Every Wednesday 

We are a community of people from different walks of life who gather in Christian love to celebrate the workings of God in our lives and in our communities.

The Midday Gathering

...is OPEN, ACCESSIBLE and SUPPORTIVE of people at all stages of life and of all physical abilities.

...is ACTIVE and ENGAGED in concern for the public life of San Diego. 


Gather with friends in the middle of the day!

Enjoy any or all of these weekly offerings. You’ll be on your way home before the first sign of rush hour.

10:30 - 11:30 AM  |  Pastors' Bible Study  |  Linder Hall
One of our pastors leads a long-term study of the Bible.

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM  |  Lunch with Friends  |  Linder Hall
A hot, healthy, affordable lunch served cafeteria style (with assistance as needed). 

12:15  - 1 PM  |  Program |  Sanctuary or Linder Lounge
Each week we offer a different program. From organ concerts, communion or hymn sing in the sanctuary, to presentations by community leaders on various topics in Linder Lounge.

are offered at $8/meal. 

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and close at 12 noon on the Monday preceding the Wednesday lunch.
Ask about our REWARDS CARD – after six meals purchased, the next is free.

contacting the First Church front desk in person or by phone (619-297-4366). Office hours are 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Mon-Fri) and 8 AM – 12 noon (Sun) emailing


WINTER/SPRING 2019 schedule...


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