625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

fax 650.323.3923


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3RD S3SSION Young Adult Worship

Young Adult Worship at First Church Palo AltoLast month we remembered the sacrament of baptism and this month we'll explore the importance and role of the bread and the cup in our lives, through the sacrament of communion. Join us for 3RD S3SSION worship on Thursday September 25th at our new worship time 8PM in the Wesley Room.

September 14, 2104 Photo Memories

Calling all kids! Come to Sunday School at First Church Palo AltoWhat's happening at First Church on Sunday morning? Lots of things! Sunday School is back in session.

Come join a small group at First Church Palo Alto.jpgSmall groups are meeting!

Join us for Upstream worship at First Church Palo AltoJoin us at 8:45 am for Upstream worship

Children are always welcome at First Church Palo AltoAs we kicked off our Stewardship campaign, Pastor Linda used coins to talk to the children about tithing

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo Alto

Pastor Sadie Stone of First Church Palo AltoPastor Sadie's sermon was "Trusting in God. Faith that is lived."

Rally Day 2014 - September 7, 2014

Having fun at First Church Palo AltoIt's Rally Day! Woo Hoo!

Sunday School Teachers at First Church Palo AltoRally Day is the start of our Sunday School Year. Here we're blessing our devoted Sunday School Teachers!

First Church Palo Alto

Giving Back at First Church Palo AltoRacing Forward - Giving Back!

Rally Day at First Church Palo AltoHere's to a great Sunday School Year! Woo Hoo!

August 31, 2014 Photo Memories

Summer Choir at First Church Palo AltoIt was the last Sunday for Summer Choir. But you can still sing. Join the Chancel Choir

Boredom is not a part of First Church Palo AltoWe learned about boredom

Pastor Sadie Stone of First Church Palo AltoPastor Sadie's sermon was "Complaining in the Desert"


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.

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Young Adult Worship:

Stephen Ministry Classes Start September 22nd
Stephen Ministers offer Christian care to those experiencing grief, loneliness, illness or a traumatic transition of any kind. Contact Jerry Johnson or Pastor Sadie to learn more about being trained to become a Stephen Minister

YOFPA - Youth Group Schedule
Our youth group has a full schedule of exciting activities planned for the Fall. Check them out here.

The Chancel Choir Wants You!
Ever thought about singing in the choir? Here's your opportunity.

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

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

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.

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.