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Southern California Conference of SDA

The Southern California Conference was established in 1901. It has a church membership of more than 40,000 and contains more than 150 congregations and more than 20 schools. Its diverse communities worship in about 30 languages and express a variety of cultures. It is also home to Camp Cedar Falls Conference Center, located in the San Bernardino Mountains and offering summer camps and retreats.

Street Address
1535 E. Chevy Chase Drive
Glendale, California 91206-4107
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 969
Glendale, CA 91209-0969
Phone: 1 (818) 546-8400
Email: socalconf@sccsda.org
Website: www.scc.adventist.org

Glendale City Church Celebrates 115 Years of Serving Its City Glendale City Church Celebrates 115 Years of Serving Its City Member Answers God’s Call at 93 Years Old Member Answers God’s Call at 93 Years Old Kathleen V. Diaz Named Southern California Conference Treasurer/CFO Kathleen V. Diaz Named Southern California Conference Treasurer/CFO The First Armenian Congregation in NAD Officially Recognized as a Company The First Armenian Congregation in NAD Officially Recognized as a Company Church Receives Large Face Mask Donation and Pays It Forward Church Receives Large Face Mask Donation and Pays It Forward Remembering George Newmyer Remembering George Newmyer Church Garden Builds Community in Santa Barbara Church Garden Builds Community in Santa Barbara Fifty-Fourth Street Church Brings Showers of Blessings to the Community Fifty-Fourth Street Church Brings Showers of Blessings to the Community Santa Clarita Church Supports Local Frontline Workers Santa Clarita Church Supports Local Frontline Workers Playwright Jonathan Rand Collaborates With GAA Drama Department Playwright Jonathan Rand Collaborates With GAA Drama Department Santa Clarita Church Supports Local Frontline Workers Santa Clarita Church Supports Local Frontline Workers Pasadena Congregation Expands Music Ministry for the Community Pasadena Congregation Expands Music Ministry for the Community Vallejo Drive Church Spends Sabbath Sharing Love Vallejo Drive Church Spends Sabbath Sharing Love Unto These Hills Unto These Hills Orangewood Academy Team Wins First Place for Robot Design at VEX Robotics Orangewood Academy Team Wins First Place for Robot Design at VEX Robotics Distance Learning a Success at San Gabriel Academy Distance Learning a Success at San Gabriel Academy Preschool Teachers Receive Thanks from Community Care Consortium and First 5 California Preschool Teachers Receive Thanks from Community Care Consortium and First 5 California Oakland Area Churches and The Veg Hub Minister Via Food for the Town Oakland Area Churches and The Veg Hub Minister Via Food for the Town Pacific Union ACS Collaborates with Adventist Health to Bring N-95 Masks to Glendale’s Home Health Teams Pacific Union ACS Collaborates with Adventist Health to Bring N-95 Masks to Glendale's Home Health Teams Spanish American Church Distributes Food Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Spanish American Church Distributes Food Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Redlands Pastor Hosts Tell Me A Story Tuesday Redlands Pastor Hosts Tell Me A Story Tuesday Mt. Rubidoux Church Uses Social Media to Spread Hope Mt. Rubidoux Church Uses Social Media to Spread Hope Progress Continues on the Market Street Church C.O.R.E. House Project Progress Continues on the Market Street Church C.O.R.E. House Project Questing for Purpose at San Gabriel Academy Questing for Purpose at San Gabriel Academy SCC Fosters Connection Through Say Hello Campaign SCC Fosters Connection Through Say Hello Campaign First-Ever GLAR Preaching Training Equips and Inspires First-Ever GLAR Preaching Training Equips and Inspires Southern California Conference Fosters Connection Through Say Hello Campaign Southern California Conference Fosters Connection Through Say Hello Campaign B4L and Smiles Follow God’s Lead Ministering Together in Thailand B4L and Smiles Follow God’s Lead Ministering Together in Thailand Hispanic Region Churches Follow Christ’s Method Hispanic Region Churches Follow Christ’s Method Lancaster Church Is Making a Difference in Children’s Lives Lancaster Church Is Making a Difference in Children’s Lives

Recorder Newsletter February 2021

Recorder Newsletter December 2020

Velino Salazar
President

Velino A. Salazar has served as president of the Southern California Conference (SCC) since May 2015. Prior to becoming president, he was the conference executive secretary for 12 years. Salazar also served as the SCC Hispanic Region director and served as pastor of various churches in SCC and in Mexico. He was born in Montemorelos, Mexico and holds a bachelor’s degree from Montemorelos University, a master’s degree from Andrews University, and is currently completing his doctoral degree in ministry at Andrews University. Beyond his administrative responsibilities, Salazar has held 10-day evangelistic meetings in SCC churches, because his passion is seeing people come to know Jesus Christ. He and his wife Esther have two adult children, Eric and Melissa.

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