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Christmas Services 2023

Advent Lessons and Carols Sunday, December 3 at 10:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Pageant in Worship Sunday, December 17 at 10:00 a.m. Christmas Festival Sunday, December 17 at 11:15 a.m. Candlelight Christmas Eve Service Sunday, December 24 at 6:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Fellowship Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Shine Children’s Music Ensemble to Sing in Worship on Sunday, October 22

From it’s beginnings at Compassion Camp this past Summer, our Shine Children’s Music Ensemble, led by Emily Audras, has become the place where kids, music, and love for Jesus come together. Join us on Sunday, October 22, Harvest Festival Sunday, as the Shine Ensemble will sing in our worship service and add their voices to […]

First Pres Harvest Festival

First Pres is excited to announce that the 2023 Harvest Festival will be on Sunday, October 22 from 11 am to 1 pm. You’re not going to want to miss out on all the fun. For kids there will be pumpkin painting, awesome inflatables, face painting, balloon twisting, an amazing petting zoo, carnival games, and […]


First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica plays host to many concerts throughout the year. The concerts include:


Jacaranda is a series of intimate concert adventures into the realm of new and rarely-heard classical music designed to awaken curiosity, passion and discovery.


Kaleidoscope is a conductorless chamber orchestra dedicated to enriching lives through exhilarating concert experiences, artistic excellence, musician leadership, and connecting with the diverse communities of Los Angeles.

Orchestra Santa Monica

Orchestra Santa Monica, led by its nationally recognized Music Director Roger Kalia, brings exciting, high-quality, and innovative orchestral programming to our doorstep.