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

A Reasonable Response to Covid-19

First Church Meets Online

We stream the church service on our YouTube channel Sundays at 10 am. YouTube can be used by any person – you do not need to register or join. Email office@firstchurchlb.org to join our mailing list – we’ll send the service bulletin on Friday, along with links to our pre- and post-service Zoom coffee hours, which are also below.

10 AM Sunday Service
The June 7 livestream will be here.
Download the service bulletin here (available Friday).
See the New Century Hymnal.

“My Life Flows on in Endless Song”

From our online service on Sunday, May 3

Zoom Meetings This Sunday

Next update: Friday, June 5

9 AM Adult Education with Chris Bobo
Discussing Cathedral on Fire by Brooks Berndt

9 AM Coffee Hour with Bill Kuehl

11 AM Coffee Hour with Curtis Heard

Previous Services

Church Campus

  • Church staff members are working from home. We have one maintenance staff person on site 9 am – 12 noon. Church staff primarily use email; contact the church office at office@firstchurchlb.org.
  • The main phone line at church is 562-436-2256, ext 100, and that line is answered or messages checked during the business day as usual.

Organizations Continuing to Operate On-site

  • Drop-In Center for the Homeless operated by Urban Community Outreach – limited operations, Sundays, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Un Mundo de Amigos Preschool – Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 5 p.m. – childcare for essential workers

Ongoing Events Suspended

  • All Ongoing Church Events and Meetings
  • New Morning UCC Worship Service (Sundays 12 noon)
  • Narcotics Anonymous (Sundays 7 pm)
  • Ruach YogaChurch (Tuesdays 6:30 pm)
  • DAYS Long Beach Tutoring (Tuesdays/Thursdays 4 pm)
  • Leaders Long Beach (Thursdays 6 pm)
  • LBIRC ESL classes (Tuesdays/Thursdays 10 am)
  • ESL Breakfast Club (Wednesdays 10 am)
  • Scouts (Thursdays 7 pm)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (Thursdays 7 pm)