For the second week, groups of First Church adults and children worked on quilts during the summer Sunday School that will be donated to people in the community, such as children in hospitals, youth in homeless shelters and families affected by d
THIS WEEK'S NEWS & EVENTS
As part of the celebration of Pride Month, First Church members will be attending the Trans March on Friday, June 23.
Curious about meditation? Or a long-time practitioner?
Calling all readers for a discussion of John Howard Yoder’s The Politics of Jesus on Sunday, July 2, 8:30–9:45 am, Durant House, led by Rachel Bauman.
On Saturday, July 8, 9 am–1 pm in Loper Chapel, Adult Education invites you to attend a Non-Violent Communication (NVC) training, presented by Roxy Manning, executive director of BayNVC.
On Sunday, July 9, 11:30 am–1 pm in Loper Chapel, come experience a few simple practices of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) with Rev. Nancy DeNero, UCC.
Once again, First Church Berkeley will be hosting an evening of comedy by lesbian performers Jennie McNulty and Vickie Shaw on Saturday, August 5 at 8 pm in the Sanctuary.
First Church young adult Yuka Kobayashi will host a young adult summer meetup at Albany Bowl (540 San Pablo Ave.) on Wednesday, June 28 at 8 pm.
Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny will have office hours on Wednesday, June 28, 10:30 am – 12 pm, at Hal's Office Coffee, 1207 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706.
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.
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 you ever sit around making a list of your spiritual gifts, and celebrate them? What’s that? You don’t?
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.