First United Methodist Church of Ventura
Saturday, March 24, 2018
    We are a community of faith, letting love lead to make, mature, and mobilize disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. 
      We have two Sunday worship services: one a  traditional and the other informal, more contemporary.
    Our programs span every age from Christian education, music, outreach and mission, Bible, and fellowship.
We Are Located . . . 
      - 1338 E. Santa Clara Street, Ventura, CA 93003
      -  Downtown adjacent to Cabrillo Middle School  
      - West of Main and Santa Clara street intersection
      - On the coast about 50 miles north of Los Angeles
      - About 25 miles south of Santa Barbara
 Worship Services:
   Traditional Services
      - Sundays, 9 a.m, sanctuary
      - Formal liturgy, long-standing hymns, classical music   
      - Sunday School for children and youth
      - Infant care offered
 Casual/Contemporary services
      - Sundays, 9:45 a.m., chapel
      - Upbeat, current music
      - Less structured pattern of celebration
      - Sunday School for children and youth
Sunday School and Childcare

     - 9:15 - 9:45 a.m. – Crafts, music enrichment

     - 9:45 - 10:30 a.m. – Sunday School

     - 10:30-11:00 a.m. - Crafts, music enrichment

    Childcare for infants and toddlers is provided during both      services.
Worship Services Televised on Cable TV & Vimeo
     The Sunday traditional worship service is shown on cable TV Channel 6 each Sunday at 9 a.m., Tuesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 6 p.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m. The schedule can be seen at
     Sunday services may also be viewed online by clicking:

  Stained Glass Windows

     Handcrafted stained glass windows grace the sanctuary and chapel with color, drawing one to Christ's words and ministry. Two of the sanctuary windows are pictured at the end of this home page.


Christ Window in the Sanctuary


Rose Window in the Sanctuary Balcony 

      "Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors."