Serving Opportunities to Do Justice

Donate Goods

Serve from Home

In Person Service

  • Provide Meals for CityTeam men’s residential program during their housing reconstruction. Contact Becky.
  • Mobile Food Pantry group registration. Contact Becky.
  • Harbor House Ministries – gardening, food distribution, tutoring. Contact Nicole and we will coordinate for your group.

Serving Opportunities with First Pres Ministry Teams

Children’s Ministry Sunday Programs, Sundays, 9:40 am–11:10 am
Come and spend some time with the children in our congregation playing, praying, and rebuilding community. We are seeking fully vaccinated and boosted volunteers to provide a loving welcome and create safe spaces for the children we are called to care for in our community. Contact Rosemarie at [email protected].

Greeters & Servers for Holy Week Services
Following Christ’s example of service, we invite you to serve our community during our special Holy Week Services. These are wonderful ways for your family, friends, and/or community group to serve together. For more information about these opportunities, contact Janet Sanders at [email protected].

Palm Sunday Hymn Sing Sunday & Ice Cream Social, April 10, 1-2 pm
Serve as a greeter from 12:30 -1:15 pm
To sign up to serve as a Greeter, click here.
Welcome all who gather to sing our favorite hymns during the Palm Sunday Hymn Sing and stay for the ice cream!

Maundy Thursday Dinner and Service, April 14, 6-7:30 pm
Serve by preparing Communion elements from 5-6 pm
Serve as a Greeter from 5:40 – 6:15 pm
To sign up to serve as a Greeter or communion preparer, click here.

Good Friday Service, April 15, 7-8 pm
Serve as a greeter from 6:30-7:15 pm
To sign up to serve as a Greeter, click here.

Easter Services, April 17, 8:15–10:15 am or 10:15 am–12:15 pm
You are invited to serve on the Easter Service Welcome Team as we extend a gracious greeting to all who gather for this traditional service of celebrating Christ’s resurrection. More info coming soon.

Lenten Offering

Our directed offering for the Lenten season will go to Berkeley Food and Housing Project as they prepare to open the new Hope Center. The goal of this development is to “create a continuum of affordable and very low-income housing that is Berkeley Food and Housing Project into the fabric of a vibrant downtown community, rich in transit and services” and will include 

  • 32 shelter beds for homeless adult men
  • 53 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless and disabled men and women
  • 12 transitional housing beds for homeless male veterans (in partnership with the VA)
  • Offices for support staff and partner agencies such as LifeLong Medical and Berkeley Mental Health
  • A commercial kitchen and dining facility for residents and daily Community Meal

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Invitation to Lent

Other Ways to Connect during Lent

Growing in Community

Community Groups
Contemplative Lenten Retreat
Lenten Bible Study

Worshiping in Community

Lenten Devotional for Families
Sunday Worship
Holy Week Schedule

Contact

[email protected]