Skip to comments.Seeking Reverent SoCal Church
Posted on 04/01/2018 2:39:09 AM PDT by EliRoom8
I am relocating in a few months and would like to live in Southern California. It could be almost anywhere -- Santa Barbara to Temecula. The one **attraction** I am after is to find an evangelical (and Bible teaching) church with a choir, no entertainment, no band nor drum set on stage. Maybe, even a place where the pastor-teacher wears a tie and slacks, not jeans and a t-shirt.
Seriously --- Am I hoping for too much?
Happy April fools to you, as well.
If the church is truly interpreting the bible any other aspect to attract new followers shouldn’t matter should it?
I don’t think they have ties in SoCal.
Sounds like you should be looking for a house church.
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Alameda- Hopewell Baptist Church, 2167 Harbor Bay Pkwy., Alameda, CA 94502, www.hbcalameda.org 510-377-9733 [Pastor Mike Chantigian firstname.lastname@example.org]
Anderson - Heritage Baptist Church, 3496 Silver St., Anderson, CA 96007 [Pastor Tom Lucatorta HBC3496@att.net]
Arleta - Bible Baptist Church, 14101 Van Nuys Blvd., Arleta, CA 91331, www.biblebaptistarleta.org, (818) 896-6395, Pastor Michael D. McCubbins, email@example.com [updated 02/25/16]
Chula Vista - Berean Bible Baptist Church, 925 Hale Place, Suite B9, Chula Vista, CA 91914. www.bereanbible7.org 619-261-7210 [Pastor Melito Barrera, firstname.lastname@example.org]
Cloverdale - Oat Valley Baptist Church, P. O. Box 284, Cloverdale, CA 95425. 707-894-2998 [Pastor Roger Margerison email@example.com
Covina - Anchor Baptist Church, 546 N. Lark Ellen Ave, Covina, CA 91722. 626-869-9034, Pastor Jack Lamb
El Sobrante - Bethel Baptist Church, 4905 Appian Way, El Sobrante, CA 94803. www.pillarandground.org kentbrandenburg.blogspot.com 510-223-9550 [Dr. Kent Brandenburg, pastor, firstname.lastname@example.org]
Fairfield - Calvary Baptist Church, 600 Gregory Ln., Fairfield, CA 94533. 707-422-7037 [Pastor Rick Stonestreet]
Harbor City - Bethel Baptist Church, 25100 Normandie Ave., Harbor City, CA 90710. 307-632-6684 [Pastor Rudy Abort email@example.com]
Hesperia - Mountain View Baptist Church, 15131 Sequoia Ave., Hesperia, CA 92345, www.mvbconline.org, 760-244-0770, Pastor Daren T. Dilts, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lomita - First Baptist Church, 26366 Hillcrest Avenue; Lomita, CA 90717. www.firstbaptistoflomita.com 310-326-0597 Pastor Jim Miller email@example.com
Los Banos - Lighthouse Baptist Church, 110 Mercey Springs Rd., Los Banos, CA 93635. www.losbanoslighthouse.org 209-675-6622 [Pastor Ken Butler, Sr. firstname.lastname@example.org]
Merced - Merced Baptist Church - 1004 W. 15th Street - Merced, CA 95340 - www.mercedbc.org - 209-628-0455, Pastor Anthony Doss, email@example.com
Monrovia - Calvary Road Baptist Church, 319 W Olive Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016, 626-357-2711 (Dr John S. Waldrip firstname.lastname@example.org)
Morgan Hill - Shadow Mountain Baptist Church, 280 Llagas Rd. #447, Morgan Hill, CA 95037. 408-779-2010 [Pastor Kyle Haynes]
Ontario - Montecito Baptist Church 2560 Archibald Ave., Ontario, CA 91761 www.montecito.ws 909-923-8455 [Dr. Ezekiel Salazar, Jr.]
