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Beautiful Remodel!

What an improvement, this beautiful church has been restored to it's former glory. It is an icon in... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
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A beautiful celebration of Baccalaureate blessings to our seniors

St James by the Sea is a welcoming community and beautiful historical church in the heart of La... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
San Diego, California
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743 Prospect St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4229
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

What an improvement, this beautiful church has been restored to it's former glory. It is an icon in the neighborhood.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

St James by the Sea is a welcoming community and beautiful historical church in the heart of La Jolla. It is also affiliated with The Bishop’s School and as such, the seniors are blessed with their Baccalaureate service at St James with the Presiding Bishop...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The community of parishioners at St. James is really down-to-earth and reaches out in simple but really meaningful ways: introducing themselves at church in the morning; including newcomers into conversations at coffee after the service; inviting newcomers to participate in outreach and various volunteer activities;...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Concerts in this La Jolla venue are a delight. The church with excellent acoustics provides a calm, serene setting. Usually street parking is available in the evenings on adjacent streets. There is also an adjacent gift shop that's open during the day.

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Rector Mark Hargreaves and Asst Rector Rebecca Dinovo lead the parish with humility and humor, faith anchored in service, and a loving care for their parishioners. Their outreach to the community mirrors the way that Christ reaches out to those in need around him. The...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I began attending St. James in mid-2016 and have so enjoyed getting to know the members as well as Rector Rev'd Dr. Mark Hargreaves and Rev'd Rebecca Dinovo, Minister for Congregational Life. The community provides tremendous areas of outreach and mission as well as providing...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have been in this church for several concerts because the acoustics are very good. The building is easily to find and parking is not a problem.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I adore the music series here. The acoustics are fabulous and its within walking distance of anywhere in The Village. Check local listings -- if something is happening during your stay, grab the opportunity!

Thank JennyAnyStripes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed quite close to the church and listened to the bells chime quarter hours after 10:00 a.m. I had fond memories of this church.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This architecturally interesting church is opposite the Museum of Contemporary Art/La Jolla and across the street from the recreation center. Although I don't worship here, I've enjoyed concerts here as they have a varied and good musical program that includes the Bach Collegium. They also...More

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