Our Ministries

Canoga Park Lutheran is proud to be able to offer many different types of ministries to our community. If you are interested in contributing to one or more of our ministries, please contact the church office at: 818.348.5714.
Altar Guild, Chancel Choir,  Greeters, Helping Hands, Handbells, LWML, Praise Team, Prayer Chain, Shepherding Group, Sunday School, Trunk N' Treat, TrusteesUsher Ministry, Vacation Bible School, & Quilting.
Altar Guild

Contact: Rica Harding  818.703.8727


The Altar Guild is a group of members who prepare the chancel area to glorify God, to prepare His house for worship, and to allow the congregation to be able to focus on worship, .  They also prepare the communion wares and sacred linens for Holy Communion.  

Chancel Choir

Contact: Mr. William Grundler through the Church Office 818.348.5714


Adult singers (High School age and up) serving the Lord in praise and worship at special services, and sharing the Gospel through music.

Helping Hands

Contact: The Church Office 818.348.5714


​Helping Hands are a dedicated group of volunteers who place themselves on a list based upon their availibility and abilities.  They perform special office duties including mailings, and assembling and organizing information to be disseminated to church members.


Contact: Mr. Walt Calhoon  818.704.7359


​CPLC Greeters are members of this church, dedicated to serving the Lord by warmly welcoming members and guests before and after Sunday morning services.  


Contact: The Church Office 818.348.5714


The Jubilate Ringers are an energetic group of handbell ringers who enjoy ringing bells whenever they can and for whoever will listen.  They play a variation of Christian music from traditional to contemporary, upbeat and meditative, all of which are played to bring praises to our Savior and glory to Him at both Traditional and Contemporary Services.  On occasion, they may also choose a Disney number or other secular piece to have fun with and hone their skills. 


Contact: Susan Shiller 818.519.1122

​The Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) is a dedicated group of women whose goal is to unite all women of our church in harmonious cooperation to develop, promote and maintain mission consciousness through Bible study, missionary education, missionary inspiration and missionary service.  

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Praise Team

Contact: The Church Office 818.348.5714


​The Praise Team is a small group of musicians and singers who provide music for CPLC's Contemporary Service on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.  They meet one hour before the service to rehearse the praise songs chosen for that Sunday. 

Prayer Chain

Contact: Ann Sarian 818.865.8922


​The Praise Chain is made up of Christian members dedicated to praying for others as needs arise in their lives.  Each member receives a call of a prayer request and notifies the next person in the "chain" about the request.  

Shepherding Group

Contact: Pat Walker 818.348.5714   


The Shepherding Group hopes to make visitors feel welcome, whether they are looking for a new church home or just visiting with a friend or relative. They have a gift bag for you when you visit, which has important information on our Lutheran faith; Specifically: the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, our worship services, our Concordia School system, our members, our outreach program, missions we support abroad, and some of our ministries that you can become involved in to get acquainted.

Our hope is to have every new member grow in faith, serve, and become part of our Christian family. We’d love to have you join us. 

Sunday School

Contact: The Church Office 818.348.5714


Every Sunday at 9:45am, children of all ages meet in one of the classrooms for a bible lesson and craft.  The Sunday School children also meet throughout the year to work on several outreach programs, such as working in their organic garden, playing sports with friends and family, and bringing joy to local Assisted Living residents.  

Usher Ministry

Contact: Don Walker 818.348.5714


The Usher Ministrys purpose is to serve our Lord and this body of Christ by assisting our Pastor and those attending the Traditional Sunday morning Service, by serving them before, during, and after the worship service. 

The Usher Ministry is open to all men who wish to serve. One does not need to be a member to be an Usher. The only "requirements" are that he loves the Lord Jesus Christ, wants to serve Him through this Ministry, and attend a one hour introductory session with the Usher Coordinator.

Vacation Bible School

Contact: Pastor Tim Jenks 818.348.5714


​A wonderful summer outreach to our community and those within our church. Fun for all ages from 3   years & up. Involves crafts, music, games and worship.  Sign up to help with our VBS.

Trunk N' Treat

Contact: The Church Office 818.348.5714


Bring your car and decorate it for Halloween. Dress up and provide treats for all neighborhood children. Great Halloween fun for our neighborhood families.


Contact: The Church Office 818.348.5714


Being part of a group of volunteers dedicated to the maintenance of our buildings and grounds in such a way that it is an attractive and inviting facility. To be available for minor repairs and maintenance as required in areas of painting, electrical, plumbing, general repairs, etc. 


Contact: Rica Harding 818.703.8727


​Quilting is a fun Christian fellowship activity which uses your creative talents. No experience necessary. The Quilting group meets every 3rd Monday at 9am.