We welcome ALL to this community of faith, and continually endeavor to create meaningful opportunities for growth and service. You are welcome here!

First United Methodist Church of Pacoima has served the San Fernando Valley as a community church since 1959. Our priority is to create disciples of Jesus and meet the needs of our wide and diverse community which includes people of all ages and all walks of life.

Plan Your Visit

We know meeting someone for the first time can be intimidating and going to a new church for the first time can be nerve-racking. We want to help make your first experience at First United Church of Pacoima a great one!

We are located at 12550 Van Nuys Blvd Pacoima, California.

pexels-photo-267559.jpegWhat is our service like?

In total, a First United Methodist Church of Pacoima service is about 90 minutes in length. Services begin with our choir leading the church in music. Song lyrics are projected onto the screen so you can sing along and/or engage with worship, however you feel comfortable. After the music portion of service is complete one of our pastor will come out to share an encouraging and hope-filled message about Jesus.



Upcoming Events

September 1-2…”Get Ready!’ Please plan to stay at the church for our “Overnight Church Camp-Out!”  It will begin with worship (Casual dress).  The overnight camp-out will include: Evangelism Activities, Food, Drinks, Games, sales of tee-shirts, Fellowship, and did we say FOOD!  If you want to stay overnight, please bring your own tent to sleep outside and other arrangements will be offered for those who want to sleep inside.  It is going to be a weekend to remember.  For more information please talk with Hope Carr or Antasha Williams.  You do not want to miss it!.   We will begin on Sunday and end on Monday (Labor Day) at noon.

September 9-12… Our Pastor will be attending the “Bishop’s Concovation 2019” in Palm Springs.  The event is for pastors only.  The theme is “All Things New!”

September 21... Our pastor will be one of the speakers at the 4th Annual “Titus 2 Women’s Circle”.  it will begin at 8:30 and end at noon.  All interested women are invited to attend.  This event is sponsored and held at Immanuel Praise Fellowship Church in Rancho Cucamonga.

September 28… Our pastor and our choir will be leading a worship on “Praise and Worship” at Grace United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, Dr. Cedrick Bridgefort, Senior Pastor.  The worship will begin at 10:00am and end at 3:00pm. Please pray for our pastor and choir.

October 4-5… The California Pacific Annual Conference’s “Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century” (SBC) will be holding a workshop entitled, “resurgence!”  This worship will address how to grow our churches and other topics.  We will have three national church leaders conducting this great event. Both Pastor Waters and Wanda Bethea are members of this conference committee. Pastor wants to take a sizable group from the church for this event.  Please call the office if you plan to attend.  The event will be in Los Angeles.

October 26… Our choir will be featured at the Annual Celebration of United Methodist Women.  The theme “Happy Birthday UMW! Celebrating 150 years of United Methodist Women”.  The event will be held at Claremont UMC in Claremont from 10:00-3:00


Sunday School – 9:30 AM

Sunday Worship Service – 11:00 AM