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Farewell to Rev. Tom

Please stay after the service of celebration on Sunday, June 26, to wish the Rev. Tom Emanuel “mar sin leat” – farewell. You’re invited to bring a card to wish Tom and his family farewell as they leave us to go on their next adventure!

Organ Recital

The Long Beach chapter of the American Guild of Organists will sponsor an organ recital in conjunction with their Pipe Organ Encounters educational outreach program for young organists.

Pride Parade

Join us as we march in the Long Beach Pride Parade! We’ll commission First Church marchers in church, and then make sure you get to our gathering spot on Ocean Boulevard.

A Special Concert: French Flute Soloist Jean Ferrandis and Marc Dickey

Jean Ferrandis is a world-renowned French flute soloist. After hearing Mr. Ferrandis perform the Adagio from Mozart’s D major concerto Leonard Bernstein exclaimed, “It is Pan himself!” and subsequently composed a cadenza for him. In a rare Southern California appearance, he will be accompanied by First Church’s organist Dr. Marc Dickey at the 70-rank Mighty Möller concert pipe organ and the sanctuary Steinway concert grand piano. Buy your tickets today!  Continue reading A Special Concert: French Flute Soloist Jean Ferrandis and Marc Dickey