Welcome to FCC Riverside

First Congregational Church is a historic church with a world class building, but we are also a very active community of non-doctrinal Christians on the cutting edge of progressive Christianity. We are very involved in our community where we are a strong voice for social justice. We not only tolerate diversity, we celebrate it. No matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, family structure, physical and mental health, social and economic circumstance, and faith journey, you will find a warm welcome at FCC.

MISSION STATEMENT:  In response to the boundless grace of God in Christ, we are an extravagantly inclusive community called together to comfort and challenge one another, educate and empower one another, inspire and respect one another and in all things to love one another, so that we might be bearers of God’s image in this world. We share a faith that is not oppressive but liberating, not guilt-ridden but healing, not rigid but questioning, not crippling but empowering and a calling to use our gifts in such a way that we are a force for goodness, justice, equality, and peace.

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Events

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS – RESERVED SEATING

Friday, November 29 Why fight the crowds? Sit and enjoy a snack with a great view of the festivities! If you are coming downtown for the Festival of Lights switch on ceremony the Friday after Thanksgiving, we are selling reserved seats out in front of the church for $20. We ...
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News

Riverside church offers sanctuary to immigrants at risk of deportation

By ALEJANDRA MOLINA | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: May 13, 2017 at 10:00 am | UPDATED: May 14, 2017 at 9:55 ...
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