Posts By: Awakening Church

New Series: Made

On September 7 at Awakening Church, we’ll be kicking off a new series about what we’re made for and who we’re made to be. Also, we’re celebrating our second birthday as a church, so we’re having one service all together outside at 9:30 AM with Waffle Amore and Tacos De Los Altos food trucks for… Read more »

Potluck in the Park

Join us this Wednesday, July 16 at 6:00pm for a Potluck in the Park! We are hosting at Potluck at Willow Street Frank Bramhall Park on the corner of Willow and Camino Ramon in Willow Glen. We are going to gather at the tables around the playground area at 6:00pm and share dinner together. In… Read more »

Easter 2014

Sunday, April 20th | 9:30AM + 11:15AM Have you ever asked the question, “Why is life so unfair?” Through all the up’s and down’s of the stories we’re living, something in us longs for more. And believe it or not, there’s hope even in the middle of the mess in which we often find ourselves. On Sunday,… Read more »

MC: Discuss & Practice

The following are discussion questions & weekly practices for Missional Communities for the week of March 17-22, 2014. DISCUSS: Do you ever feel awkward about prayer? Does it ever feel forced, routine, or powerless, like you’re just going through the motions? Why do you think that is? Can you recall an experience when prayer was… Read more »

MC: Discuss & Practice

The following are discussion questions & weekly practices for Missional Communities for the week of March 10-15, 2014. DISCUSS: How do you define PRAYER? How would you explain it to someone who had no Christian or religious background? Richard Foster writes, “Simple Prayer involves ordinary people bringing ordinary concerns to a loving and compassionate Father.” In… Read more »

40 Days of Prayer

We believe that awakening this city to Jesus can only be birthed out of prayer. So we are going to do something we’ve never done before as a community. We’re taking 40 days leading up to Easter to pray that God will work in us and through us as a community – that our city, families, friends, neighbors,… Read more »

If:Gathering Women’s Conference

The IF:Gathering is a fresh, deep, honest space for a new generation of women to wrestle with the essential question: IF God is real… THEN what? This gathering will bring women together to wrestle out how to live out the calling God has placed on our lives. It is a 2 day conference, taking place… Read more »

Rhythm: Moving from Surviving to Thriving

Life is designed to be lived in rhythm.  That’s a big statement but it’s true!  Yet many of us are experiencing life out of rhythm.  We live with constant friction and tension – relationally, emotionally, spiritually – and it feels like we’re stuck in a rut. The truth is, most of us don’t know how… Read more »

Christmas Eve 2013

When: Tuesday, Dec.24 | 5pm-6pm Where: 1242 Del Mar Ave. San Jose, CA 95128 Who: You, your family (kids included!), your friends, anyone & everyone It’s hard to believe that it’s already December and 2014 is just around the corner! With the busyness of this season, things can go by fast and we can miss quite a bit…. Read more »

Healing in Deep Waters

In this blog post, a woman from our community responds with her own story to one of the heaviest issues we’ve addressed in the past six weeks (or really ever) at Awakening Church: sexual abuse. She bravely shares her story with our community with the hope that we may journey with her from pain to… Read more »

Listen Well & Speak Slowly

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. – Colossians 4:2 [NIV] Toward the end of his letter to the church in Colossae, the Apostle Paul calls for a devotion to prayer.  This summer, we’ve been journeying through this letter together.  And as we end our summer and look forward to the fall, we’ll be spending time on… Read more »

Awakening Kids

Kids matter to us at Awakening! Our heart is for families and we know that nothing matters more to parents than their kids. Awakening’s Kids Ministry is centered on inspiring families to discover the heart of God together. On Sundays at 10:30am, we create safe and fun environments for kids, birth-5th grade, to learn together… Read more »