Dear First Church Berkeley Community,
Thank you so much for your generous giving each Sunday during the offering plate collection. The Justice & Service (J&S) Ministry appreciates your willingness to support the organizations that have been selected each month. Here’s how our community has helped the following organizations during the first half of 2023.
|Feb.||Ethiopian Village Schools Foundation||$4,756|
|Lent||Bethlehem Lutheran Church HIV/AIDS Housing||$2,247|
|Easter||Sogorea Te’ Land Trust||$2,339|
|April||Oakland Catholic Worker||$2,961|
|June||Loomis Basin UCC/The Landing Spot||$3,757|
|July||A Home Within||$2,045|
If you are involved with an organization (501c3) that addresses an issue affecting vulnerable members of our society, the weekly Sunday offering is a great opportunity to raise awareness and funds. Please send suggestions to [email protected], or pass along this email address to your organization.
If you have been inspired to volunteer with any of the above organizations or previous recipients, J&S would love to hear from you. Please email J&S using the email address given above.
Doris Lynch, Craig Pratt, Susan Shome, Steven Spielman, Rev. Molly, & Maureen Prochaska, Chair