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United Church of Christ
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Taize Worship Service

Singing, prayers, moments of silence and opportunity to light a candle

If you attend one of our services, don’t miss the opportunity to see the religious art of Dennis Moran:

  • Dove symbol in the altar composed of symbols of the cross, Hebrew script for Yahweh, Arabic script for Allah, Shinto yin and yang, and the syllable OM used by multiple religious traditions in the Indian subcontinent.
  • the Cross suspended above the altar with it's carved dove of peace and unique 3-dimensional structure.
  • The altar. Describing it, Dennis writes "The negative space created by the form of the altar is a symbol of God’s love and unseen presence among us. This space also symbolizes the creative power of the Holy Spirit that can change us and challenge us to come together, do good works and glorify God."
  • The processional cross is used by our Episcopal brothers and sisters, and demonstrates the same inspiration that Dennis brings to his other pieces. 



Congregational Church of Almaden Valley, UCC and Episcopal Church of Almaden (ECA). San Jose, CA.



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
© 2017 The Congregational Church of Almaden Valley,
San Jose, California



Altar at Taize service Dember 2013

From the Taize Service – December 2013.


After the Taize service.

From the Taize Service – September 2013.

Joint Churches Sign

Episcopal Church in Almaden (ECA) and the  Congregational Church of Almaden Valley, UCC (CCAVUCC) are jointly hosting this Taize-style worship. All are invited and welcome!

We share the Church Grounds, Building and Sunday School.


Worship services are Sundays at 9:00 - 10:00 am

Congregational Sunday worship service is 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Episcopal worship is 7:30 and 10:30 a.m. Joint Sunday School is 10 – 11 a.m.


Congregational Church of Almaden Valley, San Jose, California

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

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