Southern California Conference

Velino Salazar
Velino Salazar

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.

President, Velino A. Salazar
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.

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

Southern California Conference Churches

Adonai SDA Church (Norwalk, CA)
Alhambra SDA Church (Alhambra, CA)
All Nations SDA Church (Monrovia, CA)
Altadena SDA Church (Altadena, CA)
Antelope Valley SDA Church (Lancaster, CA)
Baldwin Park Bilingual SDA Church (Baldwin Park, CA)
Bell Gardens Spanish SDA Company (Bell Gardens, CA)
Bellflower-Lakewood SDA Church (Bellflower, CA)
Berean SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Bethel SDA Church (Pomona, CA)
Breath of Life SDA Church (Inglewood, CA)
Burbank SDA Church (Burbank, CA)
Camarillo SDA Church (Camarillo, CA)
Canoga Park Community SDA Church (Winnetka, CA)
Carson Spanish SDA Church (Carson, CA)
Central Filipino SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Central Japanese-American Comm. SDA Church (Pasadena, CA)
Central Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Cerritos Korean SDA Church (Norwalk, CA,)
Chino Valley Chinese SDA Church (Chino, CA)
Community Adventist Fellowship (Pasadena, CA)
Compton Community SDA Church (Compton, CA)
Compton-Samoan SDA Church (Compton, CA)
Crescenta Valley Filipino SDA Church (Glendale, CA)
Culver City SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Culver City Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Delaware Avenue SDA Church (Santa Monica, CA)
Downey-Florence SDA Church (Downey, CA)
Eagle Rock SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
East Los Angeles Bilingual SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
EastMont Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Ebenezer Spanish SDA Company (Los Angeles, CA)
El Camino A Cristo Spanish SDA Company (Huntington Park, CA)
El Monte SDA Church (El Monte, CA)
El Monte Spanish SDA Church (El Monte, CA)
El Monte Vietnamese SDA Church (El Monte, CA)
El Rio Spanish SDA Church (Oxnard, CA)
El Sereno Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
El-Shaddai Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Ephesus SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Fifty-Fourth Street SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Gardena Genesis Community SDA Church (Gardena, CA)
Gardena Japanese American SDA Church (Gardena, CA)
German-American SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Glassell Park Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Glendale City SDA Church ( Glendale, CA)
Glendale Filipino SDA Church (Glendale, CA)
Glendale Korean SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Glendale Spanish SDA Church (Glendale, CA)
Glendale West Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Glendora Spanish SDA Church ( Glendora, CA)
Hacienda Heights SDA Church (Hacienda Heights, CA)
Hacienda Korean SDA Church (Hacienda Heights, CA)
Hawthorne SDA Church (Hawthorne, CA)
Hawthorne Spanish SDA Company (Inglewood, CA)
Hidden Treasures SDA Company (Littlerock, CA)
Highland Park Spanish SDA Company (Los Angeles, CA)
Hollydale Community SDA Church (South Gate, CA)
Hollywood SDA Church (Hollywood, CA)
Hollywood Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Huntington Park Spanish Church (Huntington Park, CA)
Indonesian-American SDA Church (Azusa, CA,)
Inter Valley Filipino SDA Company (Azusa, CA)
Journey SDA Church ( Glendora, CA)
Kaleo Seventh-day Adventist Church (Monrovia, CA,)
La Amistad Spanish SDA Company (Harbor City, CA)
La Puente Spanish SDA Church ( City of Industry, CA)
La Voz Sylmar Spanish SDA Church (Sylmar, CA)
Lake of the Woods SDA Church (Frazier Park, CA)
Lancaster SDA Church (Lancaster, CA)
Lancaster Spanish SDA Church (Quartz Hill, CA)
Lincoln Heights Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Living Hope SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Living Stones SDA Church (La Crescenta, CA)
Long Beach Freeman Ave. Spanish SDA Church (Long Beach, CA)
Long Beach SDA Church (Long Beach, CA)

