Pastors & Staff

Rev. Jeffrey D. Hall, Pastor
408-294-7254 ext. 201

Originally from Connecticut, Jeffrey moved out west shortly after being honorably discharged from the US Air Force as a Military Police Officer. He received his Call to Ministry at Oregon State University during a Religious Studies class and subsequently enrolled at Nazarene Bible College, where he received a BA in Biblical Studies. He went on to earn an MA in Religion from Claremont School of Theology and was granted the Award for Excellence in Biblical Studies.

Rev. Jeffrey D. Hall has served four Appointments in the Cal-NV Annual Conference prior to his appointment to San Jose First UMC, to include churches in the Tahoe and Sierra communities of Truckee and Portola; Wesley UMC, San Jose; Central UMC, Stockton and is currently the Chair of the Board of Ordained Ministry.

Areas of interest include Leadership, Gender and Sexuality, Wesleyan Theology, Ethnographic Studies in Religion, and a love of poetry. His spouse, Jennifer, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the VA and transferred from Stockton to Livermore July 1, 2019. Jeffrey and Jennifer have a son, Ned, who is completing his MA Spanish Degree in Southern California.


Gerardo Vazquez-Padilla, Associate Pastor for Hispanic/Latino Ministries


Susan Cassens, Church Administrator
408-294-7254 ext.203

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am–4:00pm