La Jolla UMC is a community of faith seeking to be faithful to the mission of Christ’s love.

Where to Find Us

6063 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla CA 92037
Get DirectionsPhone 858-454-7108

Sunday Worship Schedule

10:00 a.m. Worship & Children’s Sunday School
8:30 a.m. Adult Bible Study

Nursery care is available for children under 3.

Apr 2014

CCSA - Community Christian Service Agency Donation Selections

Juice or water, snacks, personal size hand sanitizer, soap or shampoo, men's sox (white), hoodies or rain gear. Blankets or sleeping bags are in demand, as well. read more ›

Visitors and Vacationers — WELCOME!

This Is True

Sunday, Mar 2 by Pastor Walt

Passage: Matthew 17:1-9

In his letter, Peter reiterates the truth of the transfiguration of Jesus, of how this Jesus of Nazareth is really the Christ. He experienced it and tells us so. We can only say what we know or have been told. I’m believing Peter! It bears true in my life. … read more

Loving Beyond our Comfort Zone

Sunday, Feb 23 by Evan Neel

Passage: Leviticus 19:17-18

Becoming a Good Leader

Sunday, Feb 16 by Pastor Walt

Passage: Matthew 5:13-20

Our passages highlight the importance of spiritual discernment in making our way forward in life. Those leaders who are spiritually in touch with God will excel in bring others along toward what is good and noble, wholesome and true. … read more

Heart Matters

Sunday, Feb 16 by Rev. Diane Davis

Passage: Matthew 5:21-37

The Wisdom of Reversed Expectations

Sunday, Feb 2 by Pastor Walt

Passage: Matthew 5:1-12

The Beatitudes are a marvelous reversal of what most people would think about blessings, yet we are led to think this is revealing of God’s wisdom that helps us to realize our connection to God and our hope for eternity. We’ll meditate on this wisdom in the sermon. … read more

Apr 1

Service Opportunity in Our Office

Ever since Bill retired from his volunteer position as receptionist in the Church office Debbie has been running around with her “hair on fire!” We need some help with answering the phone greeting visitors and some other basic ... read more ›

Mar 2

Some Tasty Music

What a marvelous series of concerts we have had at LJUMC recently. In January our Family Concert at Methodist featured singer and musician Tim Foley and three friends providing rousing Irish music with guitar mandolin violin uilleann bag pipes and ... read more ›

Feb 1

It's Good To Know Where You're Headed

I’ve got a great t-shirt that says “Not all who wander are lost.” I got it at the Grand Canyon and it reminds me of the renewal that comes with a purposeful change-of-pace. Wandering around can be great fun re-laxing and ... read more ›

Maundy Thursday Service

Apr 17 Maundy Thursday Service

"Loving Servanthood" by Rev. Dilg. Special Foot Washing Ceremony & Communion read more

Good Friday

Apr 18 Good Friday

“Our Lord’s Passion”Readers’ Theatre of Synoptic GospelsPastors Walt, Diane, and Evan Neel reading read more

Easter Sunday

Apr 20 Easter Sunday

8:30 & 10:00 a.m. Services Sermon: “Core Principle: Jesus as Savior” Rev. Dilg preaching Easter music features "Processional Alleluia" with hand bells, choir, floral cross, and ... read more

Vacation Bible School 2014

Jul 28 Vacation Bible School 2014

Monday, July 28th - Friday, August 1st with the closing celebration on Sunday, August 3rd from 9:30-Noon. read more

Women's Retreat 2014

Oct 10 Women's Retreat 2014

This weekend will provide an opportunity to take a break from the chaos of daily living. It will be a time to focus of you, other wonderful women and God. read more

Jul 31

Tackling Tough Topics - Resources

"Tackling Tough Topics"      During the month of July 2012, I did a sermon series entitles "Tackling Tough Topics" and preached on Church State Relations, Creation & Evolution, Biblical Authority, Gender & Sexuality, ... read more

Jun 12

Blessed Be...

Blessed Be...     In worship a few Sundays ago, the Chancel Choir sang a beautiful anthem that to my mind in the moment said a prayer I had for all my parishioners - that such sords might be able to be said about them.  Here ... read more

Mar 10

KONY 2012

KONY – 2012 Jason Russell, part of our extended church family through our nursery school is doing something remarkable.  He is attempting to alter history by doing something really, really good.  And he’s sounding a call for ... read more

Jan 10

Becoming Our Best

"Becoming Our Best"     I just started a sermon series entitled "Beconing Our Best."  Last Sunday I spoke on Vision.  The next four weeks I will address the topics of Devotion, Learning, Relationships, and ... read more

Dec 31

Happy New Year

Happy New Year Here's a delightful poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, celebrating the coming of the New Year.  May this new year be one with more peace and prosperity for all. "Ring Out, Wild Bells!" Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, the ... read more

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LJUMC 60th Anniversary Luncheon

Youth Ski Trip 2013

God Squad - Rock Climbing!

Youth Lock-in 2012

Christmas Eve 2012 - Family Service

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