Stewardship Update!

Many thanks to everyone who made a sustaining giving commitment for 2020 through our church’s “Come Be a We” Stewardship Program. As of Dec 30th, the church received 169 sustaining giving commitments totaling $676,876 for 2020. Sustaining giving to First Church Berkeley enables our church to thrive as a faith community and place of transformation. We also want to thank all who were sustaining givers in 2019 and everyone who made an end-of- year extra gift! These gifts will help enormously in closing out the small deficit that we anticipate for this year. If you want to learn more about how your sustaining giving fits into the puzzle of our church finances, don’t miss the “Budget Information Session” sponsored by SF&A on Sunday, Jan 19th, immediately following “Service as Worship” activities. And remember that on Sunday, Jan 26th, there will be a congregational budget vote on the 2020 proposed operating budget, immediately following worship. To learn more about giving to First Church Berkeley, visit the church website at

With gratitude, Amy Hiestand and Nick Kukulan, SF&A Co-Chairs