Saturday July 8, 10 AM - 3 PMRegistration deadline: June 18 Our one-day VBS is for ages 4-11 years. You do not need to be a church member to sign-up, and everyone is welcome! This year’s theme is "Hero Hotline: Called together to serve God." We'll have Bible Stories, songs and dancing, crafts, ... Read More about Vacation Bible School 2023: Hero Hotline!
Your Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) is excited to announce that the Rev. Burke Owens has been appointed Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, effective July 1, 2023. The appointment, made by Interim Bishop Sally Dyck of the California-Nevada Annual Conference, in ... Read More about Welcome, Reverend Burke!
Palm SundaySunday, April 2 10:45 AM Join First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto for our Palm Sunday service, April 2 at 10:45 AM! Palms will be passed out to everyone who attends so we can all shout "Hosanna!" Our palms are fair trade and ethically and sustainable sourced from ... Read More about Easter & Holy Week 2023
Please join us at First UMC Palo Alto for one of our three Christmas services, as we share in this time of reflection, celebration, and thankfulness. If you cannot attend in-person, our services are streamed live on our YouTube page and remain available in our YouTube library. Questions? Call ... Read More about Christmas 2022
starting September 15Thursdays 12:30-1:00 PM in the Sanctuary Beginning on Thursday, Sept. 15, and each Thursday between 12:30 and 1:00, First UMC Palo Alto will open our sanctuary for anyone to come and sit quietly for a half-hour to meditate, ... Read More about Thursday Meditations at First Church