1295 Middlefield Rd.

Palo Alto, CA

Phone: (650) 853-1295

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Pastoral Announcements


If you are ailing in any way, tell us so that we may pray for you.

Use Daily Prayer, Readings, and Prayers in the Lutheran Service Book (pp. 294-318).

Care for yourself and fellow Christians.

Stay at your home.

Gatherings for the Word and Holy Communion

  • The County of Santa Clara issued a shelter in place mandate; it took effect at 12:01 a.m. March 17, 2020.

  • Therefore, in-person services, Bible studies, and meetings have been suspended.

Sunday Service and Wednesday Services during Lent

  • The Sunday service will be available through Zoom.  It remain at its usual time, 10:00 a.m.

  • The Wednesday services will also be available through Zoom.  They will remain at their usual time.


  • Morning Prayer will continue on Tuesdays through Fridays at 9:00 a.m.  It is also available through Zoom.

Communion 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

  • This service has been suspended.

Bible Studies

  • The Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday studies will continue at their ordinary times, again, available through Zoom.

If you wish to hear the Word, contact Pastor Crown, and he will send the invitation to you.  As this congregation hastens into this moment, we may misstep and our use of the technology may falter; help us with your suggestions, abilities, and patience.

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Holy Week and Easter Services

Since those services are just a bit over three weeks away (April 5 - 12), no determination has been made about their in-person schedules.  They will be held, but their mode cannot yet be determined.

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Lent Sermon Series

Life in Christ

Ash Wednesday:  1 Corinthians 2, "Taught by the Spirit"

March 4: 1 Corinthians 3, "God's Temple"

March 11:  1 Corinthians 6, "Holy"

March 18:  1 Corinthians 7, "Called"

March 25:  1 Corinthians 8-10, "Strong for the Weak"

April 1:  1 Corinthians 11:2-16, "In the Lord"

Holy Thursday:  1 Corinthians 11:17-32, "Until He Comes"

Good Friday Vespers: 1 Corinthians 13, "Love Endures All Things"

Easter: 1 Corinthians 15, "The Image of the Man of Heaven"