where life-changing experiences take place daily!

You'll find small groups of all ages, including children's clubs and homework tutoring, youth groups, adult discussion groups, Bible studies, and fellowships. Our contemporary style of worship means you can "come as you are." You'll feel God's presence.

God has blessed us with a vision and the energy to bring about change in ourselves and our community — in other words, some very cool things. Join our growing body of believers and learn God's personal plan of action for you.

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October 1 Aki Matsuri at Wesley UMC
This major event for our sister church in Japantown is fun for all ages and cultures. Food, live music, crafts, and games for children. (Learn more)
October 2 Sunday Worship & World Communion Sunday
This Sunday, we are privileged to have a special guest preacher, Rev. Cindy McCalmont, sharing the sermon "These Hands Can Heal". This Sunday is also World Communion Sunday, celebrated in churches around the globe. Let us share in breaking bread together.
October 2 Marathon road closures
The annual San Jose Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon will be happening on October 2. Check the marathon map for road closures.

Welcoming Statement:

All persons are individuals of sacred worth.

Whatever your race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation including lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ), economic reality, marital or family status, physical or mental ability, age, background, or religious tradition, you are accepted as a full participant in the life and work of this Reconciling United Methodist Congregation.

You are God's beloved and welcome here.

Sunday Worship — 10:00AM

24 North 5th Street, San Jose, CA
Corner of 5th & Santa Clara (Map & Parking)


Belonging to San Jose First provides me with multiple opportunities to live a Christian life through:
• small group and individual studies of scripture
• meaningful and engaging sermons
• enjoyable musical worship
• vigilant prayer
• finding ways to make Christ known in the downtown area

— Kristeen P.