180 Denny Way Seattle, WA 98109 | Worship with us Sundays at 10:30 AM! office@firstchurchseattle.org 206.622.7278


First Church ministers through worship, education, and community activities, and has a special focus on helping the urban poor in downtown Seattle.

With over 160 years of serving the Seattle area, we have a long history of leadership in delivery of human services, including:

  • Supporting Civil War veterans in the late 1800′s
  • Providing asylum for Chinese workers during the riots of 1886
  • Feeding indigent families in the church’s soup kitchen during the Great Depression
  • Reaching out to servicemen during World War II
  • Founding a retirement home for senior citizens in 1961
  • Providing housing to homeless men and women through Pulliam/Wesley Haven in the 1970′s and 80′s
  • Helping establish a 60-bed overnight shelter, and a daytime homeless women’s congregation
  • Providing a weekly breakfast for the hungry that has continued for twenty years

There are many ways for you to get involved, like volunteering for Shared Breakfast!