Mental Health Spiritual Support Group

Third Sundays, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, Durant House You’re invited to join the Mental Health Spiritual Support Group, which meets every third Sunday of the month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in Durant House. This group is a safe and confidential space to give and receive support around mental health struggles. All are welcome. This is not a …

Want to Play Bells?

Tuesday evenings – 7 to 8 pm, Pillar Room New bell ringers (with any level of music ability) are welcome to join the First Church Bell Choir! Rehearsals take place Tues. evenings with set up at 6:45 pm, rehearsal from 7 to 8, and take down for about 10 mins. after we wrap up. Interested? Email Jim Coates at [email protected]

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Second Sunday Sandwiches

This Sun., Sept. 10, 9 amCloister Join us for Second Sunday Sandwiches and help us make 50 bag lunches for our unhoused neighbors. Click here to donate supplies or funds. Thank you!

Support the Berkeley Food Pantry

Please remember our neighbors—families and adults—who receive a three-day supply of emergency groceries at the Berkeley Food Pantry (BFP). While you shop for groceries, pick up an extra jar of smooth peanut butter or a box of low-sugar cereal to donate in the Hall of Entrance before our 10 am worship service. Usually there is a cereal on sale which …

Fall Festival Sunday

Sun., Sept. 24, 2023, 10 am to 1 pmFront Patio and Lawn, Dana St. Don’t miss Fall Festival! We’ll welcome each other back after the summer. We’ll have lively worship followed by awesome fun at the After Party: music, BBQ by our youth, a bouncy house (with grownup time to bounce!), face painting by our young adults, ice cream buffet, …

Final Summer Gathering

As the summer winds down, you can still participate in one more gathering! Come Play Games, hosted by Rev. Kelly ColwellThis Sat., Sept. 2, 4 to 6 pm, Play YardPlenty of games will be provided. Feel free to bring your favorites along with family, friends, and snacks to share! No RSVPs needed – just show up to play!

Affordable Housing on Campus Update

We have some exciting new updates about the affordable housing project, which will add 100% low-income housing to our First Church Berkeley campus, and help us do our part to mitigate the travesty of Bay Area homelessness and housing insecurity! Last year you met our chosen developer, EBALDC, who has a long track record in the East Bay and build …