This winter Serafina will be part of the staff at the SPSYC (Sierra Pacific Synod Youth Committee) retreat at Mt. Cross.


Here is a little bit about the retreat and the presenter that will be there;

High School Retreat

February 22-24 2019

This retreat is for students in grades
Friday 7PM – Sunday 12PM.

At this retreat, eligible high school
students also have the opportunity to join and serve
on the committee.
This retreat takes place at
Mt Cross Camp


Our theme is “Light shines in the Darkness”
John 1:5


Our Speaker


Desta is a name that comes from Ethiopia, it means “deep joy”. I am a Spiritual Director and have served for over 25 years in Lutheran outdoor ministry, congregational youth ministry and served on the staff of the Southwest California Synod of the ELCA.


I am currently the Director of Congregational Relations at Cal Lutheran. I love my job! My work is to connect the University with the Church and interfaith communities.







Souper Bowl of Caring

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019


Our youth will be joining Lutheran youth across the U.S. for this event. Have your dollars ($$$) ready following worship in support of this caring ministry. Our youth will have the option of selecting a worthy charity for this donation.