Gather.  Listen.  Speak.  Act.

First Church is a progressive Christian community that gathers to listen, speak and then act, with a spirit of compassion, justice and stewardship.

At First Church, we care about each other and the world. We look for God in the scriptures and everyday life. We think and pray and break bread together. We ask questions that don’t have easy answers. We serve our neighbors. We raise our voices about the justice issues of our day. We proudly belong to the United Church of Christ. We think diversity is a beautiful gift from God and we do our best to truly welcome everyone. Worship is at the core of our life together. Join us at 10 a.m. each Sunday.



Worshiping with University Baptist Church

Next week we start our annual July joint worship with our friends at University Baptist Church. On July 5, 12 we will be worshiping at UBC, 1219 University Ave. SE, 55414. On July 19, 26 we will worship together at First Church. All services will start at 10am.


Pilgrim Point Weekend, July 10-12

Join us for a weekend of fellowship, relaxation, and reconnection with God as we head up north to Pilgrim Point Camp. We will spend the weekend on the shores of Lake Ida, right outside of Alexandria. There are many activities available, including canoeing, swimming, fishing, music, and worship! Registration forms are available in Pilgrim Hall or you can register online at:

The First Church group

Eliza & Shannon



Opportunities to Give, Share and Create Community

SouthEast Playgroup Monday mornings 9-11:30 am, We host a playgroup of toddlers and young children and their caregivers every Monday from Labor Day-Memorial Day. Join us for play, story time, snack, and fellowship.

Community Emergency Services 3rd Saturday of the month at 9 am, We help pack and deliver groceries for the residents of St. Paul’s Home in South Minneapolis. CES is located at 1900 11th Ave in South Minneapolis.

Lexington Commons Last Sunday of the month at 4:00 pm, We serve meals at the Lexington Commons housing at 375 Lexington Parkway N, in St. Paul.




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