On this Sunday when the church was celebrating Pentecost as well as the confirmation of eight of the church’s youth into full membership in the church, Senior Minister Molly Baskette reflects on how we are hearing each other and the Spirit.
In the wake of the 2016 election, guest speaker Steve Almond, sought to respond by writing his new book “Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country.” He challenges the degradation of public discourse and the “bad stories”—those that are fradulent, intended to sow discord, and lead away from inner lives—that have come to shape us as a people.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette shares from her sermon “Il Faut Cultiver Notre Jardin” that she preached on Sunday, September 24, 2017.
Beginning with a story of her own experiences giving birth for the first time, Senior Minister Molly Baskette emphasizes the importance of breathing into the moment. It means letting go of control, birthing a new consciousness.
On Friday, September 30, 2016 a fire damaged part of the First Church Berkeley campus. The church was unable to worship in the Sanctuary, so we met at 2 pm on Oct. 2 at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley across the street.
First Church Berkeley begins a new fall worship theme?"Wake Up & Dream," Minister of Art & Communication Phil Porter explores the passage in the wild and crazy book of Revelations in which God is creating a "new heaven and new earth." (Revelations 21:1-5) He commends the power of coll
First Church Berkeley begins a new fall worship theme?"Wake Up & Dream".