Meet Our Team

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Pastor

Bart Loos

"Pastor Bart" is the Vacancy Pastor for First Lutheran Church and Circle of Love Preschool while we search for our next full-time Pastor. We are excited to have Pastor Bart on campus Sundays and Tuesdays to minister here at First Lutheran & Circle of Love!

 

Welcome, Pastor Bart!

pastor@first-lutheran.com  :   310-545-5653 x237

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Administrative Assistant

Sophie Killian

Sophie Killian joined the First Lutheran Church team in the fall of 2021 as Administrative Assistant. Welcome Miss Sophie! If you have questions about First Lutheran Church, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Church Office!

flcoffice@first-lutheran.com  :   310-545-5653 x229

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Director of Music

Mark McCombs

Mr. Mark McCombs ("Mr. Mark") is a musician and educator born and raised in Southern California. After attending the prestigious Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, Mark moved on to get a degree in music at USC. While attending USC, Mark was working in local studios as an engineer but, after graduating, decided to focus on teaching and church music full time in 2012.  Mark joined us here at First Lutheran Church in 2017. 

mmccombs@first-lutheran.com  :  310-545-5653 x222

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Deacon

Paul Lang

Paul Lang is the Deacon at First Lutheran Church. He became a Deacon in 2005 after several years of study and coursework. The Lang family moved to Manhattan Beach in 1992 and have been members at FLC ever since.

His wife, Ingrid, has been a teacher at Circle of Love Preschool since 1996. His youngest daughter also works at Circle of Love Preschool in the office.

Please contact through the Church Office.

More First Lutheran Team Members:

Church Council

Comprised of the Chairperson of each Board

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Board of Elders

Ryan Hart (Head Elder)

Board of Youth & Parish Ed

Chris Lubs

Board of Evangelism & Stewardship

Jim Alfama

Board of Trustees

Jay & Laurie Patrick

Circle of Love Preschool Board

Katie Ranne

Advisory Member to Every Board

Pastor Bart Loos

More Church Leadership Roles

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Congregation President

Shawn Baker

Recording Secretary

Connie Chandler

Treasurer

Nancy Peterson

Financial Secretary/Admin

James Fearn

Worship Audio/Video

Justin Alfama

Circle of Love Preschool Director

Nancy Durkovic

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