625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650.323.6167
fax 650.323.3923

info@firstpaloalto.com

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Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals at First Church Palo Alto

Roof Repair

Meetings at First Church Palo AltoWe recently had a presentation about our much needed roof repairs. See the presentation here and learn what needs to be done to stop the leaks.

June 14, 2015 Photo Memories

Join us for Summer Choir at First Church Palo AltoIt was the first Sunday for Summer Choir. Join us at 9:45am for rehearsal. We'll rehearse an easily accessible anthem which we'll then present during the worship service.

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoIs Pastor Linda lying down on the job?

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoNo, she's hard at work delivering her sermon...

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo Alto"Just Showing Up Doesn’t Get the Job Done"

Bible lessons at First Church Palo AltoHear the Word of the Lord

June 7, 2015 Photo Memories

Chancel Choir at First Church Palo AltoIt was a Sunday of music before our choristers and musicians take their summer break. It's now your turn to sing. We invite to join Summer Choir.

Handbells at First Church Palo AltoThe Handbells will also return in September.

Pastor Sione Halafau of the First Tongan United Methodist Church of Palo AltoWe had a joint service with our Tongan and Fijian brothers and sisters. Pastor Sione Halafau of the First Tongan United Methodist Church of Palo Alto preached.

Tongan Choir and Band at First Church Palo AltoIt is always a special moment to hear the Tongan Choir and Band

Fijian Choir at First Church Palo AltoAs well as the Fijian Choir

Children's Time ay First Church Palo AltoChildren are always welcome in worship

ALL are welcome at the Communion Table at First Church Palo AltoAnd ALL 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.

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

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

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

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

June 21, 2015 Father's Day Sermon - The Father of the Prodigal Son - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




Blessing of the Pets
We will hold a Blessing of the Pets at the 10:45 am service on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

Roof Repair Presentation
We recently heard about the work necessary to repair, protect and restore the First Church sanctuary. See the presentation here.

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

BBQ Picnics in the Park!
Starting July 9th, join us Thursdays in July at 6pm in Mitchell Park for lots of fellowship, food and fun at our BBQ Picnics.

Sign Up Online - Hotel de Zink Needs You!
We need your help! Bring a hot meal for Hotel de Zink one day during June. Sign up here.

Second Associate Pastor Appointed
Bishop Brown intends to appoint Beth Cademartori to be one of our Associate Pastors effective July 1, 2015. Learn more here.