First Church News Archive

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

The Ministry of Families, Children and Youth (FamChY) is launching a new project, Family Connection, a quarterly play date for families with children.

All 8th?12th graders are invited to participate in this year?s Confirmation Program which will run on Sundays from March 1 through April 19.

Next week will be huge at First Church. From Sunday, February 15 to Sunday, February 22, choose from an array of exciting and inspiring events.

The Senior Minister Search Committee is happy to report continued progress toward identifying a candidate to recommend

This year's Lent theme is Room at the Table. Three Learning Hours will explore tables of exclusion and inclusion.

As Charlotte Russell retires as of February 15, our two full-time pastors, Patricia de Jong and

This year, since the church is in the middle of many transitions, First Church will not be doing its own Lent Reflections as it has in the past.

James Schattauer has just joined the First Church staff in two part-time roles: he will be serving as Youth Coordinator and Children?s Music Coordinator

First Church?s new Young Adult Minister, Rev. Kit Novotny will be arriving in Berkeley this week.

On Sunday, March 8, more than 40 folks gathered for ?Meet in the Middle?, a monthly intergenerational gathering held during the 10 am Learning Hour. As a further exploration of the Lent theme Room at the Table, the group shared stories about their own table experiences, planned a grand dinner party in small groups and imagined who they might invite.