First Church Berkeley, part of the United Church of Christ is a progressive, welcoming church drawing together a community from throughout the Bay Area. No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here. Read more about the news and events that draw the community at large to this landmark in the community.
What’s Happening at First Church
Tuesday May 21, 2019 • 3:39 pm
With our beloved Director of Youth Ministry Trust Hilton leaving the position to begin the next stage of his ordination process by becoming a hospital chaplain in Concord, we are seeking a thoughtful, curious, collaborative, empathetic, cre
Thursday Jun 27, 2019 • 3:29 pm
Pilgrim Hall plans are beginning to take shape! The Blue Fire team met with our architects to provide direction for more detailed design work that will take place during the summer.
Thursday May 23, 2019 • 6:34 pm
This past Sunday approximately 65 people met to discuss the draft Vision Statement (http://bit.ly/2WXpMHw) and next steps toward its adoption at a congregational meeting.
Sunday Jul 14, 2019 • 11:45 am
The Ministry of Worship & Spiritual Life is sponsoring an Operation Love Notes card-writing session after worship on Sun., July 14 and you are invited to participate!
Thursday Jun 27, 2019 • 3:44 pm
Once again, First Church Berkeley is offering summer small groups: an exciting opportunity to learn, explore, and play together!
Wednesday Jul 03, 2019 • 6:00 pm
Join us every first Wednesday of the month (Sept-May) for Open Chapel: our alternative, creative, heartfelt worship gatherings, for and by young adults. Slow down, sing out, tune in, break bread, open up.
Thursday Jun 13, 2019 • 9:58 pm
On June 11 an independent appraisal panel issued its ruling as to the amount of money First Church should receive from its insurers to repair damage to our buildings caused by the fire of September 30, 2016.
Friday Jun 21, 2019 • 9:20 pm
We’re so excited to tell you that we’re planning to launch a new First Church website by the end of the summer. It is our hope that this will serve as an enhanced connection point for newcomers and long-time members alike.