Join us for 10:00am in the Sanctuary.   REBUILDING THE CHURCH - BE A PART OF A NEW START.

ADVENT (CHRISTMAS SEASON) starts November 27th and will go through December 18th.
THEME:  "Emmanuel: God with us"   WORSHIP 10 am in person or on FACEBOOK.
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: We will have prepared worship experiences available online for streaming (no in person worship on those days)
  Check out our recent worship on Facebook from September  and October:  "Nine Principles of Redemption"  from Romans 15.
Also check out our Facebook page to see the series: "Faith Expectations" 5 lessons from Ephesians 1.
FACEBOOK LIVE at 10am each Sunday morning:
First Baptist Church of Los Angeles      Pastor:  Rev. Dr. Scott T. Arnold 

Sunday SCHOOL -  We have begun Sunday School for children each week.
Children will first come to worship, (with parents or guardian or will be met by Zuleima Argumedo in the sanctuary near the East entrance beforehand. 
Zuleima will lead our team of teachers, the children will go with her from worship after the Praise songs and morning offering (11:20am- 11:30am) on most Sundays.
The children will only go from 11:20am to 11:10am and will rejoin parents afterwards. (parents can fellowship and join discussion groups in the Newman Lounge.
We are using the Rocky Railway curriculum for the first month, as we look forward to growing our classes and adding more teachers.

Rocky Railway

Each Sunday after worship.  "Connect Circles" at 11:10 am in the Newman Lounge and Interior Courtyard.  (Coffee, Tea,  Snacks)

WELCOME:    First Baptist Church of Los Angeles.          760 S. Westmoreland Ave.  Los Angeles, CA 90005 
           We have parking available on 8th Street (north side of street) next to our building.  Enter at parking lot corner entrance.
        EMAIL:      PHONE:  213-384-2151.   

NEWS FLASH:   Pastor Scott was  on KKLA Christian Radio  99.5 FM
His interview with Donna Roush is linked below from

"Renewing faith and Community in Christ"
Giving Online:
Text giving:  323-214-3094  Text the word:  "Give"

Bible Study for Adults is available at two times:   
  9:00am Class in the lower level adult class goes until 9:45am.
              11:10 am. "Connect Circles" for informal fellowship,  sharing, and  Bible Study until noon. 
  (using sermon outline and questions provided and other creative resources)  
Connect Circles take place in the Newman Lounge and Interior Courtyard tables.   
Children have space and Lego activity tables.
             COFFEE and REFRESHMENTS served from 11:10 to Noon.
(As long as you made it to church, stay a while and form some great friendships)

We use "Group" curriculum.  All our teachers and helpers must pass Background checks and  our church follows State Regulations.

We are called to be a community of faith, a welcome table, that celebrates the rich diversity of its membership as it serves and honors the diverse cultural and ethnic nature of Los Angeles and surrounding communities.  We are called to be deeply grounded in the Word and Witness through the power of the Holy Spirit, being a prophetic voice for  justice, healing and transformation.  We are called to manifest the love of Christ as we share our various sources of capital with the community as well as being a witness to God's reign through celebrative worship and care for one another.
First Baptist Church of Los Angeles is a place where people:  can meet Jesus,  engage in life-giving community,  and be loved, appreciated and welcome. 
We believe in creating a space where people can have authentic encounters with Christ, discover their gifts and use them for God's glory.

JOIN US FOR WORSHIP EVERY SUNDAY  Online at 10:00 am (PDT) Facebook  

Special Worship:  Filipino American History Sunday  

Sermon:  "Xtreme Faith: Faith of the Great Cloud"  

Sermon:  Caring for the Body.  November 1, 2020 

Service Times

Sunday Mornings

   streamed live on Facebook.  Also on Facebook and YouTube  afterwards.

Sunday school

Bible Study is available on Sundays before and after worship.  Please contact church about ZOOM Group studies.
email:  or  Pastor Scott Arnold at:

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II Corinthians 5:17-21
17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,  the new creation  has come: The old has gone, the new is here!   18 All this is from God,  who reconciled us to himself through Christ  and gave us the ministry of reconciliation:  19 that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them.  And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.  20 We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors,  as though God were making his appeal through us.  We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.   21 God made him who had no sin  to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Senior Pastor: Rev. Dr. Scott T. Arnold.  

Scott has been in ministry over 38 years from the Midwest to the East Coast and now here in L.A.  Dr. Arnold is trained in Urban Ministry, has a degree in Urban Planning, and has a degree in the Fine Arts.  Scott enjoys the diversity and is humbled by the challenges of ministry in the city.  He began his pastorate here at FBCLA in January of 2020 with his wife Marilyn.   Scott is an artist, a singer/guitarist, song writer, book writer, videographer, and urban missiologist.  
     Scott is also a cancer survivor, and was healed while in the fourth stage of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma through an encounter with Jesus Christ over 19 years ago.  Pray for the church and Pastor Scott Arnold as we venture anew into these times of great challenge and hope.  God is up to a new work, come and join us.   You may email Scott at:  

Bible Study:  Psalms

Pastor Scott Arnold teaches relevant lessons for today from the Psalms. This is a sequential study, starting with Psalm 1.
Discover how the times of Israel are similar to the times we contend with today. There are overwhelming problems that David and Israel faced, the people discovered the wisdom of God and the Spirit of God helping them to worship and serve God through life's challenges and disappointments.  Pastor Scott teaches these Bible Studies on Facebook live at 11:00 am Wednesday mornings PDT.