State of California

Listed below are WCCM Meditation Groups in California.   Please contact the group ahead of time if you plan to attend for the first time, to discover temporary time or location changes, and please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time.  We welcome newcomers!

 

Northern California

Monterey Bay areas

Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula
4590 Carmel Valley Road
Carmel, California 93923
Meeting Times -Wednesdays in Chapel 5:00 pm.
Group Facilitator:  Chris Johnson
831-625-6069  christinedjohnson@sbcglobal.net
 
La Selva Beach Community Church
26 Florido Avenue
La Selva Beach, California 95076
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 8:00 AM
Coordinator:  Tom Lehmkuhl
831-684-0149   WiseFox70@yahoo.com
 
Resurrection Church
7600 Soquel Drive
Aptos, California 95076
Meeting Times – Saturdays at 8:30 AM
Coordinator:  Tom Lehmkuhl
831-684-0149     WiseFox70@aol.com
 
Soledad Prison
Meeting times:  Every week
Coordinator:  Tom Lehmkuhl,  above listings
  

Sacramento areas

Faith Lutheran Church
1115 Combie Road (corner of Combie Road and Placer Hills Road )
Meadow Vista, California 95722
Church phone: 530- 878-1870 
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 6:45 PM
Group Facilitator:  Julie Hettig  
916 -747-7063    jlhettig@sbcglobal.net
 
Our Lady of  the Assumption School
2141 Walnut Avenue
Carmichael, CA.  95608
Meeting times:  Mondays at 7:30-8;30PM (in the school library)
Group Facilitator:  Fran Rider
916-488-4229   bilrider2808@sbcglobal.net
 

San Francisco and Bay Areas

Benicia, California 94510
Call for location and days
Meeting times:  7:30 PM alternating days
Group facilitator:  Katrina Cooper
707-748-7581
 
Berkeley, California 94704
Call for location. 
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. 
Group Facilitator:  Jeannie Battagin
510-849-2181  jbherenow@msn.com
 
ST. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way
Berkeley,  Ca.   94704
Meeting times: Monday 7:15pm in St. Mark’s Chapel
Group Facilitator:  Barbara Koerber
Phone:  510-655-0983
email:  b_koerber@comcast.net
 
Holy Spirit Church
2700 Dwight Way
Berkeley, California 94704
Meeting Times – Newman Hall,  Mondays 7:30pm
Group Facilitator:  Klara Komorous-Towey
510-548-9808    
 
Concord, California 94521
Call for locations
Meeting times:  Thursdays 7 PM
Group facilitator:  Mary Desmond
925-682-5257  maryjdes@astound.net
 
St. Isadore’s Catholic Church
440 La Gonda Way
Danville, California 94526
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 9:00 am in Room 214, 215. 
St. Isadore phone number: 925-837-2122
Group Facilitator:  Julie Maute
925-362-0970   jlmaute@sbcglobal.net
 
Livermore, California 94550
Call for locations.
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 9:30 AM
Group Facilitator:  Cher Hampton    925-606-7422
 
St. Charles Borromeo Church
1315 Lomitas Avenue
Livermore, California 94550
Meeting Times –  Mondays at 5:30 PM
St. Charles number: 925-447-4549
Group Facilitator:  Claire LaScola
925-447-9800   clairelascola@gmail.com
 
St. Charles Borromeo Church
1315 Lomitas Avenue
Livermore, California 94550
Meeting Times – Mondays at 7:00 PM.
St. Charles number: 925-447-4549
Group Facilitator:  Pauline O’Reilly
925-449-1336  Blarney32@comcast.net
 
Hesed Community
Meets in First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison Street (at 27 St.)
Oakland, CA 94612
Check website for updated meeting times:
www.Hesedcommunity.org
Mondays 7:30 PM, Wednesdays 5:00 PM, Saturdays 5:00 PM
 
College Avenue Presbyterian Church
5951 College Ave
Oakland, California 94618
Meeting Times – Thursdays at 7:30 PM.
Group Facilitator:  Lane Stahl
(H) 510-601-6042
LaneStahl@yahoo.com 
 
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
114 Montecito Ave.
Oakland, California 94610
Meeting Times – Mondays 5:15pm 
(parking is across the street in the Veteran’s Building parking lot.)
Group Facilitator:  Carol Pingree
510-893-0161    cping@att.net
 
Corpus Christi School — CHILDREN’S GROUP
1 Estates Drive
Piedmont, California 94611
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 1:00 PM
Group Facilitator:   Jeannie Battagin
510-849-2181  jbherenow@msn.com
 
St. Dominic’s Church
2390 Bush Street
San Francisco, California 94115
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
Siena Room – Modular Building, left entrance
Website: www.christianmeditation.us
Group Facilitator: Teresa Au
415-439-9970  Teresa@christianmeditation.us
 
San Francisco, California 94132
60 Stonecrest Dr, San Francisco, CA
Call  for location and leave message.
Meeting times:  Tuesdays 7:30 PM
Group Facilitator:  Conchita Lopez-Taylor
(415) 239-0701    cll7@pacbell.net
  

