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April 21, 2024 – Good Shepherd Sunday

Uncategorized by Robin Cessna


April 7, 2024 “Holy Humor Sunday”

Uncategorized by Robin Cessna


Our Programs

Pastor-led Study for All

Book Studies are held 3 times during the year – Fall, Lent (Spring) and Summer. Recent Studies have included “Insired By God” created by Cokesbury

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.

Homeless Meals

Harbor House provides 2 meals to @80 people each day in the Conejo Valley. Sign-up with us to provide meals or you and friends can pick a day to support!


Pediatric Wheelchair Purchases

The Quilt Ministry began sewing lap pads for wheelchairs in 2017, selling other projects to purchase pediatric wheelchairs through Wheels for the World, a Joni and Friends Ministry. This annual Fall sale has purchased 155 wheelchairs as of 2021. The Ministry meets Wednesdays in fellowship and to make quilts and other handmade crafts year-round.

Fighting Human Trafficking

Partnering with Journey Out, a Los Angeles based resource, we support recovery efforts of people leaving the sex trade. Journey Out works with SWAT and other organizations throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley to support, teach and re-introduce victims into New Life. Our collection is in January

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.


Welcome to St. Matthew’s  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 is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by Loving God, Serving Others and Embracing our Community in our everyday lives.

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.

Here  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!

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you!

1360 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park CA 91320
Church Office: 805-498-6910
Our Staff: Debbie Tucker (Church Secretary), Caleb Russell (Music Director), Valerie Nieves (Preschool Director)