Santa Clara First Baptist Church

3111 Benton Street

Santa Clara, CA 95051

408-241-7635

 

Service Time

Sundays 10:30am

 

Spanish Translation Headsets Available

 

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Life Groups

Life Groups are groups of 7-15 people that meet together each week to learn about the Bible, to grow and to have fun meeting new people. Our Summer trimester starts May 20th and ends on August 4th, 2018. Sign up Now. Some of our small groups are ongoing and can be joined at any time. If you are interested in leading a Life Group, or have ideas about what groups you'd like to see, fill out this Life Group Leader Commitment Form! For more information, contact Margareth Valui at margareth@scfbc.org or call 408-241-7635.

SOFTBALL
Jerry Cintas
Softball
Type: Mixed
Focus: Activity
Day: Sunday 6:30pm
Location: Various Fields
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We have three co-ed softball teams that compete against other churches in the area on Sunday nights at 6:30pm with first game on May 6th. Great opportunity to invite a friend to play on one of our teams.
GAP (GENERATION OF ADULTS IN PROGRESS)
Margareth Valui
GAP (Generation of Adults in Progress)
Type: Young Adults/Professional
Focus: Bible Study/Activity
Day: Sunday 12:30pm
Location: SCFBC + Offsite
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Connect with other young adults who are 18 to 35 years young. Hang out and build friendships through a variety of activities. Get rooted. Grow together. We will meet every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. We are currently talking about Kenny Silva's "Launch Your Life."
SOCCER
Joel Robinson and Pastor Valui
Soccer
Type: Mixed (ages 10 and up)
Focus: Activity
Day: Sunday 5:00pm
Childcare: No
Location: Offsite
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No prior experience or knowledge of soccer is required. The aim is to have fun, fellowship and provide encouragement. Invite your friends from the community to experience church in a neutral environment. We will have a team devotion before each game. 
SACRED MARRIAGE
Nicole Wiesen
Sacred Marriage
Type: Mixed
Focus: Marriage
Day: Sunday 9:15am
Childcare: Yes
Location: SCFBC
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Sacred Marriage uncovers the mystery of God's overarching purpose. Because whether it is delightful or difficult, your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God, and to a spiritual integrity that, like salt, seasons the world around you with the savor of Christ.
UN CUERPO: THE SPANISH GATHERING
Sam Tejera and Rosa Flores
Un Cuerpo: The Spanish Gathering
Type: Mixed
Focus: Language/Bible Study
Day: Sunday 9:15am
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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Un Cuerpo is God's universal vision for every tribe, tongue, people and nation" (Revelation 5:9). Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Lingual, Multi-Racial and Multi-National worship is God's vision. This gathering is for the Spanish-speaking population who are looking for a place to GATHER, GROW and GIVE their best to God and to one another. This is a place to: Connect to God and people; Pray in the language you understand; and Connect people to God with the language they understand.
MOMS' GROUP
Daena Yuksel
Moms' Group
Type: Mothers
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Sunday 9:15am
Childcare: Yes
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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We are a group of moms striving to be Godly women while accomplishing the daily tasks of raising children, working, and home life.  We come together for support, fellowship, prayer and scripture that relate to our trials and joys. 
ADULT BIBLE STUDY
Jim Garvey and Randy Bell
Adult Bible Study
Type: Mixed
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Sunday 9:15am
Childcare: Yes
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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We are doing a character study of Paul (Lifeway Guide). We focus on one chapter each week, so that we can have a deeper understanding of Scripture.
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY AND FELLOWSHIP
Steve McLenegan and Joel Robinson
Men's Bible Study and Fellowship
Type: Men
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Sunday 9:15am
Childcare: Yes
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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The men's group is on-going and can be joined at any time. Currently we are studying the Gospel of Matthew. Finishing that we will study the Gospel of John. As men, we are looking for Jesus' teachings that we can apply to our lives as Christians, husbands and fathers.
SERMON REHASH
Pastor Dan Griffiths
Sermon Rehash
Type: Mixed
Focus: Discussion/Bible Study
Day: Monday 10:30am
