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.


Sanctuary Worship – Sundays at 10 a.m. – 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 *Returns September 11*  – Childcare available 4:45 p.m. in Room 204, Education Bldg. Next simple church: Sunday September 11, 5 p.m.

Messy Church – 2nd Saturday of month, 4 p.m., Simkins Hall & Chapel – Come for an intergenerational worship experience where we learn about God’s love through crafts, activities, story and a shared meal. Next Messy Church: Saturdays 4 p.m: September 10 / 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.

As we celebrate the 140th Anniversary of First UMC, we look back at the historical legacy throughout the years, and look forward to all that is yet to come.  (Video by Adam Guerrero)