Congregational Church of La Jolla
1216 Cave Street (corner of Ivanhoe Avenue)
La Jolla, California 92037


  • Turn onto Prospect Place (toward the Cove)
  • Stay on Prospect for approximately 2 blocks to the Prospect Place/Coast Blvd split, and keep to the left of the median.
  • Cave Street is on the left (a large, 3-story curved adobe building stands at the corner of Cave and Prospect)
  • The church is on the right, one block away.
  • If you miss the Cave Street turn, you may take the next left, Ivanhoe Avenue, and the church is a block away on the left.
  • For free parking, see the parking directions below.


  • Take the La Jolla Village Drive exit from I-5
  • Turn right, and continue for approximately 2½ miles, then turn left onto Torrey Pines Road
  • Stay on Torrey Pines Road for approximately 2½ miles to Prospect Place (please note that at the La Jolla Parkway/Hidden Valley Rd intersection, you’ll need to veer right to stay on Torrey Pines)
  • Turn right onto Prospect Place
  • Follow directions from Torrey Pines Road above


  • Take the La Jolla Pkwy/CA52 exit West from I-5
  • La Jolla Pkwy becomes Torrey Pines Rd
  • Continue on Torrey Pines for approximately 1 mile to Prospect Place
  • Turn right onto Prospect Place
  • Follow Directions from Torrey Pines Road above


  • Take La Jolla Blvd into La Jolla
  • Turn right onto Prospect (you’ll see the Bishops School chapel on your right)
  • Stay on Prospect for approximately ¾ mile
  • Turn right onto Ivanhoe (the first right after La Valencia Hotel). The church is a block away on the left.
  • For free off-street parking, wait and take the next left (Cave Street) and follow the parking directions below.


On-street parking is free on Sundays and the weekday time limit is waived. There is a handicap space directly in front of the church on Ivanhoe.

There are also several public lots in the immediate vicinity of the church, one of which is free for those attending church.

When turning onto Cave from Prospect,  the first lot on the left (a street level lot) is free with a “Congregational Church” placard.  Placards are available at the church entrance foyer.  Just place the placard on your dash, and you can stay till noon.

On the map below, paid lots are marked with “no parking” signs—if you park there without paying, you will be ticketed (the owners of these lots make no exceptions for handicap permits).


Donations are welcome and greatly appreciated.