625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

fax 650.323.3923


Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto!

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Welcome Pastor Linda to First Church

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoWe welcome the Rev. Linda Holbrook as our new Co-Pastor. Learn more about Pastor Linda here.

July 20, 2014 Photo Memories

Children (and dogs) are welcome at First Church Palo AltoDuring children's time we discussed Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. (Well, maybe not using that term.) Plus we had a dog (of the stuffed variety)

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was about being of service to others

Pastor Sadie Stone of First Church Palo AltoPastor Sadie was selling tickets to the Giants game. Each ticket sale supported eradicating malaria in Africa.

Everyone can get involved at First Church Palo AltoListen to the word of the Lord

Join us for Summer Choir at First Church Palo AltoJoin us at 9:45 am on Sunday mornings for Summer Choir

July 6, 2014 Photo Memories

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoWe welcomed our new co-pastor, the Rev. Linda Holbrook, to First Church. Listen to her first sermon here.

Tongan Choir at First Church Palo AltoThe Tongan Choir sang

Pastors Sadie Stone and Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoOur Pastoral Team: Co-pastors Linda Holbrook and Sadie Stone

Summer Choir at First Church Palo AltoThe Summer Choir sang

Reception at First Church Palo AltoAfter worship, a reception was held on the patio to welcome Pastor Linda

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 Linda Holbrook will preach at both services.

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

Young Adult Worship:

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

BBQ Picnics in the Park!
Starting July 10th, join us Thursdays in July at 6pm in Mitchell Park for lots of fellowship, food and fun at our BBQ Picnics.

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

Help Everyone Get to know Pastor Linda
Would you be willing to host a small gathering to help us all get to know Pastor Linda? Learn more here.

June 22, 2014 -Finding A Way Towards Justice - The Rev. Sadie Stone (Audio)
Listen to Pastor Sadie's sermon.

July/August Issue of Insights is Online!
Read the latest issue today!

A Way Forward
In his June 15th sermon, Pastor Michael mentioned the website for A Way Forward for a United Methodist Church. You can read and sign the document here.