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Books for El Maguey Library
This summer, a team from our church who will be traveling to El Maguey, Mexico to build the first library in the town! To learn more or to help buy books for the library, visit our El Maguey website: El Maguey needs a library project book donations

May 28

Pastor Jennifer Goto preaching
Pastor Jennifer Goto (Pastor Shinya's wife) serves at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, about a mile from San Jose First UMC. Pastor Shinya and Pastor Jennifer will be switching pulpits for the day; Pastor Jennifer will be preaching at San Jose First, and Pastor Shinya at St. Paul's UMC. This will be a great opportunity to hear Pastor Jennifer preach!

May 28

Pastor's Open House
All are invited to an Open house at Pastor Shinya's home on Sunday, May 28th following worship, 12–2PM. This is a joint event with St. Paul's UMC. Bring a potluck snack to share if you would like, or just bring yourself. The parsonage is 1.3 miles from the church. If you want to be there, and need a ride, please let Pastor Shinya know. The address is: 530 S. 14th Street, San Jose, CA 95112 (near William Street).

June 4

Charge Conference
We are tentatively scheduling a Charge Conference right after worship to add new members to our leadership committees, and also making the final decision to combine the VLT and the SPRC. All are welcome to attend!

June 25

Blessing the El Maguey team
We will be blessing the El Maguey mission team — Jeff Huget, Pastor Gerardo, Noelle Huget, Ray Castellon, and Kristeen Pemberton — as they prepare to leave for Mexico on June 27th. Pastor Shinya's father, Hiroshi Goto, will be preaching.

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