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Wednesday Aug 23, 2017 07:30 pm

Join us for an end-of-summer concert featuring our Open Chapel musicians, Thomas and Sarah Gettys, as well as singer-songwriter Claire Hitchins, currently on her West Coast tour.

Sunday Aug 27, 2017 11:30 am

In March of this year, Stan Boghosian traveled to parts of Israel, Jordan and Lebanon at the invitation of a relative who used to live there.

Sunday Jun 18, 2017 09:15 am

Curious about meditation?  Or a long-time practitioner?

Wednesday Aug 16, 2017 12:00 pm
Sunday School Schedule in August, Come Teach Sunday School!, Claire Hitchins at First Church, Ministers’ Summer Schedule
Wednesday Aug 02, 2017 12:00 pm

The response to the previous week's appeal for more peanut butter and cereal for the Berkeley Food Pantry was enthusiastic—77 jars of peanut butter, 42 boxes of cereal and 13 other items.

Thursday Aug 10, 2017 12:00 pm

As a reminder, since Rev. Rachel is on family leave and then sabbatical until early December, here are ways you can find the spiritual support you need in our community.

Wednesday Jul 26, 2017 12:00 pm

Berkeley Food Pantry families are missing school breakfasts and lunches during summer months. Pantry Manager, Amy St.

Friday Jul 14, 2017 12:00 pm

The Blue Sky Team and the Church have had a busy couple of months, with a lot of talking, listening, and sharing about how Pilgrim Hall could be rebuilt.  

Sunday Jul 23, 2017 11:45 am

Roger Bash presented another design concept for rebuilding Pilgrim Hall an a Learning Hour sponsored by Adult Education on Sunday, July 23 in the Sanctuary.

Tuesday Jun 20, 2017 12:00 pm

At the June 10 meeting, “Planning for the Next 100 Years," the Blue Sky Team presented concepts for the rebuilding of Pilgrim Hall.

Wednesday Jul 19, 2017 12:00 pm

The annual Winthrop Work Camp (for senior high youth) spent a week in Fresno, CA helping out with the agency FIRM (Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries) which serves 6500+ new Americans in the Fresno area, predominantly of Southeast Asia

Sunday Jul 16, 2017 10:00 am
Find out who will be preaching at First Church on upcoming Sunday mornings.
Thursday Aug 24, 2017 09:30 am

Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny will have office hours on Thursday, August 24, 9:30–11 am, at 1951 Coffee Company, 2410 Channing Way, Berkeley

Sunday May 21, 2017 10:00 am

Childcare and Sunday School

On Sunday mornings, the nursery will be in Loper Chapel from 9:45–11:30 am. Preschool children will be in the East Bay School for Boys (ESBS) play yard May 21 & 28 and June 4.

Thursday May 25, 2017 12:00 pm

This summer's worship series will be Summer of Love, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Berkeley's Summer of Love! We are looking for liturgists to offer a first-person testimony each week in worship on the subject of Love.

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. — Hebrews 13:2

Childcare is offered after church for meetings, workshops and adult education programs.

Please help this system work smoothly in the transition between Sunday School (happening during worship) and child care afterward.