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Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Bible Study and Adult Christian Education

Iraq, ISIL, and Hong Kong - Great Decisions Special

Global Affairs Discussions at First Church Palo AltoJoin Tom Fingar as he leads another discussion of international hotspots, this time focusing on developments in Iraq and Syria, and the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). He will also explain the causes and context of recent pro democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong.

It all takes place on Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 12:15-1:30pm in the Kohlstedt Hall.

All are welcome!



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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, Pastor Sadie 650-323-6167 x102



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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 10:00 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.

Can't make it to Church?
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at 10:45 am

Young Adult Worship:

October 26, 2014 - The Five Methodist Vows - #5: Witness - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)




Iraq, ISIL, and Hong Kong - Great Decisions Special
Join us after worship on November 9th as Tom Fingar leads another discussion of international hotspots, this time focusing on developments in Iraq and Syria, and the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Job Opening - Preschool Teacher
We're seeking an able candidate to be a teacher at First School Preschool. 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.

Church Workshop
In September we held a workshop about a new form of leadership. Since many people were unable to attend, we will be repeating that workshop on November 8th

Order Handmade Christmas Cards - Support Missions
The UMW are selling handmade greeting cards. Every purchase supports mission projects globally. Buy them on November 2nd and 9th.

Job Opening - Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator
We're seeking an able candidate to be our Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator. Learn more here.