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.
THIS WEEK'S NEWS & EVENTS
On Sunday, January 7, Gloria Bruce, the Executive Director of East Bay Housing Organizations, shared a presentation “The Affordable Housing Crisis and Solutions”
1/5/18 Note change of location
Two meetings will be held to review and then vote on the First Church budget for 2018.
The Green Ministry Team encourages First Church members to write to state political leaders to encourage them to pass Senate Bill 100 which would set a goal of 100 percent renewable and zero-carbon e
The Mental Health Spiritual Support Group will meet on Sunday, January 21 from 11:45 am – 1 pm in Room #5 in the East Bay School for Boys (EBSB).
Interested in singing old hymns and learning new ones?
Join in the fun at the all-church, child-friendly festive evening on Tuesday, February 13 at 5:30 pm to mark Mardi Gras, the last day before the season of Lent begins.
Join us at First Church on Wednesday, February 14, for a powerful and moving Ash Wednesday Service where we are reminded what it means to be human.
On Sunday, February 11, First Church member Kerrie Hein will present the second of a series of six monthly sessions on Mental Health Promotion.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette holds office hours each week on Tuesdays.
Members of the Ministry of Stewardship, Finance & Administration (SFA) and Senior Minister Molly Baskette have been working on a design for a three-dimensional metal sign to boldly identify ou
Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny will have office hours on Thursday, January 18, 2018, 3:30–5 pm, Philz Coffee, 1600 Shattuck Ave #100, Berkeley, CA.
Emerging Leader Loi Almeron has begun creating a series of short videos called “Word Takeaway.” Each week after the service, the preacher summarizes their sermon in about two minutes.
On Sundays, August 6, 13, & 20, 2017 the Adult Education Ministry presented a series entitled Contemplating Loss and Death: A Zen Hospice Project Perspective in the Sanctuary.
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. — Hebrews 13:2
Childcare is offered after church for meetings, workshops and adult education programs.
Please help this system work smoothly in the transition between Sunday School (happening during worship) and child care afterward.