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Who We Are - At the heart of San Rafael, First Presbyterian Church is a vibrant and inclusive community growing together in faith, hope, and love. We humbly seek to understand and respond creatively to the needs of our brothers and sisters here in our city, in Marin County, and throughout the world.

Sunday Worship Services

We have both in-person worship and online options available every Sunday.

Current Mask Protocol for Worship Services and All Programs in Church Building
January 2022

Everyone attending worship services and coming into the church building for any reason must wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. The session will continue to review changes in Marin County, California and CDC protocols for Covid-19 Omicron variant.  Updates will be posted here and in the enews. 


8:30 am Contemplative Service in the chapel

                A service of Taizé style music, silence, a message, conversation and communion

                All are welcome to participate in communion


10:00 am Celebration Service in the sanctuary

                A service that includes readings, choirs, guest musicians, sermon,

                conversation about the sermon and singing

                Communion celebrated on the first Sunday of the month – all are welcome

                Children invited to be in the service and then go downstairs for Godly Play program

                Livestreamed on YouTube

Live Streaming on YouTube – The later service is on YouTube live stream at 10 am

Click on link at 9:55 am to watch live service. Click here for Live Stream

If you log on too early and do not see the live stream from the sanctuary, close/exit and then click on link again.


Online recording - Go to church YouTube page to view recent videos.

FPCSR YouTube channel.

Audio recordings of sermons available by calling 415-456-2453

Click here for Zoom log in for church meetings and groups

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Weekly Enews

Thursday Enews – Faith in Action – Announcements, Spirituality Offerings, Worship services, social justice projects, volunteer opportunities.


Sunday Enews – Sunday worship service readings, music and sermon.

Click here to sign up for Enews

The Clarion Newsletter

Click here for Fall 2021 Clarion newsletter

Worship Service Videos

Click here for YouTube

Click here for Vimeo (older services from 2020)

Recent Enews Online Worship Bulletins

Click here for Worship Experience - Jan 16, 2022

Click here for Worship Experience - Jan 9, 2022 

Click here for Worship Experience | Click here for Worship Bulletin - Jan 2, 2022   

Click here for Worship Experience - Dec 26, 2021

Click here for Worship Experience - Dec 19, 2021

Click here for Worship Experience - Dec 12, 2021

Click here for Worship Experience - Dec 5, 2021

Recent Thursday Enews – Click here for Archived Thursday Enews

Current Adult Ed, Community Service Opportunities and Faith in Action

Click here for Enews - Jan 13, 2022

Click here for Enews - Jan 6, 2022

Click here for Enews - Dec 30, 2021

Click here for Enews - Dec 23, 2021

Click here for Enews - Dec 16, 2021

Click here for Enews - Dec 9, 2021

Click here for Enews - Dec 2, 2021

Click here to read complete 2020 Annual Report

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Check our Facebook page for updates and spiritual reflections. Link to Facebook page


Founded in 1869, First Presbyterian Church is centrally located at 5th and E in downtown San Rafael in Marin County. Since the early 1890’s, FPCSR has been active in social justice issues such as integration and advocacy for our immigrant populations, affordable housing and homelessness; we are a founding member of the REST emergency shelter. In recent years, we have launched service programs for disadvantaged children and youth.


At FPCSR, we offer a variety of worship opportunities including an 8:30 am Contemplative Service  and a 10:00 am Lively Traditional Service each Sunday, and on the third Sunday of each month there is 5:00 pm SoulSong, Taizé Candlelight Healing Service


We encourage people to engage in spiritual formation for it is in receiving the creative love of God that we are empowered to share that love with others. We come together as a community of faith in worship on Sundays, and many of us meditate during the week. 


Come join us and get involved! There are many friends of FPCSR who join us for companionship and service. Come get refreshed at our services and come serve

with us! 

To find ways to serve with us, click here

First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael
1510 Fifth Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901

www.fpcsr.org | 415.456.6760

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