Almaden Hills United Methodist Church

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Traditional Service: 10:00 a.m.

Almaden Hills United
Methodist Church

1200 Blossom Hill Rd.
San Jose, CA 95118
408-269-4375 (FAX)

We're a Reconciling Congregation

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Welcome to the Almaden Hills United Methodist Church web site. Thank you for taking the time to check it out!

Our congregation is an active, multi-generational and inclusive group, with hearts, hands and minds dedicated to the love and service of God. Children, youth, adults, couples, singles and families of all kinds are valued and cared for. We offer a variety of programs and opportunities to meet real human needs within the congregation and in the broader community. Sunday mornings are filled with joyful celebrations of worship, uplifting music, classes for all ages and warm fellowship. Our outreach and mission groups provide opportunities for a variety of community service.

We hope to meet you and are eager to answer your questions. "Whoever you are, wherever you may be on your journey of faith, you are welcome in this place!"  Do join us!

Sunday morning services at AHUMC paused

After much consultation with our District Superintendent (my direct boss), other pastors, church members and church leaders, the decision has been made to put our church services on “pause” beginning Sunday, March 15.

This “pause-ing” is unprecedented. While we want our church home to remain as a place of worship and fellowship, we also want our church home to be a place of health and safety. This “pause” is not only for our health and safety but also for that of our greater community – as our not meeting together may help to slow or minimize the spread of the coronavirus.

During this time, I do not want to lose contact with you. Please continue to be in communication with me through mail, email and texts.

1) We will be enhancing our “sermons” online. Instead of hearing only a sermon, we will include a “call to worship,” prayer, scripture, and a sermon. You can listen to this Sunday’s message beginning this Sunday evening and anytime throughout the week.

2) Our Children’s Director, Lyndsey Ramos, will be communicating with our children throughout each week we are on “pause.”

3) Our Joint Youth Ministry Director and Assistant Director have sent out notices to the JYM concerning a) a change in the physical auction to an online auction, and b) enhanced ways of their gathering together. They will continue to evaluate their safety actions.

Our District Superintendent has sent out this Bible verse to the pastors. I want to share it to you as well. It is from Joshua 1:9: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. For the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

And I want to add to that, “The Lord our God is bigger than the coronavirus.” Let us continue to journey through this time with good information, healthy behaviors, faithful discernment, and hopeful words and actions for and with one another,

Pastor Mariellen

Children's Ministry YouTube Channel

Our Children's Ministry Director Lyndsey Ramos is pleased and proud to announce that we will begin a new venture in virtual children’s ministry. We have officially launched our AHUMC children’s ministry YouTube page, where we will host virtual Bible lessons for our kiddos. She will upload a video every Sunday that will teach our youth a little something about Jesus and his ministry. Please join us every Sunday where all our welcome and all means all, and subscribe to our YouTube page so you won’t miss a lesson.
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New Video Channel available!

Our AHUMC YouTube Channel is now live. So far we have four Worship in Conversation videos and one Music and Meditation video on the general channel. Thanks to everyone who has put so much time into this project, especially Pastor Mariellen Yoshino, John Hess, and John Baird.
Here’s the link for the general channel:
More will be added to each of these channels in the coming weeks and months as a supplement to our continuing regular weekly audio services, so tune in and subscribe!

Now You Can Donate to AHUMC Online!

To create a profile and/or make a donation, click this button:

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