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.


Christmas Eve 2019 Worship

5 p.m. SanctuaryFamily Candlelight Service All Children are welcome to participate  in our unrehearsed, live Nativity tableau. Costumes and props provided! 7pm SanctuaryTraditional Candlelight Service Special Christmas music. Service... read more ›

Choir Concert

The Chancel Choir and Dorian Bells of La Jolla United Methodist Church cordially invite you to their annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at 4:00 PM. This year our theme is “Tell Us ‘Bout a Baby." Featured will be... 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!

Recent Services

"The Power!"

Sunday, Dec 1 by The Rev. Dr. Philip B. Wood

Centering Moment Advent, like its cousin Lent, is a season for prayer and reformation of our hearts. Since it comes at winter time, fire is a fitting sign to help us celebrate. . . . If Christ is to come more fully into our lives this Christmas, if God is to become more fully incarnate for us... … read more

"At Last!" Christ the King Sunday

Sunday, Nov 24 by The Rev. Dr. Philip B. Wood

Centering Moment Almighty and everlasting God, it is your will to restore all things to Christ, whom you have anointed priest forever and ruler of creation. Grant that all the people of the earth, now divided by the power of sin, may be united under the glorious and gentle rule of Jesus Christ... … read more

"Be Coming!"

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

Centering Moment “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” ~ Guy Finley ~ Matthew 24:3-8, 36  When he was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will this be, and what will be the sign... … read more


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

Centering Moment “Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as best he can, the same cause.” ~ Abraham Lincoln ~ Luke 20:20-26   So they watched... … read more

"Vertically Challenged!"

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

Centering Moment “Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society.” ~Francis of Assisi~ Luke 19:1-10   He entered Jericho and was passing through it. A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus... … read more

Featured Events

Tree Lighting and Supper

Tree Lighting and Supper

Featuring Carols with Gene Rochambeau Sunday, December 8 5:30 pm in the Rose Garden, light supper to follow   read more

UMW Christmas Luncheon

UMW Christmas Luncheon

Friday, December 13 11:45am - Luncheon, 1pm - Program Special musical guests Lisa, Jayson and Bob!   read more

LJUMC Youth Christmas Party

Sunday, December 15 5:00pm in Youth Lounge Please bring a $10 gift to exchange & a snack or dessert to share.   read more

Sunday, December 15 Blue Christmas Worship

Sunday, December 15 Blue Christmas Worship

7pm in the Sanctuary For those struggling with loss, illness, loneliness, or seasonal “blues.” Followed by cookies and conversation in Memorial Hall.   read more

Family Christmas Caroling

Family Christmas Caroling

Sunday, December 22 11am following worship, meet in Fellowship Hall a light lunch will be served     read more

Save the Date Women's Retreat

Save the Date Women's Retreat

Friday, January 31- Sunday, February 2. More details here. read more