About Peninsula
We are followers of Jesus Christ, committed to live by faith, to be known by love, and to be a voice of hope. Our mission is evangelical, sharing the good news of eternal life through the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. We believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the Bible, and are nondenominational. We are a church on the Hill whose light shines across the South Bay and around the world. Our congregation is diverse and inclusive,  we welcome people from all walks of life, regardless of where they are in their spiritual journey. Our desire is to help you grow in your  relationship with Jesus. Come to Peninsula, and discover with us the blessings of Christ!

Service Times
9 am - leans traditional 
10:30 am - leans contemporary

Welcome Colleen!
Posted 3.13.2017
Colleen Ishimaru is never happier than when she is serving the Lord. Whether it is with the YMCA or Child Evangelism Fellowship or with a local church, she has been privileged to share her passion for the evangelism and discipleship of the next generation.  She got started to that end at Journey of Faith in Manhattan Beach – then, known as Community Baptist Church, where she and her husband, Si were married. Together they raised 7 children – sort of a his, hers and theirs combination, all of who came to know the Lord at Journey of Faith. She and Si served at Journey in the children’s, missions, worship and deaconate ministries for more than 10 years. Together they also served in the loca...

Men Stepping Up One-Day Event - Saturday, 2/18
Posted 1.17.2017
To RSVP, click here.   There are those times that confront every man. Pivotal moments when he must decide either to engage or retreat, to face the threat or look the other way. • A firefighter runs into a burning building  • A police officer runs toward the sound of gunfire • A soldier breaches the crest of the trench charging the enemy  • A husband moves toward his wife in an understanding way  • A father engages his child who has failed again  In both little moments and extreme si...

Christmas Eve/Christmas Day
Posted 12.20.2016
You have two options for worship at Peninsulas this weekend -- Christmas Eve at 5 pm or Christmas Day at 10 am.  The services will be similar, though not identical.  But pick one and come and worship Jesus on the day we celebrate His Incarnation.  Our text will be John 1:14 -- and we will continue through our UNCLUTTERED sermon series.  Come and make this one very special Christmas.  Child care is available at both services. ...

"A Christmas Oratorio & More" featuring the Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers
Posted 12.07.2016
Join us at a choral celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus, with the combined choirs of Peninsula and the Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers on December 18 at 7:30 pm.   This night of choral music will feature Saint Saens’ “Christmas Oratorio” for Chorus, Soloists, Strings, and Organ. The evening will also include Christmas anthems, a carol sing-along, Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” and an exhilarating rendition of the “Soulful Hallelujah.” Come Celebrate with Music the Birth of the” King of Kings”!   This marks the second season of the JMN Singers was formed by Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef to share the “Universal Langu...

Christmas Tree Lighting this Friday!
Posted 11.26.2016
’Tis the Season: A Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, December 2 at 7:30 pm   Join us for our first Christmas tree lighting this Friday night. It will be a family-friendly evening of Christmas songs, hot chocolate and cookies. ...

Daring Faith Video
Posted 11.14.2016
Not able to make our Daring Faith celebration dinner last night and missed Roy Medawar's video? See it here. ...

Harvest Festival! Mon 6-8pm
Posted 10.27.2016
It's Harvest Festival time!  Tell your friends and neighbors!  Come and experience the wonderful atmosphere and family friendly fun all free!  We are looking for volunteers and candy.  If you can help please see Pastor Bruce on Sunday.  There will be a orientation for all volunteers after each service and he can plug you in there.  This is a really great time for our church to be a light in the darkness by shining the light of Christ to our community.  Come a be a part of this exciting event! ...

It All Begins on Sunday
Posted 10.21.2016
It all begins in just a couple of days -- DARING FAITH!  Under the leadership of Tim Maier, Les and Joei Sheckman, Sheila Medawar, Lilia McGregor, Christina Jaramillo, Paul Buttrey, and Marijane Miyake have been meeting weekly to plan for our fall 2016 spiritual life campaign.  And, what they have come up with -- is amazing.  Let us all come together and see where and how God is wanting to grow and stretch our faith.  It all begins on Sunday morning, October 23 -- with special guests Alex and Millie Ojera, from Bombo, Uganda.   ...

Did you join a small group for Daring Faith?
Posted 10.20.2016
Have you joined a Daring Faith small group?  Did you know they are a time-limited small group?  Five weeks, that's all.  They will last approximately 90 minutes, with a video, short group discussion, and prayer time.  Now is the time to check out small groups -- with no strings attached. Take your first step of Daring Faith -- it's not too late to sign up on the patio for a group on Sunday. ...

Joint Service Sunday -- 10:30
Posted 8.29.2016
Join us on Sunday for our annual Joint Service with our brethren from South Bay Evangelical Community Church (SBECC).  It is local opportunity to get a taste of the international nature of the Body of Christ.  Come at 10:30 to get a flavor of what worship is like outside our comfortable English-speaking world.  It'll be a great day to lift up Jesus and share The Table with those who do not speak English as well as you!  Paul Buttrey will be preaching.   Join SBECC for lunch (it's free) in the Fellowship Hall right after The 10:30.   ...

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