For this all-ages service, the theme was about how to be an “upstander”—how we support those who are being bullied directly or indirectly.
On Transgender Day of Remembrance & Visibility, First Church mourns the lives of transgender people who have been murdered over the last year. Member and former Emerging Leader Sonny Graves draws on both the pain and the promise of the story of the crucifixion of Jesus.
Each year on November 20, a memorial is held called Transgender Day of Remembrance when the lives of transgender people who have been killed over the past year are recognized and mourned. For the first time, First Church Berkeley observed this day in worship.