Grace Lutheran Church 3149 Waverley St, Palo Alto, CA94306 Grace provides a wealth of resources to the Lutheran community, including pre-school, Bible study, youth ministry and…More social ministry, among others. Reverend Matthew A. Smuts leads services every Sunday morning and folks at home can even tune into the proceedings on cable channel 30. The church is also home to a number of music ensembles, including chancel choir, a hand-bell choir and childrens' and youth choirs.
First Christian Church of Palo Alto 2890 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA94306 This large, centrally located church offers a variety of services to its Christian community, including worship, prayer,…More youth programs, Bible camp, and numerous outreach programs, including feeding the homeless and holiday gift giving. Its community activities also include a knitting group, and a bike recycling program.
Grace Presbyterian Church of Silicon Valley 480 E Meadow Dr, Palo Alto, CA94306 Grace Presbyterian Church meets every Sunday at JLS Middle School in Palo Alto for worshipping service that combines…More ancient and new traditions. The Church aims to bring truth, worship, sacraments, community, and mission to its members throughout Silicon Valley. It also does community service, including volunteer efforts in support of the poor, homeless, youth and distressed women.
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto 1985 Louis Rd, Palo Alto, CA94303 The First Congregational Church of Palo Alto officially was organized in the year 1900. The historical congregation…More meets for worship services in its bright, spacious church building at 10 a.m. Sundays. All are welcome to attend. The First Congregational Church of Palo Alto offers ministries for children, youth, young adults and men and women, offering Christian education, music groups, community outreach and more. The church regularly offers community events and activities.
Goodwill Stores 4085 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, CA94306 This large, busy, well-stocked store is one of 16 retail locations run by the nonprofit Goodwill of Silicon Valley. It…More accepts donations of practically everything, including clothes, household items and electronic devices. Quality items are resold in the store at low prices. The revenues generated from the store help fund the Institute for Career Development (ICD), which provides employment services to over 4,000 adult and youth annually. The store itself provides training and employment opportunities for individuals with barriers to employment in the community.
The Palo Alto PTA Council, which meets at the offices of the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD), is…More responsible for bridging district staff, the Board of Education, community partners and the PTAs of district schools in order to improve the education, health and welfare of children and youth. The group has many unique offerings, including a free clothing program – 'PTA Wardrobe' – for families within the school district, an art speaker series, and an art contest called 'Reflections'. The PTA Council also provides students with community service and athletics opportunities, including lacrosse, soccer and volleyball.