Fiddle & Pipe Concert

Everybody's invited to hear award-winning fiddler Mari Black team up with San Diego's own House of Scotland Pipe Band in concert on November 8 at the Congregational Church of La Jolla, an Open & Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ. This event starts at 7 PM and will be held in the main hall. Buy your ticket today:

Upcoming Worship Themes

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

  • Nov. 2 ✚ All Saints' Sunday (Don't forget to fall back!)
  • Nov. 9 ✚ Theme: God's Word at Work in Believers (1 Thess 2:13)
  • Nov. 16 ✚ Theme: Deborah the Judge
  • Nov. 23 ✚ Thanksgiving Sunday (pie served during coffee hour!)
  • Nov. 30 ✚ First Sunday of Advent
  • Dec. 7 ✚ Service of Lessons & Carols
  • Dec. 14 ✚ Third Sunday of Advent: Rejoice!
  • Dec. 21 ✚ Advent/Christmas Communion
  • Dec. 24 ✚ Christmas Eve service at 6:30 PM
  • Dec. 28 ✚ Theme: Simeon & Anna

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United Church of Christ

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

Being Somebody

(26 October 2014)
The world today tells us that all we need is love. And love will indeed reign in heaven. “But while we are here,” said Thomas Watson, “love must yield to faith. Love takes possession of glory, but faith gives a title to it. Love is the crowning grace in heaven, but faith is the conquering grace on earth.”

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(19 October 2014)
In a way, Exodus 33 is also a beautiful prélude to Bethlehem, where human conflict and human evil meet with an unexpected response from God. In Jesus Christ, God’s presence is no longer simply ahead of us, but in our midst. And on Calvary, humanity is finally given the gift of seeing the face of God in all its fullness. And by God’s grace, it wasn’t humanity that died, but God in our place.

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The Wilderness of Choice

(28 September 2014)
When faced with hard choices, we too often long for Egyptian bondage. We choose the status quo over change, and the way we’ve always done it over transformation. When we should allow adversity to send us into the arms of God, we instead choose to allow despair to hurry us into murmuring, blaming, and gossip.

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