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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Beth Cademartori to be appointed as Associate Pastor

Pastor Beth Cademartori of First Church Palo AltoBishop Brown intends to appoint Beth Cademartori to be one of our Associate Pastors effective July 1, 2015. Learn more here.

Shijung Shim to be appointed as Associate Pastor

Pastor Shijung Shim of First Palo AltoBishop Brown intends to appoint Shijung Shim to be our Associate Pastor effective July 1, 2015. Learn about Pastor Shim here.

May 17, 2015 Photo Memories

Welcoming New Members at First Church Palo AltoWe welcomed a new member to First Church. Interested in becoming a new member? Contact Pastor Linda Holbrook 650-323-6167 x101.

Sign up to serve a hot meal for the homeless at Hotel De Zink at First Church Palo AltoWe need your help! Bring a hot meal for Hotel de Zink one day during June. Sign up here.

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was "The Panoramic Vision of God". Listen to it here.

Children are ALWAYS welcome at First Church Palo AltoChildren are ALWAYS welcome at First Church

Women's Choir at First Church Palo Alto

Saying goodbye at First Church Palo AltoWe said goodbye to one of our long-time members who is moving to the midwest


May 3, 2015 Photo Memories

All are welcome at the Communion Table at First Church Palo AltoAll are welcome at the Communion Table

Pastor Mary Elyn Bahlert of First Church Palo AltoPastor Mary Elyn's sermon was "Being Perfect - or Being Whole?"

The Fijian Choir of First Church Palo AltoThe Fijian Choir sang today's anthem

Chancel Choir of First Church Palo AltoThe Chancel Choir sang "The Call"

Great Decisions Luncheon

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoThis year's Great Decisions series was a major hit. Attendance was way up and the speakers were sensational

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoTo celebrate the end of the series, we had a scrumptious lunch

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoThank you to everyone who participated this year. See you next year!

April 26, 2015 Photo Memories

Hot De Zink at First Church Palo AltoIn June we will once again be hosting Hotel de Zink, the rotating homeless shelter. Sign up to bring a hot meal.

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

New Pastor announcement at First Church Palo AltoThe Staff Parish Relations Committee announced the appointment of Shijung Shim to be our Associate Pastor effective July 1, 2015


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

May 24, 2015 - Deep Reading - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




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.

May 17, 2015 - The Panoramic Vision of God - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)




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

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.

New Associate Pastor Appointed
Bishop Brown intends to appoint Shijung Shim to be one of our Associate Pastors effective July 1, 2015. Learn more here.