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
La Selva Beach Community Church
26 Florido Avenue
La Selva Beach, California 95076
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 8:00 AM
Coordinator:  Tom Lehmkuhl
Resurrection Church
7600 Soquel Drive
Aptos, California 95076
Meeting Times – Saturdays at 8:30 AM
Coordinator:  Tom Lehmkuhl
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
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

San Francisco and Bay Areas

Benicia, California 94510
Call for location and days
Meeting times:  7:30 PM alternating days
Group facilitator:  Katrina Cooper
Berkeley, California 94704
Call for location. 
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. 
Group Facilitator:  Jeannie Battagin
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
Holy Spirit Church
2700 Dwight Way
Berkeley, California 94704
Meeting Times – Newman Hall,  Mondays 7:30pm
Group Facilitator:  Klara Komorous-Towey
Concord, California 94521
Call for locations
Meeting times:  Thursdays 7 PM
Group facilitator:  Mary Desmond
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
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
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
Hesed Community
Meets in First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison Street (at 27 St.)
Oakland, CA 94612
Check website for updated meeting times:
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 
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
Corpus Christi School — CHILDREN’S GROUP
1 Estates Drive
Piedmont, California 94611
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 1:00 PM
Group Facilitator:   Jeannie Battagin
St. Dominic’s Church
2390 Bush Street
San Francisco, California 94115
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
Siena Room – Modular Building, left entrance
Group Facilitator: Teresa Au
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

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

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

Central California

Christ Lutheran Church
3830 W Tulare Ave
Visalia, California 93277
Meeting Times – Thursdays at 5:45 pm.
Group Facilitator:  Diane Aldrich
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
Red Barn Meditation Group
Arroyo Grande, California
Meeting Times – Call for meeting date & time, and for directions.
Group Facilitator:   Paula Houston
St. Anne’s Church
378 North F Street
Porterville, California 93257
Meeting Times – Tuesdays at 6:00 PM
Group Facilitator:  Maria Forner
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
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
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
St. Philip The Apostle Church
7100 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, California 93309
Meeting Times – Tuesday’s at 5:30 PM
Group Facilitator:  Leonard Bacon
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

Southern California

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
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:  310-470-0843 
Sharon Monroe:  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
Camarillo WCCM Meditation Group
Camarillo, California 93010
Meeting Times – Tuesday evenings 7:00 PM
Group Facilitator:  Lynn Dempsey
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
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
St. John Neumann Meditation Group
5101 Alton Parkway
Irvine, California 92604
Meeting Times –
Mondays, 9:30am; Library
Mondays, 7pm Chapel 
Group Facilitator:   Julie Sorensen
St. Joseph’s Church
6180 E. Willow St.
Long Beach, California 90815
Meeting times – Tuesdays, 7:00 PM
Group facilitator:  Frank McKown

Greater Los Angeles Area:

St. Agatha Catholic Church
2646 South Mansfield Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90016
Meeting Times – Fridays at 7 pm
Pastoral  Center Conference Room
Group Facilitator:  Gina Johnson, 818-466-4048

Los Feliz Group
Los Angeles, California
Call for location and times.
Meeting Times – Fridays, once a month
Group Facilitator:  Juliette Lange
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
Immaculate Conception Church
740 S Shamrock Avenue
Monrovia, California 91016
Meeting Times and group facilitators –
Mon-Sat, 7:00 AM:  Donna Camou
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM: Coleen O’Grady
Wednesdays at 7:00 PM:  Donna Camou
Thursdays at 7:00 PM, in Spanish:  Clarisa Arostegui
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
First United Methodist Church
2111 Camino del Rios
San Diego, California 92108
Meeting Times – Mondays at 6:00 PM.
Trotter Chapel (west of main Sanctuary)
Group Facilitator:  Sam Dove
Santa Barbara Christian Meditation Group
Santa Barbara, California 93108-2142
Meeting Times – Mondays 9:30 AM.
Call for location.
Group Facilitator:  Mary Sue Anderson
St. Monica’s Catholic Church
725 California Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90403
Wednesdays at 7:30 PM (New Meditators 7:15 pm)
Location: St. Andre Bessette Chapel (in the Caruso Building)
Group Facilitator:  Marie McAdam
St. Francis De Sales Church
13360 Valleyheart Dr.
Sherman Oaks, California 91423
Meeting Times – Wednesdays 7:00 PM
Group Facilitator:  Sam Eggar
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
St. Jude the Apostle Church
32032 Lindero Canyon Road
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Tuesdays, 7:30pm – 8:30pm (meets in Church)
Group Facilitator:  Ben Levine
(818) 437-0560
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
7344 Apperson Street
Tujunga, California 91042
Second and fourth Mondays, 7 – 8:30pm
Location: Parish Office Meeting Room
Group Facilitator:  Ellie Ragonese
(213) 369-5650
Ventura, California 93003-2139
Call for location.
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 9:30 AM.
Group Facilitator:  Mary Farley
St. Victor’s Church
8634 Holloway Drive
West Hollywood, California 90069
Meeting Times – Mondays at 6:30 PM.
Group Facilitator:  Mary Sargent
St. Mary’s of the Valley
7495 Church Street
Yucca Valley, California 92284
Meeting Times – Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
Group Facilitator: Ignazio Ficara