Journeying Ministry


Education and Social Ministry Activities


Learning About our Faith and Faith Issues 
Applying our Faith to all of Life
Pastoral Oversight
Adult Education
  • Pastor John's Dinner & Study
  • Progressive Theology Dialogue
  • Conversations Around the Table
  • Personal Consultation about Faith Reading
  • Movies with Pastor John
  • Literatsi
Children's Education
  • Consultation with parents concerning home education
  • Consultation with parents concerning worship education
  • Confirmation process

Ministry Team Oversight

Sister Parish in Rwanda



  • Labor in the Pulpit
  • Bread for the World
  • Quarterly Ministries
    • ELCA Global Mission
    • Rwanda School Project
    • Stand with Africa
    • World Hunger


  • Food Pantry Ministry
  • Christmas Gift Ministry
  • Dinner for People Who Are Homeless/Hungry Ministry
  • Families in Need Miistry
  • The Closet Ministry



September 22, 2018


Celebration & Communion




Personal Meditation & Communion




Thank You


Thrivent of Santa Clara County


Their Generous Support


The ministries of HRLC!




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