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The First Church Festival Chorus and Orchestra will perform several works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, including his eloquent plea for peace, the choral cantata "Dona nobis pacem," written in 1936 amid growing fear that global war would soon break
On Sunday, January 27, an official congregational meeting will be held to vote on the 2019 budget right after the 10 am worship service in the Sanctuary.
At the First Church Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 2, the congregation will vote on becoming a Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive and Engaged (WISE) Congregation for Mental Health.
The Diversity Team will lead a 2-part study of Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law: The Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America during the Learning Hours after church on Sundays, February 10 & 17
Kate Lucchese, director of the First Church Ukulele Orchestra invites all children to come to special rehearsals for the group designed just for you and your grown ups.
FCCB has a long history of taking care of the unhoused homeless. In fact, FCCB hosted a winter storm shelter in the Large Assembly for years until the fire.
On Sunday, January 27, The Ministry of Families, Children and Youth (FamChY) will sponsor another Church World Service (CWS) Disaster Relief project of assembling hygiene kits for refugees and other survivors of disaster at
On Sunday, December 30, 2018, First Church celebrated the ministry of Minister of Community Life Rachel Bauman, who was leaving to become the Senior Minister at St. John's UCC on Madeline Island in Wisconsin.
During Advent, First Church members gathered and contributed articles helpful to folks who are moving from being unhoused to having permanent housing.
Beginning in January of 2019, the printed Carillon (and the accompanying e-version) will be produced every other week.
First Church is partnering with City of Refuge UCC in Oakland and Pacific School of Religion (PSR) to host the WISE Congregations for Mental Health Conference from 8 am – 5 pm on March 2, 2019 at
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