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    Alternative Christmas 2020

    12.01.20 | Missions | News | kidsfirstnews | Mission News

    Visit our Alternative Christmas Gift Fair Online Dec. 1-31, 2020    Our fair gives you a better alternative to Christmas shopping. We invite you to "purchase" symbolic gifts which will fund local and global mission work. We will...

      Share Your Nativity

      11.17.20 | Articles

      Where have you Been? Whenever I travel, I try to find something to bring back from the places I’ve been.  I’ve brought back Christmas ornaments, crosses and creche sets. Although some of my creche sets I have are from...

        In-Person Advent Communion

        11.06.20 | News | Articles

        Sunday, November 29 - In-person Advent Communion Service The outdoor service will be brief as we gather to celebrate Holy Communion together. Mission Valley Campus Please note that currently our in-person events will take place outside on the...

          DIY Advent Wreath

          11.05.20 | Women | News | kidsfirstnews

          Make Your Own Advent Wreath! Sunday, Nov. 29 is the first Sunday in Advent when the first candle in the Advent wreath will be lighted during worship, and again each Sunday until Christmas. Bring the tradition into your own home by creating an...

            Over the River & Through the (Digital) Woods

            11.04.20 | kidsfirstnews

            Over the River and Through the (digital)Woods If you and the family were to travel this holiday season, where WOULD you go? What has been the best Christmas destination for you and your family? This year with many travel restrictions in place...

              Virtual Angel Tree 2020

              11.03.20 | News | Local Missions

              Virtual Angel Tree Coming Soon! We are excited to continue our past commitment to Prison Fellowship and support their Angel Tree Christmas program which provides gifts to children of incarcerated parents. This year amidst COVID-19, Prison...

                Digital Cookbook & Family Food Photos

                10.25.20 | News | kidsfirstnews

                Digital Holiday Cookbook & Family Photos We welcome you to share your best Holiday Recipes along with a picture of the dish. We will collect all recipes and photos to create the 2020 First Church Holiday (digital) Cookbook. We will have...

                  In-person Services Follow-up

                  10.08.20 | News | by Rev. Trudy Robinson

                  Oct. 7, 2020 In-Person Communion Services What a joy it was to see you! One hundred and eighty-five people returned to the Mission Valley campus and 32 people to the Ocean Beach campus over six different brief world communion services on...