First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica welcomes you to this community of faith. You’ll find singles, seniors, families with young childrenyouthnewlyweds, young adults….and a full range of programs and opportunities for worship, study, service and fellowship.

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Sanctuary Worship – Sundays at 10 a.m. – Beautiful music by the Chancel Choir. Communion on 1st Sundays.

Childcare (6 mos – 3 yrs) available 9:45 a.m. in Room 204, Education Bldg. or the Kids Zone in the narthex (just outside the sanctuary) during service where you are able to hear and see the service.  Look for Kid Zone signs.

simple church – Sundays at 5 p.m., Chapel – we gather to cultivate calm, centered and compassionate lives which are possible by living by these rules: do no harm…..do good….stay in love with God. opportunities for worship & sacrament

Childcare available 4:45 p.m. in Room 204, Education Bldg. 

Messy Church – 2nd Saturday of month, 4 p.m., Simkins Hall & Chapel – An intergenerational worship experience where we learn about God’s love through crafts, activities, story and a shared meal.

Saturdays 4 p.m: October 15 / November 12 / December 10


We are located at: 1008 Eleventh Street in Santa Monica, CA., between Washington and California.

(310) 393-8258  Click here for full phone directory