Welcome to Willow Glen Bible Church
Where & WHen do you meet?
Our Sunday morning worship services meet at 8:45 & 10:30am.
Our address is 1292 Minnesota Ave. San Jose, CA 95125.
Where should I park?
Our parking lot is directly behind our building. There are several handicap spots designated there. There will be signs leading you to the main auditorium or to children’s classes.
What Should I expect?
Our services are focused on giving glory and honor to God, acknowledging that He is the sole source of life.
Our music focuses on songs that honor the truth of who God is, what He has done through Jesus His son, and our response to the grace He gives us. Stylistically, we range from hymns to modern popular worship songs, full rock band to solo acoustic guitar. Dave Matsumura is our music pastor.
Our preaching primarily focuses on working through entire books of the bible (expository). The goal is to understand what God has said, apply it to our lives, and allow God to teach us. On occasion we have topical preaching.
Who are the Pastors?
We are an elder-led church which means we do not have a senior/lead pastor. All major decisions are determined by the elder board.
Mark Bucko, Chris Tenny, and Gary Vanderet are the main teaching pastors who serve equally. A few times a year, David Misson, our Youth Pastor will preach and we also have occasional guest preachers who share the pulpit.
Expository Preaching is one of the core values of Willow Glen Bible Church. This means, we preach through a book of the Bible from start to finish, verse by verse.
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When do Youth Meet?
Where Do I Take my Children?
Youth, grades 6th-12th, meet at 9am in the youth room downstairs with hang out and donut time starting at 8:30. There will be signs to help you find it.
Youth service includes age specific teaching, worship, games, and community building. We are a small/medium sized group so expect to be greeted.
Youth are led by our Youth Pastor David Misson and a team of volunteers who love youth!
The Education Building is the building adjacent to the main church building.
Children ages 0-2 In the hallway closest to Minnesota, the Nursery/Toddler class for children ages 0-2 is on the left.
Preschoolers ages 2-3 In the hallway closest to Minnesota, the Preschool class for children ages 2-3 is on the right.
Pre-K/TK ages 4-5 In the hallway closest to the parking lot, the Preschool class for children ages 4-5 is on the left.
There will be signs to show you the way.
All Elementary children K-5th grades start in service. The children will be dismissed to their classes mid-way through the service. After the service is over they can be picked up from their classrooms.
Please note, there is an iPad check-in procedure. After you check-in, children's name tags will be printed as well as a pick-up tag for the parent/guardian.
1st Service All K-5th grade students will head to the upstairs elementary classroom in the education building. They will follow their teacher once children are dismissed during the service.
2nd Service K-2nd grade students will head upstairs to the main education classroom. They will follow their teacher.
The 3rd-5th graders classroom is upstairs at the south end of the building.
Elementary students should be picked up from their upstairs classrooms after the service ends.
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