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

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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

Click here to see the church service on our YouTube channel Sundays at 10 am. YouTube can be used by anyone – 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.

Download the April 11 bulletin (pdf)
See the New Century Hymnal

“My Life Flows On in Endless Song”

From our online service on Sunday, May 3, 2020

Zoom Meetings on Sunday, April 11

Note: All public church Zoom meetings have waiting rooms.

9 AM Adult Education with Chris Bobo and Dale Whitney
Download the handout: “Not an Ending,” by Molly Baskette
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 906 222 4470
Passcode: 04112021
Call: 669-900-6833

9 AM Coffee Hour with Bill Kuehl
Join Zoom Meeting
ID: 997 0624 0010
Passcode: 211968
Call: 669-900-6833

11 AM Coffee Hour with Curtis Heard
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 971 7572 0343
Passcode: 749562
Call: 669-900-6833

11:15 AM Service of Communion and Prayer
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 933 8329 2612
Passcode: 799953
Call in: 669-900-6833

Church Service Video Playlist

Church Campus

  • Church staff members are working from home. A staff member from the Maintenance Department is onsite Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm.
  • 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  messages are checked during the business day.

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 pm – childcare for essential workers

Ongoing Events Suspended

  • Ongoing church events and meetings take place on Zoom
  • 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)