Come visit us.
First Pres is located on the corner of Dana Street and Channing Way, a block from Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley.
Currently, our campus is open to the general public. Our open campus on Mondays to Saturdays from 7:30 am–10 pm and Sundays 7:30 am–6 pm.
First Pres Garage
Visitors and those with mobility issues are invited to park in the First Pres garage for Sunday worship. Enter via the Channing Way driveway for free parking. If you’re coming to a ministry event on campus, check to see if parking in our garage has been arranged.
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.
Telegraph Channing Garage
Located on Channing Way across from First Pres, this garage is available from 8 am until 10 pm. Take a ticket when you enter and validate it at First Pres reception. (Validation hours are from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.) Please note that validation is available only for Sunday worship and certain special events.
NOTE: The UC Ellsworth Parking Lot on Channing between Dana and Ellsworth Streets is available for PAID parking. (UC Berkeley no longer offers a parking contract to our church).
Midweek & Saturday Parking
Parking during the week and on Saturdays is available in the First Pres garage for members and visitors on church business via pre-arrangement with a staff person. Church business includes meetings about worship services, events, pastoral appointments, etc.
Please note that there is no parking in the First Pres garage on Cal football home game days.