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What does it mean to follow Jesus right now, in your unique context and circumstances? 

At Solano we call this journey the Discipleship Pathway

It is how we help one another gather momentum, experience new growth and see God glorified in our lives. 

Find out how you can take the next step on the Discipleship Pathway with the information below.



    For more information about Solano, fill out this form

    Here are some ways to get connected at Solano... 

    Come along to a Sunday morning service at 10am. 

    El Cerrito Campus, 7200 Schmidt Ln., El Cerrito

    If you have questions about what it means to pursue Jesus, Solano’s Alpha Courses are a safe place to ask those questions. To find out more, email the team at alpha at 

    Home Groups are foundational to life at Solano. 
    They are open for anyone to visit, so connect with a leader via our Home Group page or fill out this form.

    Discover how your child can get involved with our Kids and Youth Ministries.

    Visit our Events page to find out when our next ‘Get Connected’ lunch is happening where you can meet fellow newcomers and Solano regulars. RSVP here.

    Sign up for a Membership Classa two-part class in which you can meet people and find out more about our beliefs, history and vision. 

    See our Events page to find out the details of the next membership class or RSVP here.



    To get grounded at Solano…

    Attend a Gospel Academy core course, which explores the foundations of what it means to live out your faith in the world. Email info at for the next class.

    Women can grow together in our Women’s Ministry

    Visit our events page to find out when the next women’s ministry event is.

    Read our Opiso Blog. Opiso means “follow” in the language of Jesus’ day and our blog is a journey to explore what it means to find and follow Jesus today.



    Here are some ways to get healthy at Solano…

    Start an Emmaus Partnership. These small groups of 23 people meet to study the bible, pray and walk the journey of faith together. 

    Ask about Counseling. We want to walk alongside you as your work through issues that choke out your spiritual growth. If you are interested in counseling email info at and we can connect you with biblical counseling resources.

    Visit our Events page to find when our next Gospel Academy Elective is happening. Gospel Academy Electives cover a range of topics: emotionally healthy relationships, biblical approaches to finances, parenting, singleness, and family.

    Come on a retreat with us. Solano periodically retreats together whether as a whole family or a smaller group, such as Women’s Retreat. Visit our Events page to find out more.



    Some ways to get strong at Solano include...

    Ministry Academy is a way of training for a specific area of service, such as worship. Attend a Sunday and connect with one of our ministry leaders to find out how you can pursue training in any ministry area.

    Avodah is our Faith & Work Ministry that equips and encourage Christians to be fully present in the workplace. While Sunday might seem like a different world than Monday, the Bible says that your work can be worship and should be glorifying to God. Visit our Events page to find out when the next Avodah event is taking place or email avodah at

    Apprenticeships and Internships are a way to learn about ministry, serve the church and explore whether God is calling you to a life of ministry in a particular area. We offer internships once per year, so email

    info at if you’d like to find out more.



    Here are some ways to get going at Solano...

    Agape Team Ministries provide opportunities to serve our local community.

    Count Me In

    Mission Statement: Bringing the good news of Christ to our neighbors by serving their needs.

    What We Organize: Service projects to people in the community that need help taking care of their homes, whether because of age, illness, injury, or any other reason. We mobilize the entire church to serve twice a year in the spring and in the fall, but also take on individual projects as they arise throughout the year.

    Contact: Ryan Julius - ryan at ; Russell Doi - russdoi35 at

    Human Restoration

    Mission Statement: Our mission is to help the hurting and restore human dignity in Jesus’ name as a church community.

    What We Organize: Volunteer opportunities through Support Circle Pregnancy Clinics to help women, men and children facing unplanned pregnancy and abortion.  We also fight sex trafficking by helping the Marist Missionary Sisters put up posters in businesses in Alameda County that are required by law and which provide hotline services to help trafficked women.

    Contact: Albert Lee - talktoAlbert at ; Hsiang Lin Ma - bhma85 at

    Homelessness and Poverty

    Mission Statement: Our mission is to follow Jesus’ example to show the love of God in tangible ways to our neighbors experiencing homelessness and poverty. We do this by working together as a church and by partnering with local nonprofit groups in our communities. Out of the recognition of being children of God, we are all equal and all in need. The goals of this ministry are to grow our compassion and understanding towards the homeless and poor, and to act to help.

    What We Organize: Volunteer opportunities and donation drives through CityTeam Oakland and the Albany DHWG (Albany Diverse Housing Working Group). Past and ongoing opportunities to serve: Turkey Drive, Adopt A Family Christmas Drive, DHWG Shower Program and Sandwich Distribution every Friday, Quarterly CityTeam Hope Cafe Dinner, Neighborhood Church Monthly Homeless Breakfast every 4th Saturday.

    Contact: Julie Chan -  Juliec210 at; Evelyne St Louis - Evelyne.stl at

    International Students and Scholars

    Mission Statement: Reaching international students and scholars so they might experience Gospel transformation together that they can take with them wherever they go.

    What We Organize: weekly Thursday dinners, hikes, small group discussions, and holiday parties

    Contact: Ryan Gregory - rgregory120 at