revolution of love on the journey of lent

Lenten Calendar at Palo Alto First Baptist Wednesday, March 5 7:30 PM Ash Wednesday Service at Covenant Presbyterian Church Sunday, March 9, 1st Sunday of Lent: 10:00 AM Worship and Sunday School “Not by Bread Alone” Matthew 4:1-11 11:30 AM Vision Forum 1: Considering the Renewal Proposal Sunday, March 16 , 2nd Sunday of Lent: […]

First Baptist Community

We are a welcoming, inclusive community of faith. Worship is at the center of our life. Worship that touches the mind, heart and soul follows Christ into the world. Worship that blends both the traditional and the contemporary. We seek to nourish a thoughtful, maturing faith. We offer all ages opportunities to explore and deepen […]

In the World

Friday March 21, Greetings. I left with a team of well diggers to go to Fierville close to Gros Morne, the city where we have shared clean water, goats and pigs. Dr. James Steve accepted to accompany me. On our way, our first rest stop was at Enery about one hour and half from our […]


Thursday, April 10, 7:30 PM: Church Choir  in the Parlor.  Friday, April 11, 10:00 AM: Senior Chat–We will be blessed to have Inez Powell be our presenter. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 670 East Meadow Drive.   Saturday, April 12, 9:00 AM: Renewal Task Team meeting in the Parlor. Saturday, April 12, 2:00 PM: Memorial Service for […]

palm branches

We are planning a different sort of service for Sunday in which we will commemorate both Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem at the beginning of Holy Week and his witness through the week, trial and Crucifixion.  We will treat it as a series of dramatic events being reported for the first time.  This is an […]

American Baptist Seminary of the West

Our special mission offering for April is to support scholarship aid at the American Baptist Seminary of the West. The ABSW is a charter member of the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) since 1962.  ABSW, founded in 1871, is the center of American Baptist ecumenical theological education in the far western United States. The seminary is affiliated denominationally […]

Midweek Message

The weekly update on church activities and concerns. Midweek Message, April 9, 2014


NOT THIS TIME A sermon preached by Randle R. (Rick) Mixon First Baptist Church, Palo Alto, CA Sunday, April 6, 2014 Download: 14-04-06.mixon.mp3 Texts: John 11:1-45 (The Message) Some of us have stood at a tomb, faced an open grave, scattered the ashes of one beloved. We know what it’s like to be confronted with […]

Senior Chat

Senior Chat at Covenant Presbyterian Church 670 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto Senior Chat is for sharing and growing. Sometimes someone comes along our path who is willing to share their story. In the process, we are able to “live” another person’s experience. That is what community is all about – being part of one […]


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