About Us

Our Vision, Mission and Goals
kisspng vision statement mission statement goal strategy c jersey methodist circuit mission 5b6d615b741e67.8800229815338950034756Oakridge Lutheran Church (OLC) is a multicultural Christian community whose vision is to glorify God and unite all people with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Under guidance of God – Father, Son and  Holy Spirit, our mission is to proclaim the Good News of God’s liberating love to all who are hungry and thirsty for new life, and to expand God’s gracious reign of mercy through words of faith, prayers of hope, and deeds of love. Our goal as an Oakridge neighbourhood church is to welcome all throughout Greater Vancouver to come and experience the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to become His disciples.

 2  rendering of new OLC building 1920x1080After two years of redevlopment, Oakridge Lutheran Church reopened in December 2019 as a distinct landmark feature across the street from Oakridge Mall, near West 41st Avenue & Cambie Street in Vancouver BC. Please click here to see artist renderings of the completed building.

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The church entrance at 5680 Ash Street, a block west of Cambie Street is identified by the two story high glass windows that represent the liturgical colours of Christianity. The church's 10,000 sq. ft. facility is located on the second floor of a six story building. The first floor is leased by HSBC while the top four floors are 46 units of below market housing for the community named Hannelore. Worshippers have free underground parking on Sundays and the church is a block away from the Oakridge skytrain station. Qualified congregations can rent the multi-function room #1 for worship services and other events. The sanctuary can seat up to 180 people for a wedding or 216 people for a concert or meeting. The self-contained Outreach meeting room with a seperate Ash street entrance seats 10+ people with its own fridge, microwave oven, sink & washroom as well as a large wall mounted monitor for use with a video player or laptop.

Oakridge Lchurch entrance on ash streetutheran Church (OLC) is located at 5680 Ash Street, Vancouver BC  V5Z 3G7 → a block west of Cambie Street at West 41st Avenueacross the street from Oakridge Cente mall and  a few minutes from the Oakridge - 41st Skytrain station.  Completed in late 2019, OLC  is on the same property site as the old church previously located at 585 West 41st Avenue until 2017 when redevelopment started.

Oakridge Lutheran Church is part of a new mixed-use development that includes Hannelore, 4 levels of affordable rental housing as well as the HSBC  Oakridge banking centre.
To see artist rendeings showing location, please click here.

Please click here to use Google Maps to get directions to the church.

The church building is on the left side while driving east on 41st Ave. approaching Cambie St. a block away
 2 fixed rendering of new OLC building 1920x1080 5680 Ash St. front entrance to Oakridge Lutheran Church is identified by the two story high colour glass windows.
Looking at Oakridge Lutheran Church's coloured windows a block away from the Oakridge skytrain station.

Oakridge Lutheran Church is governed by its Constitution and Bylaws.

Please click here to view/download a PDF version of the document.


Oakridge Lutheran Church had its beginning in two congregations: the Icelandic Lutheran Church (later called the Church of Christ Vancouver) and the German language congregation called the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Cross. The following is a detailed history of our church beginning with the present and continuing back in time.