Welcome to First UMC of Santa Monica!

Friends near and far, welcome to the worship, service, and fellowship of Santa Monica First United Methodist Church.  We invite you to visit us on Facebook or here on our webpage to discover all kinds of resources and opportunities for you and your family.  At this time, our worship, groups, and activities all take place online. If you have any questions, call the church office at 310-393-8258, or email us at info@santamonicaumc.org. We look forward to worshiping with you online Sundays at 10 a.m.  We welcome you into this community of faith!

Worship: Participate in Sunday 10 a.m. Worship Online:

  • Participate Live on Facebook:  Participating via Facebook Live gives you the opportunity to connect and say “Hello!” to others in the community during the service through the Comments section.
  • Take part in worship on our Livestream page. (Service is available Sunday at 10 a.m. through the following week.)
  • Go to the First UMC YouTube page to participate Sundays at 10 a.m., or anytime. You may also view the catalog of past services.

Church on the Lawn – Join us for a summer of casual outdoor worship for all ages! Sundays: July 25, 5 – 6 p.m., First UMC Courtyard More info

Messy Church – Interactive, fun and messy worship opportunities for families of all ages. Click here for details.

Sunday Mornings after Worship

  • Community Coffee Hour: Sundays, 11 a.m. via ZOOM



Online Groups and Other Events

News & Updates

Safe Sanctuaries®

First UMC takes the safety of the children and youth very seriously. We follow Safe Sanctuaries® practices, which is our commitment to the physical safety and spiritual growth of all of our children, youth, and adults. Read More


Contact Us

Friends near and far—on the Westside, across the country, and around the world —welcome to the worship, service, and fellowship of Santa Monica First United Methodist Church.

If you are having trouble joining the Sunday online worship service, or other online groups, call the church office Tues-Fri at 310.393.8258, and we will do our best to assist you.

1008 Eleventh Street in Santa Monica, CA., between Washington and California. Click here for full phone directory, or email us.