Faith and Community

Our Mission

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Serving Together in Ministry

Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian ministry open to all faith and spiritual traditions. We are built on the principles of obeying God, loving one another, and caring for our neighbors. People of faith are called to reach out to those in need and change the world. We offer congregations the opportunity to follow Christ's teachings and together, we put faith, hope, and love into action.

Ways To Get Involved

Upcoming Events

Covenant Partners


Covenant Partners will pray, volunteer, help find partner families, fundraise, and/ or advocate. Click on the button below for more information. 

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Thrivent Builds

Since 2005, Habitat LA has proudly partnered with Thrivent to build hope and homes and put faith into action for families in need. During that time, 19 new homes have been completed and two more are set for completion by the end of 2020! Thrivent contributes 50% of the funding for each home and encourages churches and people of faith across greater Los Angeles to band together to raise the remainder and volunteer to help build the homes. Join us as we Live Generously and complete two more Habitat LA-Thrivent homes in South LA this summer and fall! View video updates here!

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Over the years Habitat LA Faith Partners and Coalitions have come together to advocate for more affordable housing in our local city of Los Angeles, our State of California, our country, and even internationally! Housing is an important resource for families, and affordable housing is a primary way to help our community thrive! Find out how you and your faith community can support affordable housing advocacy efforts today!

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Interfaith Building Initiative


Habitat LA is thrilled to be partnering with Habitat for Humanity International and Habitat affiliates across the country to promote an interfaith building initiative. We will bring different faith and spiritual traditions together to build and renovate homes, as well as educate and advocate on behalf of the thousands in need of decent and affordable homes right here in greater Los Angeles. For more detailed information about the program, click here.

Faith Coalitions


Given the overall cost and time it takes to build a home, it can be challenging for one congregation to complete a Habitat home on their own. However, when 10-15 congregations come together, they can make a significant impact on the lack of affordable housing by building homes for hardworking, low-income families. Habitat LA has active Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Jewish coalitions building each year, as well as other denominations that have voiced an interest in working together. Be sure to contact us if you are interested in joining or starting your own denominational coalition.


Chris Untiet
Director of Faith Relations
(310) 323-4663 ext. 129
(310) 749-8575 (cell)

Shawna Diehl
Faith Relations Manager
310.323.4663 ext. 255

If you are interested in a group volunteer opportunity please click here.