Trinity Members Need Shoes!

The need for men’s shoes is a constant at the Trinity Center Walnut Creek, which serves those who are without homes or at high risk for homelessness. Because Trinity is located just a couple of blocks from the BART station the services, showers, meals, housing resources, job readiness and clothes/shoes are an area resource. The majority of members seeking shoes …

Summer Gatherings 2024

We’re excited to offer these opportunities to gather together this summer. Sing-along with the Old Folkies, hosted by Alice Clark & Charles Taylor, Kathy & Bob Helliesen, Bruce Stangeland, & Stan BoghosianThurs., Aug, 15, 5:30 pm, Alice Clark & Charles Taylor‘s home in El CerritoJoin us to sing old favorites (words provided) and enjoy pizza (provided). Please bring salads, desserts, …

Get Your 150th Swag–Order Deadline June 7!

Our year-long 150th anniversary celebrations start on Sun., June 30, and we’d love everybody to come to church that day wearing our NEW First Church Berkeley tee shirt (or hoodie, or crop top, or tank top, or long sleeve tee). A creative team of your pew-mates came up with the amazing design, that represents our congregation’s commitment to inclusion and …

Tours of the New Community Building

The new community building is ready enough that civilians can go for tours! Our Facilities Manager, Amare, has offered to bring up to 10 people through each Sunday after worship between now and the grand opening. Meet Amare in the cloister near the worship entrance about 10 minutes after the After Party starts to check it out!

Did You Know…?

…that the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity invites you to participate in an Interfaith Pray-In and Fast for Gaza? At 10 am this Fri., May 31, you’ll gather with others at Senator Alex Padilla’s office (333 Bush St., San Francisco) fasting and in prayer to request a meeting with him to discuss a number of demands. Interfaith leaders are calling …

Green Team Survey

The Green Team invites your feedback about the work we have done over the past few years. Some examples include the Abundance Tables, Green Tips, Learning Hours and films about Climate Change concerns, electric vehicle information, local utility company updates, election impacts on the environment, and planting trees on Earth Day. What more would you like to see, and how …

Group of people gathered outside to sing together under the stars and trees

Fall All-Church Retreat!

Fri. – Sun., Sept. 13 – 15, 2024Monte Toyon Retreat Center, Aptos, CA We have a new venue for our historic Fall All-Church Retreat! While we will miss the loveliness of St. Dorothy’s Rest, it was not kind to folks with mobility issues, and didn’t have a big enough whole-group gathering space.  We have booked Monte Toyon Retreat Center in beautiful Aptos …