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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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Next Sunday:Pastor Sadie will preach at both services.

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

Sunday School: 9:45am

Young Adult Worship:

April 20, 2014 - Easter Sunday 2014 - Is There Hope? - Pastor Michael Love (Audio)

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.

Monday Night - Great Decisions
Great Decisions is a series of thought-provoking and lively discussions on Global Issues and US International Relations. Learn more here.

Support the Relay for Life
Our young adults are once again taking part in the Relay for Life. They are walking to raise over $10,000 to save lives from cancer. Learn how you can support them here.

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

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.

Save the Date - BBQ Picnic in the Park!
Starting July 10th, join us Thursdays in July at 6pm in Mitchell Park for lots of fellowship, food and fun at our BBQ Picnics.

Pastor Michael Love Appointed to Trinity UMC in Mountain View
Pastor Michael has announced that the Bishop intends to appoint him full-time. to Trinity United Methodist Church in Mountain View, CA as of July 1st. Learn more and listen to his announcement here.