First Church is partnering with the Disabled Contingent of the Women’s March, coming up on Saturday, January 19.
THIS WEEK'S NEWS & EVENTS
Beginning in January of 2019, the printed Carillon (and the accompanying e-version) will be produced every other week.
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, 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.
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.
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, January 20, an informational meeting about the 2019 budget will be held in the Sanctuary right after worship.
Companionship Training is being given again on January 27, 2019. This will be a Learning Hour after church at 11:45 am – 12:45 pm in Durant House.
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
Senior Minister Molly Baskette holds office hours each week on Tuesdays.
Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny will have office hours on Wednesday, January 23, 10:30 am –12:30 pm, Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley, CA 94702.
Some of you may have noticed in Sunday’s bulletin the use of “kin-dom” in the Lord’s Prayer. First Church has a long and proud tradition of inclusivity, reflecting gender neutrality in prayers, sermons, and song lyrics.
First Church has launched the First Church Berkeley GodCast, a podcast featuring the scripture and sermon from the weekly Sunday service.
First Church member Kerrie Hein presented a series of five seminars on Mental Health Promotion. sponsored by the Mental Health Ministry Team.