Directions and Parking
Welcome to First Pres! The church is located on the corner of Dana Street and Channing Way, a block from Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley. For more information, please contact the Church Office at (510) 848-6242 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to meeting you!
For a street map and directions, click here.
For Sunday Parking, click here.
For Sunday access to First Pres during the summer, click here.
For Mid-Week & Saturday Parking, click here.
For a map of the First Pres campus, click here.
Sunday parking options can be found on the map below. Regular attenders of First Pres are encouraged to park in the Sather Gate Garage or the UC Ellsworth Lot. Click here for road closure information due to Summer Sundays on Telegraph Ave.
1. First Pres Garage
On Sundays from 7:30 am–11 pm, visitors, the disabled, families with small children, and seniors are invited to park in the First Pres Garage. Enter via the Channing Way driveway. No sticker or sign-in required.
2. Telegraph Channing (Sather Gate) Garage
Located on Channing across the street from First Pres, this garage is available on Sundays from 8 am–10 pm. Take a ticket upon garage entry and have it validated at First Pres Reception, located in the lobby of Geneva Hall (validation hours are 9 am–1:30 pm and 4:30–7 pm). Please note that validation is available only for Sunday worship and special events for which Sather Gate parking is indicated.
3. UC Ellsworth Lot
Located on Channing between Dana and Ellsworth, this lot is available on Sundays from 8 am–11 pm. Park in unmarked spaces. A First Pres parking sticker is required; register your car for a parking sticker at First Pres Reception.
Mid-Week & Saturday Parking
Mid-week parking is available while on church business only in the First Pres Garage from 7 am–11 pm. (Church business applies to services, events, pastoral appointments, etc.) A First Pres parking sticker is required; visitors without a parking sticker must sign in at Reception (sign-in hours are 8:30–5 pm, Monday–Friday). For evening and Saturday parking, a First Pres parking sticker or church event parking pass is required. Please note that there is no parking in the First Pres Garage on Cal Football home game days.