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FPCPA Named hunger Action congregation

FPCPA has been named a Hunger Action Congregation by the Presbyterian Hunger Program.  FPCPA received this three-year certification because we are active in all six areas of hunger response; Hunger Alleviation, Development Assistance, Hunger Education, Lifestyle Integrity, Corporate and Public Policy Witness, and Worship. If you would like to learn more about the Presbyterian Hunger…

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE AS AN ELDER ON SESSION:

Dear Members of First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, The Nominating Committee is seeking Ruling Elders* to serve on Session beginning in February of 2022, with openings for the following ministries (Please click on the committee name for a description of the position): Christian Education Communications & Stewardship Facilities Finance Personnel This year, we are trying something…

hotel de zink

This July we will once again host Hotel de Zink, in which ~15 unhoused adults eat dinner and spend the night in Fellowship Hall. As we did in 2020, meals will be delivered in disposable containers each evening. Our guests will go to the Opportunity Center for breakfast and lunch during the week, and we…

Session passes A Statement on the DOctrine of Discovery

At their May 2021 meeting, Session affirmed and joined with the PC(USA), who confessed complicity and repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery at the General Assembly in 2016. This report explains what the Doctrine of Discovery is and how churches have been complicit. For more background, resources and suggestions of actions FPCPA might take, see https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BM6hErrrYLeV8WWWg0XKjViR_S0u2QG1bdtGOj0ymKQ/edit#…