-year-old first-time manager, I felt overwhelmed by my responsibilities and the needs of those under my leadership. I

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Solberg Installed

  On March 29, 2015, Gregory Solberg was installed as Associate Pastor of Community Church of Joy in Sammamish, WA. Regional Pastor Stan Olsen officiated.

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At the Intersection of Via Dolorosa and Wall Street

It was warm without being too warm in lower Manhattan on Columbus Day, 2011. I was in the city for a two-day meeting at 7 Hanover Street, not far from Wall Street’s bronze Charging Bull and Zuccotti Park. The DoubleTree hotel, my temporary quarters, was an easy walk just to the east. Zuccotti Park was

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Robison Ordained as Elder

  On March 1, 2015 Scott Robison was ordained as an Elder at Cornerstone Community Church in Ferndale, WA. Pastor Bill Helland officiated the ordination.

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A Journey of New Beginnings

  Desera and her husband Bryan will be renewing their wedding vows on their fifth anniversary, the day before Easter. Pretty special, right? More remarkable is the journey God has taken them on during those years. Here’s Desera’s story. “I never had a faith. I struggled with addictions most of my life. Back in 2010,

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Immanuel LBC

  Pastor Larry Olson of Fort Collins, CO has accepted the call to be the next pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Brethren Church in Pasadena, CA. He and his wife Irene plan to move to Pasadena at the end of April and begin their ministry there on May 1, 2015.

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COD Meeting

  On February 12-13, 2015 the CLB Council of Directors met in Fullerton, CA in connection with the Pacific Region Convention. President Paul Larson opened the meeting with a meditation on Psalm 121. The council members were assigned to committees with department directors to look at the progress and vision of the five-year plans and

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Rev. Phil Heiser

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