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A Liberal Church, Welcoming of All, Passionately Committed to Social Justice

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Welcome to First Congregational Church!

Advent Calendar

Sunday, November 30: Advent of Hope
10 am Observance of World AIDS Day

Sunday, December 7: Advent of Peace
Communion at the 10 am service, followed by First Church Café and board meetings
Winter Festival Concert and Sparkling Reception, starting at 4 pm. Tickets: $50.

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for Advent and Christmas.

All are welcome at our Sunday services at 10 a.m.

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Sunday Celebration of God's Love
Sunday, November 30, 10 a.m.

The First Sunday of Advent
The Rev. Elena Larssen preaching

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First Congregational Church
241 Cedar Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802
562-436-2256
Fax: 562-436-3018
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Upcoming Events

Photo-a-Day Advent Calendar
Observe the season of Advent with shared photos. More info here.

Photo-a-Day Advent

CSULB Winter Festival Concerts - Saturday, December 6 at 4 and 8 pm; Sunday December 7 at 4 pm
More information and tickets here or call the box office at 562-985-7000.

Christmas Eve Services - Wednesday, December 24
6 pm - with children's pageant
9:30 pm - organ recital
10 pm - candlelight service

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Pastoral Notice: Follow the progress of John Forrest Douglas' recovery on his blog.

Pastoral Notice: A Joy for Our Congregation

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Peace Poles

On May 11, we dedicated two Peace Poles. See the dedication ceremony here.

Our Partners in Ministry

Pilgrim Pines Camp

Urban Community Outreach: Drop-In-Center for the Homeless

Downtown Associated Youth Services (DAYS): Summer Day Camp

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

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Ruth Warkentin

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