Thank you, Dana!

This Sunday, January 29, 2023 is the last Sunday that Dana-Vanice Farmer, our Children’s Ministry Associate for Music, will be with us at First Pres. Dana, her husband William, and their two dogs are moving to Reno, NV. Dana has been on our Children’s Ministry staff since 2018 and served our church faithfully and enthusiastically […]

FPC Youth PALentine’s Event

The next Jr. High and High School Event is not a Valentine’s day celebration – it’s PALentine’s day! We will celebrate the beauty of ✨friendship✨ and being pals with all our bestest buddies on February 19th after our church service from 11:30-1:30 💗. We’ll meet in the library after church for food, cupcake decorating, and games! […]

Ash Wednesday Soup Supper

February 22, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Renaissance Room. Ash Wednesday begins the 40-day season (not counting Sundays) of Lent. We begin our journey together as a community of all ages with a potluck Soup Supper at 6:00 p.m. in the Renaissance Room. Please sign up to bring your favorite soup ready to share!  […]

“Evicted” Book Study

Sundays Jan. 29, Feb. 5, and Feb. 12 from 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Join the Spiritual Growth and Mission ministry teams to read and reflect on “Evicted,” a book by Matthew Desmond that shows us how the unhoused fall through the cracks in our society. The group will meet for one hour following worship […]

Kids Night Out – January 2023

Jan 28, 2023 from 5:00–8:00 p.m What better way to start the New Year than with Kids Night Out! Bring your kids to the church on Saturday, January 28 from 5-8 pm and we’ll celebrate the New Year with friends and fun. You can drop off your 3 year-old to 5th grader at the church […]

Christmas Festival – Sunday, 12/18

YOU’RE INVITED! Join us at the first annual FPC Christmas Festival on Sunday, December 18, 11:00-12:30 p.m. for a Pasta Lunch, Hot Chocolate Bar, Live Christmas music, Crafts, a Bingo game, and Gift Bags for kids. Purchase tickets online at or sign up in the courtyard after worship. Tickets: $10 per adult and $5 […]

Christmas Services 2022

Advent Lessons and Carols Sunday, December 4 at 10:00 a.m. | In-person and Online Candlelight Christmas Eve Service Saturday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m. | In-person and Online Kids are welcome at the service, or childcare is available up to age 7. Christmas Morning Service Christmas lessons and carols | In-person and Online  

A Rabbi and a Pastor walk into a…

Sunday, October 9, 11:30 a.m., Renn Room Join us for a catered lunch from Mendocino Farms and a conversation with Rabbi Alex Kress of Beth Shir Shalom about Jewish Identity and Scripture.

Harvest Festival

The beloved FPC Santa Monica Harvest Festival is back! Join us Sunday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. following worship for pumpkin painting, awesome inflatables, face painting, balloon twisting, an amazing petting zoo, carnival games, and arts and crafts. There is plenty for adults too, including an expanded Food Garden where the coffee and donuts […]

Thank You for the Backpack Donations!

Thank you to everyone who donated backpacks on Sunday, August 21st as part of our Blessing of the Backpacks moment during service. During August Kids Night Out, our children and youth will fill these backpacks with brand new school supplies and donate them to Upward Bound House here in Santa Monica.