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We are a diverse congregation, expressing a wide variety of beliefs. We are also a family that enjoys welcoming others.

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Open and Affirming

Open and Affirming of women and men of all ages, ethnic origins, abilities, and sexual orientations who desire to participate in its worship, life, and ministry

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First Congregational Church of Santa Barbara

United Church of Christ

Worship and Church School, Sundays at 10:00am

nursery childcare provided

2101 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

805-682-7146

office hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm

Rev. Allysa's walk-in office hours: Tuesday, 4:00-7:00pm

News

News and Upcoming Events

Convergence: An Open and Affirming Worship Service

I’m excited to announce a new collaborative worship service FCCSB will be offering with the help of students from Spectrum Ministries and Westmont. Every 3rd Wednesday at 7pm you are invited to “Convergence: An Open And Affirming Worship Service”.... read more
Local Church Hosts LGBTQ Youth Conference

Local Church Hosts LGBTQ Youth Conference

From the Daily Nexus: The First Congregational Church of Santa Barbara hosted the LGBTQ Youth Conference on Saturday at the church’s State Street location to provide engaging workshops for middle and high school-age LGBTQ youth and their families. The free conference,... read more

Senior Resource Directory

Senior Resource Directory Available in Media Center The 2015-2017 edition of the Area Agency on Aging’s Senior Resource Directory is in the reading rack in the media center. The directory provides a listing of nonprofit and governmental agencies offering services to... read more

Sermons

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Prepare for Tomorrow

Prepare for Tomorrow

Our third part of our Advent Series looks at Luke 3:7-18 and asks us what we can do in the present to bring God’s kingdom to earth in the future. This was first preached on 12/13/15

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Prepare For the Best

Prepare For the Best

The second part of our Advent series examines the Calling of John the Baptist. During life’s difficult times how do we prepare for the best? Luke 3:1-6. This sermon was first preached on 12/6/15.

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Prepare Ye the Way

Prepare Ye the Way

This First Sunday of Advent we begin our Advent Series, “Prepare Ye the Way”. Looking at Luke 21:25-36 we examine, in light of the Paris attacks, how we find hope in the worst of times. Originally preached on 11/29/15.

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The Story Of Dorcas

The Story Of Dorcas

Acts 9:36-43 We are going off Lectionary in honor of Quilt Sunday and looking at the story of Dorcas in Acts 9:36-43 who inspired our Dorcas Quilting Group. Originally Preached 11/22/15.... read more

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