More Holiday Tales: Stories & Music of the Season

Grand Façade Theatre Productions: 2 shows - buy your tickets below:
Dec 6, 7 pm show tickets
Dec 7, 2 pm show tickets

Upcoming Worship

Everyone's always welcome at any of our worship services (10:30 AM unless otherwise noted). Here are some upcoming themes:

  • Nov. 30 ✚ First Sunday of Advent (We'll also celebrate a baptism this Sunday)
  • Dec. 7 ✚ Service of Lessons & Carols (no sermon, no Lord's Supper)
  • Dec. 14 ✚ Third Sunday of Advent: Rejoice!
  • Dec. 21 ✚ Celebration of the Lord's Supper for Advent & Christmas
  • Dec. 24 ✚ Christmas Eve service at 6:30 PM
  • Dec. 28 ✚ Theme: Simeon & Anna
  • Jan. 4 ✚ Epiphany Sunday (no Lord's Supper)
  • Jan. 11 ✚ The Baptism of Jesus
  • Jan. 18 ✚ Theme: Jesus Chooses to Heal
  • Jan. 25 ✚ Call of the First Disciples
  • Feb. 1 ✚ Covenant Renewal Service

Here are tentative plans for the sermon series on Mark's gospel, chapters 1-3, slated for the first quarter of 2015.

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ucc-logoThe Congregational Church of La Jolla, gathered in 1889 and incorporated in 1897, is a faith community in the seaside village of La Jolla in San Diego, California. Our branch of the Christian church is known as the Congregational Way, which we believe was followed by the [...]

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This Month

  • ‘The Power That Is Able’

    October 2014

    The biggest story to hit the news in a while is the Ebola virus, which is currently devastating communities in western Africa. There the threat is real. In the U.S. on the other hand, there have been very few cases, and all of them were easily traced to a source. The hysteria associated with Ebola […]

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Latest Sermons

I Hear a Symphony

(16 November 2014)
When God said, “Let there be light,” there was light. The powers of chaos could not prevent it, and the fact that it had never existed before was no impediment to the creative word of God. To quote Gracie Allen in a note she wrote to George Burns and that he read as he was mourning her death: “Never place a period where God placed a comma.”

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The Word at Work

(9 November 2014)
When Paul said at the end of today’s reading that it’s the Word of God that’s at work in the Thessalonians, he is speaking of a keystone which fit his preaching and their listening together into an archway through which the entire world entered the written New Testament. In a sense, that archway is also a perfect balance between thanksgiving and correction…

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An Undivided Heart

{2 November 2014)
Don’t shy away from praying a little prayer found in the 86th Psalm that goes like this: “Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart to revere your Name.” Isn’t that a wonderful way to think of purity of heart? A heart that’s not divided in its loyalties; a heart that’s sincerely dedicated to God’s work; a heart with integrity, beating within a person who practices what they preach.

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