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    Communion Elements Pick-up & Donations Drop-off Event

    08.27.20 | News

    Communion Distribution Pickup Sunday, Aug. 30  |  3:30 - 5:30 PM  |  Mission Valley Campus  |  P2 parking lot September 6 is Communion Sunday at First Church. Since the shut-down, we have offered safe, prepared...

      Adopt-A-Student Volunteer Op!

      08.04.20 | News

      Share God’s love through the gift of education. We are looking for volunteers to support Cherokee Point Elementary schoolchildren (Kindergarten -5th Grade) with reading, literacy skills, and math support. 

        Welcome Rev. Dr. Hannah Ka!

        06.28.20 | News

        Welcome Rev. Dr. Hannah Ka as our Pastor of Discipleship! Rev. Hannah brings experience in two very important areas that will help First Church in our vision of being one church with many different expressions in many different...

          Celebrating Pastor Melissa & Saying Goodbye

          06.07.20 | News

          Over the past four years, our church family has been nurtured by the enthusiasm, organizational skills and passion of Pastor Melissa. Please express your thoughts and appreciation for her through cards and letters mailed to: First United...

            In La Mesa

            05.31.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

            Superbowl Sunday, The second day Of the second month Of the new year, The first night to stay in the new little house, In La Mesa. I heard most of the game on AM Radio, Driving back and forth from the old apartment to the new little house...

              The "New Normal"

              05.26.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

              As our community begins to open up, we are going to have to get used to a "new normal." As we think about how we are going to engage in society, I invite you to consider John Wesley's Manifesto. I first saw this in the museum in The New Room in...

                Patience

                05.23.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

                If you live in southern California, you are enjoying the nicer weather; and if you are like me, it is difficult to be patient, waiting for restrictions to be lifted. The good news is that things are gradually opening up and we will be together...

                  Small Treasures

                  05.22.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

                  Hope and comfort for my heart. One day last summer, when my 8-year-old granddaughter Layla was staying in San Diego for the summer, her dad (my youngest son Marcus) got called into work at the hospital. He had a two-hour gap with no one available...

                    You Are Not Alone - 2

                    05.20.20 | Stories | Stories of Hope

                    As we enter the umpteenth day of sheltering in place, I’d like to acknowledge how we are all feeling today. Each day, each week, presents a new way to experience this global pandemic. Some days we carry on as usual, other days are filled...

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