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First Lutheran Church of Venice
Everybody is welcome

Sunday Worship and Sunday School

  • Timeless Worship:  A liturgical service featuring organ and hymns. Sundays at 8:30am.
  • Sunday Morning Bible Study   The Parables of Jesus   This 13-week study from August 13 to November 5, 2017, is led by Shawn Hoffman and meets in the 7th/8th grade classroom at 9:50am on Sunday mornings.
  • Children's Sunday Schools   Two groups: pre-school/kindergarten and 1st-5th grade   Sundays at 9:50-10:50am.
  • Contemporary Praise:  An uptempo service with live band music. Sundays at 11:00am.   During the contemporary service, the church offers a staffed nursery and a Children's Church program.

Special Events

  • Fellowship BBQ/Picnic Wednesdays, August 16/23/30, 2017, at 4-7pm in Burton Chace Park at 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey
  • Work Party Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8am-3pm
  • Life Groups   LifeGroups are small groups of seekers and believers meeting regularly to help each other grow as followers of Christ through fellowship, Bible study, and prayer. For example, we regularly offer Peacemaker video and discussion series on becoming people of peace. The series, from Peacemaker Ministries, helps people learn to respond to conflict Biblically.

Church Staff
  • Pastor:   Rev. John M. Palka, Ph.D.   ·   palka.john@gmail.com
  • Church Secretary:   Brenda Stoppel   ·   FrstLuthrn@aol.com
          Point of Contact for Parishioners' Concerns
  • Minister of Worship:   Scott Cross

This page: http://www.flvenice.org

First Lutheran Church of Venice building
815 Venice Blvd  ·  Venice, CA 90291     map
Phone: (310) 821-2740  ·  Fax: (310) 823-0224
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Daily Bible Reading 

Weekly Sermon Podcast   Sunday, Aug. 13

Mission Statement
We are a living, breathing Body of Christ.
We will live in the Word of God.
We will breathe the Gospel to our neighbors.
We will welcome all into the Body of our Congregation.
And Christ will be our center.