San Jose

Willow Glen United Methodist Church
Woodhaven Retreat Center
1420 Newport Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
Meeting Times: Mondays 12:30 PM
Group facilitator: Ingrid Quigley
408-209-4430  ingridquigley@sbcglobal.net
 

Walnut Creek

St. Anne’s Church
1600 Rossmoor Parkway,
Walnut Creek, CA.  04505
Meeting Times: Monday 9:30am at the Church Library
Group facilitator:  Virginia D’Almeida
925-952-9750

 

Central California

Christ Lutheran Church
3830 W Tulare Ave
Visalia, California 93277
Meeting Times – Thursdays at 5:45 pm.
Group Facilitator:  Diane Aldrich
559-592-2854
 
Wesley United Methodist Church
1343 E. Barstow Ave.
Fresno, California 93710
Meeting Times – Sunday 9:30 am/ George Winterburg Education Building, West
Group Facilitator:  Jim Healy
559-289-2250  Jimhealy194@sbcglobal.net
 
Red Barn Meditation Group
Arroyo Grande, California
Meeting Times – Call for meeting date & time, and for directions.
Group Facilitator:   Paula Houston
805-481-0410
 
St. Anne’s Church
378 North F Street
Porterville, California 93257
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 6:00 PM
Group Facilitator:  Maria Forner
559-784-3397  mariaf@ocsnet.net
 
St. Maximillian Kolbe
Mass Station of St. Anne’s Parish
34194 C Highway 190
Springville, California 93265
Meeting Times – Mondays 6:30pm
Group Facilitator:  Maria Forner
559-784-3397  mariaf@ocsnet.net
 
St. Paul Newman Center
1572 East Barstow Avenue
Fresno, California 93710
Meeting Times/Location – Thursdays 11:15am – 12:15pm,  Cardinal Newman Hall-Room 104
Group Facilitator:  Benita Lankford (559)412-7491
                                       or  John Prandini  (559)436-3439
Email:   lank26@comcast.net
 
St. Peter’s Church
19 Follett St
Lemoore, California 93245
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
Group Facilitator:  Bob Sandoval
559-582-0895 or 559-362-6824
heandimake4@yahoo.com
 
St. Philip The Apostle Church
7100 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, California 93309
Meeting Times – Tuesday’s at 5:30 PM
Group Facilitator:  Leonard Bacon
661-397-1168   lbacon@csub.edu
 
Wesley United Methodist Church
1343 E. Barstow Avenue
George Winterburg Education Bldg. West
Fresno, CA 93710
Meeting Times – Sundays at 9:30
Group Facilitator – Jim Healy
559-289-2250; jimhealy194@sbcglobal.net) 
 

Southern California

Sunny View Care Center
1428 South Marengo Ave
Alhambra, California 91803
Meeting Times – Tuesdays, Family Room, 1st. Floor 10:30 AM
Group Facilitator:  Anne Letton
626-795-2680  Pikie@earthlink.net
 
Annunciation Church
1307 E Longden Ave
Arcadia, California 91006
Church phone number: (626) 447-6202
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 7:30 PM in the Pastoral Office.
Group Facilitator: Patricia Arkosy
parkosy@earthlink.net
 
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
504 N. Roxbury Dr.
Beverly Hills, California 90210
Meeting Times – Tuesdays 7pm., Thursdays 11AM, Saturdays 9 AM, in the Parish Center Chapel. 
Group Facilitator:  Mary Ann Gould  (Tues. + Thurs); Sharon Monroe (Sat.)
Mary Ann Gould:  magould41@gmail.com  310-470-0843 
Sharon Monroe: samonroe2@gmail.com  310-470-0257
 
St. Pius V Catholic Church
7691 Orangethorpe Avenue
Buena Park, California 90621
Meeting Times – Saturdays at 9 AM.
Church number: 714-522-2193.
Group Facilitator:  Natalie Herrera
Email:   niherrera51@gmail.com
 
Camarillo WCCM Meditation Group
Camarillo, California 93010
Meeting Times – Tuesday evenings 7:00 PM
Group Facilitator:  Lynn Dempsey
805-482-6793
Lynndempsey1@me.com
 
St. Denis Catholic Church
2151 S. Diamond Bar Blvd.
Diamond Bar, California 91765
Meeting Times – Wednesday 7:15 PM, church meeting room
Group Facilitator:  Carina Teng
626-675-8170  carinakim5@gmail.com
 
St. Andrew’s Russian Greek Catholic Church
538 Concord St.
El Segundo, California 90245
Meeting Times – Second and Fourth Mondays, 7:30-9.00pm
Group Facilitator:  Bernadette St. James
310-991-2256  nbstjames@yahoo.com
 
St. John Neumann Meditation Group
5101 Alton Parkway
Irvine, California 92604
Meeting Times –
Mondays, 9:30am; Library
Mondays, 7pm Chapel 
Group Facilitator:   Julie Sorensen
949-857-7931   juliesorensen7@gmail.com
 
