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San Marcos Lutheran Church

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
3419 Grand Avenue
San Marcos, CA 92078

San Marcos Lutheran Church is a medium-sized church located in San Marcos, CA. Our church was founded in 1965 and is associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

What to Expect at San Marcos Lutheran Church

San Marcos Lutheran Church offers 3 weekend worship services.


David Jorstad, Pastor
Karla Halvorson, Pastor

Service Times:

Sunday Traditional Worship 8:30am
Sunday Informal Worship 9:45am
Sunday Traditional Worship 11:00am

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Contemporary service and traditional service
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Congregational readings
  • Location: San Diego County
  • Parking: Private lot
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Saturday evening service: No
  • Multi-site church: No
  • Primary language used: English

Ministries and Programs

  • Nursery
  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Adult education
  • Missions
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Choir
  • Special needs
  • Weekday preschool
  • Community service
  • Weddings/receptions
  • Funerals
  • Other ministries and programs: Global Social Justice; Local Social Justice

Additional Info About Our Church

Whoever you are and wherever you are on your life's journey, there is a place for you here at San Marcos Lutheran. Do you sometimes have questions about faith? At San Marcos Lutheran we encourage questions. This is a place where God's inclusive love is proclaimed. We are a community of grace where we are equipped to follow Jesus in compassionately loving our neighbors.


San Marcos Lutheran's mission is to know, accept and live the love of God and share it with others. All are Welcome! As a community of the people of God, the members of San Marcos Lutheran Church are called to welcome all people, regardless of age, economic status, ethnic background, gender, physical or mental ability, race or sexual orientation. We affirm that in Christ "there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male or female." (Galatians 3:28)

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