For the past 40 years New College Berkeley has helped people walk in
newness of life while following Jesus. We will celebrate! We’re delighted that
long-time NCB faculty member and friend Mark Labberton—president of Fuller
Theological seminary—will speak at our gala celebration and fundraising dinner on
Saturday evening, September 30th. Please join us and bring your friends!
Table sponsors are invited to a private hour of conversation (at 5:30) with
Mark and the NCB Trustees prior to the dinner.
One of the oldest Christian Study Centers next to a major American
university, and one of
the oldest Centers of Distinction at the GTU, New College has always been a
ministry centered on Jesus Christ’s relevance for and presence in our daily
lives. The ministry offers programs that deepen people’s knowledge about and
acquaintance with Him, through study, spiritual disciplines, and also through
A person who has been an active Christian for more than 50
years was part of a weekly, year-long New College Berkeley course and wrote, “Through this experience I feel I have
finally developed a more personal relationship with Jesus, grounding my
spiritual ideas in the realities of his life.” A Cal student wrote about
the spiritual direction group he’s in that participating in the group has
enabled him to “see Jesus in his life
Our 40th anniversary celebration theme is “Now is the time—for faith, wisdom, and
impact.” More than ever before, it is time for this “new college” for
advanced Christian studies! Increasingly our faith is countercultural. How will
we navigate the political, cultural, technological, and interpersonal
challenges of our time if we are not fiercely committed to knowing God and
Our banquet will be held at Scott’s Seafood Pavilion in Jack London
Square on Saturday, September 30th from
6:30-9:00 p.m. We are inviting you to
support this event by becoming a sponsor, and all you need to do is complete
the Sponsorship Registration Form.
While you are not obligated to attend the banquet when you sponsor a
table, we would be honored to have you attend.If you are not able to attend, your guests will be welcomed warmly and,
if there is open space at your table, those places will be used to host our
staff, faculty, and evening speakers. Your table sponsorship and all additional
gifts to New College Berkeley are tax deductible.
We look forward to receiving your completed
sponsorship form. Thank you for your partnership with New College Berkeley!
Susan S. Phillips