The congregation of First Glendale has been in ministry to the people of the Glendale and the valley wide community since 1897.

Meet our Staff:

Pastor Tom Jelinek, Senior Pastor
Larry Del Rae, Music Director
Judy Pohlhaus, Organist
Liz Murcia-Chavez, Brad Riner Assistance Office Administrator

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us anytime at the church office.

Our Volunteers

We have a dedicated group of volunteers that are at the Church every Sunday ready to welcome you. They have newcomer packets, a photo of our historic sanctuary, a brochure about the church and a copy of our monthly newsletter.  They even have a sweet treat for you! We look forward to meeting you.

The History of Glendale First United Methodist Church

The Church History link provides an overview of our treasured history in Historic Downtown Glendale.

Church History