A Liberal Church, Welcoming of All, Passionately Committed to Social Justice
Welcome to First Congregational Church!
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.
All are welcome at our Sunday services at 10 a.m.
of God's Love
Sunday, November 30, 10 a.m.
The First Sunday of Advent
The Rev. Elena Larssen preaching
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Photo-a-Day Advent Calendar
Observe the season of Advent with shared photos. More info here.
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
Pastoral Notice: Follow the progress of John Forrest Douglas' recovery on his blog.
Pastoral Notice: A Joy for Our Congregation
On May 11, we dedicated two Peace Poles. See the dedication ceremony here.
Our Partners in Ministry
Urban Community Outreach: Drop-In-Center for the Homeless
Downtown Associated Youth Services (DAYS): Summer Day Camp