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Welcome to The La Verne UMC!

Welcome to the La Verne United Methodist Church, we are a family with open hearts, open minds and open doors. We invite all people to be a part of God’s community, embracing Jesus’ message of love. Encouraging growth, we nurture and strengthen each other in the Christian faith. Empowered, we go forth to be the hands, hearts, and mind of Christ in the world.


Sunday Worship Service @9:55AM

Our blended worship experience incorporates traditional and contemporary hymns, and a youth/young adult Praise Band.

Holy Communion is celebrated each First Sunday, and on each of the Sundays of Lent and Advent.

Worship leadership is shared among the congregation, and special music or an anthem by our Choir adds to the worship each Sunday.

An informal time of fellowship and refreshment follows the service.

Our Programs

Sunday Morning Adult Bible Study

Meets at 8:30 A.M. for study, discussion and prayer.
(the coffee is always on)

Sowing Seeds for Life

Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, February through November, and one Wednesday a month during December and January. These gatherings are held on the grounds of DPI Labs in La Verne. Clothes for children, women and men are gathered and given out in conjunction with food provided by the Los Angeles Food Bank.

La Verne United Methodist Preschool and Infant/Toddler Center

Open daily from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Click the Top LINK for more information.

Wednesday Morning Prayer Group

Meets at 10:30 Wednesday mornings to pray for the needs of our community and world and of those who request prayer. All are welcome to join in.

United Methodist Women

Meets at 7:00 P.M. the 4th Tuesday of the month, except for November and December when the dates are altered due to the holidays. Our gatherings focus on fellowship and spiritual growth by providing programs that increase understanding and lead to supporting ministries in the community and the world. A highlight of the year, and a source of our resources for mission giving is the annual High Tea the first Saturday of

United Methodist Men

Meets on designated Saturday mornings for fellowship, prayer, exercise and work. A recent bicycling group has been formed.

Adult Book Study

Book Studies are held 3 times during the year – Fall, Lent (Spring) and Summer. Recent Studies have included Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph, and Creed, by Adam Hamilton, and Grateful: the Transformative Power of Giving Thanks by Diana Butler Bass. Watch this space for information on the next book study.

Sunday School

Meets Sunday after the opening of worship. Children and youth attend worship and are then excused for class which provides opportunity to learn about God, Jesus, the Bible, how Christians live, Church History and more through reading, discussion and crafts.

Youth/Young Adults Praise Team

Provides the opening music for worship, and practices Friday evenings in the Sanctuary at 7:00 P.M. and on Sunday morning at 9:00 A.M. All youth and young adults are welcome.

Simbang Gabi

From the Filipino tradition comes a celebration known as Simbang Gabi (night worship) It is held 9 nights before Christmas and includes worship and a shared meal, December 16 to Christmas Eve.

Boy Scouts Troop 411

Meets Mondays at 7:00 on the historic Boy Scout Barn on the Church campus. Troop 411 has graduated a record number of Eagle Scouts.

Rev. Min-Kyu Park, PhD.

Since 2017


Welcome to La Verne United Methodist Church Website. We want to thank you for your interest in the church. ALL are very welcomed in the love of God, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit.

Our mission at La Verne United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by practicing 3-Es — Embracing, Encouraging, and Empowering — in our everyday lives of the church community.

  • Embracing Jesus’ message of love, we invite all people to be a part of God’s community.
  • Encouraging growth, we nurture and strengthen each other in the Christian faith.
  • Empowering that we go forth to be the hands, hearts, and mind of Christ in the world.

At LVUMC there is opportunity to faithfully, humbly, and joyfully carry out Jesus’ great commission for making disciples (Matthew 28:19-20).

Our doors are open to all and we invite you to join us in our mission. If you would like to explore any of the activities and programs mentioned please contact the church using the information on the Contact page. We look forward to serving your spiritual needs and joining you on your faith journey.

Our backgrounds and experiences may be different but we affirm that we are one in the love of Jesus Christ and in the family of God. May God bless you!

Rev. Min-Kyu Park, PhD

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you!

3205 D Street, La Verne, CA 91750
Church Office: 909)593-2013
Preschool Office: 909)596-5369

Our Staff:
Debbie Tucker (Church Secretary)
Caleb Russell (Music Director)
Valerie Nieves (Preschool Director)