First Church News Archive

Here are some past stories from the First Church News archive.

At the after-church Learning Hour on Sun., June 16, attendees listened to Charlotte, a trans woman from Honduras, tell the harrowing account of her escape from gangs near her home and her escape jo

Ranging in age from 14 to 75, 9 volunteers from First Church, aided by a paint captain and 5 stalwart Ashby Village helpers, successfully scraped, primed, and painted one small home in North Berkel

We will gather again in a Samoan Circle ( on Sun., July 14 at 11:45 am in the Sanctuary to continue our intentional compassionate conversat

Rev. Christina Hutchins is a member of FCCB, an ordained UCC minister, and a poet.

by The Long Range Planning Committee

We are making progress crafting a vision statement capable of describing the church we are today and the one we hope to become in the next three to fi

First Church will offer Taizé services first Mondays in June, July, and August in the Sanctuary from 7–8 pm. It is a time and place to rest in music, prayer, and silence.

By Kate Lucchese, E-Team! Convener

Once again, First Church Berkeley is offering summer small groups: an exciting opportunity to learn, explore, and play together!

We are looking for 6-8 people interested in leading or co-leading a summer small group. The vision

Beginning with the excitement of Palm Sunday through the shadow of Good Friday and on to the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection, First Church will