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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Ever have questions after hearing a sermon? This group gives you a chance to participate in an informal discussion of the previous day's sermon by Pastor Valui. Sermon points are examined in greater detail in a safe, comfortable setting where questions and comments are welcome!
ZUMBA DANCE FOR A CAUSE
Roberto Tam and Margareth Valui
Zumba Dance for a Cause
Type: Mixed
Focus: Activity
Day: Tuesday 7:15pm
Cost: $5 drop-in or $50 for 11
Location: SCFBC
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We will start with a short devotion about Faith, Food and Fitness. Then we will have an hour of Zumba Dance taught by a certified instructor. All proceeds will go to a non-profit organization. In the past we gave our donation to Second Harvest Food Bank and Puerto Rico Relief.
BACK TO THE BIBLE (B2B)
Pastor Valui
Back to the Bible (B2B)
Type: Mixed
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Wednesday 6:30pm
Location: SCFBC
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We will study on the Prophets. Dig into the Bible to unlock how the Scripture applies to your purpose and existence. Real People have Real Issues. Real God has the Right Solutions. Make the Bible come alive in your life.
SPLASH!
Sharon Cintas
SPLASH!
Type: Women
Focus: Activity
Day: Wednesday 7:00pm
Childcare: No
Location: Santa Clara
Max Size: 20
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Looking for a fun, relaxing way to make friends this summer? Dive into a Bible Study in the swimming pool with exercising, Praying, lots of laughing and sharing with women of all ages.  This group has a ton of fun together and is back by popular demand. Bring a friend!
SITE FOR FOUR I'S
Chuck Chicks
Site for Four I's
Type: Mixed
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Wednesday 7:30pm
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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Paul's letters to the church at Corinth deal with a number of problems and situations, many of which are similar to those faced by the modern church. Join us for Informal, Informative, In-depth and Inviting discussion of this book.
TEAM LIBRARY
Aashami Samantha and Jerri Cooper
Team Library
Type: Mixed
Focus: Activity/Ministry
Day: Wednesday 9:30am
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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Please join us in the Library as we keep it organized, process new books, input data in the computer, choose books for the lobby and much more. We enjoy good fellowship as we work and would love to have you join us.
YOUNG MARRIED
Jerry and Sharon Cintas
Young Married
Type: Mixed
Focus: Marriage
Day: Thursday 7:00pm
Childcare: No
Location: Offsite
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Spend time as a couple while growing in your faith and building relationships with others. We meet at Jerry and Sharon's home for fellowship, discussion, and also include some outings. Open to young, newly married couples without kids.
POWER UP
Steve McLenegan and Greg Robbins
Power Up
Type: Mixed
Focus: Prayer
Day: Thursday 9:00am
Location: SCFBC
This group is on-going and
can be joined at any time
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What happens when the church prays? Power! We pray for Breakthrough, Visitations of the Holy Spirit, Transformation, Revolution and for greater things yet to happen.
MORE THAN BREAD
Gary and Karen Dong
More Than Bread
Type: Mixed
Focus: Activity
Day: Friday 6:30pm
Childcare: No
Cost: $15-20 weekly
Location: Restaurants
Max Size: 16
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Come join us after a long week for a time of fun, fellowship and food. Meet new friends, too. We will have a friendly competition to see who has the best recommendation of the favorite "Cheap Eats" restaurant for the group.
SEWING TO SERVE
Patti Victorson
Sewing to Serve
Type: Women
Focus: Sewing
Day: Saturday 10:00am
Childcare: No
Location: SCFBC
Max Size: 8
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Come advance your sewing skills and enjoy the fellowship as we work together on a variety of sewing projects. Machines, tools, and materials are provided by our Prayers and Squares ministry. You may bring your own project and sewing machine if you wish. We will meet every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
HEALTHY TOGETHER
Matt Stephens
Healthy Together
Type: Mixed
Focus: Discussion on Health
Day: Saturday 10:30am
Childcare: No
Location: SCFBC
Max Size: 15
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God wants us to live a healthy life and to thrive in the plans He has for us. We will work together toward maintaining a healthy diet to promote weight loss. We will use medically sound methods, focusing on both general and person-specific recommendations. Come get healthy together!