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July 10, 2018

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School: Summer Family BIBLE Storytime! July 30th-August 3rd! 11am-1pm (lunch included) All kids are welcome to come to learn and grow through some of the most wonderful stories of the Bible! From Creation to the Love and teachings of Jesus, spend a week of walking through the word of God with us! Questions? […]

February 8, 2018

How Will People Remember You?

It’s been a great joy to be a part of this faith community the last four year. Your love and service to our Lord Jesus Christ mean a lot to me. As we begin the great year of 2018, I would like to ask you a bold question. What are you leaving behind that proves […]

January 2, 2018

Happy New Year

Happy New Year. I pray that things are going well with you. I hope that you had a great Christmas celebration and holiday. After the hype of Christmas, before we get to Lent, here we are in Epiphany considered as, “ordinary time”. A new year has begun, and everyone speaks of their hopes and dreams. […]

December 19, 2017

Pastor’s December Greetings

Greetings SCUMC family and friends! I pray that things are going well with you. I hope that you had a great thanksgiving celebration with your friends and family. Here we are in Christmas season. How are going to celebrate Christmas this year? What is your plan to make this season meaningful? Let me start by […]

November 22, 2017

Pastor’s Message for November 2017

Friends, it is November already. Christmas is around the corner. The end of the year is approaching. We are getting one year more mature. Sometimes it is scary to notice time is sure flying real fast. As I look at the future, a few scary things come to mind. I don’t want to be poor. […]

July 14, 2017

Pastor’s message for July 2017

The Cal-Nev Annual Conference met last week in Burlingame.  It is always a joy for clergy to re-unite each year with brothers and sisters serving appointments throughout the states as we come together in Holy Conferencing and to conduct the business of the church.  And it is a joy also to see so many our […]

July 2, 2017

Why I Chose SCUMC(Jack Schenacker)

I was originally baptized as an infant by my great-grandfather, a Methodist circuit-rider Pastor. My life since has taken me from the Presbyterian faith to being a Lutheran to an Episcopalian to the last 20-plus years as a Pentecostal Pastorand bible teacher. When I married Berta Lee in 2008, I started attending SCUMC. After moving […]

July 2, 2017

Cambodia Mission September 27-October 10, 2017

Pastor Vathanak Heang will join a mission team from St. Timothy UMC, Louisiana to Samrath village in Cambodia September 27-October 10, 2017. The primary task will be building a boys’ dormitory for high school students on the grounds of the local United Methodist Church. A nearby high school is the best in the area, but […]

July 2, 2017

Why I Chose SCUMC(Terry Flora)

I chose Santa Clara United Methodist Church because it is part of my wife’s family history. I attend to help my kids to grow up with a foundation in Christian faith and hope they explore other religions as they grow into adulthood as a way to understand the diverse world we live in. Terry Flora

March 31, 2017

Way of The Cross

This month, we remember that the future of earth and humanity hangs in the balance. Jesus Vs Caesar. And Jesus indeed is the one who ends up dead—not Caesar, not Pilate, not the crucifying soldiers. Yet the Christian church has insisted that the cross of Jesus is a victory, not a defeat. How can that […]

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