Support for Ukraine

2022-03-08T18:15:04-08:00February 25th, 2022|All Church, News, Worship|

Invitation to Support Emergency Relief Funds  For those seeking ways to support people fleeing violence in Ukraine and provide humanitarian aid, we invite you to donate to the Presbyterian Church USA Disaster Relief-International Refugee Programs fund. This is an important opportunity for us to love concretely and serve generously. The need is urgent and great. To donate, click here. Invitation to Lift Our Voices as One in Prayer As we wake to another day of news of war, death, fighting and fleeing, our hearts ache and our souls cry out. For those of you who don't have the words, may [...]

First Pres Campus Has Officially Reopened

2022-06-06T19:12:26-07:00February 24th, 2022|All Church, News, Worship|

First Pres Campus has officially reopened!  We move forward with renewed faith and new hope as to what will take place on our open campus on Mondays to Saturdays from 7:30 am–10 pm and Sundays 7:30 am–6 pm: The public, including college students, will be present on campus, enjoying the plaza and other spaces and offering opportunities for us to meet and welcome others. The Parking Garage is available to the public during open campus hours. Please note on Sundays, vehicles must be retrieved before 6 pm when campus closes. Campus entry will be primarily through the Channing Street arch [...]

Invitation to Pop-Up Church on February 27

2022-02-24T07:13:40-08:00February 19th, 2022|All Church, News, Worship|

Invitation to Pop-Up Church on February 27 Due to the Berkeley Half Marathon road closures, worship on February 27 will be offered online only, but we encourage members and friends of our community to find creative ways to connect and gather during this Sunday. Here are some opportunities for you to join: Oakland Pop-up in the Park (12 pm–2 pm, Joaquin Miller Park–Robin Perry Field) All are invited for an afternoon of fellowship, lawn games, and laughter. Bring your own food, drinks, picnic blanket, and games. Fun will be provided. Albany Pop-up in the Park for Families (11:30–1:30 pm, West Side of Albany Memorial Park, [...]

In-Person Worship Guidelines

2022-03-31T17:09:30-07:00February 7th, 2022|All Church, News, Worship|

Worship is now available in person and virtually every Sunday. We are grateful to be in community with you and want to share some safety guidelines for worship gatherings in the Sanctuary: Do not come to campus with COVID-19 or even with mild cold symptoms, such as sore throat, dry cough, stuffy/runny nose, headache, and body aches. Face masks are strongly encouraged but are no longer required in the Sanctuary during worship. Full vaccination is recommended including a booster when eligible. Please notify [email protected] if you test positive within seven days after attending worship or a ministry event on campus. We are [...]

Summer Sermon Series Launch

2021-07-21T14:34:46-07:00June 30th, 2021|All Church, Worship|

We are please to announce the launch of our summer sermon series. Every year after Pentecost, the church moves into the liturgical season of Ordinary Time — the liminal space between Easter and Advent. Yet this season is anything but ordinary. This summer, as we venture into exciting unknowns, we will rest in the time-honored tradition of preaching the lectionary. Originating in the time of Moses, the lectionary offers the church a rich and complete picture of Scripture by appointing texts from the Old and New Testaments and the Psalms. Our ten-week sermon series begins on Sunday, July 4, and continues [...]

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