Directions & Parking

First Pres is located at the corner of Dana and Channing, a block from Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley.

Sunday Parking

Sunday parking options can be found on the map below. Regular attenders are encouraged to park in the Telegraph Channing Garage or the UC Ellsworth Lot.

1. First Pres Garage
On Sundays from 7:30 am–11 pm, visitors and those with mobility issues are invited to park in the First Pres Garage. Enter via the driveway on Channing. No sticker or sign-in required.

2. Telegraph Channing Garage
Located on Channing across the street from First Pres, this garage is available on Sundays from 8 am–10 pm. Take a ticket upon garage entry and validate it at First Pres Reception, located in the lobby of Geneva Hall (validation hours are 8:30 am–1:30 pm). Validation is available only for Sunday worship and certain special events.

3. UC Ellsworth Lot
Located on Channing between Dana and Ellsworth, this lot is available on Sundays from 8 am–11 pm. Park in unmarked spaces. A First Pres parking sticker is required; register your car for a parking sticker at Reception.

Mid-Week & Saturday Parking

Mid-week parking is available while on church business only in the First Pres Garage from 7 am–11 pm. (Church business applies to services, events, pastoral appointments, etc.) A First Pres parking sticker is required; visitors without a sticker must sign in at Reception (sign-in hours are 9–5 pm, Monday–Friday). For evening and Saturday parking, a First Pres parking sticker or church event parking pass is required. There is no parking in the First Pres Garage on Cal Football home game days.