WE HAVE A PLACE FOR YOU
The most important things in life are the connections we make with others.
La Mesa First United Methodist Church is a place for all people to explore faith and make a difference in the community. You are invited to join us to learn more about our church community, our faith, and our ministries.
Pastor’s Bible Study
Join us and take a deeper look at the lessons from the Bible and our Christian faith. Each series lasts eight-weeks and will be dedicated to a specific topic.
Starting May 16th, we will study the basic tenets of the major World Religions and how Christianity is relevant in a multi-religious society.
Grossmont Gardens Senior Living
When: Wednesdays at 3:00 pm
Sunday Morning Book Group
Our current book is Martin Luther: The Man who Rediscovered God and Changed the World
By Eric Metaxas
One of the best recent biographies of one of the most influential men in modern history. A fearless man who, with the help of others, faced down the Holy Roman empire, gave common people the idea that they could read and understand scripture for themselves, and helped give birth to the ideals of liberty, equality, and individualism at the heart of modern life.
When: Sundays at 9:00-9:45 am
Where: Room 55, off of the Social Hall
For 5th through 12th graders: Kids learn more about our Christian faith, play games, connect with their peers, and participate in community volunteer activities.
When: Sundays from 5:00–7:00 pm in the Education Building
Vacation Bible School
Pre-K-through 5th grade: Vacation Bible School is one week during the summer. Children will learn songs, bible stories, make fun crafts and get moving with God's love.
United Methodist Women and Circles
When you join a circle of United Methodist Women, you will make new friends who will share your joys and sorrows. Each circle comes together monthly.
When: 7:00 pm • First Wednesday
When: 10:00 am • Third Tuesday
Worship & Arts Committee
Assist in the planning of worship services and decorating the sanctuary for the seasons of the Christian year.
When: 4th Wednesday of month at 7:00 pm
Where: Wesley Room
The La Mesa First United Methodist Foundation promotes and develops religious charitable and educational activities, provides aid to the elderly, gives education assistance to youth, and manages capital improvements of church property.
Find fun, friendship, and fellowship as you bring music to our congregation every Sunday at our 10:30 a.m. service. No experience needed. We bring all of our talents together and help each other make wonderful music. Bring a good heart, a good ear, and a willingness to learn.
When: Thursdays from 7:00-9:00 pm (September through June)
Fiery Spirit Children's Choir
All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade are welcome to join our Fiery Spirit Children's Choir. Children perform during special events and services.
When: Sundays from 9:30-10:15 am (September through June)
Building our Church Community
Administrative guidance of the church is provided by specialized groups which rotate their membership annually:
- Church Council
- Lay Leadership
- Board of Trustees
- Finance Committee
- Staff Parish Relations Committee