Sun, October 01, 2023

About the Presbytery of San Jose

The Presbytery of San Jose serves the counties
of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Monterey, CA.


Called by God as a governing body of the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Presbytery of San Jose exists to serve and be a resource for the health and growth of the Presbyterian congregations within our three counties.


  • To support our congregations in reaching out to all people in the name of Jesus Christ.
  • To challenge a diverse community to hold fast to the foundations of our faith.
  • To build a diverse community unified by the unique gifts of the Holy Spirit for the great work of the church.
Office Hours and Location
Presbytery of San Jose
890 Meridian Way, San Jose, CA  95126
(408) 279-0220
(408) 279-5261 fax
Office is open by appointment. Please call 408-279-0220.



Rev. Joey Lee, Executive Presbyter
(408) 279-0220
(408) 279-5261 fax

Rev. Erica Rader, Stated Clerk
(408) 279-0220
(408) 279-5261 fax

Rev. Edd Breeden, Treasurer
(831) 239-6817 Cell

Diane Case, Accountant
call for email
(408) 279-0220
(408) 202-0126 cell
(408) 279-5261 fax

Collette Lynner, Office Manager
(408) 279-0220

Rev. Dr. Jenni Bales,
Director of Communications
(408) 279-0220
(408) 809-1769 cell
(408) 279-5261 fax

Rev. Ryan Althaus,
Hunger Advocate
(443) 223-7334

Rev. Robby Olson,
Watsonville Pastor
(831) 331-3990


God loves you. So do we.

Presbytery Committees

A.C. Watsonville
Church Health and Growth W.G.
Downtown San Jose Property Commission
Executive Search Committee
Financial Affairs
Guiding Preparing Safeguarding Subcte.
Mission and Outreach W.G.
Peace and Justice W.G.
Polity & Government
Preparation For Ministry
Presbyterian Women
Representation and Empowerment
Self Development of People
Synod Commissioners
Synod Permanent Judicial Commission