Welcome!

bethechurch bannerWe are so happy you have found us. Ladera Community Church is an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ and we want you to know that “no matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.”

We hope this page will answer some of your questions about who we are and what we do. Feel free to explore the rest of our site, and we look forward to your visit.

Frequently Asked Questions

We worship each Sunday at 9:30 am in our Sanctuary. Our services can be described as informal with a touch of the traditional. We sing hymns, enjoy choral music, pray together as a community, engage in scripture, and hear a message given by our pastor or another guest speaker.
Some people dress up; others wear jeans and a t-shirt. Wear what’s comfortable for you.
From I-280, exit Alpine Road and head south for 1/2 mile. The church is on the right, immediately after the medical offices. Look for our sign.

Once you have arrived you can head to the Sanctuary, the large A-frame building tucked back in the redwood trees.

Children ages 4 and under may go upstairs to Rooms 1 & 2 for nursery care. Older children are invited to be in worship for the beginning of the service and will be dismissed after the Time with Children to go to their Sunday school classes. While most kids prefer to go to Sunday school, children are always welcome to stay in worship.

You are invited to join us following worship for coffee and conversation in our social hall and to participate in any classes that might be happening that morning.

Children ages 4 and under may go upstairs to Rooms 1 & 2 for nursery care beginning at 9:15 am.

Older children are invited to be in worship for the beginning of the service and will be dismissed after the Time with Children to go to their Sunday school classes. While most kids prefer to go to Sunday school, children are always welcome to stay in worship.

Childcare for all ages is available each Sunday following worship until 12:15 pm. 

Typical Sunday Morning Schedule

Event Time Location
Worship Service 9:30 am – 10:30 am Sanctuary
Children/Youth Program 9:30 am – 10:45 am Sanctuary, Rooms 4-9
Nursery Care (under 3) 9:15 am – 12:15 am Rooms 1 & 2
Fellowship Time 10:30 am – 11:00 am Peabody Hall
Adult Program 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Fireside Room