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    "Unity in Love" NEW Lectures 2024

    08.28.23 | Stories

    Engage with us again in asking deep questions.  How do we build relationships with those who are different from us?  How can we understand “the other?”  Join us as we explore these and many similar questions through expert lectures and a panel...

      Stay Cool & Warm at First Church

      07.19.23 | News

      Heating and Air conditioning installation updateNovember 16, 2023 We know with the changing of the season from summer to fall and soon to winter many of you are wondering what’s up with our heating and air conditioning system installation?...

        2023 Racial Justice Grant

        05.25.23 | Stories | racialjustice

        First Church Seeking Racial Justice Grant Applicants The Racial Justice Grants Committee has released the 2023 Grant Application and this year’s grant focus areas. Thanks to some very generous donations, we will now be giving a total of...

          All-Church Gathering: SHARE

          05.15.23 | News

          Come and celebrate with us. The Spirit is moving us to welcome a new family and see new possibilities. Please bring a dish to share as we welcome our new church family from Ukraine, Andrii and Masha and their two young children at ages 3 and 9...

            May is Mental Health Awareness Month

            05.02.23 | News

            We know that many people suffer in silence for years before speaking out or seeking treatment. As you read this, I want you to pause and reflect on people in your life, whether that be close friends, coworkers, neighbors, or the clerk at your...

              First Church Going Solar

              04.19.23 | Stories

                First Church Going Solar April 19, 2023 I am pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees (BOT) has approved a solar energy project at the UMC Mission Valley campus. In addition to contributing to the care of God’s good...

                Meet Our New Bishop

                03.01.23 | Stories

                Join the welcome reception for Bishop Escobedo-Frank on March 19 at 3-4:30 PM in Linder Hall. Learn about her hopes for the future.

                  Church as Network --- All-church Study

                  01.19.23 | News

                  Are you ready to take the next step to discover what God is doing in our world? THURSDAYS FEB. 9 - MARCH 2 - Join this all-church book study book study that takes a deep look at the church’s history, this cultural era, and the opportunities that...

                    Chicano Park: Our Sacred Place

                    11.14.22 | Stories

                    Love, compassion, heritage, ancestors, and culture are honored at this peaceful seven-acre park. Chicano Park is a National Historic Landmark, recognizing its artistic, cultural, and sociopolitical significance. It is home to the largest...