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Glide Memorial United Methodist Church

330 Ellis St, West of Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-2735
+1 415-771-6000
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This church is known for its pastor, Cecil Williams, whose sermons never fail to thrill.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“gospel music” (4 reviews)
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330 Ellis St, West of Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-2735
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+1 415-771-6000
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I love the music and the knowledge and feeling that everyone is welcome here. There is no "preachy" message, but always a lot to consider and think about. We can all learn about love and acceptance regardless of religious beliefs. I do not have a...More

Thank julesofthesea
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We left before the service began. An associate pastor, or whatever his title was, was talking about reparations, white supremacy, and taking guns away from crazy white guys. Would have loved to stay and the Church came highly recommended to visit but I wasn’t staying...More

Thank MomzOf4
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

First, parking is impossible. Second, wonderful glide Memorial is not located the best part of town. Arrive early and get a good seat we were there and Danielle Steele was sitting in the front row and introduced. Wonderful Music! A real memory maker

Thank Kerry D
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A very important part of San Francisco, downtown church with a unique congregation, total mix. Also an important political message and a terrific mission to serve the poor.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Walked by the church everyday last weekend and really didn't think much of it. There are definitely other prettier churches in San Francisco.

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Go go! This is a place of love. A Sunday morning full of hope and joy. A celebration of life I will never forget.

Thank T H
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We wanted to attend a gospel church service. Not so much out of consideration ... just to make the mood and taste the experience of these people. It was very nice to see, contagious, you are going to sing along ... very relaxing and convincing....More

Thank BigWLier
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

A very welcoming church with preaching, singing and band. I felt very comfortable and Glide do great work in the community.

Thank Frances51255060
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I have been a United Methodist my entire life. When I am away from home on a Sunday I always try to attend another UMC. My son and his 8th grade class had come to San Francisco a month earlier on a service project and...More

Thank CO911dispatcher
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Some great music and very friendly staff. Music is uplifting with amazing voices. A great way to start the day. We are not religious so left before the sermons. A plate does go around but worth the few dollars for a unique experience

Thank James A
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jocacombe
11 January 2015|
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Response from Travelling_Jamesii | Reviewed this property |
Not to be missed. Sunday only at 9 and 11am. Suggest 11am as if there is a celebrity guest then most likely this service. When we were there it was Danielle Steele, the popular author.
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