625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

fax 650.323.3923


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February 7, 2016 Photo Memories

Boy Scout Anniversary at First Church Palo AltoWe celebrated the anniversary of the Boy Scout troop we have sponsored for decades

Fijian Choir at First Church Palo AltoWe held a joint service with our Fijian Fellowship and the First Tongan UMC Church of Palo Alto. The Fijian Choir sang.

Kids Time at First Church Palo AltoChildren's time during worship

Pastor Sione of First Tongan Church Palo Alto
Pastor Sione Halafa'u preached

Fijian Lay Leader at First Church Palo Alto

The Word of the Lord at First Church Palo AltoHear the Word of the Lord

Pastor Linda of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda Holbrook

January 31, 2016 Photo Memories

United Methodist Women Sunday at First Church Palo AltoWe celebrated UMW Sunday, honoring everyone at First Church who has been a part of United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women at First Church Palo AltoEveryone who participated in worship today was a member of the United Methodist Women

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoListen to Pastor Linda's sermon celebrating the United Methodist Women and and the incredible impact they make around the world.

Kids Time at First Church Palo AltoChildren are always welcome in worship at First Church

Pastor Beth of First Church Palo Alto

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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January 31, 2016 Sermon - Making it Happen - Pastor Linda Holbrook

Ash Wednesday Service
On Ash Wednesday, February 10th, we invite you to come get ashes at noon. We will also be holding a worship service at 7 pm

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

January 24, 2016 Sermon - Making Room at the Table - Pastor Linda Holbrook

January 17, 2016 Sermon - All Lives Matter: Seeing Godís Love in Action - Pastor Shijung Shim (Audio)

Great Decisions 2016: 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.

2016 Centennial Endowment Grant Application
The Centennial Endowment Funds Committee is beginning the Grant Process for 2016. Download the application form here.