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Join us for our annual Summer Kick-Off Potluck on June 2!

All ages are invited to connect with us at a fun all-church lunch,

including treats by Kona Ice! We will provide burgers and hot dogs.

Please bring a dish to share according to the first letter of your last name

A-H: dessert; I-L: side or salad; M-Z: appetizer.

If your dish accommodates any dietary restrictions, please make a note to go alongside your dish so those with sensitivities know they can enjoy it.

Click HERE to volunteer to help with the event.

Questions? Contact Liliya Gor in the Bridges office:

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Anew — May 25

All singles and single again over age 35 are invited to our monthly fellowship. Through workshops, presentations, and discussions, we hope to share healthy relationship principles as singles and single households, and build a safe place for support and growth. Click here for more about Anew.


How the Tables Have Turned

Speaker: Pastor Steve Durand

Series: Esther: Sovereignty in Silence

Scripture Focus: Esther 9-10

The Bible is filled with unexpected and dramatic accounts of reversal—stories in which a situation of despair, failure, or judgment is somehow miraculously transformed by God (often at the last moment) into one of hope, victory, and redemption.

We enjoy hearing those types of stories in Scripture, but we sometimes struggle to believe that God is really able and interested in reversing seemingly hopeless circumstances in our own lives. But as we wrap up our sermon series from the book of Esther this week, we’ll once again be reminded that God is always good and always wise and always at work (often behind the scenes), orchestrating events for His purposes, even when we cannot see a way out.


Mother's Day Outreach — Thank You!

Thank you to all who joined MUCH Hope in serving local homeless and farm worker moms this Mother's Day! This year we celebrated with dinner, crafts, cupcakes, and flowers at a shelter where many of the single women and kids are hiding from abusive partners. One of the ladies there spoke with MUCH Hope leader Sujana Panthulu and said she wants to come to church because of the love we showed her. She wants to know this God who loves her above and beyond the love we shared with her. What a great joy that we are able to share God's love in these small ways. Thank you for helping this event to have a big impact on these women and their kids.

To partner with MUCH Hope in serving local homeless in other ways, please see the "Service Opportunities" section of this email below.

Pray for Hume Trip — June 9

Gather on the Worship Center patio on Sun., June 9, at 9:15am before the start of Life Groups, to surround our Bridges high school students and pray over them as they load up buses and head to summer camp at Hume Lake.

Lunch with a Mission — June 9

Join us for lunch after church on Sun., June 9, in the Bridges Family Center, as our Missions Committee hosts a time of fellowship and sharing with one of our BCC-supported mission partners, Dave Deal. Dave serves with Athletes in Action and will be sharing details at the luncheon about an exciting outreach project he will be part of at the Summer Olympics. Please RSVP for the luncheom below to let us know you are coming and to request childcare if needed. For questions, contact Kathy Spillar:


ManDay August 17

All men are invited to our annual ManDay on Sat., Aug. 17! We'll start at Bridges at 8:30am for breakfast and guest speaker Bobby Evans, former Vice President of Player Operations and General Manager of the Giants. Afterward, join a one-time activity such as golf, target shooting, hiking, bowling, or tennis/pickleball. Look out for more info coming soon!

LACS Enrolling & Hiring for 2024-25

Los Altos Christian Schools are now enrolling for the 2024-25 school year! For information about LACS and how to apply, click the button below. For details about the Learning Support Program LACS offers for grades 1-8, click HERE.

LACS is also hiring for the following positions that will become available in August 2024: after school care staff, substitute teachers, and classroom aides. For more information, email Lizette Hibbert:



Father's Day Gift Bags

We're excited to partner with CityTeam for our 4th year of honoring men who are

changing their lives through CityTeam's programs. We will be putting together 70 gift bags, so please consider donating any of the needed items and bringing them to church by June 7. Please also join us for a fun afternoon as we assemble the bags together on June 7 at 10:00am! For more information, please contact Lyn Rogers: or 408-355-5302.


Volunteer to Help at Sports & More Camp

Sports & More Camp for ages 6-11 is right around the corner, June 24-28, and we need some great volunteers to serve as assistant coaches! No prior experience is needed, just a willingness to serve the Lord and the children He brings to our campus. For more info, contact Kathy Spillar in the Bridges office:


Help Feed Dinner to Local Homeless

Join MUCH Hope as they serve local homeless at Sunnyvale Homefirst shelter by providing monthly dinners. Guest numbers at the shelter have increased greatly to 150 people, so lots of help is needed whether it's for 30 minutes or 2 hours! Volunteer to drop off supplies at Bridges, or help cook in the Bridges kitchen on a designated Sunday. For questions, contact


Deaconesses and Deacons in Need of Volunteers

Bridges’ Deaconess and Deacon Boards are recruiting volunteers to join in the important mission of hearing the word and doing what it says (James 1:22) along with the combined need for faith and action (James 2:16). Our Deaconesses continually support the Bridges family in ways both seen and behind the scenes, and we hope to grow the Deacon Board to similarly serve and also partner with the Deaconesses on joint projects. Have you been looking for ways to serve with other dedicated people? Whether you’d like to send an encouraging note, visit someone in the hospital, give a ride, or something else that excites you, only sign up when you are available and in areas where you want to contribute. For details, contact Board Chairs Sujana Panthulu ( or Tom Hansen (

Family Ministry Volunteers Needed

There is always room for you to serve in the Children's Ministry. Please consider joining the team of people pouring into the children of Bridges in our nursery, preschool, and elementary classes. For more info, contact one of our ministry leaders below:

   Nursery - Liliya Gor (

   Preschool - Kathy Spillar (

   Elementary - Alba Kellejian (

Short-Term Mission Trip to Brazil

Join us this summer for a short-term mission trip to São Paulo, Brazil, July 18-28! We will be working closely with our long-time mission partners Paulo & Ireni Mota and the organization and staff they oversee (Restoration Ministries) to lead fun Bible programs and activities for children and youth, and to participate in home visitations and prayer outreaches to families in the surrounding favela neighborhoods. The trip will cost approximately $2,000-$2,500 per person. For more information, please email Pastor Steve:

Serve at Bridges

We’d love for each person to find a place to use their God-given gifts within our Bridges family. Prayerfully consider how God would like you to serve, and then fill out our online form. Thank you for helping build our church!



Submit Your Questions About Our Sermons!

Do you have a question about this week's sermon? We want to hear it! To see our pastors answer past sermon questions, click HERE.


Pray with Us

Our Bridges family prays together three different times each week: twice on Wednesday via Zoom, and once on Sunday mornings before our worship service. We'd love to have you join us.


How to Help and Get Help

Need help picking up groceries, setting up tech tools or equipment, running errands, etc.? We have a team of people who are ready and willing to help. If you're able and willing to help others, join our team!


Finance Update as of May 19, 2023

These are our current year-to-date giving figures: Actual is $1,229,225; budgeted is $1,319,000; shortfall is $89,775. These figures reflect contributions for the church year, which runs Sept. 1 - Aug. 31.


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