St. Matthew’s Church of Burbank/Glendale, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, has been serving the community since 1947. St. Matthew’s has been a welcoming congregation throughout its history, offering worship services and ministries open to all regardless of background. The witness and influence of its people are felt throughout the community and the world.

A great congregation historically and artistically, thousands have passed through its doors over the years. Members and friends worship here in the beauty of holiness, finding strength and solace from God’s Word and from the Holy Sacraments of the Church.


Grateful for its place in the history of the community, St. Matthew’s stresses Christ’s ministry to the needs of the modern city. Through a vibrant program of worship, education, witness and service, St. Matthew’s is a growing congregation with a clear recollection of God’s goodness in the past, and the hearty expectation of his blessings in the present and future.

Painting of the exterior of St. Matthew's Church Burbank/Glendale California