We’re glad you found your way to our Web Page and encourage you to take a moment to browse around the site and get to know us. We’re a group of Christ followers who try to love God and neighbor, as we seek to grow in our individual spirituality and community with one another. We make a difference together and we have fun together. Come visit us in person when you get the opportunity. We’ll be glad to welcome you.

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.


Special  All Church Visioning! ~ Sunday, September 24 @11:30 a.m.

The Church Family is gathering to for lunch and visioning after worship! Everyone is encouraged to attend. A luncheon with pizza from neighborhood favorite Pizza on Pearl will begin directly after church. Please let us know if you will be joining... read more ›

Visitors and Vacationers—WELCOME!

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

"For Giving"

Sunday, Sep 17 by The Rev. Dr. Philip B. Wood

Matthew 18:21-22 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. … read more

"Welcome Home" - Homecoming Sunday

Sunday, Sep 10 by The Rev. Dr. Philip B. Wood

Matthew 18:10-14 “Take care that you do not despise one of these little ones; for, I tell you, in heaven their angels continually see the face of my Father in heaven. What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine... … read more


Sunday, Sep 3 by The Rev. Dr. Philip B. Wood

Matthew 16:13-28 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He... … read more

"The Seven Last Words of the Church"

Sunday, Aug 27 by The Rev. Dr. Philip B. Wood

Matthew 20:1-16 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. When he went out about nine o’clock, he... … read more

"Shifting Paradigms!"

Sunday, Aug 20 by The Rev. Dr. Philip B. Wood

Matthew 15:1-20Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands before they eat.” He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of... … read more

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August 2017

             The Japanese poet Basho, creator of Haiku, wrote:             ... read more ›

Jul 10

Letter from new pastor, Phil Wood

Dear Friends:              By way of introduction, allow me to share that I am half Irish and half Italian, raised in a culturally predominant Italian household. And because I was... read more ›

Featured Events

Save the Date for the next Women's Retreat!

   February 2-4, 2018, at the beautiful Sycuan Golf Resort. Presenter:  Lori Leopold-“Spiritual Resiliency” Brochures and registration details coming soon.   read more

Save the Date! United Methodist Men’s Retreat

 Friday evening, October 6 through Sunday morning, October 8 Senior Pastor Phil Wood will be our retreat facilitator. read more

LJUMC Men's Work Day Saturday, October 21 7:30 a.m.

Where: Fellowship HallWhat: LJUMC repair, food and fellowshipBring: your talents and favorite toolsContact: Stan Johnson read more


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