625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650.323.6167
fax 650.323.3923

info@firstpaloalto.com

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March 22, 2015 Photo Memories

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoWhy is Pastor Linda holding 3 balls of yarn?

Connections at First Church Palo AltoThe strings helped to show how we are connected with each other

Connections at First Church Palo AltoAnd how we've helped each other in our community of faith

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

Choir at First Church Palo Alto

March 15, 2015 Photo Memories

You are welcome at First Church Palo AltoQuestions? Stop by our Welcome Center

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was "A Christian Community Needs Forgiveness". Listen to it here.

Choir at First Church Palo Alto

Fiume di Musica at First Church Palo Alto

Great Decisions 2015 is Under Way!

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoThe kickoff for Great Decisions 2015 was a big success!

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoJoin us Monday evenings at 7:30 pm.

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March 8, 2015 Photo Memories

Stephen Ministers at First Church Palo AltoWe commissioned 9 new
Stephen Ministers.

Stephen Ministers at First Church Palo AltoStephen Ministers are specially trained lay people, gifted with sensitivity and listening skills. They are available to offer Christian care to those experiencing grief, loneliness, illness or a traumatic transition of any kind.

Stephen Ministry at First Church Palo AltoTo get help from a Stephen Minister, contact Pastor Linda

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was "A Christian Community Needs Unity"

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.

Easter Sunday Worship Services
Christ is Risen! Join us for Easter Sunday.

7:00 am: Sunrise Service
8:45 am: Upstream Service
8:45 - 10:45 am: Easter Breakfast
10:45 am: Worship Service featuring the Hallelujah Chorus
11:45 am: Easter Egg Hunt

Full details and schedule here.

Can't make it to Church? Watch the live worship webcast. Join us online at 10:45 am

Palm Sunday Sermon - March 29, 2015 - Heads Down, Thumbs Up - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




Easter Egg Hunt
After the 10:45 am Easter Sunday worship, bring a basket and come for the hunt, the food and a good time

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

Come Sing the Hallelujah Chorus on Easter Sunday
Join us at the 10:45am worship on Easter Sunday to sing the Hallelujah Chorus

Easter Prayer Vigil - Saturday, April 4th
Feel the power of vigilance, renewal and prayer by praying for 30 minutes in the chapel or at your home on Saturday, April 4th. Sign up to pray for 30 minutes here.

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.

2015 Centennial Endowment Grant Requests
Read the summary of the 2015 Centennial Endowment Funds grant requests. Download them here.