Grow. Connect. Serve. Echo.

Who Are We?

We are a sub-community within Echo.Church for YOUNG PROFESSIONALS in their 20’s and 30’s. Our goal is to develop relationships and to encourage and challenge each other in our pursuit of a life mirroring God’s heart.

YP GROUPS
(Fall 2022)

Whether you are looking for some friends to hike or want to develop your professional skills, the Young Professionals family meet in multiple locations around the Bay Area.

We meet on virtually or in-person in various Echo Groups. There are also opportunities to volunteer together! 

💥 Groups begin September 18th.

If you are interested in leading or hosting a group feel free to click the button below, as it’s not too late to start.

👓Young Adults at Fremont

We are a group of young adults, ages 18-25, who get together on Monday nights starting 9/19 through 12/12.

Each week we will watch a video from RightNow Media and answer some questions relating to the video.

🎲 Tabletop Gaming

Looking for a safe place to build friendship? Playing games can lower the barriers to making new friends. We will briefly discuss the weekend message, and then play some virtual games afterwards.

We most frequently use www.boardgamearena.com but may use some other gaming platforms as well.

🔖 Single Young Women Bible Study

This group is for single young women ages 18-30 years old who have never been married or had children.

We will start the night with worship music as we snack /fellowship (snacks provided), getting into studying the word along with our book, and praying for one another.

🐲 Dungeons & Dragons Guild

Come make new friends as your characters explore the world, complete quests, and help one another grow in the classic tabletop roleplaying game. This guild-style adventure means every session is a self-contained mission designed to be completed in 2 hours with an overarching plot for those who come consistently.

Feel free to attend as often as you are able and invite friends and coworkers to join you or try the game out. No experience or materials are necessary, everything you need will be provided. We promise a fun time for veterans and newcomers alike.

🎮 Video Games

(STARTS IN PERSON ON 9/20/2022!) Do you like video games? Come meet other like-minded faithful people as we talk about and play video games!

Bring your own handheld device or play one of the host's consoles!

🌷Women Growing In Relationships

We are a fun group of single women ages mid-20s and up who are looking to grow their relationships with God, friends, romantic partners, coworkers, and family. Will watch and discuss movie clips together.

💻 Memes and Themes

Young adults welcome! The primary topic will be common ideas in popular culture.

Feel free to bring up questions, issues, and concerns in general or directly relating to Christianity. We'll cycle weekly between discussion and activity.

🙏YP Prayer Group

A young professionals group for singles between 26-44 with the desire to grow in our relationship with Jesus through prayer and to pray with each other in a safe space.

Every week on ZOOM we will have a time of: connection with each other, sharing & discussion on developing our prayer lives, and praying for each other & over specific prayer requests.
Note: Praying out loud is not required.

🧾Deep Dive into the Book of Acts

As a group, we'll be diving into the Word of God, particularly the Book of Acts. This will be a space for deep and healthily-challenging conversations on the Bible.

Each session will consist of a teaching and a lengthy group discussion. Meeting day (Wednesday) is still pending.

💌 The Sacred Search

The dating journey or search for a soul mate is not an easy one. In this group, we’ll look at practical and wise ways to tackle this sacred search. Whether you are single or dating with questions, this group will be a great opportunity for you to connect with others in this search.

📚 Philippians Bible Study

A study through Philippians. Anyone is welcome who is curious about Christianity or who is looking to build community. We will be exploring Paul's letter to the Philippians with the aid of a book called Philippians: Jesus Our Joy by Donald Baker.

🎼 Worship Theology

We will learn about the history of worship in the Bible and in today's culture. Content from TheosU will include Old Testament & New Testament worship, the image of God as presented in Exodus, the early church's teaching on acceptable worship, and music & worship in the Bible.

🕵️‍♀️Women in Jesus's Geneology

There are five women in the genealogy of Jesus: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary.In a time that was uncommon to have female names in genealogy, why were/are they included?

We’ll unpack the stories and discuss the significance of these women. This group is open to everyone.

🎓 CATALYST (College/Young Adults)

Come hang out and study the word of God with us! All you need to bring is your Bible or a device to access the Bible online. This group is for those 18 to 25 and is open to all campuses!

⏲Redeeming Your Time

If you are a working professional, we will use the Redeeming Your Time Book and meet weekly so we can eliminate non-essentials and be our best version of ourselves: purposeful, present, and wildly productive. Master your time and have fun in our weekly in-person group.

🃏 YP Board Game Night

Building community and friendship through board games.

Come and join us in playing games and hanging out with Young professionals. Everyone is welcome!

🏠 Friday Night Sabbath!

We're hanging out every Friday. Each week someone will bring food.

Chill, drink, eat. Our home is open to everyone and for everyone to enjoy!

🧗‍♂️ Bouldering Group

We meet every other Saturday at Movement (formerly Planet Granite) in Santa Clara. This is centrally located between the SVL and NSJ campuses.

For non-members, a day pass is $30.00 plus $6.00 climbing shoe rental; if you don't have your own shoes.

🌊Surfing on Saturdays

Come join us on the first and third Saturday mornings of every month to surf with people in the church community. All levels of experience are welcome! Must own a surfboard. Wetsuits are optional but highly recommended!

📗 The Book of James - Bible Study

The book of James speaks to the realities of a living faith in Jesus —the kind of roll-up-your-sleeves and get-your-hands-dirty discipleship that is borne out of an authentic relationship with the risen Lord.

Format - Video and discussion Bible study group

🏀 Saturday AM Hoops

We are a group of men that get together Saturday mornings for pickup basketball and fellowship.

We meet Saturdays at 9am at Flickinger Park (1476 Tourney Dr, San Jose, CA 95131).

⚽ YP Soccer Group

This is a weekly soccer group for all skill levels. Everyone is welcome. We meet every Saturday at 9.15am, tentatively at the Rengstroff park in Mountain View and play for about 2-2.5hrs.

Kids would need to be above 15 to attend the group. We use this opportunity to connect with each other and pray for each other during the course of the week.

We are also enrolling our team in a few soccer leagues in South Bay for those are interested in joining. Cleats are not mandatory but recommended.

YP Events & News

  • YP Olympics

    📆 Saturday, September 24, 2022 9:30 AM
    🏠 Location: Indian Grass Circle, Baylands Park, Sunnyvale, CA

    Join us at Baylands Park for some outdoor fun! Invite your friend and come out to play some volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and much more. Enjoy some friendly competition as teams of 6-7 compete for the ultimate prize. There will be prizes and raffles for all participants—lunch break at 12:00 PM. No registration is needed; all you need to do is show up and play. 🙂

    If you want to help create this an amazing event, feel free to sign-up to bring a dish below.

    Food Sign-Up

  • Costume Party & Trivia Night

    📆 Saturday, October 29, 2022 5:00 PM
    🏠 Location: Echo.Church Sunnyvale Campus

    Do you love triva? Dress up? Eat candy? Then come to our annual YP Costume Party & Trivia Night!

    Team up with other trivia gurus to win Top Trivia Team Title. Prizes for best group costumes and best individual costume will be awarded at the event. Come join us for a spectacular night!

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Feel free to reach out at yp@echo.church.