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Racial Justice & Diversity News

black lives matter signFirst Church Berkeley is committed to address issues of racial justice and diversity through education, activism and prayer. The Diversity Ministry Team meets each month and initiates conversations and educational offerings. The Team also has a blog where they have published some of their reflections.

The ministers preach on these issues as well and other members of the congregation are involved in a variety of activities. The church is also committed to having a diversity of voices preaching at the church.

Below are past news items and event listings related to racial justice and diversity.

 

 

At its last meeting, the Church Council voted unanimously to recommend the endorsement of two California

The first meeting of the Affordable Housing Aficionados Group will be this Sunday, September 9, 11:45 am–

Photos! On Saturday, September 8, 2018, a march called Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice took place in San Francisco beginning at Embarcadero Plaza. The march to promote a New Energy and Economic Future was one of thousands taking place around the world.

First Church member Kerrie Hein presented a series of five seminars on Mental Health Promotion.

Alexa and Dianeth still need your support!

First Church celebrated Pride weekend in big ways.

There is interest in expanding the FCCB sanctuary ministry to include sponsorship and housing of an immigrant/refugee. 

On Saturday, June 9, a vigil was held at the West County Detention Center.

Come join First Church’s Accompaniment Team (a subset of ou