First Baptist Palo Alto

The First Baptist Church of Palo Alto, California is seeking well qualified candidates for a part time  OFFICE MANAGER/BUILDING SUPERVISOR The successful candidate will have significant responsibilities in the areas of office management internal and external communications management of church facilities relations with the church’s renters

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 […]


A sermon preached by Randle R. (Rick) Mixon, First Baptist Church, Palo Alto, CA, Sunday, March 29, 2015 Text: Luke 19:28-46 (The Message) Who knows how to get to “Neverland”? According to J. M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan, it is reached by flight, and Peter gives its location as being “second to the right, […]

In the World

When awarding Justice for Children Initiative Children in Poverty (CiP) grants this year, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) will offer special consideration to projects that focus on anti-bullying efforts and cultivate conflict-resolution and nonviolent communication skills among children and/or parents. Applications for CiP grants must be received by or postmarked to ABHMS by April […]

palm branches

This Sunday we will celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and reflect on the events of the week to come.  Before we get to Easter, there is a difficult road to walk.  As we have learned, it is likely that the leafy procession into the old city was an act of intentional Guerilla theatre on the […]

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 […]


This Week at First Baptist Thursday, March 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, March 26, 7:30 pm: Choir Practice in the Parlor. New voices are always welcome to join. Friday, March 27, 5:30 pm: Forum […]

Midweek Message

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


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