625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650.323.6167
fax 650.323.3923

info@firstpaloalto.com

Bible Study and Adult Christian Education

Ukraine, Gaza, and Other Hotspots - Great Decisions Special

Join Tom Fingar as he examines recent developments in Ukraine and Gaza with the goal of putting them into context, explaining why events have unfolded in the way that they have, and lead discussion on what might have been done to achieve different outcomes.

Time permitting, he will also respond to questions about other current global hotspots.

It all takes place on Sunday, August 24, 2014 from noon-1:00pm in the Patio Room.


All are welcome! Potluck lunch items welcome. Drinks will be provided.



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Children's Sunday School

Our Bible-based curriculum is designed to nurture children in their faith journey.

Our Children's Sunday School is off for the Summer. Please join us in September.


For more information please contact our Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries, Kaitlin Medeiros 650-323-6167



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Wednesday Morning Wesleyans

If midweek and daytime activities are better for you, join us for a guided devotional with prayer, caring time, and conversation about Scriptures or a text we may be reading together.

We have shared biblical texts for discussion, chatted about concepts of theology, and read seasonal devotionals together.

Wednesday Morning Wesleyans meets Wednesdays at 10:15 am at Channing House, located near downtown Palo Alto at 850 Webster Street between Homer and Channing. The group meets in the 5th floor lounge.

For more information contact Pastor Linda 650-323-6167 x101.



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Oikos Palo Alto Adult Small Group

OpenCircle15061.jpgOpenCircle small groups — called Oikos groups or O-groups (“oikos” means family or household in Greek) — are aimed at fostering accountability, deeper and more intimate relationships, spiritual growth and prayer.

These groups are made up of 6 to 12 individuals and meet on a bi-weekly basis, Wednesdays evenings at 7:00 pm in the Wesley Room.

For more information contact Pastor Sadie 650-323-6167 x102.



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Encoders: Living into the Biblical Text

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Rick Allen leads a spirited and informed discussion of lectionary texts every Sunday morning at 9:45 am in the Pat's Place.

Join us as we study together and journey through the Bible. The class follows the schedule of the Revised Common Lectionary. This is a facilitated class in which everyone gets the chance to learn at their own pace.

Great for newcomers to the text and long-time students as well.

All are welcome. Drop in!



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Welcome
Next Sunday: Join us for worship at 8:45 and 10:45 am. Pastor Sadie Stone will preach at both services.

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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

Rally Day!
Join us on September 7th as we kick off the new Sunday School year for children, youth and adults! Learn more here.

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

Rally Day Sunday Breakfast and Lunch- Sign up to bring food and help out
We also need people to bring food and also to help out. Sign up here.

Chancel Choir Rehearsals Start September 4th
Ever thought about singing in the choir? Here's your opportunity.

August 3, 2014 - Is That Really in the Bible? “Bored to Death” - The Rev. Sadie Stone (Audio)
Listen to Pastor Sadie's sermon.



September Issue of Insights is Online!
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