Diocese: Diocese of the West
Deanery: Pacific Central Deanery
1900 Essex St
Berkeley, California 94703
St John the Baptist Church is located on the corner of Essex and Adeline Sts in Berkeley, CA.
by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
Exit at the Ashby station on the Richmond line. The Church is located two doors from the east BART parking lot.
Take the Ashby exit on Interstate 80 and drive toward the Berkeley hills. Turn right on Adeline St. The Church is about one block on the left.
from downtown Berkeley
Go south on Shattuck Ave and veer off on Adeline St until you come to Essex.
Schedule of Services
Services are held in English and Slavonic, and the parish follows the Old Calendar.
6:00 PM Vigil.
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy.
For a complete list of upcoming services, please visit the parish website.
The parish’s first services were held in 1923. The parish was registered by 1938, making 1998 our diamond jubilee (60th and 75th). The present church building was acquired in 1950.