Palm Desert - First Baptist Church, 43400 Warner Trail, Palm Desert, CA 92211. 760-345-8505 Pastor Jason Dickey
Redwood City - Redwood Baptist Church, 2323 Euclid Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061. www.redwoodbaptist.org 650-364-1606 [Pastor Ryan Johnson, email@example.com]
San Bernardino- San Bernardino Baptist Church, 651 W. 48th Street, San Bernardino, CA 92407, www.sanbernardinobaptist.org, 909-882-0736, Pastor Paul Norton, firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego- Mira Mesa Bible Baptist Church, 9920 Scripps Lake Dr. Ste.101, San Diego, CA 92131. 619-274-2406 [Pastor Willie Del Rosario email@example.com]
San Leandro - Fundamental Gospel Baptist Church, 618 Victoria Court, San Leandro, California, 94577. derekjung.tripod.com 510-393-9871 [Pastor Derek Jung, firstname.lastname@example.org]
Santa Ana - Fundamentalist Baptist Church, Mailing address: 2321 E. 4th St., Suite C, #475, Santa Ana, CA 92705. www.fundamentalistbaptistchurch.org 714-241-1070 [Pastor C. P. Hanson pastor@FundamentalistBaptistChurch.org]
Santa Maria - Bethel Baptist Church, PO Box 616, Santa Maria, CA 93456. (Currently meeting at 2320 Thompson Way Ste. A) 805-922-7634 [Pastor Thomas B. Alvis, Jr. TAlvisJr@prodigy.net]
Santa Maria - Coast Hills Baptist Church, 650 W. Rice Ranch Road., Santa Maria, CA 93455. www.coasthillsbaptist.org 805-937-7291 [Pastor Bud Silva email@example.com
Simi Valley - Calvary Baptist Church, 3050 Kadota Street, (mail: P.O. Box 310), Simi Valley, California 93063, church 805-583-3314, Pastor Dennis J. Chapman 805-390-3295, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stockton - Stockton Baptist Church, 5480 N. Highway 99, Stockton, CA 95212. [Pastor Steve Kihlthau]
Trona - First Baptist Church, 84661 Trona Rd., Trona, Ca. 760-372-4600 [Pastor Larry Cox email@example.com]
Twentynine Palms - Freedom Baptist Church, PO Box 1225., Twentynine Palms, CA 92277. 760-361-6828 [Pastor Todd Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org ]
Vallejo - Bible Baptist Church, 900 Benicia Rd., Vallejo, CA 94591. 707-643-0093 Pastor Richard Scudder BBCVallejo@sbcglobal.net [wsr]
Ventura, CA - Wells Road Baptist Church, 289 N. Wells Road, wellsroadbaptist.org, 805-647-7775, E. Kent Williams, email@example.com, [listed 10/14/16]
Vista - West Coast Baptist Church, 1525 Buena Vista Dr., Vista CA 92081. 760-726-6163. [Pastor Phil Clark firstname.lastname@example.org]
Wildomar - Faith Baptist Church, 21220 Walnut Street, Wildomar, CA 92595. http://www.fbcwildomar.com (951) 245-8744 [Pastor Bruce Goddard]
Willits - Bible Baptist Church, 1764 S. Main St., Willits, CA 95490. www.biblebaptistwillits.org 707-456-9083 [Pastor Tim Johnson] email@example.com
Yuba City - First Baptist Church of Yuba City, 916 Plumas Street, Yuba City, CA 95991. www.fbcyuba.com [Pastor John Vessell firstname.lastname@example.org]
Into the lions den
I thought that Baptists had gone contemporary/modern and retired their choirs.
You do not interpret the Bible only with your mouth, but also with your actions and your demeanor.
And when He is among you as He promised, you may be as "seeker sensitive" as you like, but if your words and actions are less than worshipful, most normal people will perceive right away that you don't really believe He is present in your sanctuary.
The Lord is quite demanding on the appearance of his congregational leaders in the OT. He talks about dignity and the Lord’s glory in matters related to apparel in Exodus 28-30.. He also deals with presumption and an overly familiar approach to worship in the example of Nadab and Abihu.
I think dress shirts are also passe’ now.
Been there many times back when I was in SC on business; one of my fellow graduate school pals raised his family in it when he worked for Hughes.
Check it out.
Those that have done that and retain “Baptist” in their description ..... aren’t
"Among the Westmont professors who attended Calvary Baptist Church were Dr. Charles Ryrie, . . . "
From their History section.
Not these Independent Baptist.
They cant make it on this list if they use contemporary/modern music.
Look for a Presbyterian Church in America, Orthodox Presbyterian Church, or an Associate Reform Presbyterian Church.
I’m not promising that every one of these have a high(er) church form of worship, but it is a good starting point.
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