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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

UCO/Drop-in Center

Closed the month of July

Urban Community Outreach (Drop-In Center) will be closed the month of July. DIC will reopen & provide hot meals in August. Thank you for all the support! Interested in volunteering opportunites?  Click here to sign up! 

Concert in the Park

Friday, July 19, 6:30 PM, El Dorado Park West

All are invited to join us for this Friday’s concert featuring the Long Beach Municipal Band playing the music of Leonard Bernstein at El Dorado Park West. We’ll gather toward the back of the crowd and alongside the parking area that’s closest to the softball fields (i.e., audience left). Bring a picnic, chair/blanket, family and friends, and join us any time after 6:00 p.m. for the 6:30 p.m. concert. Contact Kirsten Pickus with any questions.

Adult Education

Sunday, July 21, 8:45 AM, Pownall Room & Zoom

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

Sunday Service

Sunday, July 21, 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.   

Women’s Group

Sunday, July 21, 11:30 AM, Pownall Room

The Women’s Group gathers once a month in-person on 3rd Sundays, to share life’s challenges and joys and deepen connections among members. Contact Kirsten Pickus or Miriam Seneviratne for the Zoom information.

Adult Education

Sunday, July 28, 8:45 AM, Pownall Room & Zoom

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

Sunday Service

Sunday, July 28, 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. 

Historic Church Tour

Sunday, July 28, 11:30 AM, Koinonia Room

Join us on our Historic Church Tour, led by our Historian, Bob Kalayjian, on Sunday, July 28 at 11:30 AM in the Koinonia Room! As a city and nationally recognized landmark it has been an important part of our city life, culture, social activism and spiritual development its entire life. We will explore the architecture, construction as well as the many transformations necessary to preserve and update the church over its more than 110 years on the corner of arts and justice. 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 for the second FCCLB outing to the Hollywood Bowl this summer! We are gathering to see the genre-blending orchestra, Pink Martini, on Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Each ticket includes a roundtrip bus fare departing from Lakewood Center Mall. Read More

Andrew Blanch: Spanish Romance ft. Maria Eugenia Nieva

Saturday, September 14, 7:00 PM, Sanctuary

Andrew Blanch (Guitar) Guest Artist: Maria Eugenia Nieva (Voice) Praised as a “rockstar of nylon-acoustic music” (On Sounds), “the real deal” (Classics Today), “dazzling” (ArtsHub) and “brilliant” (Limelight Magazine), Andrew Blanch is regarded as one of Australia’s leading musicians. He is a prizewinner in more than ten international guitar competitions, a finalist for Performance 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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