An Inclusive Community For All
to serve God and share the good news of Jesus Christ
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“Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which means, “God is with us.”
Pastor Tricia Lowe
Pastor Tricia Lowe was called to be the pastor at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in 2018. She was born the middle of three children in a military family and traveled many places until her father retired in Alaska.
After working as a preschool music teacher and a HR person at Mattel, she answered the call to ministry and finished her undergraduate degree in vocal performance from Cal State Dominguez Hills and then attended Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA and graduated with her Master of Divinity from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkley, CA.
Her first call was as Youth and Family Associate Pastor at Emmanuel Lutheran Church and Schools in North Hollywood, CA. She is delighted that she didn’t have to learn a new church name when she answers the phone at her Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Prescott Valley, AZ!
In relationships built through outreach and education, ReconcilingWorks shares Christ's message, the Gospel, which is for everyone equally. We advocate for systemic change in policy and practice in church and society, working to alleviate not only the painful symptoms of oppression but also to eliminate its root causes.
The above text is from the Reconciling Works website, and we strive to do our best to live by that statement. We know that loving our neighbor means all our neighbors, not just the ones who are exactly like us.
We have a fun job: thinking up and executing deeds of welcome from writing and artwork to activities, from researching to implementation of Lutheran practices we never knew existed. We try to be positive and optimistic in everything we do because we carry good news!