First Church News Archive

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

Because this year, Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day, and Easter on April Fools’, we have adopted as our Lenten theme:

Last June the congregation voted in an informal poll by a significant margin to explore the development of affordable housing on the Durant House site.

The Green Ministry Team encourages First Church members to write to state political leaders to encourage them to pass

On Sunday, January 7, Gloria Bruce, the Executive Director of East Bay Housing Organizations, shared a presentation

For the second year, First Church held a service in front of the church in the cloister at 6 pm.

Each year, First Church offers an early evening All Ages Christmas Eve Service where the story of Jesus' birth gets told in stories and songs.

First Church has had a long history making "family" music for the All Ages Christmas Eve Service at 4 pm on

First Church Berkeley will celebrate Christmas Eve with a Contemplative Service at 10 am and three services in the evening on Sunday, Dece

First Church honors Chinh Nguyen for his years of volunteer service helping his partner, Minister of Art & Communication Phil Porter, hang banners in t