Did You Know…?

…that the Oakland Gay Men’s Chorus is performing in our Sanctuary this Fri., Dec. 10, 2021? If you can’t make it Fri., there are additional performances in the East Bay this Sat. and Sun. at other locations. For tickets & more info, visit their website: https://www.oaklandgmc.org/

Christmas Offering 2021

Just what would the baby Jesus do with frankincense anyway? As a teacher, Jesus made it clear how we should direct our acts of kindness: “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” Our gifts to the Christmas offering show our love for God by …

Donate to Youth at Covenant House California

Vera Hannush, development officer at Covenant House California, thanks the First Church community for its support of their programs and invites us to give to Bay Area youth this Christmas. To donate, see the flyer pictured with link and QR code and access their Amazon Holiday Wishlist.

CityWalk Podcast 2021

This year’s Christmas season features the return of last year’s popular CityWalk Podcast, which invites you to walk around our beloved city (or yours, if you’re not in the Bay Area) praying for and blessing the place you live while hearing some music (old and new) and a few reflections from congregation members. Take a little time to be present …

Cookies & Carols

Sun., Dec. 12, 12 noon, Front Patio, Dana St. You are invited to sing carols, eat Christmas cookies, and join in holiday merriment with members of the community on Sun., Dec. 12 on our Dana St. front patio! Stick around after our 10 am worship and join the festivities.