Join us for Sunday Worship
at 10:00 AM
2619 Broadway at 27th St., Oakland
Who We Are
We are called to be Christ's partners in reconciliation, sharing the good news of God's radically inclusive, welcoming love.
As a More Light Presbyterian congregation, we strive to provide a welcome for LGBTQ people.
As a multicultural community, we are intentional about living as the Beloved Community.
As a multi-age family, we recognize the gifts children and youth bring to worship and community life.
AUGUST at First Church
Join us for Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM. Services in August are inter-generational with childcare for very young children.
Currently, we are inviting a series of guest preachers to share in our Sunday worship. This Sunday, August 5, we welcome Rev. Geoff Browning from San Jose Presbytery. On August 12, 19 and 26 we welcome Alicia Van Riggs to the pulpit. We also are pleased to welcome back celebrated jazz pianist, Joan Cifarelli on August 5 as guest pianist and worship accompanist. On August 12 we welcome Dave Hatt as guest organist from St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco. On Sunday, August 19, well-known jazz keyboardist, Joe Warner will provide musical support and on August 26, Joan Cifarelli returns.
Find Us Here!
8/5 - All Church Picnic on Broadway Lawn
Join the congregation for a picnic lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 5 on the lawn for food, fellowship and games.
8/6 - 7:00 PM: Christian Meditation
This is offered monthly - a time for prayerful meditation and a time of silent reflection in the Session Room led by Elder, Shawn Jones.
8/28 - 7:00 PM: Women's Circle
Join others on the spiritual journey in the Session room for a time of prayer and the practice of lectio divina - the holy reading of scripture - this circle is always open to others.