625 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

650.323.6167
fax 650.323.3923

info@firstpaloalto.com

Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto!

You And Your Family Are Invited To Join Us For Easter

Join us for Easter at First Church Palo AltoChrist is Risen! Join us for Easter Sunday.

6:30 am: Sunrise Service
8:45 am: Upstream Service
8:45 - 10:45 am: Easter Breakfast
10:45 am: Worship Service featuring the Hallelujah Chorus
11:45 am: Easter Egg Hunt

Full details and schedule here.

Can't make it to Church? Worship with us online. Watch the live worship webcast. Join us online at 10:45 am

Sadie Stone and Linda Holbrook Appointed as Co-Pastors

SadieLinda314d.jpgOn March 30th the Staff Parish Relations Committee announced that Bishop Warner H. Brown intends to appoint, as of July 1, Pastors Sadie Stone and Linda Holbrook as full-time co-pastors of First Church. Learn more here.

3RD S3SSION Worship - April 24, 2014 - 9pm

3RD S3SSION worship at First Church Palo AltoThe Easter Celebration of the Risen Christ continues. Join us 4 days after Easter for a special Easter 3RD S3SSION. Thursday April 24th at 9pm. All are welcome.

Palm Sunday 2014

Palm Sunday at First Church Palo AltoLift your palms high! Hosanna!!!

Palm branches raised high on Palm Sunday at First Church Palo AltoWorship began with the children and choir leading a palm processional

Pastor Sadie Stone on Palm Sunday at First Church Palo AltoPastor Sadie's sermon was "What About Suffering?". Listen to it here.

Jazz Hands at First Church Palo AltoJazz Hands! - Pastor Sadie reminded us that we always have 2 palms with us

A Swing and a Prayer Wins First Game of the Season

Softball at First Church Palo AltoA Swing & A Prayer had their first game. We won 16-2. More than that, so much joy in having a group of church folks in fellowship together on a Tuesday night.

April 6, 2014 Photo Memories

Tongan Men's Choir at First Church Palo AltoWe won't forget the wonderful music from the Tongan Men's Choir

Tongan Men's Choir at First Church Palo Alto

Pastor Michael Love of First Church Palo AltoPastor Michael's sermon was "What Brings Fulfillment?"

Feet Washing at First Church Palo AltoPastors Michael and Sione got their feet washed during Children's Time

Feet Washing at First Church Palo Alto

ALL are welcome for Communion at First Church Palo AltoALL are welcome at the Communion Table

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.

Easter Sunday Worship Services
Christ is Risen! Join us for Easter Sunday.

6:30 am: Sunrise Service
8:45 am: Upstream Service
8:45 - 10:45 am: Easter Breakfast
10:45 am: Worship Service featuring the Hallelujah Chorus
11:45 am: Easter Egg Hunt

Full details and schedule here.

Can't make it to Church? Watch the live worship webcast. Join us online at 10:45 am

Easter Egg Hunt
After the 10:45 am Easter Sunday worship, bring a basket and come for the hunt, the food and a good time

Come Sing the Hallelujah Chorus on Easter Sunday
Join us at the 10:45am worship on Easter Sunday to sing the Hallelujah Chorus

Maundy Thursday Service
We will commemorate the Last Supper Jesus and His Disciples had together.

Join us at 7pm on Thursday, April 17th.

Good Friday Service
Join us at 7pm on April 18th as we commemorate the death of Jesus on the cross

Palm Sunday - April 13, 2014 - What About Suffering? - Pastor Sadie Stone (Audio)
Listen to Pastor Sadie's sermon.



Sadie Stone and Linda Holbrook Appointed as Co-Pastors
Pastor Sadie is being reappointed to her 3rd year at First Church, while Pastor Linda is coming from Valley Faith UMC in Sunnyvale. Both full-time appointments are as of July 1st. Learn more here.

Tuesday Nights - Come Cheer on A Swing and a Prayer
Our softball team is back in action. They play Tuesday nights @ 6:30pm in Greer Park. Full schedule and results here.

Easter Sunday Breakfast - Sign up to bring food and help out
Join from 8:45-10:45 am on Easter Sunday for a delicious breakfast.

We also need people to bring food and also to help out. Sign up here.

April 6, 2014 - What Brings Fulfillment? - Pastor Michael Love (Audio)