Please Note: Worship services and on-campus church activities have been suspended because of the coronavirus. For March 29, Pastor Jim prepared a "virtual worship service" (complete with music by Julie Neufeld and Don Davis). Click here to access it.

photo by Jack Merrill


We are a community of faith seeking to know and serve Jesus Christ in the world through committed hearts, open minds, and willing hands.
We invite you to join us any Sunday morning, and experience what people have called "The kindest church in Santa Barbara County"!  Come and see!
Sunday School Lesson for March 29 2020
​​The PDF file called “GPC Sunday School March 29” contains all the materials for this week’s Sunday School lesson on[...]
Kids Connection for March 2020
​​​The Spring Sunday school curriculum begins with the Transfiguration story and a reminder to children that listening to the stories[...]
Veggie Garden Plots Available
Garden plots are available for GPC community members in our backyard community garden, EARTH GARDEN for a $20.00 fee. See[...]
Mommy and Me: Community, Activities and Fun!
Mommy and Me is currently suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Please check back periodically for updates.​SCHEDULED THURSDAYS, from 930am[...]
Pastor’s Message for March, 2020
The Grace and Peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you, I was asked recently about the origins of[...]
Coloring Club meets on the last Wednesday of each month
This group is not meeting during this period of Social Distancing.​We all have projects to begin or finish: sewing, mending,[...]
Lenten Bible Study Series
During this period when we're not meeting face-to-face, ​Pastor Jim is conducting Bible Study via Zoom each week during Lent[...]
Women’s Questers Bible Study Group
This group is not meeting during this period of Social Distancing."Questers", the GPC monthly  Bible Study group for women, meets[...]

Worship: 930am Sunday,
followed by Coffee Time
Address: 6067 Shirrell Way,
Goleta, CA 93117   (map)
(805) 967-2131 

Office Hours - Ofc. Administrator
Monday, Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 9am – 3pm
Thursday: 9am – 2pm
Friday: 9am - 3pm

Rev. Jim Pazan Office Hours:
Monday,: Closed
Tuesday-Thursday: 830am-430pm
Friday: 830am-430pm (sermon preparation day; pastoral meetings by appointment)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 7am - 2pm (worship & visitation)

To request visitation at your home or the hospital, or for a pastoral visit in the office, please call the church office or Pastor Jim at 308-765-0894. Pastor Jim is available for visitation, lunch, prayer, or spiritual direction if given advance notice, during most weekdays, with the exception of Monday.