St. Joseph’s Church
6220 E. Willow St.
Long Beach, California 90815
Meeting times – Tuesdays, 7:00 PM
Group facilitator:  Frank McKown
frmckown@gmail.com
310-633-1744
 

Greater Los Angeles Area:

 St. John of God Retirement Community
2468 S. St. Andrews Place
Los Angeles, California 90018
Meeting Times – Thursdays at 7:00 PM
Please call ahead to confirm meeting and parking instructions.
Group Facilitator: Lucy Palermino
323-402-0797   owisdom1@aol.com
 
Los Feliz Group
Los Angeles, California
Call for location and times.
Meeting Times – Wednesdays, every other week
Group Facilitator:  Juliette Lange
323-401-5957   juliettelange@hotmail.com
 
Our Lady of Grace
5011 White Oak Avenue
Los Angeles, California 91316
Meeting Times – Thursdays 7:00 PM in the Parish Center
Group Facilitator: Brandon Sharkey
818-428-5631    bsharkey24@hotmail.com
 
 St. Jerome Catholic Church
5500 Thornburn St.
Westchester, California 90045
Meeting Times – Thursdays 7:00 PM / Parish Hall upper Room
Group Facilitator:  Tom Lenert
310-649-3245  trlenert@ca.rr.com
 
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Immaculate Conception Church
740 S Shamrock Avenue
Monrovia, California 91016
626-358-1166
Meeting Times and group facilitators –
Mon-Sat, 7:00 AM:  Paul Han  sung.han5001@gmail.com
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM: Coleen O’Grady
Wednesdays at 7:00 PM:  Donna Camou  banddcamou@gmail.com
Thursdays at 7:00 PM:  at All Souls Church; contact Paul Han  sung.han5001@gmail.com
 
Corpus Christi Parish
875 Toyopa Drive
Pacific Palisades, California 90272
Meeting Times – Thursdays at 9:00 AM
Group Facilitator:  Michelle O’Neil
310-454-0920 (leave message)  birthing1@verizon.net
 
American Martyrs Church
The Spirituality Center – St. Joseph’s Chapel
770 17th Street (Use Pacific Avenue entrance)
Manhattan Beach, California 90266
Meeting Times – Fridays at 11:15 AM
Group Facilitator: Beverly Busby
310-376-2056   kirkbusby@verizon.net
  
First United Methodist Church
2111 Camino del Rios
San Diego, California 92108
Meeting Times – Mondays at 6:00 PM.
(in the Choir room directly below sanctuary)
Group Facilitator:  Sam Dove
619-283-1687  sdove@cox.net
 
Santa Barbara Christian Meditation Group
Santa Barbara, California 93108-2142
Meeting Times – Mondays 9:30 AM.
Call for location.
Group Facilitator:  Mary Sue Anderson
805-565-1212 msa@silcom.com
 
Old Mission Santa Barbara
2201 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara,  Ca.  93105
Meeting Days: Mondays 6:30 PM
Meeting location: MRC Office
Facilitator Name: Ed Gordon
Facilitator Phone: 267-994-0781
Facilitator email: Edwardlgordon@aol.com
 
St. Monica’s Catholic Church
725 California Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90403
Wednesdays at 7:30 PM (New Meditators 7pm)
Location: St. Andre Bessette Chapel (in the Caruso Building)
Group Facilitator:  Marie McAdam
818-582-2718  desertwisdom@earthlink.net
 
St. Francis De Sales Church
13360 Valleyheart Dr.
Sherman Oaks, California 91423
Meeting Times – Wednesdays 7:00 PM
Group Facilitator:  Sam Eggar  senotme3@gmail.com
 
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
1 W. Ave de los Arboles
Thousand Oaks, California 91360
Meeting Times – Thursdays at 4:30 PM.
Group Facilitator:  Jim Oines
805-907-2162   jimoines@gmail.com
 
St. Paschal Meditation Group
Thousand Oaks
, California 91360
Wednesdays at 7 pm
Call for location of group meetings
Group Facilitator:  Joannes Wennink
805-493-1939,   jawennink@msn.com
 
St. Jude the Apostle Church
32032 Lindero Canyon Road
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Tuesdays, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Group Facilitator:  Ben Levine
ben@saintjudetheapostle.org
(818) 437-0560
 
Ventura, California 93003-2139
Call for location.
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 9:30 AM.
Group Facilitator:  Mary Farley
805-643-5262
 
St. Victor’s Church
8634 Holloway Drive
West Hollywood, California 90069
Meeting Times – Mondays at 6:30 PM.
Group Facilitator:  Msgr Jerimiah Murphy
310-652-6477  pastor@saintvictor.org
 
St. Mary’s of the Valley
7495 Church Street
Yucca Valley, California 92284
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
Group Facilitator: Ignazio Ficara
760-365-2287   Ficara.law.office@verizon.net