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


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


Upcoming Events

Re-Emergence: The Church Beyond Covid

Tuesdays, May 4, 11, 18, 7 PM

The covid-19 crisis has transformed so much of what we think of as church: how we gather, how we worship, how we fundraise, how we do justice and love mercy. As our congregations and society at large reemerge from lockdown restrictions, how do we not simply return to “the way things were,” but forge a new path Read More

All-Day Meditation Retreat

Saturday, May 15, 9 AM - 2 PM

Sacred Practices will meet in Sacred Space for a silent mindfulness retreat including yoga/tai chi, sitting meditation, eating meditation (bring your lunch and snacks, hot water and tea will be available), walking meditation, sacred dance with the 5 Rhythms and finish with a talking circle to share. Read More

Scholarship Applications

Due May 31

First Church has scholarships for those pursuing higher education at a community college, a university, and/or a technical-trade school at any level. The application and additional information are available here on the church website. The deadline (including the required letter of recommendation) is May 31, so don’t delay!

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. Emanuel 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

Explore our Church

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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