Sara Fread

Director of Youth Ministries

Meet Sara


Sara Fread (she/her) is the Director of Youth Ministries at First Church Berkeley. As youth director, Sara coordinates YES and Winthrop, the church’s 6th-8th grade and 9th-12th grade youth groups. She is passionate about creating welcoming spaces where youth can be their authentic selves and explore their faith in community, and enjoys planning theologically grounded activities that allow youth to ask big questions, be silly, and serve others. In addition to her work at First Church, Sara is also a student at Pacific School of Religion working towards her Master of Divinity degree.