This Week at First Baptist (5/28)

  • CalendarThursday, May 29, 2014, 7:30 pm: Church Choir in the Parlor.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2014: Children and Youth Sunday

    10:00 AM,Worship for the whole family: This will be a special day in the life of our congregation. The children and youth of the church will lead us in worship. Graduating high school senior, Oscar Ramirez will be our preacher. Together we will remember what it means to be baptized and how that shapes how we live in the world.

    11:30 AM, Special Business Meeting to take action on the Renewal Proposal. If you have questions or concerns about the revised Renewal Proposal, we want to hear from you so that we can be in conversation before the special business meeting on June 1 to vote on the Proposal. You may contact Pastor Rick, Carolyn or any member of the Task Team or Council.

  • Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 10:30 AM: Bible Studyat the Terracesof Los Altos at Janet Maxwell’s apartment. The address is 373 Pine Lane,#2106, Los Altos. Let Pastor Rick know if you need transportation.
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 8:30 AM: Men’s Breakfast at Palo Alto Breakfast House, 2706 Middlefield, Palo Alto. All the men from our Church family are welcome.


  • Friday June 6, 2014, 6:00 PM: All Church Cookout to celebrate Pastor Tripp and his ministry with us. Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, beverage and dessert furnished. Please bring salads and side dishes to share.
  • Sunday, June 8, Pentecost, 10:00 AM, Worship for the whole family: Pastor Tripp preaching. This will be Pastor Tripp’s last Sunday as our Minister of Faith Formation and Family Life. We will celebrate his ministry and wish him well in his new role as Director of Admissions for the American Baptist Seminary of the West. Everyone is invited to wear something red to honor the day.
  • Sunday, June 8th, 15th and 22nd, 11:30 AM: Adult Spiritual Formation
    Canon, Scripture, and Word Of God.
    Corinna Guerrero
    will address each of the above concepts. We start off with a little church history, but end in a call to advocacy. We hope you’ll join us.

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We are a progressive Baptist Church affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA. We have been in Palo Alto since 1893. We celebrate our Baptist heritage. We affirm the historic Baptist tenets of: Bible Freedom, Soul Freedom, Church Freedom, Religious Freedom

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