Emergency Response Training

Saturday, Oct. 21 | 8 AM - 5 PM | The Cove
Join the response team for Hurricane Harvey!
First Church is sending an Emergency Response Team (ERT) to Texas on Oct. 28 - Nov. 5.  To join the team, you must attend the ERT training (10/21). The cost for the training is $40/person (includes lunch). Additional cost for the mission trip is $500. Scholarship available. For more information, or if you have already taken the ERT training, please contact Pastor Melissa.  
RSVP by 10/7

The HIV/Aids Ministry

Throughout the year, this ministry supports many activities for people living with HIV/AIDS. Watch Heather's story how the AIDS ministry changed her life.

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Loaves & Fishes

The Loaves & Fishes food ministry is a partnership between United Methodist congregations in San Diego, to help meet the needs of hungry people in our community.

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Wondering where you fit?

All believers are endowed by God with unique spiritual gifts. Learn yours so that you can make the impact God has designed for you to make.

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Cherokee Point Outreach

Reach out in service to a child, parent, or family at monthly family dinners and events, or help a child in the "Everyone a Reader" program.

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Showers of Blessings

On the second Saturday of the month, First Church joins in collaboration with St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in hosting "The Shower of Blessing's Breakfast" for the homeless of Balboa Park.

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Interfaith Shelter

For two weeks a year, several of our rooms become ‘home, for 12-15 guests who are working towards finding permanent housing. Volunteers bring meals and spend the night with the guests.

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Shoes that Fit

This ministry provides new shoes to disadvantaged elementary school students in the San Diego area. Shoe shoppers and distributors are needed.

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The Chain Gang

Join the Chain Gaing for fellowship and good hard work around the church. We do handyman jobs and take a break for lunch and fellowship. All help is welcome!

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Sanctuary Worship Support

Ushers and Prayer Ministers are an important part of our worship in the sanctuary. From making visitors feel welcome as they arrive to be able to pray with someone who needs comfort.

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