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Friday Jun 15, 2018 12:00 pm

There is interest in expanding the FCCB sanctuary ministry to include sponsorship and housing of an immigrant/refugee. 

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018 06:00 pm

The First Church community is invited to attend any of four upcoming fundraising events to support the first year of Marvin K. White’s new position as Artivist in Residence at the Oakland Peace Center.

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018 12:00 pm

This year our four Sunday School classes were powered by 24 teachers grouped into teaching teams. We delighted in praying, singing, playing and learning about God together! Thanks to all of you who shared your God-filled children with us.

Tuesday Jun 05, 2018 12:00 pm

Members of the Ministry of Stewardship, Finance and Administration and church staff have been working on the design of a new sign to be installed on the outside of the church.

Sunday Jun 24, 2018 11:45 am

Richard Brabham witnessed the beauty of Iceland first-hand last year.

Sunday Jul 01, 2018 11:45 am

Dr. Andrew Gunther will lead the Learning Hour on Sunday, July 1 on the topic of “Talking Climate Change” at 11:45 am in Loper Chapel.

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018 12:00 pm

We received the sad news that Frankie Wei died on Sunday, June 3. A Meal Train schedule has been set up to help Frankie’s grieving family (Nikki, Nathan, Sean, and Irene) with meals.

Sunday Jul 22, 2018 11:45 am

The Ministry of Care, Fellowship and Invitation invites you to bring a batch of your blue-ribbon chili to share with everyone on Sunday, July 22, when we will celebrate fellowship and summer with a Chili Cook-Off and Hootenanny a

Saturday Jun 09, 2018 11:00 am

On Saturday, June 9, a vigil was held at the West County Detention Center.

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018 09:00 am

Senior Minister Molly Baskette holds office hours each week on Tuesdays.

Sunday Jun 03, 2018 12:00 pm

At an official congregational meeting on Sunday, June 3, 2018, the congregation voted unanimously to authorize the membershp and work of the Blue Fire Committee which will oversee the design and construction, through occupancy, of Pilgrim Hall.

Sunday Jul 08, 2018 11:45 am

On Sunday, July 8 (note change in date), First Church member Kerrie Hein will present the fifth in a series of six monthly seminars on Mental Health Promotion.

Friday May 25, 2018 12:00 pm

For the past five years, First Church has offered fellowships to outstanding young adults in our community, known as the Emerging Leaders Initiative.

Friday Jun 01, 2018 12:00 pm

Click here to read this month’s edition of the FamChY (Families, Children & Youth) newsletter prepared by Director of Children & Family Ministri

Friday May 25, 2018 12:00 pm

We are excited to announce that Bree Elle Gardner and Trust Hilton will join First Church as Emerging Leaders for 2018- 2019. They will begin in September and serve through May of 2019.

Sunday Jun 17, 2018 10:00 am
Find out who will be preaching at First Church on upcoming Sunday mornings.
Tuesday May 15, 2018 12:00 pm

In January, the Fire Recovery Committee submitted a claim to our insurers for the full cost to restore Pilgrim Hall as it was before the fire, a figure considerably higher than the insurers’ cost estimate.

Thursday May 10, 2018 12:00 pm

Marvin K. White served as First Church’s Public Theologian in Residence for 2017-2018. Marvin is a poet, preacher/theologian, activist, and artist. Marvin had preached several times previously to great acclaim and was invited into this new, year-long role.

Tuesday May 08, 2018 12:00 pm

The Ministry of Stewardship, Finance & Administration has commissioned an All Hazards Action Team to work with the congregation, ushers, Sunday school staff, Church Council and others to update our emergency plans. 

Wednesday Apr 25, 2018 12:00 pm

A set of six painted panels now grace the fence surrounding Pilgrim Hall, the part of the church that was destroyed by fire.

Monday May 21, 2018 12:00 pm

Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny and her husband Nate Klug (poet and pastor of First Church Redwood City UCC) are looking forward to welcoming their baby girl at the end of May (due date May 26).

Sunday May 06, 2018 12:00 pm

Childcare is offered after church for meetings, workshops and adult education programs.

Please help this system work smoothly in the transition between Sunday School (happening during worship) and child care afterward.