Directions & Parking

church doorsWe are conveniently located at 1220 2nd Street, between Wilshire and Arizona, in Santa Monica. Free parking on Sunday for church services»

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You can also take the Big Blue Bus (see routes and schedules) or the Metro Expo Line (we are 5 blocks Northwest of the downtown Santa Monica station).

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Free Parking on Sunday for church services

Please specify the lot when obtaining a validation ticket from the ushers:

  • 100 Wilshire Parking Structure (at Wilshire and 2nd) – validation ticket required at exit. Free on Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The structure closes and is locked at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wilshire Palisades Building (at Arizona and 2nd) – validation ticket required at exit. When you exit, put in the original ticket, then the validated ticket clears the charge and opens the gate.
  • City Structure #2 (on Second Street) – offers free parking (no validation ticket required) on Sundays from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. The lot is across the street, opposite the Church. Parking on the street in front of the church is metered.

Please be aware that parking on the street on Sunday mornings is metered.