Give Generously

Make a One-Time Gift

Your contributions to the General Fund support all of the ministries and operations of First Pres — within the church, in the Berkeley community, and around the world. A secure, one-time gift to the general fund can be made online via PayPal or ShelbyNext. 

To give online to the general fund via Shelby Next, click HERE

Make a secure, one-time gift to the General Fund through PayPal.
Your gifts to the Deacon Fund enable the church to assist individuals and families in the congregation in times of emergency or crisis.

Text your gift

Using your Apple or Android device, enter the dollar amount of your gift and text to (510) 826-FPCB (3722). Or text “give” to this number, and follow the prompts.

Cash or check

Drop off or mail your gift to First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, ATTN: Business Office, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley, California 94704. (Undesignated gifts will be deposited to the General Fund.)


Set Up a Recurring Gift

Make a recurring gift to the General Fund via PayPal

Gift amount in USD:
Number of occurrences (including first payment today):
Complete the setup of your recurring gift via Paypal:
To view or cancel your recurring gift at any time, please click here.


Kristen Engle
Finance Coordinator
[email protected]

Sue Burger
Executive Director for Operations
[email protected]

Other Ways to Give

Gifts of stock

2022 Gifts of Stock—December 23 Deadline
There are several options for donations of stock or mutual funds. This year’s stock gift deadline is December 23 to allow enough time to process your gift in 2022. For more information and instructions, please download and complete the Stock Donation Form.

Legacy gifts

Leave a gift for future generations by naming First Pres in your will or trust, or as a beneficiary of your life insurance, IRA, or retirement plan. You may also give via a Charitable Gift Annuity. Discuss your legacy giving plans with your legal, financial, or tax advisor. For more information, contact Sue Burger ([email protected] or (510) 848-6252 ext. 224).

Automatic withdrawals

Set up a new automatic withdrawal by completing the Automatic Offering Enrollment Card and mailing it, along with a voided check from your bank account, to First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, ATTN: Business Office, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley, California 94704. Click here to download an Automatic Offering Enrollment Card, or contact Kristen Engle ([email protected]) to receive a hard copy in the mail.

To update your automatic withdrawal, click here.


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