FAQ’s

GENERAL INFO

What are the church office hours?

Church Office: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Nurtury Preschool Office: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Main office number: 925-376-4800

May I attend worship services and church programs without becoming a member?

Absolutely! We welcome your participation. When you feel God prompting you toward membership, see the MVPC membership page.

How do I reserve church facilities?

Contact Kris Costa: 376-4800 x 200

CHILDREN

Do my children attend worship services with me?

Children are always welcome to attend worship services.  There is also age-specific programming available for children 1st thru 5th grade for both the 9:30 am & 5 pm worship services.  More information.

How do I arrange to have my child baptized?

For infant baptism, contact Valerie Bigelow: 376-4800 x223.

More information on children’s baptism.

Is The Nurtury Preschool for church members only?

The Nurtury Preschool is open to enrollment by the public. For more information visit The Nurtury website.

STUDENTS

Do junior and senior high students attend worship services?

We place a high value on families worshiping together. For families looking for discipleship opportunities on Sundays there are also classes offered twice a month for middle school students (Quest.)  Students start in the Sanctuary with their families at 9:30 am and then are dismissed to their class.  More details are provided on student ministries.

What about this big Mexico trip I’ve heard about?

During spring break every year we take 200+ high school students and adults on a home-building trip to Mexico. More information.

WEDDINGS & EVENTS

How do I get information about holding a wedding or event at MVPC?

To inquire about a wedding or memorial service, contact Valerie Bigelow: 376-4800 x223.

To inquire about any other event you’d like to hold at the church, contact Kris Costa: 376-4800 x200.

PASTORAL CARE

Contact Valerie Bigelow: 376-4800 x223 if…

…you have a prayer request;

…if a loved one is hospitalized or has died; or

…if you have any need for which you would like to talk with a pastor.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

How do I place flowers in the Sanctuary for worship services?

Contact Valerie Bigelow: 376-4800 x223.

Who do I contact if I have a question about my pledge or donation, or if I’d like to make a memorial donation to the church?

Contact John Greenblatt: 376-4800 x232.

MORE INFORMATION

Please explore our website for more information about our ministries and mission. If you have further questions and can’t find an answer, please contact MVPC’s Executive Administrator Nat Weber.