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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 LIBERAL, PROGRESSIVE CHURCH, WELCOMING OF ALL, PASSIONATELY COMMITTED TO SOCIAL JUSTICE.

Upcoming Events

Summer DAYS Program 2024

June 24, 2024 to August 2, 2024

The Summer DAYS Program is back on Monday, June 24 to Friday, August 2, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for children and youth ages 5 to 17! Register here - For more information about Summer DAYS email info@dayslb.org or call 562-326-3962.

Paddlers Group

Saturday, June 29, 9:00 AM, Sunset Beach

The Paddlers Group will meet again to explore Sunset Beach. Contact Tracy Halter-Balin for details.

Adult Education

Sunday, June 30, 8:45 AM, Pownall Room & Zoom

Adult Education takes place Sundays at 8:45 AM in-person & via Zoom.  

Sunday Service

Sunday, June 30, 10:00 AM, Sanctuary

Join us for worship in-person in our historic Sanctuary or online. Worships are livestreamed on our YouTube channel - click here to view our Thursday worship livestream! Our Sanctuary is ADA accessible and listening devices are available. FCCLB is a liberal, Open & Affirming and unabashedly progressive church in the United Church of Christ denomination. Parking is available in the Civic Center parking structure on Broadway Ave & Third Street; we validate parking on Sunday morning. 

Angel City Soccer Game Pride Night

Sunday, June 30, 4:30 PM, BMO Stadium

Join First Church for its first outing to an Angel City Football Club game on Sunday, June 30 at 4:30 p.m. for a “Pride Night” match against Orlando. A limited number of discounted seats have been secured. Attendees will enjoy reserved group seating, a pride bandana giveaway at the gate, and a special shout-out to First Church on the Video Board. Read More

UCO/Drop-in Center Closed July-August

Closed: July 1 to August 10

Urban Community Outreach (Drop-In Center) will be closed from July 1 - August 10 and will reopen August 11 at 1:30 PM. Thank you for all the support! Read More

Adult Education

Sunday, July 7, 8:45 AM, Pownall Room & Zoom

Adult Education takes place Sundays at 8:45 AM in-person & via Zoom.  

Sunday Service

Sunday, July 7, 10:00 AM, Sanctuary

Join us for worship in-person in our historic Sanctuary or online. Worships are livestreamed on our YouTube channel - click here to view our Thursday worship livestream! Our Sanctuary is ADA accessible and listening devices are available. FCCLB is a liberal, Open & Affirming and unabashedly progressive church in the United Church of Christ denomination. Parking is available in the Civic Center parking structure on Broadway Ave & Third Street; we validate parking on Sunday morning.   

BOCA: Hollywood Bowl Trip – Patti LaBelle

Sunday, July 7, 7:30 PM, Hollywood Bowl

The Board of Cultural Arts is excited to announce two FCCLB outings to the Hollywood Bowl this summer! Our first outing will be to see the legendary Patti LaBelle on Sunday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m. Eight tickets remain and will be available for purchase this Sunday, June 30 after worship service in the Koininia Room! Tickets are $50.00 each, including roundtrip bus fare departing from Lakewood Center Mall. Bring your blankets, pack your picnics and we will see you at the Bowl! Read More

BOCA: Hollywood Bowl Trip – Pink Martini ft. China Forbes

Saturday, August 24, 8:00 PM, Hollywood Bowl

The Board of Cultural Arts is excited to announce two FCCLB outings to the Hollywood Bowl this summer! The second Hollywood Bowl gathering will be to see the genre-blending orchestra, Pink Martini, on Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets are sold out - Thank you to everyone who is participating! Bring your blankets, pack your picnics and we will see you at the Bowl! 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:
  • Office@FirstChurchLB.org

Directions and parking

Free Sunday parking available in Civic Center garage on Broadway at Cedar

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