We are Sanctuary …

We are a Family.
We are a Community.
We are a Movement.

We are Young Adults in the Bay Area committed to living in the way of Love, just as Jesus Christ of the Bible first loved us.

Why? Because we have experienced God’s love. It has changed us. And we live to bring that love to the world.

Observe how Christ loved us. His love was not cautious but extravagant. He didn’t love in order to get something from us but to give everything of himself to us. Love like that.


Ephesians 5:2 (MSG)

Welcome! Below you’ll find some info about who we are, where we meet and what you can expect from a sanctuary gathering. We are so glad you found us. Take a look around and please don’t hesitate to ask us any questions. Most of all, we hope you’ll join our awesome community as we seek to follow Jesus and live in the way of Love. If you are new, we want to meet you and know who you are!

Meet the Team

We are the College & Young Adult community of Menlo Church.

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Our Core Values

WE WORSHIP WITH PASSION
We will celebrate Jesus when we are at Church and we aren’t there, too.
WE SEEK COMMUNITY
Everyone has a place here – nobody is perfect and NOTHING disqualifies you or me from being a part of this family.
WE PRAY DILIGENTLY
We talk to God like it changes things and changes us, because it does.
WE DO JUSTICE
We will relentlessly work to bring about God’s Kingdom of Shalom wherever we are.
WE TELL STORIES
We are prayerfully attentive for opportunities to tell others about what Jesus has done for us.
WE LEARN WITH HUMILITY
We ask hard questions and pursue knowledge about God through scripture always for the sake of loving God more.
WE HAVE FUN
Seriously.

You belong here!

Everyone is welcome

We are not just a Sunday night church service. We are a family. We are Software Engineers, Teachers, Students, CEOs, Unemployed, Theologians, Artists, Nerds, and Athletes. We are not perfect and we don’t pretend to be. Whether you have been in the church your whole life, or have never even heard of Jesus, You are welcome. You belong here.

Sunday Nights

We meet 7PM on Sunday nights in a converted warehouse in downtown Menlo Park (behind the Ace Hardware).

But we believe that Church isn’t confined to four walls. During the week we meet in homes all across the Bay Area to eat, laugh, share stories, and learn more about Jesus. We call these Life Groups. Life groups are small communities of people in your neighborhood who want a place to be themselves, ask hard questions, serve together, and grow in their life with God.

Learn More about LIFE GROUPS

Start Groups

Start Groups are a great opportunity for people who are new to Sanctuary or just looking to invest more deeply in our community to get connected to a Life Group. Want to learn more? Start here:

Start Here. Learn More about LIFE GROUPS

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