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First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto
1140 Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301-3217

Church Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9:00AM-3:00PM

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Phone: 650-325-5659

Bear Ride

A native Californian and cradle Presbyterian, Bear was raised in Los Angeles, and received her BA in Religious Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, and her M. Div. and D. Min. degrees from San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union.   She has served churches in Southern California, was the Director of the…

Annanda Barclay

Annanda Barclay

Annanda obtained her M.Div. at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  She is a Fund for Theological Education Ministry Fellow. She has been a Youth Ministry Assistant at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, IL. After graduating from seminary Annanda spent a year as a student chaplain at University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. Her services to…

Andy Chislett

Originally from England, Andrew Chislett moved to the United States at the age of sixteen. He holds a doctorate in music in organ performance and literature from Indiana University’s Jacob School of Music, where his principal organ teachers were Marilyn Keiser and Christopher Young. Andrew previously studied organ in Seattle with J. Melvin Butler. He…

Catherine Clover

Catherine was born and raised on the Peninsula, attended Burlingame High School and graduated from Mt. Holyoke with a degree in French and International Studies.  Her interest in medieval history began at an early age, and this eventually led her to complete her doctoral degree from Trinity College, Oxford, on the fortifications of English Gascony at the…