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 Winter / Spring trimester starts February 4th and ends on April 28th, 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.

VOLLEYBALL
Jerry Cintas
Volleyball
Type: Mixed (13 & Up)
Focus: Activity
Day: Sunday 6:00pm
Childcare: No
Location: SCHS
Contact: 408-390-4696
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Co-Ed volleyball on Sunday nights at Santa Clara High School.  We will be competing against other churches in the area playing 2 to 3 games a night.  A team devotional follows each game.  Multiple teams and levels of play to choose from: recreational, intermediate, advanced.  A great opportunity to invite friends to play with you. Game start times depend on team level. Between 6pm and 9pm start times.
PARABLES OF JESUS
Margareth Valui
Parables of Jesus
Type: Mixed
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Sunday 9:15pm
Childcare: Yes
Location: SCFBC
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Come discover the mysteries of the kingdom of God (Luke 8:10) through Jesus' teaching in parables and see how you can apply them in your life. "He who has ears, let him hear" (Matthew 11:15).
UN CUERPO: THE SPANISH GATHERING
Rosa Flores and Ricardo Grillo
Un Cuerpo: The Spanish Gathering
Type: Mixed
Focus: Language/Bible Study
Day: Sunday 9:15am
Location: SCFBC
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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
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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
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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, Joel Robinson
Men's Bible Study and Fellowship
Type: Men
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Sunday 9:15am
Childcare: Yes
Location: SCFBC
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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.
INDUCTIVE STUDY OF JUDGES
Sharon Cintas
Inductive Study of Judges
Type: Mixed
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Monday 7:00pm
Location: Santa Clara Residence
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We will progress through the second half book of Judges (Chapter 12) and discuss how God's word speaks to us and how we can apply it in our lives. The study will primarily be inductive, but may draw on some sources for guidance, such as commentary or study Bibles. The inductive study will include group reading, individual study, and group discussion of Scripture.
SERMON REHASH
Pastor Dan Griffiths
Sermon Rehash
Type: Mixed
Focus: Discussion/Bible Study
Day: Monday 10:30am
Location: SCFBC
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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. Real People have Real Issues. Real God has the Right Solutions. Make the Bible come alive in your life. Study the WORD to know God's Plan for your life. Understand the WORD and walk in His path. Live by the WORD and fulfill God's purpose for your life.
THE WOMEN OF EASTER
Trudy Kroll and Christine Lutke
The Women of Easter
Type: Women
Focus: Book Study
Day: Wednesday 7:00pm
Cost: $10:00 for book
Location: SCFBC
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This Bible study for the Lenten season explores the stories of three women who played a vital role in the life and ministry of Jesus. Journey with Jesus through Holy Week!
YOGA FOR CHRIST
Daena Yuksel
Yoga for Christ
Type: Mixed
Focus: Activity
Day: Wednesday 7:15pm
Location: SCFBC
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We will be still. We will meditate on God's Word. We will become aware of our body, our breath and our thoughts. Our goal is to seek him, reach out to Him and find Him because, "in Him we live and move and have our being" (Acts 17:27-28).
SITE FOR FOUR I'S
Chuck Chicks
Site for Four I's
Type: Mixed
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Wednesday 7:30pm
Location: SCFBC
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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
Susan Goldsbury and Aashami Samantha
Team Library
Type: Mixed
Focus: Activity/Ministry
Day: Wednesday 9:30am
Location: SCFBC
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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.
LET'S WRITE
Jerri Cooper and Ross Payne
Let's Write
Type: Mixed
Focus: Activity/Writing
Day: Thursday 6:30pm
Location: SCFBC
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Come write about what interests you. Or choose a subject from a list that includes a wide range of topics. If you'd like to read your work to the group— or do some editing — we can do that too. All ages are welcome.
HOW DID WE GET HERE?
Tim McLenegan
How did we get here?
Type: Mixed
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Thursday 7:30pm
Location: Santa Clara Residence
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Learn about key events in church history such as creation, the Israelite's escape from Egypt, Jesus' birth, death and resurrection. We'll look at the early church and later events in history that have shaped what and why we believe.
WOMEN OF THE WORD
MaryAnn Fairall
Women of the Word
Type: Women
Focus: Bible Study
Day: Thursday 7:00pm
Location: SCFBC
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Join an inter-generational group of women to grow together in the Lord. While studying Paul's letter to the Colossians and to Philemon, we will build relationships, community and Biblical knowledge.
POWER UP
Steve McLenegan and Greg Robbins
Power Up
Type: Mixed
Focus: Prayer
Day: Thursday 9:00am
Location: SCFBC
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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.
GAP (GENERATION OF ADULTS IN PROGRESS)
Margareth Valui
GAP (Generation of Adults in Progress)
Type: Young Adults/Professional
Focus: Bible Study/Activity
Day: Saturday 6:30pm
Location: Santa Clara Residence
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Connect with other young adults who are 18 to 30 years young. Hang out and build friendships through a variety of activities. Get rooted. Grow together. We are talking about Stress and Success as we study the book of Daniel. We will meet every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Light dinner will be provided.
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.