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First News | July 7, 2021


Dear friends, this coming Sunday we are marking a shift in our service pattern towards an afternoon time that will more closely reflect our situation moving forward from September 2021 when we will move into our temporary home, St Andrew’s Wesley United. At 3:30pm this Sunday, July 11, our final pre-recorded service will be shown in-person at our summer location at Coastal Church Commercial Campus and, in a first for First, streamed online. It is our hope as a pastoral team that you will either join us in-person or get together as a small group and watch this service online with family and friends at this new time.

Read more on our Reopening Plan Blog.


Summer outdoor area gatherings are back! This is a great way to connect with church families in your area and enjoy the summer time together. Contact your area pastors if you would like to attend.

North Shore

Jul 21 (Wed) 6 pm - John Lawson Park
Aug 21 (Sat) 4 pm - Hugo Ray Park
Sep 18 (Sat) 4 pm - John Lawson Park

Contact: Anthony Brown

West End / Downtown

Jul 17 (Sat) 11am-1:30 pm
Aug 21 (Sat) 11am-1:30 pm

Location: Open space adjacent to Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club, Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant, and the tennis courts.

Contact: Joseph Leong

Kitsilano / West Point Grey / UBC

Jul 24 (Sat) 11am-1:30 pm
Aug 14 (Sat) 11am-1:30 pm

Location: Trimble Park 

Contact: Filipe Balieiro

Cambie + 

Jul 17 (Sat) 11am-1pm
Location: Queen Elizabeth Park (Up top, the grass near the tennis courts)

Aug 21 (Sat) 11am-1pm
Location: Douglas Park (By the exercise area at 20th and Heather)

Contact: Stuart Campbell 

Vancouver East / Richmond / New Westminster / Surrey

Jul 10 (Sat) 11am-1pm - Vancouver East
Aug 7 (Sat) - 11am-1pm - Vancouver East
Location: Memorial South Park


Jul 17 (Sat) 11am-1pm - Richmond, New West, Surrey
Aug 14 (Sat) - 11am-1pm - Richmond, New West, Surrey
Location: Debeck Elementary

Contact: John Tsang

Burnaby / Coquitlam / Port Moody

Jul 17 (Sat) 11am-1pm
Aug 21 (Sat) 11am-1pm
Location: Robert Burnaby Park

Contact: Daniel Fabiano