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

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Welcome to our website!

Our motto says it all: "A Liberal Church, Welcoming of All, Passionately Committed to Social Justice."

We're a diverse group of seekers who have covenanted to support and care for each other as we each discover how God's spirit of love is present and working in each of us.

We meet together each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. to celebrate, sing, learn and listen. Join us!


Sunday Celebration of God's Love
Sunday, May 24, 10 a.m.

Guest preacher: the Rev. Cynthia Riggin





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

Forum on Planned Giving - Sunday, May 31, 11:30 am. When you're gone, leave behind more than an empty pew.

Parents' Night Out and Game Night - Friday, June 5, 6 pm

Young People's Concert - Sunday, June 7, 1:30 pm. Followed by an ice cream social.

Vacation Bible School - June 18-20, 6 pm. For all ages.

Youth Sunday - June 21. We will honor all new graduates.

Summer Day Camp - Begins Monday, June 29. Registration June 25 and 26. A program of Downtown Associate Youth Services.


Peace Poles

On May 11, 2014, 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


Ruth Warkentin

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Click here to visit the United Church of Christ (our denomination) website

 Declaration of Peace

Click here to learn more about how the UCC is involved in Global Ministry