Communion Video

In July and August we will not be taking communion together in worship. Instead, we are offering a short communion service video online for Sunday, July 4 and Sunday, August 1. This will allow all of us to receive communion at home with our own bread and juice or wine. Click here to view the […]

Holden Evening Prayer

March 10 – April 7 at 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary Join us here at First Pres., together with St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Santa Monica, for Holden Evening Prayer each Thursday at 7:00 p.m. through Lent. Our first Evening Prayer is on Thursday, March 10.

Lenten Devotional

ASH WEDNESDAY February 17 at 7:00 PM Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent and a time for us to slow down and reflect upon both God’s grace and our human limitations. “From dust we have come and to dust we shall return.” We will naturally continue to grieve (and likely fight against) the inevitability […]

The Church in an Age of COVID-19

As we are following news about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we remain committed to being a community that reflects God’s caring and healing presence in the world here and now. What can we do? Don’t touch your face, and other healthy practices. Let’s begin with concrete steps recommended by public health agencies that can […]

New Schools Being Built in Zambia

First Pres proudly supports new schools for aids orphans in Zambia. Follow the progress as 5 new schools are being built by becoming a friend of “Zambia Community Schools Project” on Facebook at: