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Metropolitan Community Church Los Angeles is a church located in Los Angeles, California, USA.

History Edit

  • Oct. 6, 1968 MCC founded by Rev. Troy D. Perry in Huntington Park, California
  • 1969 Church at 22nd & Union purchased and occupied; first UFMCC General Conference held.
  • Jan. 27, 1973 Building at 22nd & Union destroyed by a fire of “suspicious origin.”
  • 1974 MCCLA purchases and occupies the former Belasco Theater at 11th & Hill downtown.
  • Feb., 1986 Rev. Nancy L. Wilson elected pastor of MCC Los Angeles.
  • 1987 Hill Street building sold and Washington & La Cienega property in Culver City purchased.
  • Jan. 17, 1994 Building Washington Boulevard destroyed during Northridge earthquake.
  • 1996 Santa Monica Boulevard property purchased jointly with UFMCC and occupied.
  • Feb. 15, 2001 Rev. Michael J. Nikolaus serves as MCC Los Angeles’ interim pastor.
  • Nov. 4, 2001 Rev. Neil G. Thomas of Bournemouth MCC, England, elected as Senior Pastor of MCCLA and began his pastorate in early 2002. He was installed March 10, 2002.

Pastors Edit

  • 1968 – 1972 Rev. Elder Dr. Troy D. Perry
  • 1972 – 1975 Rev. Lee J. Carlton
  • 1975 – 1976 Rev. Elder James Sandmire
  • 1976 – 1978 Rev. Donald Pederson
  • 1978 – 1985 Rev. Elder Jeri Ann Harvey
  • 1985 – 1986 Elder Larry Rodriguez
  • 1986 – 2000 Rev. Elder Nancy L. Wilson
  • 2001 – 2002 Rev. Michael Nikolaus
  • 2002 – present Rev. Dr. Neil G. Thomas

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