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Whoever you are and wherever you are on life's journey, you are welcome here

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Whoever you are and wherever you are on life's journey, you are welcome here

A LIBERAL, PROGRESSIVE CHURCH, WELCOMING OF ALL, PASSIONATELY COMMITTED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE.

Upcoming Events

Interrupting Racism in Conversation

Sunday, January 24, 11:30 AM

Join the Anti-Racism Coalition Ministry Team for a workshop on interrupting racism in conversation. Have you ever let a racist comment go unquestioned in a meeting because you didn’t know what to say, or didn’t want to make a big deal about it? In this workshop we will explore what holds us back from calling out, or calling in, racist comments and practice responding to some real-life scenarios. Practice makes perfect, especially for anti-racists. Read More

Guest Preacher: The Rev. Rhina Ramos

Sunday, January 31, 10 AM

On January 31 our guest preacher will be the Rev. Rhina Ramos, an ordained United Church of Christ minister leading an open and affirming Spanish-speaking congregation in Oakland since 2011. She is also the National Coordinator of Proyecto Encuentros Gracia y Bienvenida for the United Church of Christ. Rhina was born in El Salvador and grew up during the civil war. Embedded in her heart is the voice of San Romero de Las Americas denouncing oppression from the pulpit. Rhina graduated from Hofstra University Law School in 1995. Read More

Women’s Spirituality Discussion Group

Saturdays, 7 PM

The First Church women’s spirituality group reconvenes Saturday night, February 6, at 7 p.m. for a six-week study engaging with Dr. Eric Elnes’ book The Phoenix Affirmations: A New Vision for the Future of Christianity. This small book offers expansive insights on our evolving faith. We welcome all FCCLB women and their friends to join this weekly gathering during which we share and consider ideas and experiences. Read More

Livestreaming Church Services

Sundays, 10 AM

Join us every Sunday at 10 a.m. for our livestreamed church service. Click here to go to our YouTube channel.

Service of Communion and Prayer

Sundays, 11:15 AM

Hosted by the Diaconate and officiated live by Rev. Larssen on Zoom, this service continues our custom of offering Communion all Sundays of the month.  The first Sunday of the month will continue to include the Service of Holy Communion within the 10 a.m. hour. Read More

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Our Location

First Congregational Church of Long Beach

  • 241 Cedar Avenue
  • Long Beach, CA 90802
  • PH: 562-436-2256
  • Fx: 562-436-3018
  • Office@FirstChurchLB.org

Directions and parking

Free Sunday parking available in Civic Center garage on Broadway at Cedar

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