Welcome to MCC San Francisco


New Home FAQ – 1300 Polk Street

How will this affect our worship times? MCCSF Sunday worship times will change to noon and 6 p.m. What is the background of First Congregational Church of San Francisco? The church, which now has a devoted congregation of about 60 members, has a rich history in San Francisco, where it was founded during the Gold […]


Update on 150 Eureka St.

This powerpoint shares the history and current status of the MCCSF building at 150 Eureka St. This information was presented at the building forum on May 18, 2014. You may view here or download to your computer.


Irene’s Sermon as Conversation Experiment

On Sunday we experimented with a way to have a more interactive sermon. I asked folks to turn on their phones and to text me during and after services with their thoughts and questions about what I said. I responded to a couple of texts in the moment and promised to write this article summarizing […]


150 Eureka Building Timeline

  2006: The building was vacated when a retaining wall next to room 108 began to fail. This was a life safety issue so there was no possible option other than to leave the building. After the building was vacated, it was inspected and found to be at the end of its useful life due to termite/dry rot […]


Installation of Rev. Robert Shively

  Congregants at Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco, part of the international Metropolitan Community Churches denomination founded in 1968 by the Reverend Troy Perry, celebrated the installation of the Reverend Robert Shively, 49, as senior pastor with a special service Sunday, February 9. New Senior Pastor Installed at MCCSF (B.A.R. article) Read about the installation […]


Happy Birthday MCCSF!

  I am thrilled by the depth of history-making moments in MCCSF heritage. As we celebrate our 44th birthday, I offer a glimpse into some of our many groundbreaking efforts. We were the first, or one of the first, UFMCC congregations, ever to: • use inclusive language in worship services–including our hymns–in the 1970s. • […]