Women's Ministries

Women's Ministries

First Pres offers women of all ages exciting opportunities for connection, growth, encouragement, and service. There are many ways to participate; for more information, contact Janet Sanders, Assistant Director for Christian Formation, at (510) 848-6252 ext. 267 or janets@fpcberkeley.org.  


Connect (her) is a gathering place for women of all ages and life experiences to connect with one another and with Christ. Through small group discussion and prayer we encourage one another, build connections, and strengthen friendships. Whether you are new to First Pres Berkeley or are already a part of the First Pres community, please join us as we grow in faith and friendship.

Dates & Times: Sundays, 10:15–11:15 am during Middle Hour 
Location: Church Lounge, Westminster Hall
More Information: Please contact Janet Sanders at janets@fpcberkeley.org

Moms Together (formerly Mothers' Council)

Dates & Times: Fridays, 9:45–11:30 am 
Location: G202, Geneva Hall

A caring and supportive community for moms with young children. We meet on Friday mornings and offer a relaxing environment where we share the joys and challenges of our lives as mothers in the context of our faith in Jesus Christ. To learn more about Moms Together, click here. Mothers who are pregnant, on maternity leave or are only available for a short season are encouraged to join us too!  

Women's Bible Study 

Dates & Times: Fridays, 9:30–11:30 am 
Location: G208, Geneva Hall

Our community welcomes all women to journey through the entire Bible between September and May! Our guide, The Story, the Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, is a condensed version of selections form the New International Version. In small group discussion, and the teaching that follows, we engage with the story of the people of God and God's mission of creation, redemption, and restoration in the world. For more information, to sign up, and to get a copy of The Story, contact Pat Phillips at patrpcv@pacbell.net.


Lectio Prayer

Dates & Times: Tuesdays, 8:30 am
Location: Mears, Westminster Hall

Lectio Divina is the practice of Divine Reading, where participants listen to or read a verse in the Bible, spend some time in silence, and are invited to respond to the verse. For more information, please contact Pat Phillips at patrpcv@pacbell.net.