Young Adult News

knovotny@fccb.org  Thurs., Nov. 21, 9:30–11 am, Rev. Kit’s Office Hours, Highwire Coffee, 2049 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley  Sat., Nov. 23, 2:30–4 pm, Young Adult Book Group, Tower Room  Sun., Nov. 24, 5–7 pm, Young Adult Pizza Party, Durant Room  Wed., Dec. 3, 6 pm, Open Chapel: Dinner + Worship, Loper Chapel 

Protest March to Support the Homeless

Nichola Torbett, of First Congregational Church of Oakland, urges members of First Church to participate in a protest march on Sat., Nov. 23 to protest against housing speculators who keep homeless people from becoming housed. These speculators are buying up properties and then either sitting on them as tax write-offs, flipping them, or raising rents. There are currently four units …

Post-Thanksgiving Leftovers & Games

Enjoy a post- Thanksgiving time to celebrate community, play games, and eat on Fri., Nov. 29, 3-6 pm! Bring your Thanksgiving leftovers and/or a favorite game to play, or just bring yourself. Hosted by the young adult community at Rowan Peterson’s house. Open to all ages! 

Help Needed for Helping Hands Concert

Our opportunity to give back to the community is fast approaching! The Helping Hands Concert to benefit the disaster victims of our recent fires is Sat., Nov. 30, 6–8 pm and we could use some assistance. We need cookies for a light reception after the concert, a couple of people to manage the reception, and ushers to collect the goodwill …

FCCB Book Group

The next FCCB Book Group meeting will be Fri., Dec. 13 at Mary-Ellis Adams’ house. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Thurston. Contact the host with any questions. 

Weekly Calendar: Nov. 24-Dec.7

Sunday November 24  SONGS OF THE SOUL REHEARSAL 8 am, Room 4, EBSB  MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY 8:45 am, Room 5, EBSB  AFFORDABLE HOUSING GROUP 9 am, Room 7, EBSB  WORSHIP 10 am, Sanctuary  AFTER PARTY 11:15 am, Terrace  GOSPEL CHOIR REHEARSAL 11:45 am, Sanctuary  YES & WINTHROP YOUTH GROUPS 11:45 am, Tower Room  Wednesday 27  BIBLE STUDY 7 pm, Pillar Room  Thursday 28  THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY Church office is closed  …

Welcome Our New Members: Nov. 2019

Chelsea Boyleshe/her Chelsea, pictured here with her daughter, is an undergraduate student at Cal studying cognitive science. She is interested in neuroscience, linguistics, Philosophy of Mind, and mathematics. Her hobbies are sewing, plant-based dyes, and learning about natural building. Paul Sterzinghe/him/his Paul was born and raised in rural Wisconsin in Crivitz, population under 1,000. He spends his days as a …

Weekly Calendar

Sunday November 10  COMPANIONSHIP TEAM 8:30 am, Room 5, EBSB  AFFORDABLE HOUSING GROUP 9 am, Room 7, EBSB  WORSHIP 10 am, Sanctuary  AFTER PARTY 11:15 am, Terrace  SECOND SUNDAY SANDWICHES 11:15 am, Cloister  COMMITTEE OF INVOLVEMENT MEETING 11:45 am, Room 5, EBSB  LEARNING HOUR: SERMON SERIES ON MENTAL HEALTH “THE RESURRECTED MIND” 11:45 am, Loper Chapel  GOSPEL CHOIR REHEARSAL 11:45 am, Sanctuary  PARENT CIRCLE 11:45 am, Pillar Room  YES …

YES & Winthrop News

sfread@fccb.org  YES & Winthrop  Sun., Nov. 10, 11:45 am, Rev. Molly will give a lesson on serving communion, Tower Room