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Join us in observing the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 6 pm, with a vigil and reading of the names of our transgender siblings who have been killed in the past year.
Now that so many of us are living longer, we are—in our 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s—wondering what the 8th, 9th, and 10th decades of our lives might be like.
by Nathan Hood, Chair of the Ministry of Stewardship, Finance & Administration (SFA)
The Berkeley Half Marathon that was scheduled for Sunday, November 18 has been canceled due to the poor air quality.
On Sunday, December 9, 2018 the whole church is invited to take part in the Advent Crafts Fair after worship at First Church at 11:45 am.
Advent Music Sunday will be on December 16, 2018, at 10 am. The service will be full of the music of the season directed by Derek Tam.
A letter was sent to the congregation this week annoucing with both sadness and joy the news of two significant staff transitions coming in 2019.
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 have signed up for automatic giving by bank transfer, credit or debit card through Re
The season of Advent begins on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The day before that, members of the First Church community gather for the Hanging of the Greens?the Sanctuary will be transformed for the season.
The Blue Fire Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Siegel & Strain Architects to work with us on the design of the new Pilgrim Hall.
A crowd of First Church folks celebrated Day of the Dead (Dia de Muertos) last Sunday afternoon with crafts, food and remembrances of loved ones who have passed.