Congregational Church
of Almaden Valley
United Church of Christ
A Progressive Christian Neighborhood Church
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No matter who you are . . . or where you are on life’s journey,
you are welcome here.

Sundays 9–10 a.m.

Read our Kalos newsletter. See the
Sunday Worship Bulletin

Pastor Michele Working with Global Ministries in Thailand


Thai-Chinese Christian Church in Bangkok, Thailand

Pastor Michele greeted in Thailand


The Rev. Dr. Ann Michele Rogers Brigham, Pastor

Pastor Michele will be back in our pulpit, September 28, 2014. Learn more about her work with Global Ministries in Thailand and her daily life.

I am delighted to be the minister to the people of the Congregational Church of Almaden Valley, United Church of Christ (CCAVUCC). I began my service on December 1, 2012.

Click to learn more about Pastor Michele.

Open and Affirming

We respect and honor all who seek to be part of their journey with us. Learn more about Open and Affirming.

Sunday School, Children and Youth Programs

Our Nursery

  • Provided for children birth to 4 years during worship services
  • Staff and babysitters screened and educated in Safe Church procedures
  • Clean, safe and welcoming environment

Children aged 4 through 5th grade

  • Sunday School program
  • Offered every Sunday, September through the first of June
  • Sunday School Hour is 10 AM to 11 AM following our worship service.
  • “Grow, Proclaim, Serve” a Bible-based curriculum, teaches basic Bible stories and how to relate them to our daily lives.
  • Vacation Bible School is offered one week in June, five mornings with an extended care option available in the afternoons.

Middle School and High School Youth

  • Groups meet on a regular basis, every other Sunday (Schedule)
  • A balance of meetings with discussions, service in the community, and fun.
  • These groups have activities year round.
  • Dedicated youth center at the church

By the way, children are welcome in church services, too — including crying babies, wiggly toddlers, impetuous elementary kids and sleepy teenagers!

God is still speaking

Faith is a journey and the road can be rocky with many twists and turns.

You are welcome here with all your questions and doubts.

Find out about God is still speaking. What do our members say about our church?

Affiliated with the United Church of Christ (UCC)


Click the image below to see "All the People"

United Church of Christ video - All the People

See "Bouncer"

United Church of Christ - Bouncer video


The Congregational Church of Almaden Valley,
United Church of Christ
6581 Camden Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120-1908
(408) 268-0243, Fax (408) 268-4207
© 2014 The Congregational Church of Almaden Valley,
San Jose, California



Kids Fall Festival in 2014

Fall Festival Enrichment Week for Kids
Sept 29 thru Oct 3, 9 AM to 3 PM for Children Junior K through 5th grade Learn More and Registration Form

Our Sunday worship service is 9:00 10:00 a.m.
Sunday School is 10:00 11:00 a.m.

We share our grounds and church facility with the Episcopal Church of Almaden

We share our grounds and church facility, including the religious art of Dennis Moran, with the ECA Episcopal Church as part of a "Joint Venture."

Congregational Church of Almaden Valley, San Jose, California

Almaden Valley Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) is located in San Jose, CA. Click for our Location

Kalos Newsletter from Congregational Church of Almaden Valley - San Jose, CA

See the Kalos Newsletter.

headlight polishing

Saturday, September 20, 9 am - noon is our next “Drive Safer at Night” - Headlight Restoration / Polishing at Congregational Church of Almaden Valley, San Jose, CA

Saturday, July 12, 2014 we held our 4th “Drive Safer at Night” event. See our 2014 Schedule and Directions.