You are Welcome at GPC!

window_starIf you visit us you’ll find people of different ages and perspectives finding a common center in a living Christ. The message you hear in worship service will relate timeless spiritual truths to the issues you face every day in our high-tech, globalizing world. The people you meet here will welcome you with genuine, easy-going warmth. The music you hear will be a blend of traditional hymns sung by the congregation or the chancel choir, as well as contemporary praise music, jazz, harp and acoustic guitar, and maybe even a young piano student sharing a piece they learned for their recital.

Nathan Maurer conducts the chancel choir and the praise band and coordinates the overall GPC music program. We offer excellent programs for kids, teens and adults of all ages. We are a mission-oriented church, supporting many causes in the Goleta and Santa Barbara communities as well as working for Peace and Social Justice at home and throughout the world.

"And it Was Good" - Creation-focused Worship Series

GPC has a history of celebrating Creation Sunday every year, close to the wider culture's celebratio[...]

Children's Ministry News for April, 2017

Children's Ministry News for April, 2017

The Sunday school lessons for April begin with an overview of the whole Passion story, then give det[...]

Youth News for April, 2017

Youth News for April, 2017

THE ANNUAL TIME AND TALENTS FUNDRAISER is coming up on Sunday, May 7. Think about what YOU would lik[...]

Pastor Graham's Message for April

Pastor Graham's Message for April

Dear GPC Family, Do you ever feel like life is lived somewhere in the quick transition between the [...]

BIBLE STUDY at HIGH SIERRA

BIBLE STUDY at HIGH SIERRA

You are invited to attend a weekly Bible Study with Rev. Graham Baird.  Every Wednesday at 12:00[...]

IV Youth Project needs diapers and food!

IV Youth Project needs diapers and food!

The Isla Vista Youth Project food pantry, which distributes to families in Isla Vista and Goleta, is[...]

“Take Care of It” – Beginning a 3-part series on Earth and Stewardship

“Take Care of It” – Beginning a 3-part series on Earth and Stewardship

"Take Care of It" - On the Sunday after Earth Day, Pastor Graham introduced a three-part series on Earth, Creation and Stewardship. There were difficulties with[...]

Villa Summer Music and Arts Week is Coming!

Villa Summer Music and Arts Week is Coming!

The annual Eduardo Villa Music and Arts Program is July 17 through July 21, 2017! This year's theme: "It's Good to be Queen - The Story[...]

Roofing Repairs, by Ministerios Betel

Roofing Repairs, by Ministerios Betel

If you are at the church on a weekday, you will notice that there are people on the roof of the sanctuary and the office[...]