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To worship God and to Serve Others

Ministry is serving. Following the example of Jesus Christ, we seek ways to offer forgiveness, the begining of healing and reconciliation. We hear His call to make changes in our lives that encourage wholeness and wellness. We strive to be a community formed and founded in Christ. We are seeking and discovering ways to live lives in praise of God and in service to others. We welcome any who will share the excitement of the journey with us!


Atonement is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ECLA)

Making Christ known through Worship, Education & Community

The Sacramento area offers its residents a diverse cultural and living experience. Atonement supports many local community organizations and national/world programs offered through the ELCA. In addition, our faith community has a long tradition of contributing their time and talents and contributions to these programs which help enrich and heal lives:


•  Scouts

•  Rosemont Youth Choir

•  AA Group

•  Meals on Wheels

•  Stand With Africa

•  World Hunger Relief

•  Habitat for Humanity

•  Sacramento Choral Society

•  Lutheran Social Services

•  Rosemont Community Association

•  School volunteering

•  Rancho Cordova Food Locker

•  Loaves and Fishes




Above: In May 2016, the Lutheran Development of Sacramento (LDSS)  awarded Atonement a grant in the amount of $2000 to be used for their ongoing ministry to provide groceries to those in the community who need it.

LDSS is a private trust that was established in the year 2000. It's mission is to support the Lutheran Congregations and agencies within the Sacramento region (a 50 mile radius of Sacramento) with innovative approaches to ministry in terms of promoting Lutheranism. LDSS offers financial grants ranging from $500 and up.





Individuals at Atonement find a variety of ways to experience, participate and express their inner life as they feel led along their spiritual journey. Because Atonement can be thought of as a "micro-church," people sense the freedom of self with a connection to a community of purpose and meaning. The following represents some of the life at Atonement which is open to all:






Staff and Volunteers



Word and Sacrament

Assisting Minister/Cantor

Altar Server

Lector (Reader)



Children's Sermon

Altar Guild


Community Care

Evangelism / Deacons / Stewardship

Finance / Planning

Visits to the Sick & Homebound

Christian Fellowship

Wedding Coordination

Counseling Referral

Grounds and Trades

Communications Arts

Youth--Atonement helps guide and encourage it’s youth through membership in well established youth programs in the community and other congregations.



Adult Forum

Adult Bible Study

Women’s Bible Study

Men’s Bible Study

Young Adult Ministry (future)

Sunday School (Children)


Special Events

Annual Retreats

Visitors Welcome

The Open House


Atonement is striving to build more services to offer to individuals, relationships and families as well as opportunities for ministry and community formation/care. We encourage you to become involved in the congregation so you can experience the positive value a community of faith has to offer.


Call the Pastor’s office for the name of a contact person and phone number 916-363-8642.


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Celebrating fifty years
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