The people of St. Luke’s Anglican Church have called their La Crescenta parish home for 85 years. Generations of families have grown up within its historic stone walls.
On Sunday, the Rev. Rob Holman will deliver his final sermon there, an epitaph to a bruising legal fight the congregation waged and lost to practice its conservative brand of Christian theology and hold on to the church.
On Monday, St. Luke’s leaders will hand over its keys to the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.
……”I cannot compromise my faith,” said senior warden Debbie Kollgaard, who heads the church’s vestry. “I think I can speak for a lot of people at the church: What I have is more important than any property.”
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