625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650.323.6167
fax 650.323.3923

info@firstpaloalto.com

Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto!


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Thursday Night - The Last Picnic in the Park of the Year

First Church Palo Alto Thursday Picnics in the ParkWe hope to see you every Thursday in July at 6pm in Mitchell Park for another time of food and fellowship! Come meet our new associate pastors! Learn more here

July 26, 2015 Photo Memories

Pastor Shijung Shim of First Church Palo AltoPastor Shijung preached her first sermon at First Church. Listen to it here

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo Alto

All are welcome at First Church Palo Alto

Sanctuary Renovation meeting at First Church Palo AltoAfter the service we had a meeting to discuss the Sanctuary renovation project

July 19, 2015 Photo Memories

Children's Time at First Church Palo AltoCalling all kids. Are you ready for Vacation Bible School? Sign up here.

Summer Choir at First Church Palo AltoCome be a part of Summer Choir

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's Sermon was "Godís Good Creation: Clean Air and Clean Water". Listen to it here.

The Pastors of First Church Palo AltoPastors Beth, Shijung and Linda were join by our District Superintendent, Rev. Kristie Olah


July 5, 2015 Photo Memories

Blessing of the Animals at First Church Palo AltoWe held a blessing of the animals. Our sanctuary was overflowing with dogs and cats and birds. Even some chickens!

The Pastors of First Church Palo AltoWe welcomed our new Associate Pastors, Beth Cademartori and Shijung Shim.

Tongan Band at First Church Palo AltoIt was a joint service with our Tongan and Fijian sisters and brothers. The Tongan Band and Choir sang.

Fijian Choir at First Church Palo AltoAs did the Fijian Choir

Blessing our newPastors at First Church Palo AltoWe blessed our new pastors

Blessing Dogs at First Church Palo Alto

Blessing Birds at First Church Palo Alto

Blessing Dogs at First Church Palo Alto

Blessing Dogs at First Church Palo Alto

All are welcome at the Communion Table 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.

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

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

Last Week - Thursday - 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.

July 26, 2015 Sermon - Godís Good Creation: Humankind - Pastor Shijung Shim (Audio)




This Week - Vacation Bible School. We Also Need Volunteers!
Vacation Bible School 2015 is coming. This year's theme is G-Force. Bring your family and invite your friend's and neighbor's kids!

Learn all about it here. Register online or volunteer here.

Dog Days of Summer
On Sunday, August 9th from 10 am - 1 pm we're is holding a Pet Adoption Event in partnership with Pets in Need, a wonderful local pet rescue organization. Bring your friends and neighbors

Koinonia Pool Party
Koinonia welcomes you to a casual around-the-pool wine and cheese gathering at the Sterlings on Saturday, August 8th

July 19, 2015 Sermon - Godís Good Creation: Clean Air and Clean Water - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




Shijung Shim, Associate Pastor
Join us in welcoming Shijung Shim as one of new our Associate Pastors. Learn more here.