First Baptist Church
of Palo Alto



Nursery / Childcare
A regular childcare staff member is available to nurture your child during worship services in the nursery.

Sunday School
Sunday School is open to children of all ages. Children leave for their classes during worship before the sermon begins.

Adults (Open to all)

Bible Study
Each week the group discusses the text of the Bible for the upcoming sermon along with the minister. These groups meet on Tuesdays at 10:30 AM.


Walking Group
This group meets Monday and Friday mornings at Shoreline Park in Mountain View. Each walk is about an hour where members can walk and share at the same time, while enjoying the beauty of nature.

Community Outreach

Ecumenical Hunger Program
Our church works with the EHP to assist the homeless and low income persons with basic needs such as food and housing, and clothing.

Urban Ministry of Palo Alto
Each year Urban Ministry of Palo Alto provides 26,000 free hot meals, 17,000 bags of groceries and 4,800 nights of housing through a rotating emergency shelter program. Other supportive services include housing referrals, a clothing closet, a money management service and transportation vouchers. First Baptist Church of Palo Alto has been working with Urban Ministry of Palo Alto for many years.

Support Offered to Many Other Organizations

American Baptist Seminary of the West
Pacific Coast Baptist Association
Council of Churches of Santa Clara County
Chaplaincy Program at Santa Clara County Correctional Institutions
United Campus Christian Ministry, Stanford
Primera Iglesia Bautista de Corinto, Nicaragua
Balasore Technical School in India
Bacone College, Muskogee, Oklahoma
Seafarers Ministry of the Golden Gate
Silicon Valley Habitat for Humanity
Baptist Peace Fellowship
Peninsula Peace & Justice Center
California Council of Churches
National Council of Churches
American Baptist Churches of the USA Offerings
  - One Great Hour of Sharing
  - America for Christ Offering
  - World Mission Offering
  - Ministers and Missionaries Offering


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