First Church offers a Longest Night Service on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 6 pm in Loper Chapel.
THIS WEEK'S NEWS & EVENTS
First Church folk have two opportunities to contribute to our unhoused neighbors this season.
Join us Tuesday, December 19 at 6:30 pm for the first annual Berkeley’s Homeless Person’s Memorial Service.
Remembering loved ones who are on our hearts and minds can be a meaningful part of the Christmas season. A way to honor a loved one is to donate to the FCCB Flower Fund in their name.
First Church has had a long history making "family" music for the All Ages Christmas Eve Service at 4 pm on Sunday, December 24.
Just in time for Christmas gift shopping! First Church T-shirts!
This year's Advent & Christmastide Calendar is here! It includes a short prompt for each day, that requires no complicated props or prep, and is suitable for all ages, to help you focus on the soul of the season.
As First Church Berkeley considers an affordable housing project on its property, the church is holding a series of meetings to discuss issues that would need to be considered in the process.
Interested in singing old hymns and learning new ones?
Emerging Leader Loi Almeron has begun creating a series of short videos called “Word Takeaway.” Each week after the service, the preacher summarizes their sermon in about two minutes.
What’s all this talk about mental health? Does it seem like something has changed in the last few decades?
Watch the video of the SAHA presentation including the questions that were raised.
On Sundays, August 6, 13, & 20, 2017 the Adult Education Ministry presented a series entitled Contemplating Loss and Death: A Zen Hospice Project Perspective in the Sanctuary.
On Saturday, January 20, 2018, First Church is pleased to offer a day-long training on Companionship, with Craig Rennebohm, author of The Way of Companionship: Welcoming the Stranger and a nationally renowned expert.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette holds office hours each week on Tuesdays.
Part of our campus is offline since the fire, but we want to send a message that our church is very much alive and kicking!
Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny will have office hours on Thursday, December 14, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, Highwire Coffee Roasters, 2049 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702.
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.