A Liberal Church, Welcoming of All, Passionately Committed to Social Justice

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Welcome to First Church!

Our motto says it all: "A Liberal Church, Welcoming of All, Passionately Committed to Social Justice."

We're a diverse group of seekers who have covenanted to support and care for each other as we each discover how God's spirit of love is present and working in each of us.

We meet together each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. to celebrate, sing, learn and listen. Join us!


Sunday Celebration of God's Love
Sunday, October 30, 10 a.m.

Our guest preacher will be the Rev. Traci Blackmon, noted preacher and Acting Executive of UCC Justice and Witness Ministries for the United Church of Christ. She became nationally recognized as a prominent voice for social change when Michael Brown was shot in Ferguson, just miles from her church, Christ the King UCC, in Florissant, Missouri.





First Congregational Church
241 Cedar Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802
Fax: 562-436-3018
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Preservation Project

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Follow the progress of preserving our historic building at the blog 3rd & Cedar, and click here to go to our online donation page and support the project.


Upcoming Events

The Rev. Traci Blackmon
Preaching and Leading a Forum
Sunday, October 30

Mental Health First Aid Course
November 5 & 6
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The Musical
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Our Partners in Ministry

Pilgrim Pines Camp - click here for information about the Fall Fun for All!

Pilgrim Pines 1-2-3 Challenge

Urban Community Outreach: Drop-In-Center for the Homeless

Downtown Associated Youth Services (DAYS): Summer Day Camp

St. Luke's Episcopal Church


Ruth Warkentin

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Fuels Fund

 Declaration of Peace

Click here to learn more about how the UCC is involved in Global Ministry