History

1910jpg1911:  a little band of worshipers met in Galilee Episcopal Chapel at 18th Street and Oceanfront.

1912:  property was purchased for $350.00.

1913jpg1915:  the first church was dedicated with 50 members.

1948:  the educational building was added.

1952:  the first church was razed and the cornerstone for a new building was laid.

1914-bjpg1959:   more property was purchased to make room for a larger educational building and fellowship hall with kitchen.

1980: plans were developed for the new construction of a larger church.

1984:  the first worship service was held in the new sanctuary. The 1952 sanctuary was converted into office space and classrooms.

1985: work was begun on the installation of the church’s first pipe organ and approval was given to improve the kitchen.1970-bjpg

1986:  the new kitchen was completed.

1997: adjacent Night club on Pacific Avenue was purchased to greatly expand our Urban Ministries program.

1999:  the 1952 sanctuary structure and the little chapel were demolished to make room for the new three-story addition.  1997-bjpgThis facility accommodates
classrooms and most staff offices, a children’s multipurpose room, a state-of-the-art music department, a nursery, a conference room, workrooms, and a small chapel.

2014:  Second Century Committee was formed and currently investigating
the need for 
building maintenance, improvements and expansions.1953-bjpg