St. Timothy's Lutheran
Church and School
5100 Camden Ave. • San Jose, California 95124
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Christian Education

Classes for adults, young people and children meet on Sundays as well as throughout the week. Click on the links below to explore the possibilities.


If you are interested in, or have questions about, any of the programs below, contact Pastor Jim Bangsund.


Sunday Morning and Midweek  
A variety of Bible studies and other classes, open to everyone, is offered at 9:45 and 11:00 am each Sunday morning. Classes are taught by the pastors as well as by lay leaders and are held each Sunday of the year except for June-August and some holidays.

A variety of topics and Bible studies are offered midweek throughout the year. Morning classes as well as evening classes are offered and are open to non-members as well as members.
Click here for current class offerings.



Men's Bible Study  
A Bible study group for men which meets on Tuesday mornings at 6:30 am, at a local restuarant. Individuals may join at any time.

Iron Men  
Men’s group open to all men of the church. Meets once a month for either food and discussion of a topic important to Christian men, or a service project. Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.


Women's Bible Study  
A number of Bible study groups are offered for women. These groups meet once a month for Bible study and discussion. All women are welcome to attend. Call the church office for information.

Zest for Life  
The Zest group of women meets Tuesday mornings (except the 2nd Tuesday of the month) at 9:45 in the Music Room (next to the main office; click here for map). The women do either a book or Bible study of their choice, with members sharing the discussion leader responsibilities.


Sunday School for Children and Youth  
Classes are offered for preschool through Senior High at 9:45 am. Class locations are posted in the bulletin. Classes are held each Sunday of the school year except for some holidays.

First Communion Class  
This class is for fifth graders (and older students who are not yet partaking of the sacrament) and focuses on the Sacrament of Holy Communion and what it means to be a Lutheran Christian. First communion is usually held on the first Sunday in November. Classes begin in September, and continue for five consecutive weeks.

Confirmation prepares youth in 6th to 8th grades for adult membership in the Lutheran Church. Classes meet Sundays at 9:45 am September through May.

St Timothy's Lutheran School  
St. Timothy's Lutheran School serves children in preschool through 5th grade. The school is dedicated to nurturing, educating, and developing children in a Christ-centered environment to better understand and appreciate the world around us. Class sizes are small, ensuring strong and consistent student-teacher interaction. A rigorous academic curriculum, supported by strong Christian foundations, prepares the children for success and leadership in advanced grades at both public and private middle and high schools. St. Timothy's has full accreditation with WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). Click here for the school Web site (opens a new window).



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5100 Camden Ave. • San Jose, California 95124
(408) 264-3858 Church • (408) 265-0244 School