Justice & Service Events

West County Detention Center

Come join First Church’s Accompaniment Team (a subset of our Sanctuary Ministry Team) for an


May 27, 2018, is Mental Health Sunday at First Church and throughout the United Church of Christ (UCC).

Loper Chapel

Many people think that Buddhists are just passive navel-gazers. But how are Buddhists combining their personal spiritual practice with social action?

Loper Chapel

For over three decades, US immigration policies have become increasingly harsh, a trend that is only becoming worse under the Trump Administration.

Loper Chapel

On Sunday, May 20, at 11:45 am, Regina Evans (poet, playwright, social justice performer and a modern-day abolitionist in the fight against sex tr


April showers bring more worries than flowers when your roof is leaking.

Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Downtown Oakland

An Oakland “March for Our Lives” Rally to protest gun violence will be held at 10 am on Saturday, March 24 at Frank H.

St. Mary Magdalen


Marvin K White, First Church’s Public Theologian in Residence, will preach his fourth and final sermon on Sunday, April 29 during the 10 am worship service


Sunday, March 18, is One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) Sunday.