Spring Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Pentecost Jazz Sunday Service!

Sunday, May 20, 10:00AM

Our service will be swinging as we celebrate the Christian Holy Day of Pentecost with a jazz ensemble, led by our very able Kirk Tamura! We’ll celebrate the birthday of the Church, the giving of the Holy Spirit, and our call to cross cultural divides in the name of Jesus. Invite your friends!


City Circuit 1st Annual Picnic

Saturday, June 2
Emma Prusch Park, Rose Garden section

The eight churches in the City Circuit are invited to gather together to enjoy a day of old-fashioned fun, games, food and meeting new and old friends.

Tentative Day Schedule:

  • 1:00–2:00pm — Sign in, Explore the park filled with livestock and gardens
  • 2:00–3:00pm — Get to know each other mash up!
  • 3:00–4:00pm — Active team challenge games, such as 3 legged race, and a secret relay race.
  • 4:00–6:00pm — The committee will be providing BBQ hot dogs and hamburgers and all the fixings, plus Lemonade and Iced tea. We are asking everyone to bring a simple potluck dish to share.


Community Meeting with Ed Garcia, San Jose Chief of Police

Thursday, June 7, 7:00pm
San Jose First UMC

Our latino members have expressed concerns about gangs and their affect on the children in our neighborhood. We’ve invited Ed Garcia, the SJ Chief of Police, to attend one of our Thursday evening dinners to build bridges with the police department and for us to learn how to partner with the police. Chief Garcia was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and speaks Spanish.

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