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


Upcoming Events

Parents’ Morning Out

Saturday, December 10, 9:30 AM

Do you need a bit of time to yourself to (a) shop (b) do laundry or (c) enjoy a nice meal that doesn’t involve a boxed kid’s meal? Well, we are here for you ... and for your kids! You can bring your children any time between 9:30 am–12 noon for fun in the courtyard, crafts, snacks and music. Youth are invited to join in as well and play with the littles while parents enjoy a bit of uninterrupted bliss! We will also be rehearsing with Rev. Anne for the children’s pageant the following day. And if you would like to volunteer, you are also welcome! Please email tbalin@firstchurchlb.org by Thursday, December 8, if your kids are able to join us so we can plan accordingly!

Christmas Luncheon

Saturday, December 17, 12 Noon

The Board of Parish Life invites you to join us in Patterson Hall on Saturday, December 17 for an elegant and festive Christmas luncheon! We will be serving traditional holiday items with a few select surpises, and some very special musical entertainment. A fun afternoon of merriment and cheer is guaranteed for all! We are requesting a donation of $20 per person / $50 maximum per family, though no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. You may pay at the door, or pay online in advance (preferred) through the church's donation portal here. Please RSVP here no later than Sunday, December 11 so that we can get an accurate headcount for planning purposes.

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Saturday, December 24, 6:30 PM

Our candlelight Christmas Eve service will simultaneously be live in our sanctuary and livestreamed on our YouTube channel - click here. Organ Prelude at 6:30 PM, service at 7, followed by Wassail Reception.

Stewardship for 2023

It's not too late!

Pledging Season is upon us! The 2023 Budget is currently under development, and it’s anticipated that First Church is going to need more pledge dollars than ever to meet its staffing, building, and programming needs. Importantly, we want to ensure that First Church is funded for growth, with a full-time Senior Minister, full-time Associate Minister, and a part-time Director of Christian Education. Please PLEDGE NOW here.  Read More

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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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