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First Church News Archive

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

On Sundays, December 2. 9 & 16, the Winthrop (high school) youth will be selling wreaths to support their annual summer Work Camp.
On Sundays, December 2. 9 & 16, the Winthrop (high school) youth will be selling wreaths to support their annual summer Work Camp.

This year Advent began on December 2, 2019 and is traveling toward Christmas Eve.

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

This Christmas we have two opportunities to make a small but powerful difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness, or moving from homelessne

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

A letter was sent to the congregation this week annoucing with both sadness and joy the news of two signif

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