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For more than a century, First Pres has been a place for students and faculty UC Berkeley and local colleges to call home.
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Veritas Graduate Christian Fellowship is a community of graduate students and academics from diverse theological backgrounds seeking to understand and live out the Christian faith together with love and humility at the UC Berkeley campus. 

We are sponsored and supported by a variety of local Christian groups, including InterVarsity Fellowship and the First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley.

We have two main types of organized activities:

• Small Groups
• Large Group Meetings

Small groups are weekly meetings of about 6-8 people who meet to study the Word and share praises and prayer requests with one another. We have a variety of groups which meet on different days of the week.

Periodic large group meetings occur several times during the semester. Some of the things that have happened during large group meetings in the past include faculty speakers who come to share their testimony, panel discussions, talks by outside speakers or our own wonderful staff, worship evenings, and potluck dinners and social activities.
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For more information about University Ministries, please contact Mandy Ostrander, at mandyo@fpcberkeley.org.
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