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!

9:45 - 10:15 AM  |  Prayers of the People  |   Linder 4

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

11:45  |  Midday Gathering  |  Linder 4 or Sanctuary
Gather with friends for a varied program
Weeks 1 -3 each month, we offer a different program. From organ concerts in the sanctuary, to presentations by community leaders and life stories by First Church members.

LUNCHES AT most of THE GATHERINGs

We offer a  $8/meal (except for 2nd Midday Pipes Wednesday)

TO MAKE  A LUNCH RESERVATION

Contact 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

1st Wednesday  |  Lunch & Speaker  |  11:45 AM - 1:15 PM  | Linder 4
$8 hot lunch with an engaging speaker to follow.

2nd Wednesday  |  Midday Pipes  |  11:45 AM  - 12:30 PM   | Sanctuary
No lunch is offered on the 2nd Wednesday.

3rd Wednesday  |  Lunch & Speaker  |  11:45 AM - 1:15 PM   | Linder 4
$8 hot lunch with an engaging speaker to follow.

 

Winter/Spring 2020 Schedule

Printable  schedule
january

1/8 - MIDDAY PIPES CONCERT:
Linda Brown Red Hill  Lutheran Church, Tustin

1/15 - SPEAKER: Rev. Dr. Eugenio D. Raphael
Why Gandhi and Dr. King Still  Matter Today

february

2/5 - SPEAKER: Rev. Greg La Due, LMFT
Understanding Scripture Through a Psychological  Lens.

2/12 - MIDDAY PIPES CONCERT: 
Tom  Mueller
Associate Professor of Church Music, Concordia University, Irvine

2/19  - SPEAKER: Kenton Reaves Hundley
Young People Today... What's their Problem Anyway?

March

3/4- SPEAKER: Rev. Mary Allman-Boyle
Fresh Expressions of Church

3/11 - MIDDAY PIPES CONCERT:
Robert Plimpton
San Diego Civic Organist Emeritus

3/18  - SPEAKER: Anne Minteer
Who is Jesus?

april

4/1 - SPEAKER: Dr. Bill Stepenson
Let me know if  you need anything

4/8  - MIDDAY PIPES CONCERT: 
Michael Munson
Organist, First United Methodist Church of Escondido

4/15  - SPEAKER: Elizabeth Mack, RN, BSN, MBA
Using Cannabis as a Medicine

may

5/6  - SPEAKER: Lia Smith
Aging with Dignity, Part  2

5/13  - MIDDAY PIPES CONCERT: 
Rodney Girvin,
Organist, First Presbyterian Church, San Diego

5/20  - SPEAKER: Rev. Trudy Robinson
A Vision for Faith in the 21st Century