FEATURED EVENTS & CALENDAR

FEATURED EVENTS & CLASSES

Memorial for Darl Spencer

Friday, March 1 @ 10 am

Sanctuary, reception immediately following

Everyone is invited to a memorial service for Darl Spencer, Friday, March 1 @ 10 am. There will be a reception immediately afterward.


Collaboration Choir Concert

Friday, March 8 @ 7 pm

Sanctuary • Reception following

Invite friends and family to the spring choir concert featuring our Chancel Choir, the Cupertino High School choirs, orchestra, and organ. The concert features Dan Forrest’s powerful Requiem for the Living. The music moves from pouring out grief, to wrestling with pain and sorrow, to finding hope in Christ’s redemption, seeing God’s glory in His creation, and arriving at peace in Christ. Several rousing spiritual settings featuring tenor soloist Trente Morant round out the program.


Sunnyvale CircleSongs

March 6 @ 7 pm - new time!

(1st Wednesdays)

Fellowship Hall

Join us for our monthly CircleSong gatherings! Both Sunnyvale Pres and The Music School sponsor this free event. CircleSongs is an easy collaborative group-singing format where we join our voices together to create improvised songs. We all have music in our bodies and souls, and we will work together to bring that out in each of us. No experience or skills necessary — only an open heart and an open ear. Led by Adam Lee, Assistant Director at The Music School.

 

Sing Together, Groove Together, Be Together.


Peacemaking in a Divided Country

Sunday, March 10 @ 11:30 am

Soulé Hall and Zoom

Special guest speaker, Rev. Dr. Bill Shaw will lead a discussion about peacemaking and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. Rev. Shaw is the Executive Director of the 174 Trust in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 


Family Meal

March 10 (monthly on the 2nd Sunday)

@ 11:30 am — 1 pm

Phoenix Center

Children's & Youth Ministries invite the whole family along with advisors, elders and teachers for our monthly lunch. Please RSVP if you're able. (Regardless, you're still welcome!)

 

 


Annual Meeting

Sunday, March 17 @ 11 am

(immediately after worship)

In-person & online. The 2024–2025 budget will be presented, with time for Q&A; the congregation will vote on the Terms of Call for our pastors. We'll enjoy a look back at Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church in 2023.


Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday, March 23 @ 10 am - 12 noon

(Bring your own hard-boiled eggs!)

Bring your eggs and we'll supply the dye and decorations! Bounce castle, face painting, snacks, crafts and free raffle prizes! Families with kids of all ages are invited! For more info or to volunteer, email Children's Ministry.


Lent/Easter service info

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Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 24

Worship @ 10 am, followed by potluck lunch

Our celebratory service, including our traditional palm processional. (Child care available.) Stay afterward for a good old-fashioned church potluck!


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Maundy Thursday

Thursday, March 28

Dinner @ 6:15  

Worship @ 7 pm

On this Thursday of Holy Week we will remember and celebrate again the Last Supper that Jesus shared with his disciples. We hope you’ll join us at 6:15 for a community dinner. (No child care available.)


Palm Sunday Potluck

Sunday, March 24

After church  (11:15-ish)

Trinity Court (or gym - depending on weather)

Everyone is invited to a good old-fashioned potluck following the Palm Sunday service. Bring a dish to share prior to the service and drop it off in the kitchen.


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Good Friday

Friday, March 28 @ 7 pm

Come join us for a powerfully moving service. We will tell the story of Christ’s passion and mark, with sadness, our part in the sin that led him to the cross. We invite you to dwell with us in these moments of terrible mystery. (No child care available).


Celebrate Easter with us!

Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, March 31  @ 6:30 am

Shoreline Park, Mountain View, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd. (meet near the Shoreline Lake Bike Parking area). The service will be outdoors and standing; feel free to bring a folding chair if you wish


Celebrate Easter with us!

Easter Traditional Service

Sunday, March 31  @ 10 am

Our traditional family-friendly Easter service with choir, hymns and organ music. (Child care for kindergarten and younger.) Plenty of free parking!


Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Sunday, March 31

Immediately after worship

Kids, join us after worship for a fun Easter Egg hunt on the playground!


Women's Retreat

Friday – Sunday, April 5 – 7

Vallombrosa Center

Women and non-binary people are invited to our annual Spring Retreat at the Vallombrosa Center in Menlo Park. Come for a weekend of connecting and learning together and having a whole lot of fun! (Online option for those who live out of the area or have a health issue.)


Intergenerational Peacemaking Mission-Study Trip

April 12 – 21, 2024

Northern Ireland

Learn about the history and present reality of conflict and trauma in Northern Ireland, meet with folks involved in peacemaking, and travel in Dublin, Belfast, Ballycastle, Corrymeela, the Giant's Causeway, and Derry. 


Chili Cookoff & CARAVAN Fundraiser

Sunday, April 21 @ 11:30 am

Fellowship Hall & Trinity Court

Come support our Youth ministry mission trip to Paradise, CA this Summer. Enjoy an afternoon of great food, live music by JD & The Shout, and cornhole. Tickets are $10 per person and include chili, cornbread, drinks and two voting tickets.

Chili cooks are needed—click below for more info.


A 50-minute History of Mormonism

Sunday, April 28 @ 11:30 am

Soulé Hall & online

Church attendee Todd Compton, who was raised in the Mormon faith and has authored books on the topic, will show what Presbyterians and Mormons have in common--and differences.


Macular Degeneration Group for Seniors

Thursday, April 25 @  10:30 am

on Zoom

Do you have a diagnosis of macular degeneration? Join us to share experiences, resources, and helpful hints. This group meets about quarterly and is open to all with this diagnosis. Led by Pastor Karin.


Safe Church Training Classes

Sundays, May 19, August 4, November 10 

Fireside Room @ 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Everyone who volunteers or works with children and youth are required to be Safe Church trained. One-session classes are scheduled throughout the year.


Vacation Bible School

M-F, June 10 - 14 @ 9:30 am to noon

Ages 4 years - entering 4th grade—come join us this summer to Dive Deep Into Kindness. We will explore the great ocean depths while talking about kindness, empathy, helping others, and all the different animals under the sea! Come experience a week of play, activities, and learning about Jesus, the Bible, our world's oceans, and kindness toward others! Activities include stories, games, crafts, music, playground time, and snacks.


CARAVAN Mission Trip

July 21–28, 2023

Camp Fire Disaster Relief in Paradise, CA

High School students and adult volunteers will re-build homes damaged/destroyed by the wildfire in Paradise, CA. Come on July 28 @ 10 am for the CARAVAN Sunday, the student-led worship service to learn about their experience.


Ongoing Events

Modern Worship Collective

2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6:30 - 7:30 pm

In the Sanctuary

Come and be a part of creating something new! We are creating a new way to worship that includes the perspectives of women, queer folks, and people of color. Everyone is invited to share their talents and ideas.


Evensong: Contemplative Worship

3rd Wednesdays @ 6:30 - 7:30 pm

In the Sanctuary

Contemplative worship with Taizé-style music, meditations and prayer.


Children's Ministry Bake Sale

First Sundays after Church

Trinity Court

1st Sundays of the month—stop by for some baked goodies, and ask us about the service projects we have planned for this year. If you can't make it, feel free to donate online.

Be sure to designate "Children's Ministry Service Project" in the drop-down menu.


Grief Support Group

First Sundays @ 1 p.m.

If you've lost a loved one, join us the first Sunday of each month.


Senior Coffee

Second Thursdays @ 10:30 am

SVPC Seniors in your 80’s and older are invited to a virtual coffee hour. Contact Pastor Karin with any questions. 


Hiking Group

Second Saturdays of the month

We meet once a month for a casual hike at one of many local hiking trails. Join the email list to get updates on upcoming hikes!


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