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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

  • A New Year’s Prayer

    December 2014

    Be with me, Lord, as I step out on the untrodden way of this new year. I know not what it may bring of joy or sorrow, of temptation or service; but I humbly commit myself and my way to you. Make the best that you can of me for your glory. Amen. —F.B. Meyer

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Latest Sermons

Foundered Souls, Not Flounder & Sole

(25 January 2015)
When we read today’s story, we are moved by hope or fear or maybe a little bit of both: Could it be that this call might be intended us? I think our hope is not wasted, nor is our fear unfounded: The call has been issued, and the stirring in our hearts is living proof that it has been heard.

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(18 January 2015)
The gatekeepers who at one time controlled entry have been repurposed as a welcoming committee. It’s up to each congregation of God’s people to discover how best to meet that new purpose, and for each individual believer to explore what our place on that committee will be. God has created us to be one family. When a brother or a sister comes home, the angels may rejoice, but what will our response be?

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(11 January 2015)
We’ve got one life told from four different points of view. And this is no accident: it’s an intentional statement on the part of the early church—and I would be so bold as to say on the part of the Creator of the universe—that our faith is never going to be as tidy as we want it to be.

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