Men's Ministries

Men's Ministries

Come take part in the exciting opportunities for connection, growth, encouragement, and service at First Pres. There are activities and groups for men of all ages. For more information, please contact Janet Sanders, Adult Ministries Coordinator, at (510) 848-6252 ext. 267 or


Men's Bible Study | Acts of the Apostles
It's not too late to join our time of study and conversations focused on applying the message of the gospel in our lives. This group is hosted by Chris Anderson, Dave Kelley, and Laurie McGaw.

Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 7:30-9 pm
Location: Room G209, Geneva Hall
More Information: Contact Chris at, Dave at, or Laurie at

Saturday Men's Breakfast
Discovering our Call, Purpose, and Joy

Join us as we recap the topic of JOY which was the concluding segment of the 3 year series “Call, Purpose and Joy.” Sam Shafer and Len DiGiovanni will offer insights and facilitate our discussion as we reflect on leaning into God's guidance, seeking counsel, sharing areas in which we have grown, and making commitments to take action. We’ll also be looking forward to our 2017-2018 theme of Serving in His Name. All men are welcome for a hearty breakfast and conversation.

Dates: Saturdays (resuming Fall 2017)
Time: 8:30–10 am
Location: G202, Geneva Hall  
Cost: $5/$2 student 
Register: None, join us at any time
More Information: Contact Alan Koenigsberg at

Men's Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) | The Gospel of John
Are you longing to know Jesus in a deeper way? Come and spend Thursday's evenings with other East Bay men (18 years and up) for study and small group fellowship. Through small group discussions and a plenary gathering presentation, we take an in-depth look at the majesty of Jesus through the Gospel of John.

BSF is an interdenominational Bible study that helps people know God and equips them to effectively serve the Church throughout the world. Founded in 1959, First Pres was home to one of the first BSF classes. Today BSF is 1000 classes strong in 39 countries across 6 continents. Written lessons are available in both English and Chinese. To learn more about this study and BSF, click here.

Dates: Thursdays (resuming Fall 2017)
Time: 7–9 pm
Location: G202, Geneva Hall
Cost:No charge
More Information: Contact Dave Kelley at