625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650.323.6167
fax 650.323.3923

info@firstpaloalto.com

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Great Decisions

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoGreat Decisions is under way with its thought-provoking and lively discussions on Global Issues and US International Relations.

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoThis past Sunday night we heard from 2 women who went to the Greece to help out the refugees fleeing from Syria.

Great Decisions at First Church Palo AltoJoin us Sunday evenings at 6pm. Learn more about Great Decisions here.

April 3, 2016 Photo Memories

Children are always welcome in worship at First Church Palo AltoChildren are always welcome in worship at First Church

Fijian Choir at First Church Palo Alto
We were joined by our Fijian Fellowship and the First Tongan UMC of Palo Alto. The Fijian Choir sang.

Pastor Sione Halafa'u of First Tongan UMC of Palo Alto

Pastor Beth of First Church Palo AltoPastor Beth's sermon was "United Methodism 101 - Moving on to Perfection". Listen to it here.

All are welcome for Communion at First Church Palo AltoAll are welcome for Communion

Easter Sunday 2016

Our Easter Tradition: Singing the Hallelujah Chorus at First Church Palo AltoChrist is risen! He is risen indeed!
Our Easter tradition - We joined the choir on the chancel steps to sing the Hallelujah Chorus.

listen.gif to the Hallelujah Chorus from a past Easter Sunday service.

Children's Time at First Church Palo Alto on Easter Sunday 2016Pastor Beth spoke with the children about Easter

Pastor Linda Holbrook of First Church Palo AltoPastor Linda's sermon was "Easter Dreams"

Chancel Choir at First Church Palo Alto"At the Name of Jesus" was today's choir anthem

Music at First Church Palo Alto

First Church Palo Alto WelcomeWe invite to join us. You are welcome here.


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.

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Next Sunday: Join us for worship at 8:45 and 10:45 am.

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Great Decisions 2016: The Loughry Discussion Series Is Under Way!
Great Decisions is a series of thought-provoking and lively discussions on Global Issues and US International Relations. Learn more here.

April 24, 2016 - United Methodism - On the Use of Money - Pastor Beth Cademartori




Planned Giving Workshop
Join us on May 15th for a light lunch and discussion on ways to leave a legacy. Learn more here

Sign Up - Hotel de Zink Needs You!
We need your help! Bring a hot meal for Hotel de Zink one day during June. Sign up on the patio.

Vacation Bible School. We Also Need Volunteers!
Vacation Bible School 2015 is coming. This year's theme is Surf Shack. Watusi, Twist, or Surfer Stomp your way to a greater understanding of Godís amazing love!

Learn all about it here. Register online or volunteer here.

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

2016 Centennial Endowment Grant Requests
Read the summary of the 2016 Centennial Endowment Funds grant requests. Download them here.