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Worship with Us

6063 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla CA 92037

10:00 a.m. Worship & Children’s Sunday School
8:30 a.m. Christianity and Current Events Class

Nursery care is available for children under 3.

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La Jolla UMC Iron Mountain Hiking Trip, Saturday, April 29

Please join us for fun and fellowship on Saturday, April 29th, for a hike to the top of Iron Mountain, and afterward for lunch at Filippi’s Pizza Grotto in Poway, sponsored by the La Jolla United Methodist Men’s Group. You can join us ... read more ›

YOUTH GROUP SPECIAL EVENT- Laser Tag at ULTRAZONE off Midway

Date: 4/29/17 Time:2pm-5pm $10.00/youth RSVP by 4/26/17 to ... read more ›

Visitors and Vacationers—WELCOME!

Ask a greeter or usher for a "welcome envelope", and take home handy info about our upcoming events and holiday activities!

"Sightless Faith"

Sunday, Apr 23 by Evan Neel

John 20:19-31 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. ... … read more

"Our Defining Story"

Sunday, Apr 16 by Pastor Walt

Summary: As we pull together all of what it might mean to follow in the footsteps of Jesus and walk hi Way we come to the Easter story of his resurrection. We are invited to make this story our story and let it define our sense of life and love. His final steps make all of our steps possible. ... … read more

"A Leader with Integrity Wanting Authentic Followers"

Sunday, Apr 9 by Pastor Walt

Summary:  The celebrations and observances of Holy Week highlight the kind of leader Jesus was, a kind of leader who lived out his perspective with integrity. His witness leads us to contemplate how we should respond. If we are to walk the Way of Jesus, we are to be authentic people of faith ... … read more

"Caring for the 'am-ha-aretz'"

Sunday, Apr 2 by Pastor Walt

Summary:  Jesus cared for the simmers, the outcasts, and the poor. This scandalized the religious leaders and "righteous ones" of his day, and truth be told, may of today's faithful find his associations a challenge. Yet, as we are to walk in Jesus' Way, we are to be people who extend God's ... … read more

"Staying Focused on God"

Sunday, Mar 26 by Pastor Walt

Summary:  When we keep ourselves aligned with God's purposes, when we stay mindful of God's presence we discover the peace that passes all understanding is ours. To walk in Jesus' Way is to walk mindful of God's presence, availing oneself of God' sustaining and redeeming resources. Mark ... … read more

Mar 31

Paul Nixon’s Visit

A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of welcoming Paul Nixon, our Church Coach, to our campus for an on-site visit.  Paul met with the Lead Team and Staff, five focus groups that centered on differing church issues, and then with us in ... read more ›

Mar 1

Casting the Future - Church Coaching Weekend

Our Church Coach Paul Nixon will be joining us the weekend of March 17-19.  He will meet with the Lead Team on Friday night, and then with five various focus groups that address specific ministry concerns on Saturday.  Sunday, he will be ... read more ›

Feb 1

Deepening our Season of Jesus

     We’re in the midst of a special time here at LJ UMC.  A season of Jesus, I am calling it.  It’s a time in which we all are intentionally focusing our thoughts on Jesus’ priorities and how those ... read more ›

Featured Events

April 30 Choral Spring Concert

The Blessings of Music, a Spring Concert   Come and enjoy the blessings of music at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary during the Chancel Choir’s spring concert on Sunday, April 30.   The ... read more

YOUTH GROUP SPECIAL EVENT- Laser Tag at ULTRAZONE off Midway

YOUTH GROUP SPECIAL EVENT- Laser Tag at ULTRAZONE off Midway Date: 4/29/17 Time:2pm-5pm $10.00/youth RSVP by 4/26/17 to ... read more

La Jolla UMC Iron Mountain Hiking Trip, Saturday, April 29

Please join us for fun and fellowship on Saturday, April 29th, for a hike to the top of Iron Mountain, and afterward for lunch at Filippi’s Pizza Grotto in Poway, sponsored by the La Jolla ... read more

Book Talk, Wednesday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Library

The May Book Talk will occur on Wednesday, May 3rd, at 1:30pm in the library.  Don Rushing will review WHEN GOD SAYS WAR IS RIGHT  by Darrell Coles. Don says " I would enjoy discussing ... read more