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First Church News Archive

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

Nate Mazur, our business manager for the last six years, is leaving his position on staff due to ongoing medical concerns.

The Berkeley Half Marathon that was scheduled for Sunday, November 18 has been canceled due to the poor air quality.

Be a part of First Church history as an original cast member of the all-new Epiphany Pageant, custom-written by First Church member Kate Lucchese (who has written

This year, in our "Last Pledge Campaign Ever" we are striving toward a goal of having 87% of the church's pledgers become "Sustaining Givers," meaning that they ha

This coming Sunday we will hear one final giving testimony from Julie Greer, and receive a last invitation to convert our First Church pledge to electronic recurrent giving

Several months ago, it became clear that First Church and our insurers were at an impasse in settling the church’s claim for losses from the fire of September 30, 2016; we were unable to agree on t

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, the First Church congregation voted unanimously to recommend the endorsement of two California ballot issues related to affordable housing an

The Rev. Dr. James Antal was the guest preacher at First Church on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

We are excited to announce that Bree Elle Gardner and Trust Hilton have begun their positions as Emerging Leaders for 2018- 2019.