Los Angeles Cantonese SDA Company (Temple City, CA)
Los Angeles Central Korean SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Los Angeles Chinese SDA Church (Alhambra, CA)
Los Angeles Portuguese SDA Company (Glendale, CA)
Los Angeles Thai SDA Company ( Los Angeles, CA)
Los Angeles Tongan SDA Church (Bellflower, CA)
Los Olivos Spanish SDA Church (Van Nuys, CA)
Lynwood Spanish SDA Church (Lynwood, CA)
Maranatha SDA Church (Inglewood, CA)
Mid City Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA,)
Miramonte Boulevard SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Mojave SDA Church (Mojave, CA)
Monrovia Spanish SDA Church (Monrovia, CA)
New Hope SDA Company (Los Angeles, CA)
Newbury Park Spanish SDA Company (Newbury Park, CA)
Newhall Spanish SDA Company (Canyon Country, CA)
Normandie Avenue SDA Church ( Los Angeles, CA)
North Hills SDA Church (Claremont, CA)
Northridge SDA Church (Northridge, CA)
Norwalk SDA Church (Norwalk, CA)
Ojai Valley SDA Church (Ojai, CA)
Olympic Korean SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Oxnard All Nations SDA Church (Oxnard, CA)
Palmdale SDA Church (Palmdale, CA)
Panamericana Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Panorama Spanish SDA Church (Panorama City, CA)
Paramount Spanish SDA Church (Bellflower, CA)
Pasadena SDA Church (Pasadena, CA)
Pasadena Spanish SDA Church (Pasadena, CA)
Philadelphian SDA Church (Long Beach, CA)
Pico Rivera Bilingual SDA Church (Pico Rivera, CA)
Pomona Valley Spanish SDA Company (Pomona, CA)
Ridgecrest SDA Church (Ridgecrest, CA)
Rolling Hills SDA Church (Rolling Hills Estates, CA)
Rosemead Korean SDA Church (Rosemead, CA)
Russian-American SDA Church (Glendale, CA)
San Fernando Spanish SDA Church (Mission Hills, CA)
San Fernando Valley Filipino Company (Northridge, CA)
San Gabriel Valley Chinese Company (Arcadia, CA)
San Gabriel Valley Spanish Church (El Monte, CA)
San Pedro Yugoslavian SDA Group (San Pedro, CA)
Santa Barbara SDA Church (Santa Barbara, CA)
Santa Barbara Spanish SDA Company (Santa Barbara, CA)
Santa Clarita SDA Church (Santa Clarita, CA)
Santa Monica SDA Church (Santa Monica, CA)
Santa Paula Spanish SDA Group (Santa Paula, CA)
Shalom Spanish SDA Company (Northridge, CA)
Silver Lake Spanish SDA Company (Los Angeles, CA)
Simi Valley SDA Church (Simi Valley, CA)
Smyrna SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
South Bay SDA Church (Redondo Beach, CA)
South Gate Spanish SDA Church (Lynwood, CA)
Spanish American SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Sunland-Tujunga SDA Church (Tujunga, CA)
Sylmar SDA Church (Sylmar, CA)
Tamarind Avenue SDA Church (Compton, CA)
Tehachapi SDA Church (Tehachapi, CA)
Temple City SDA Church (Temple City, CA)
Temple City Spanish SDA Church (San Gabriel, CA)
The Place Adventist Fellowship Company (Newbury Park, CA)
Thousand Oaks SDA Church (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Trinity SDA Company (Covina, CA)
University SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Upper Room Adventist Fellowship Company (Temple City, CA)
Vallejo Drive SDA Church (Glendale, CA)
Valley Crossroads SDA Church (Pacoima, CA)
Valley United Korean SDA Church (Granada Hills, CA)
Van Nuys SDA Church (Van Nuys, CA)
Van Nuys Spanish SDA Church (Van Nuys, CA)
Ventura SDA Church (Ventura, CA)
West Covina Hills SDA Church (West Covina, CA)
West Hollywood Spanish SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
West Los Angeles Japanese SDA Church (West Los Angeles, CA)
White Memorial SDA Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Whittier SDA Church (Whittier, CA)