Prayers for Orlando

Prayer Vigil for the victims on June 15th at 7pm.

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Creation Care

Learn how FCC is pursuing environmental justice in our daily lives.

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First Congregational Church of Santa Barbara
United Church of Christ

About Us

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

We are Open and Affirming of women and men of all ages, ethnic origins, abilities, and sexual orientations who desire to participate in our worship, life, and ministry.
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News

News and Upcoming Events

Prayer Vigil for the Victims of Orlando Shooting

Prayer Vigil for the Victims of Orlando Shooting

Join First Congregational Church of Santa Barbara and Spectrum Ministries to mourn and remember our queer, Latinx family lost to the Orlando massacre on Sunday, June 12. A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR: To the Santa Barbara Community,  As someone who was a pastor during the... read more
Special Film Screening for May Convergence Service

Special Film Screening for May Convergence Service

In honor of our trans brothers and sisters we are offering a FREE film screening of the United Church of Christ’s documentary Call Me Malcolm. This film details the journey of faith of Malcolm, a trans man. This is a great movie for anyone interested in the... read more

Showers of Blessing Visits FCCSB

Showers of Blessing is a mobile hygiene program for people without permanent housing sponsored by the SB Interfaith Initiative and Goleta HEAL. Watch a presentation made at FCCSB on April... read more

Convergence: An Open and Affirming Worship Service

I’m excited to announce a collaborative worship service FCCSB offers with the help of students from Spectrum Ministries. Every 3rd Wednesday at 7pm you are invited to “Convergence: An Open And Affirming Worship Service.” This service combines... read more

Sermons

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Beyond Resistance

Beyond Resistance

Guest preacher Jake Pomeroy, co-pastor First Congregational Church of Pasadena, UCC, delivers a message on the ways the church can approach our changing culture beyond resistance and come out stronger than before.

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Mother Tongue, Mother God

In our service of Pentecost, the first Sunday in our “What Church?” series, Rev. Allysa looks at the importance of diversity and inclusion in the early and modern church.

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Where Were You?

Where Were You?

Our final message in our series on Creation and the Environment looks at Job 38:1-31, when God asks Job, “Where were you when I laid the Earth’s foundation?”

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The Mark of the Fall

In our fifth out of six sermons on Creation and the Environment, Reverend Allysa looks at Genesis 3, the fall of man, and the way humanity has become disconnected from the rest of creation.

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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

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