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.
DECEMBER at First Church
Join us for Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM. On Sunday, December 2 we celebrate communion with Interim Pastor, Rev. Dan Christian. Dan has been on staff since the end of September. Saturday, December 8, the Lucy Kinchen Chorale is presenting a free concert in the Sanctuary at 3 p.m. This is a holiday concert featuring these celebrated singers directed by Lori Willis, daughter of Lucy Kinchen. On Sunday, December 9, we welcome Rev. Deborah Lee as preacher. She is the Executive Director of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity and an ordained minister with the United Church of Christ. December 16 is a service of lessons and carols.
Christmas Eve Worship is at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary featuring an inter-generational Nativity tableau and the music of local jazz pianist, Joe Warner. On Sunday, December 30 and January 6, we welcome guest preacher, Rev. Marissa Danney.
Find Us Here!
12/2 - BRINGING CHRISTMAS CHEER TO OTHERS
At 11:30 a.m. join with others in the Reception Room to make bright and joyful Christmas cards for those in need of some cheer this Christmas season.
12/9 - ADVENT STORIES
At 11:30 a.m. come and learn more about the different ways families from different parts of the States and from around the world celebrate this season of Advent.
12/16 - MORE ADVENT STORIES
Join with others to learn more about family traditions in Advent.
12/24 - CHRISTMAS EVE TABLEAU at 5 PM
Join others to hear and see the Christmas story unfold in the Sanctuary with costume, readings and song.