625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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3RD S3SSION Young Adult Worship

Young Adult Worship at First Church Palo Alto

Water is the foundation of all that we are and an integral part of our faith tradition. During our August 3RD S3SSION we'll explore H2O, our baptism, and what it means in our lives and our faith.

August 10, 2014 Photo Memories

Children (and bears) are always welcome at First Church Palo AltoChildren (and bears) are always welcome at First Church

Pastor Sadie Stone of First Church Palo AltoPastor Sadie's sermon was "Is That Really In The Bible - Lions, and Tigers and Bears - Oh My"

Summer Choir at First Church Palo AltoCome join Summer Choir

August 3, 2014 Photo Memories

Children's Time at First Church Palo AltoWhat's in the box that Pastor Linda is holding?

Making a Joyful Noise at First Church Palo AltoNoisemakers!!!!!

Making a Joyful Noise at First Church Palo AltoMaking a Joyful Noise!

Pastor Sadie Stone of First Church Palo AltoPastor Sadie's Sermon was Is That Really in the Bible? “Bored to Death”. Listen to it here.

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

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.

Next Sunday: Join us for worship at 8:45 and 10:45 am. Pastor Sadie Stone will preach at both services.

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

Young Adult Worship:

August 3, 2014 - Is That Really in the Bible? “Bored to Death” - The Rev. Sadie Stone (Audio)
Listen to Pastor Sadie's sermon.

Ukraine, Gaza, and Other Hotspots - Great Decisions Special
Join us after worship on August 24th as we examine recent developments in Ukraine and Gaza with the goal of putting them into context, explaining why events have unfolded in the way that they have, and lead discussion on what might have been done to achieve different outcomes.

First School: Nurturing Our Community's Children
Are you looking for a preschool? Check out First School

July 27, 2014 - This is My Father's World - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)

July 20, 2014 - What Does it Mean to Serve? - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)

Join Us for Summer Choir
Come to the Sanctuary at 9:45am Sunday morning for Summer Choir rehearsal

July 6, 2014 - Remember Your Call - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)
Listen to Pastor Linda's first sermon as co-pastor of First Church.