We invite you to come to our 11am service, as you are, wherever you may find yourself on your journey of faith. All are welcome. No condemnation here. Our worship style is contemporary and features lively contemporary music. The sermons are informal and relevant, addressing the issues you face in your everyday life. There is also opportunity to offer prayers for personal concerns in your life, our community and our world. Dress is California casual.Read more...
Why do we celebrate Advent every year? Probably because we’re still waiting for the promises of Advent to be fulfilled.
Advent is the four Sundays before Christmas. During Advent we look at “How and where Christ is coming into our Lives.” Our theme this year is “An Old Story with New Urgency.”
One of the most familiar scripture texts associated with Advent is the prophecy of Isaiah regarding the coming new realm of God wherein the lion, lamb and leopard all coexist peacefully. That means, “The lion and the lamb will lie down together and the lion won’t have lamb chops for dinner.” Contrast that ancient image with today’s reality: urban violence is looming and what I call “Un-Holy” Wars are getting worse and worse.
Everywhere we look there is violence around us.Read more...
West Hollywood Church inspires me with its unapologetic diversity - lesbian couples and their kids, gay couples and their kids, and straight families, too, along with single straight people and single gay people and transgendered people, not to mention people of every color and age – ALL children of God worshipping together. Every Sunday, I get a glimpse of […]
I first came to West Hollywood Church in the early 90s, and I’ve seen it change and grow–but from the very first it’s been a place of love and acceptance and welcoming. I always knew it was a place where I would find love and support. Now my daughter Emma is part of the church […]