What is Connections?


Need a youth trip for the summer, spring break or any time of the year? Come spend a week with Lutheran Retreats, Camps, & Conferences.

Connections is our customizable service-learning program for all ages. Our goal is to explore Christ’s call to us through opportunities and excursions unique to Southern California and Mexico.



You Choose the Scene:  LA, San Diego, Mexico, beach or mountains.

You Pick the Pieces: Service, excursions, Bible study, worship.

We'll work together to create an experience that you will never forget. 


Service Partners Include:

  • Several US/Mexico Border Ministries
  • Central City Lutheran Mission in San Bernardino
  • New City Parish in Los Angeles
  • TACO (Third Avenue Charitable Organization) in San Diego
  • Congregations throughout the Southwest United States


Optional Excursions:

  • Beaches
  • Sports Venues
  • Hollywood
  • Long Beach Aquarium
  • Museum of Tolerance
  • Griffith Park Observatory
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • Disneyland
  • Sea World
  • Hurricane Harbor
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain

Ask about connections program today!