First Church Berkeley. AKA First Congregational Church of Berkeley, CA, United Church of Christ. So many syllables! First Church for short. or FCCB. Or Home.
We are people who may have been brought up in other faith traditions or none at all.
We are people of different ages and styles of life.
We are people of different races, including multi-racial families.
Our families are different shapes and sizes and include singles, significant others, and those who have lost partners or spouses.
Some of us have children, some of us don’t, some of us are children.
We respect other faith traditions, and some of our families are interfaith.
We are all over the map politically (but we are located in Berkeley!).
We are free to wrestle theologically.
We take care of each other.
We like to think and exchange ideas and opinions.
We value creativity and use the arts in many ways in the life of the church.