Whether you are a believer, a seeker, a person of faith, or one who has no faith at all, you are welcome here.

Open & Affirming

Rainbow commaFirst Congregational Church of San Jose is an Open and Affirming congregation, meaning we welcome persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions into our full life and ministry.

Worship Services


You Do Not Walk Alone, Chancel Choir

Our Chancel Choir singing You Do Not Walk Alone by Elaine Hagenberg.

Keeping You Informed

Hello Friends!  Welcome to the first issue of a new publication, FCCSJ—Keeping You Informed.  We [...]

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RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • Reinventing Thanksgiving November 26, 2020
    I’ve been reinventing Thanksgiving for almost a decade, celebrating what I can and reframing the rest. I give thanks for this moment, this day, this life.
  • Love for One Another November 25, 2020
    Given the bitter wrangling of this past election cycle, love for one another is still our most pressing need. That love places our common concerns above all partisan rivalries.
  • Kicked Out or Freed? November 24, 2020
    God could have created us like little house cats. We wouldn’t ever get outside but we’d be brushed, babied, and loved. Instead, God put this little cat flap on the garden’s door.

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