News of the Presbytery of San José

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for see, I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. 

Luke 2:10-11

Remember to visit the Presbytery's Online Events Calendar for information on upcoming meetings and events.

The link may be found here:

The most current copy of the Mid-Council Newsletter may be found here:


Peacemaking Advocate Presbytery Position

If you're interested in the details of the Prebytery's Peacemaking Advocate position, please contact Erica Rader, the Stated Clerk of the Presbytery at: [email protected].

Westhope is hosting a candlelight walk through their labyrinth on the night of the winter solstice, December 21st. The labyrinth journey begins at 6:00 pm. All are welcome!

Address: 12850 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga 95070

Take a break from the stress of the season and center yourself with contemplative music, prayer and journeying through a labyrinth.

The doors to the Chapel in the Presbytery's newly remodeled Urban Ministry Center will be open December 13th and 20th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

The Chapel is located on Westminster Presby's campus at 1100 Shasta Ave., San Jose 95126

Helpers will be available to give support if needed.

God's Promise is Here!

Epiphany Tea at Stone Church

Join us Sunday,

January 7th

from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

More information may be found here:

Website Link

Given that our Executive Presbyter, the Rev. Joey Lee is retiring at the end of the year, the Presbytery of San Jose is beginning the search for our next EP.

Information on the position and application process may be found here:

EP Position Posting

Open Positions in the Presbytery

Due to the number of open positions right now in our Presbytery, we've created a dedicated page on our website for all of them, both pastoral and administrative. Click here: (Presbytery Website Link) for a listing of all the current open Presbytery positions.

Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church

Evensong Gatherings

Every third Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church is offering an Evensong gathering in the church sanctuary. All are welcome for this Taizé-style meditative worship experience.

More information may be found here:

Evensong Page

Book Signing

Save the date! Thursday, January 25 @ 7 pm Sunnyvale Pres will host author/guest speaker Amber Cantorna-Wylde, followed by a book signing of her latest book Out of Focus: My Story of Sexuality, Shame, and Toxic Evangelicalism

More info may be found here at this link:

Website Link

Sunnyvale Pres has been awarded a Lily Grant for Clergy Renewal

Read about Pastor Hardy's upcoming sabbatical plans thanks to this generous grant.

Website Link

May you have a Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year!

Phone: (408) 279-0220 Website: