Classis GLA is the regional grouping of Christian Reformed churches in the greater Los Angeles area. It consists of 42 churches with 6773 members.
We are a family of diverse Christian Reformed congregations,
whose pastors, elders, and deacons covenant together
to encourage and empower each other
to more effectively lead our congregations in the mission of God
in the greater Los Angeles region—a gathering place of all nations.
We believe we are … Better Together
THE GLA PURPOSE
Develop healthy congregations that work together and encourage one another in making disciples for God’s Kingdom in our region.
THE GLA WAY
- Discerning together God’s leading in our region
- Developing healthy leaders for healthy congregations
- Demonstrating CRC hospitality to all nations
- Discipling new congregations effectively
GLA GOALS for 2013
- Create Learning, Encouragement, Accountability, Dreaming (LEAD) teams in which all pastors want to participate
- Train new leaders together in our multi-ethnic Leadership Development Network (LDN)
- Provide resources and support for measurable growth in congregational health
- Provide our healthy congregations resources and support to birth or adopt new congregations
- Raise up multi-ethnic lay leaders who will participate in the teams of Classis
COVENANT: The churches of Classis GLA covenant together to share in joint ministry.