625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650.323.6167
fax 650.323.3923

info@firstpaloalto.com

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February 22, 2015 Photo Memories

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoGreat Decisions is under way. Join us for a thought-provoking and lively discussions on Global Issues and US International Relations. Monday nights at 7:30 pm.

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was "What is a Christian Community?". Listen to it here.

Food Closet at First Church Palo AltoWe heard two mission moments. The first was about helping to keep the local Food Closet stocked.

Volunteering at our Monday Night MealAnd the second was about volunteering to hep with our weekly Breaking Bread meal.

Choir at First Church Palo Alto

February 15, 2015 Photo Memories

Up close and personal at First Church Palo AltoThe Best Seat in the Sanctuary really is the best seat.

First Church Palo Alto is helping to eradicate MalariaThanks to your generosity, the Best Seat in the Sanctuary raised TWICE our goal for Imagine No Malaria. $5,025 will go to help eradicate Malaria! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was "Scripture, Tradition, Experience, and Reason". Listen to it here.

Fiume di Musica at First Church Palo AltoWe enjoyed music from Fiume di Musica

February 8, 2015 Photo Memories

Raising money to eradicate Malaria at First Church Palo AltoThis week's top vote getter in our "Best Seat in the Sanctuary" contest. Our goal is to raise $5000 for Imagine No Malaria

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was "Should the Church Have Any Role in Politics?"

Chancel Choir at First Church Palo Alto

Boy Scout Sunday at First Church Palo AltoWe celebrated Boy Scout Sunday

February 1, 2015 Photo Memories

The Best Seat in the house at First Church Palo AltoThe votes have been counted. We have a winner for the first week of "The Best Seat in the House". Proceeds from the contest are going to Imagine No Malaria

Best Seat In The House at First Church Palo AltoThe Best Seat in the house comes with your own concierge. And the pastor is nearby to make sure you're comfortable. Who will get to sit in the chair next week?

Tongan Band and Choir at First Church Palo AltoWe were joined by members of the First Tongan United Methodist Church. Their orchestra and choir sang.

Pastor Sione Halafa'u of the First Tongan Church of Palo AltoPastor Sione Halafa'u preached

Children are always welcome at First Church Palo AltoChildren are always welcome at First Church

All are welcome for Communion at First Church Palo AltoAll are welcome for Communion

Imagine No Malaria

Our guest preacher on Sunday, March 13, 2011 was the Rev. Gary Henderson. He serves as the Executive Director of the Global Health Initiative of The United Methodist Church. He spoke to us about how the United Methodist Church is working to eradicate malaria.



Listen to his sermon, watch the videos, and learn more about Imagine No Malaria here.

Welcome
Next Sunday: Join us for worship at 8:45 and 10:45 am.

Can't make it to Church?
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at 10:45 am

Young Adult Worship: 3rd Thursday of the month at 8pm

Contemplative Worship: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm

Monday Nights - Great Decisions 2015: The Loughry Discussion Series
Great Decisions is a series of thought-provoking and lively discussions on Global Issues and US International Relations. Learn more here.

March 1, 2015 - A Christian Community Needs Unity - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




February 22, 2015 - What is a Christian Community? - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




February Issue of Insights is Online!
Read the latest issue today!

February 15, 2015 - Scripture, Tradition, Experience, and Reason - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




Good Friday Service
Join us at 7pm on April 3rd as we commemorate the death of Jesus on the cross

New Contemplative Worship Service
Looking for a Quiet Place to Clear your Mind? Looking for time to nourish your heart, or a new way to reflect upon your life?

Join us at our contemplative worship service now every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm in Kohlstedt Hall