First Church News Archive

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


Earlier this summer the Blue Sky Team and Fire Recovery Committee assigned several of their respective members to a joint subcommittee known as the

    •    Sept. 3 — First Sunday all ages worship, no Sunday School
    •    Sept. 10 — Make more welcome bags with CF&I (all ages together)

Meet Blaire Bridges, our new Director of Youth Ministry. Blaire (they/them, he/him) is an adventure-seeking, travel-loving, intentional, nature spirit.

The Justice & Service Ministry (previously named Outreach, Mission, and Service—OMS) is beginning the yearly process of choosing priorities for funding outside

Berkeley Food Pantry families are missing school breakfasts and lunches during summer months. Pantry Manager, Amy St.

Roger Bash presented another design concept for rebuilding Pilgrim Hall an a Learning Hour sponsored by Adult Education on Sunday, July 23 in the Sanctuary.

As planning for rebuilding Pilgrim Hall proceeds, many have wondered whether a new Cellar Thrift Shop will be included.

The annual Winthrop Work Camp (for senior high youth) spent a week in Fresno, CA helping out with the agency FIRM (Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Minis