We are a welcoming congregation.
View our Covenant of Good Relations.


  • GA Report Sunday with Salad Buffet

    Sunday, September 22, 12:30 pm, Bard hall. Friends of de Benneville Pines is preparing and serving a scrumptious salad lunch.  This is a fundraiser for camperships for our youth to attend camp at Camp de Benneville Pines next year.   Read more.

  • You can still join a wisdom circle

    Wisdom Circles are intentional, lay-led, open groups that deepen and expand our ministry, help build community, develop relationships, and explore spirituality. Our study topics are based on the monthly transformational themes.Online Registration is open now!To register, visit:www.firstuusandiego.org/wisdom-circles.   Read more.

  • Calling All Coffee Mug Stands!

    The Specialty Baazar would like to borrow your interesting and attractive coffee mug stands, clothes trees, display racks, and Danish Modern Christmas trees to hang hats, scarves, handbags and jewelry at the church’s October 12 sale.  We also need easels to display art works and room dividers to separate sales areas. If you have anything you’re able to lend us, please get it to Rose Van Oss (619-795-3251 etvo1@cox.net) before September 15, or drop it off in Room 115 at the churc...  Read more.

  • Important Announcement

    Starting Sunday, Sept 8, both worship services at our Hillcrest campus will be held in the Meeting House marking the end of our summer season.   Read more.

  • New Teams for Visioning the Future

    Announcing the new Visioning the Future (VTF)! To get all of the updates and see how you can get involved with our four subcommittees go to our Visioning Page.   Read more.

  • Chalice Choir

    Wednesday, August 28, 7 pm — 8:40 pm, Chapel. Join us for our first Chalice Choir rehearsal! Adult singers of every level of experience are welcome.   Read more.

  • It's hot out there!

    If you need a place to cool off, come to our Hillcrest campus during office hours (Monday through Friday, 10 am to    5 pm) and we'll turn on the air conditioner for you. Check in at the front desk and we'll make sure you have a cool space in the Welcome Center or Common Room. If you have questions, feel free to call Robie Evans, Director of Operations, at 619-398-4433.   Read more.

  • Tony Needs Your Help

    Tony Bianca is collecting empty (clean) cans, plastic bottles (water, soda, etc). with lids, and jar lids for his Music classes.  He’ll be using them with children to make homemade instruments.   Read more.

  • Please Join Us For a Farewell Party for Rev. Ian!

    Sunday, August 25, 1 pm, Bard Hall. To contribute to his gift contact Robie at robie@firstuusandiego.org.   Read more.

  • Responding to Gun Violence

    Starting on September 10, your ministers will hold a monthly vespers service in Clark Chapel from 6 pm — 6:30 pm in response to rising gun violence in our country. This service will be a time for lamentations, prayer and opportunities for action. Our community partners, SD4GVP (San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention) will join us and offer ways to connect with this work.   Read more.

RSS Feed

What's New?

The First Church blog is your resource for upcoming events and past event recaps. Enjoy!