God has called us to have an active role in providing hope to the world around us, which means that we are to have a personal ministry that contributes to the extension of His Kingdom. (Matthew 5:12-16, Acts 4:32, Ephesians 2:10)

We believe God has strategically positioned South Bay Church in the Silicon Valley because of the wealth of talent, resources, and diverse population that can so deeply impact the world for Him. We encourage you to participate in the work of bringing hope to the world around you by serving, giving, and using your influence to take His Message to the ends of the earth.


One of our highest values at South Bay Church is serving and loving our world, just as Jesus did. A great way to do that is by serving our city at key events, like city-wide Festivals. Below is a list of some of these events. Some of them are initiated and organized by our church and some of them are primarily sponsored and organized by the city, but we provide volunteers to help run the events.

For more information, email serve@southbaychurch.org.


South Bay Church organizes multiple neighborhood-wide Easter Egg hunts as a way to love our city and serve our surrounding communities. Hundreds of volunteers serve at three HUNT sites and give away over 50,000 plastic eggs with candy.


We are proud to serve our community through a partnership with Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce. Sunnyvale’s Art & Wine Festival, Silicon Valley’s oldest neighborhood festival, will showcase 325 of the area’s best artists and craftspeople, local wines, micro-brewed beer, and amazing food prepared by community groups. This year we will host a face painting and craft booth and staff the events’ information booth.

October – Mountain View Oktoberfest

Mountain View brings an authentic German experience to its city with the annual Oktoberfest celebration. Volunteering during the event is a great way for us to serve our community and share God’s love in practical ways.

October & November – Project Revamp

We are serving and beautifying the schools in our community. You can serve with your Life Group, family, or come and meet new friends as we bless the teachers and families within our neighborhood schools.

Ongoing – Local Schools

South Bay Church is active in serving our local schools, teachers, and parents. You can be a part of making a difference through Parent Seminars, Beautification Projects, Teacher Appreciation efforts, and Family Sponsorship.


South Bay Church is launching a new multi-church initiative with the vision to provide a loving home for every child in the foster system. The long-term effects on children who grow up without a loving and stable home is tragic. Caring for abused and neglected children not only meets an immediate need, but is a powerful way to pro-actively address issues like homelessness, drug abuse, human trafficking, prostitution, and teen pregnancy. We believe the best way to see a transformed Bay Area tomorrow is to care for vulnerable children today. 



At South Bay, we know that we can reach beyond borders and impact the world. We send multiple teams on international missions trips each year and also partner with the following organizations on a global level.

Compassion International

Sponsor a child in poverty. Compassion International exists as an advocate for children, to release them from their spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.

South Bay Church has partnered with Stadia and Compassion International to plant a church with a Compassion project for kids in Sitios Novos, Ceara, Brazil. Visit our Stadia Global Planting page to sign up for updates.

Gospel for Asia

Sponsor a missionary or child in Asia. Gospel for Asia trains and sends native missionaries among the unreached countries in Asia.

Church2Church Partnership

South Bay Church has a strategic partnership through Compassion International with Nazareth Emmanuel United Church in Nazareth, Ethiopia. This church is in a city where the average family income is $7 a month. For more information or for ways to get involved, please contact our offices.

We pray and hope that you take the step to be used by God to make a lasting difference in the world!



South Bay Church believes that the best way to spread the love of God and impact a community is through the local church. Therefore, we send teams around the country to support new church-plants.


Trip Dates: TBD – Summer 2016
Contact: Philip- ppattison@southbaychurch.org


Trip Dates: August 6-13, 2016
Contact: Kris Blais- kblais@kiddermathews.com
Apply here.

Trip Dates: TBD – Fall 2016
Contact: Philip- ppattison@southbaychurch.org


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