THIS WEEK'S NEWS & EVENTS
On Sunday, December 9, come to further explore the possibility of First Church becoming a Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive and Engaged (WISE) Congregation for Mental Health.
Advent Music Sunday will be on December 16, 2018, at 10 am. The service will be full of the music of the season directed by Derek Tam.
Want to sing your favorite Advent and Christmas carols?
First Church offers a Longest Night Service on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 6 pm on the Chancel in the Sanctuary.
Parents get a night out when it’s Kids’ Night In on Saturday, December 15, 4:30– 8 pm in the Play Yard and Durant House!
This Christmas we have two opportunities to make a small but powerful difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness, or moving from homelessness into permanent supportive housing.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette holds office hours each week on Tuesdays.
Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny will have office hours on Monday, December 10, 11 am – 12 pm, 1951 Coffee Company, 2410 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704.
Some of you may have noticed in Sunday’s bulletin the use of “kin-dom” in the Lord’s Prayer. First Church has a long and proud tradition of inclusivity, reflecting gender neutrality in prayers, sermons, and song lyrics.
The First Church All Ages Christmas Eve Service at 4 pm on Monday, December 24 is a sight for eyes, ears, hearts and spirits. Children of all ages get to take part in recreating the story of the birth of Jesus.
The season of Advent comes to a close and we step up to that moment when we celebrate the mystery and wonder of the birth of Jesus.
Starting Saturday, January 19, 2019, First Church member Nancy DeNiro will offer another 9-week series of 3-hour classes on Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC).
First Church has launched the First Church Berkeley GodCast, a podcast featuring the scripture and sermon from the weekly Sunday service.
First Church member Kerrie Hein presented a series of five seminars on Mental Health Promotion. sponsored by the Mental Health Ministry Team.