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Easter Lily Dedications 2024

Thank you to everyone who donated and dedicated a lily for our beautiful Easter service! The full list of donors and dedications are below:  

Vawter’s Daughters

The Vawters’ Daughters gathering on the first Friday evening of each month is an informal affair attended by women of the congregation. Active members, regular attendees, and visitors alike are always welcome. The gatherings started with a couple of dinners in the late 1990s to introduce the wife of our new pastor to the women […]

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.


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.