Whittier First Friends Church
A Quaker Meeting

13205 Philadelphia Street
Whittier CA 90601-4386
(562) 698-9805

"A Christian people called to listen, gathered to seek peace, and sent forth to serve."
We are an open and affirming faith community.

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Looking for a beautiful church for your very special wedding?

Consider: First Friends Church in historic uptown Whittier

Weddings at First Friends can include:

  • Church meeting room, which can accommodate 355 guests

  • Center aisle—9 rows of mahogany pews on each side

  • Outstanding Harris organ with 2,620 pipes and organist or grand piano and pianist

  • Two brass candelabra and “unity” candelabrum with candles

  • Wicker flower baskets and kneeling bench

  • Wedding Coordinator—Rehearsal

  • Bride’s dressing room

  • Sound technician (includes amplification system for the hearing impaired and a tape recording of the ceremony if requested.)

  • One-day pre-marital workshop provided by the Inter-Community Counseling Center

  • If desired, our church bell will peal at the conclusion of the ceremony

  • You may choose your own minister or you may wish to have our pastor perform the ceremony

  • Reception facilities can accommodate 238 guests for a sit-down dinner.

  • For smaller ceremonies, our Founders’ Chapel is available with seating for 35.

  • Our facilities are accessible to the disabled

We invite members of the community and others to use our lovely church and facilities for weddings, quinceañeras, receptions and acceptable meetings. To receive a more detailed booklet listing prices and our guidelines, please call the church office (562)698-9805 Tuesday through Friday from 9AM – 3PM.


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    E-mail contacts: Church Office: firstfriendswhittier@verizon. net
        Pastor: pastorffc@verizon.net
        Christian Education: christianed_ffc@verizon.net
    Music Dept: musicffc@verizon.net

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    Created 18-Oct-99 - Revised 04-Mar-2015