Kathy Helliesen

New Members Coordinator

Meet Kathy


Kathy finds joy in meeting new people, and shepherding them into the life of First Church.  She has been the New Member Coordinator for twenty five years, helping plan the Discover First Church classes, organizing and hosting welcoming dinners, and helping New Members find their place in our community.  She is a lay volunteer on First Church's staff.
Kathy and her husband Bob have been members of First Congregational Church of Berkeley since 1982, and raised their three now-adult children in the church.  She has been active in many aspects of church life, including serving on the Care, Fellowship and Invitation committee and the Evangelism team.  She enjoys reading, travel, walking, music and playing tennis, as well as spending time with friends and family, especially granddaughter Hattie.