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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.

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Sunday Worship Services – 9:30 am Summer 2021

We have both in-person worship and online options available every Sunday. In-person worship is in the sanctuary and on our patio.


In Person - Join us at 9:30 am in the sanctuary and once a month outside on our patio for Roofless Church (June 27, July 25 and August 29)

Live Streaming on YouTube – Live service on YouTube live stream at 9:30 am

Click on link at 9:25 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 after 9:25 am. On the last Sunday of the month when we worship outside, no livestreaming.  Please check church YouTube channel for posted recording of service on Sunday evening. 


Online recording - Go to church YouTube page to view recent videos. FPCSR YouTube channel. Older services are also posted on Vimeo on Sunday afternoon.

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

Memorial Service for

Sean Castle

July 24, 2021

Click here for info

Click here for service bulletin

Click here for video recording of service

Sunday Zoom - Currently paused. Check back for details

Join Sunday Zoom conversations at 11:30 am for a discussion of sermon themes and Adult Education Classes.

Click here for Zoom log in 

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

Worship Service Videos

Click here for YouTube

Click here for Vimeo

Recent Enews Online Worship Bulletins

Click here for Worship Experience - July 25, 2021

Click here for Worship Experience - July 18, 2021

Click here for Worship Experience - July 11, 2021

Click here for Worship Experience - July 4, 2021

Recent Thursday Enews – Click here for Archived Thursday Enews

Current Adult Ed, Community Service Opportunities and Faith in Action

Click here for Enews  - July 29, 2021

Click here for Enews  - July 22, 2021

Click here for Enews  - July 15, 2021

Click here for Enews  - July 8, 2021

Click here for Enews  - July 1, 2021

Zoom Options for Spiritual Nourishment

Sunday Zoom Gatherings and Adult Education Classes – (currently paused)

Guest speakers address important current topics of spiritual life and social justice. 

We also share responses to the sermon and worship themes based on personal experiences. Information and Zoom log-in available in Enews.  

Men’s Book Group

This group is meeting on Thursday mornings on Zoom at 8:30 am.

Please contact John Robinson – johnrob82p@gmail.com for more information.

Women's Book Group

This group meets on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss the current book. 

The group is currently meeting on Zoom.  For more information contact Susan Isler at


Doing the Work of Anti-Racism

Our congregation is committed to doing the work when it comes to being anti-racist as a community. It is both inner work and outer work.  Each week there are resources provided in the Enews for books, videos and articles to help us on this journey. Click here to see the complete list of resources offered to date.

Click here to read complete 2020 Annual Report

Sunday Worship Services - previous schedule 

8:30 am –  Contemplative Service in the chapel

10:00 am – Worship Celebration in the sanctuary 

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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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