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The First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, California - A Welcoming Church spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to the people of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties since 1894. We're conveniently located in downtown Palo Alto near the Stanford University campus. Whether you're in the Silicon Valley or on the Peninsula, we want to be your Church home.

We invite you and your family to worship with us any Sunday morning.

Our members come from all over the San Francisco bay area including Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, Campbell, Castro Valley, Cupertino, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Fremont, Gilroy, Half Moon Bay, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Newark, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Mateo, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Stanford, Sunnyvale and Walnut Creek.

Check out our Visitors Information section for more information about the First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto

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Christmas Eve Services 5:00, 7:30 & 11:00 pm
We invite you and your family and friends to join us on Christmas Eve

5:00pm: Family Service/ Christmas Pageant
7:30 pm: Service of Lessons and Carols
11:00 pm: Traditional Candlelight Service

And join us 15 minutes before each service for a Christmas organ meditation.

The 3 services will also be webcast live here.

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

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

Young Adult Worship:

Kids and Youth - Be a Part of our Christmas Musical
This year's Christmas Eve musical is "Once Upon A Manger". Rehearsals are under way. Click here for more information.

Joy Of Giving 2014
The Joy of Giving is a Christmas tradition that helps to show our caring and love for people in every part of the world. Click here for the Joy of Giving information brochure and donation form.

YOFPA - Youth Group Schedule
Our youth group has a full schedule of exciting activities planned. Check them out here.

December 14, 2014 - Third Sunday in Advent - Without Love, there would be no Christmas - Pastor Linda Holbrook (Audio)

Young Adult Ski Trip
Calling all Young Adults. Join the ski trip on January 23-25th. Reserve now. Check out all the details here.

Young Adults Schedule
Our young adults have planned a full schedule of events. Check out what's going on here.