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...
“Death and taxes” is a common reference to the famous quotation:
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
— Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, 1789
However, Franklin’s letter is not the origin of the phrase, which appeared earlier in Daniel Defoe’s The Political History of the Devil.
Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believ’d.
— Daniel Defoe, The Political History of the Devil, 1726.
And in The Cobbler of Preston by Christopher Bullock (1716)
‘Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes,
Regardless of its origin, two things are certain: death and taxes. And a third “certainty” is that most people don’t like paying taxes.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 […]