Community Opportunities for all ages: Below you’ll find a list of groups available to you through First UMC.  If you’d like more information, you may contact the church office (310) 393-8258

Sunday School for Kids:
Sunday School is currently happening weekly on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in Room 206. Parents can drop off and pick up children ages 2 through 5th grade during morning worship. Children are also welcome to remain with families in the Sanctuary. Reach out to Ms. Jamie ( if you have any questions.

Nursery Care:
Nursery Care is available on Sunday mornings from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in Room 204 in the Education Building. Parents with young children are also welcome to worship in the sanctuary or in the Kids Zone in the narthex.

Youth Group: Sundays, 6 p.m., meet in the Youth Lounge.
Email Tricia Guerrero if you would like to join this group for youth in grades 6-12.

Listening Hearts: Listening Hearts is a spiritual community of women who gather to listen to one another in the midst of life’s chaos, led by Pastoral Associate Tricia Guerrero.

March 2023: Note meeting days and times have changed:
– 1st and 3rd Wednesday mornings10 a.m. “Coffee and Connect”
Literati Cafe (12081 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025)
grab a cup of coffee or tea and chat/catch up out in the community.

– 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings 6:30 p.m.: Meetings with Program via Zoom

Open Space Young Adults Community Soul Care:, Meet monthly on the third Wednesday at 7 p.m. out in the community.
Email Tricia Guerrero for more info on this group.

Men’s Bible Study: Tuesdays, 7 – 8 a.m. online

An opportunity for in-depth study of Scripture, together with fellowship and prayer.

Family Connection

All are welcome!  Are you single, married with kids, without kids, not that old, not that young?  Then this could be the group for you.  Join us for fun, family and adult events including summer breakfast on the beach and great Christmas events, etc.  For more information contact Nikki Edwards: or the church office by filling out the contact form below.


The Shareringers is a group of mostly retired, but active people. Currently, we meet monthly via Zoom. We alternate religious programs with travel, book sharing, and topics-of-current interest programs. We are a caring, sharing group and welcome new members!

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