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January 2017
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 29, 2017

Vacation Bible School

Greetings Friends! Vacation Bible School Begins Soon! You’re Invited! Stories, Songs, crafts, play + snacks! Ages 3-12 All kids welcome! (Tuesday, Aug. 8th-Friday, Aug. 11th) 10am-12noon Pre-Register Now! FREE! Just Please reply to this e-mail! Bring your children, grandchildren, or friends! Forward this invitation to friends or neighbors! Pre-Registration: Parent Name+phone: Child’s name+age: Allergies/special needs?: […]

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 […]

March 30, 2017

Why Choose S.C.U.M.C. (By Joelina Verducci)

I have been attending SCUMC for close to threeyears now. It started when we moved to Santa Clara and my husband and I were looking for a new church to attend. I had become disillusioned with a charismatic church I was previously attending. It had become too big, too impersonal and its church politics were […]

March 5, 2017

Lenten Devotional Study

Sunday Morning Lenten Devotional Prayer Journey: “Whispers of Hope” **Please join me on a 40 day odyssey of prayer!** “No greater priority exists for the believer than knowing Christ through the study of His Word and the intimacy of prayer,” says Beth Moore, the Author of :Whispers of Hope: 10 Weeks of devotional prayer. We […]

March 1, 2017

Lenten Greeting from Pastor Heang

I hope and pray that this Communique reaches you in good spirit. Here we are in Lenten Season. Wednesday March 1st, we will have Ash Wednesday service at 6:00 p.m. in Frey Room. Please come experience this inspirational service. This service is about penitence which we often ignore or give very little attention to. This […]

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