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 […]


This Week at First Baptist Thursday, February 26, 10:00 am: Women’s Brunch at Corner Bakery Cafe, 3375 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. All women of our church community are invited to join. Thursday, February 26, 7:30 pm: Choir Practice in the Parlor. New voices are always welcome to join. Sunday, March 1, 10:00 AM: Worship […]

America for Christ- Discipleship: A Journey of Grace

The March Special Offering is the annual America for Christ offering presented by the American Baptist Home Mission Societies. The theme this year, “Discipleship: A Journey of Grace, “ based on Titus 2:11-13, is a wonderful reminder that Jesus’ public ministry was all about connecting and caring for people in need. On each day of […]

Conversatoin in the Narthex

FROM ELEANOR SATTERLEE AND THE CONGREGATIONAL LIFE TASK TEAM: Many opportunities are available to assist with hospitality needs during the month of MARCH.  Please consider offering to be a Host on a Sunday Morning during Lent or during Holy Week. Join Laura Garcia and Alan Plessinger who have each offered to assist or to host two […]

Ministry in Jails

Our Special Offering this month will be directed to support the work of the Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy of Santa Clara County (C.I.C.) C.I.C. is a non-profit corporation founded in 1962 that operates with the local governmental agencies involved with corrections work. The ministry works directly with the men, women, boys and girls incarcerated in our […]

God's People

The Choral Project had a wonderful time on our brief tour to southern California, including the lovely experience of rain along the way. Some of you came to our “get away” concert at Los Altos United Methodist Church on Friday. Saturday night we sang in a beautiful Catholic church in Visalia; Sunday afternoon in a […]

Midweek Message

The weekly update on church activities and concerns. Midweek Message, February 25, 2015

Boys between the ages of 10 and 17 are deported back to Guatemala City, Guatemala, by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in 2007

REFRIGERATOR NEEDED BY SALVADORAN REFUGEE FAMILY GIVE DONATIONS FOR PRE-SCHOOL, ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & COMMUNITY For South Bay Sanctuary Covenant Delegation members to take to El Salvador in early March: children’s picture books in Spanish, puzzles, soccer balls school supplies for teachers and children and learning toys Please bring by to a Palo Alto address [call […]


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