Sun.9:30 am - Classes 
 10:45 am - Worship 
 Fri.7:00 am - Men's Breakfast* 
 7:30 pm - Friday Night Fellowship*
 Church Calendar
 * - Does not meet at the church building.
      Contact the office for details.

Growing Our Relationships

In addition to our worship time (described on our Visitors page), we have several other opportunities to grow in relationship with God and each other:

Our Sunday morning classes for children and adults are focused on learning and practicing God's timeless truths presented to us through the Bible and through the perspective of other Christian writings.

We have various small group meetings during the week, including women's and men's lunches, all of which offer opportunities to share, pray, and grow in an informal setting. Friday evenings are a time for members and friends of all ages to meet at a member's home to talk, snack, and play together. Occasional potlucks are also good times for fellowship.

The teen group participates in a regular small group in which they can experience and respond to the unconditional love of God and have opportunities to develop and nurture their own relationship with God.

Each fall we spend a weekend at Daybreak Camp to encourage spiritual growth.

Check the PACC Calendar for a list of current events and activities.

Sharing Our Faith

We feel the most important thing we can do on earth is to help others come into relationship with the creator of the universe through his son Jesus Christ. We share this good news not only with our families and friends, but also with others around the world.

For a week every summer, our church sponsors a session at Sierra Bible Camp near Mt. Lassen, where campers can grow their faith and come close to God through their interactions with the Bible, nature, drama, sports, and other activities. See our Camp pages for more information.

Worship Jam is a ministry started by two members of PACC with a desire to save musicians. Fred Hoot recognized that musicians face some lifestyle challenges that can be hazardous to both physical and spiritual health. Perhaps the least of these challenges is getting up for a Sunday morning service after playing a gig till 2 am on Saturday. Worship Jam allows musicians to meet together Saturday and worship and play before starting their work. Of course, one need not be a professional musician to attend.

Lifetree Café Palo Alto is on hold indefinitely. You can continue participating in the wonderful conversation at these three local venues:

  • 1095 Cloud Avenue, Menlo Park 94025: Wednesdays 7:00 pm, Thursdays 9:15 am
  • City Beach, 4020 Technology Place, Fremont 94538: Tuesdays 7:00 pm
  • Willow Glen Community Center, 2175 Lincoln Ave, San Jose 95125: Mondays 7:00 pm

FriendSpeak is a Sunday morning class that helps international friends practice English conversation in a one-to-one setting, using a simplified Bible text as the launching point for conversations.

Members of PACC support missionaries in Turkey, Kenya, and West Africa and often have enjoyed visits from these missionaries.

Serving Our Community

We believe that our faith is to be expressed by blessing others. Our congregation is involved in serving the community in these ways:

We assist InnVision/UMPA by hosting Hotel de Zink, a homeless program, for the month of April. To learn more about Hotel de Zink, see the InnVision website or you can read about Hotel de Zink's history at

On the second Sunday of each month, a group of church members meets at the Palo Alto Nursing Center to encourage the residents by singing, reading from the Bible, praying, and visiting with them.

During November we work with Palo Alto Housing Corporation to provide Thanksgiving dinners to families in a financial bind. We also participate in our own program, Souls-Not-Cards, where instead of sending Christmas cards to church members, we post Christmas greetings on a church bulletin board and give the money we saved to help other families in the area.