First Branch Sabbath School & church service was held at the Reformation Lutheran Church which had 67 members attending.
They had been sponsored since that time by the San Jose Central Church under Pastor E. L. Jolliffe.
|November 13, 1965||The Milpitas Branch Sabbath School was formally organized as a church with 49 Charter members.|
|First Elders||Gerald Johnson, Charles Powers, Hugo Eickmann, & Jean Koenig|
|Later this group moved to the Park Victoria Baptist Church while waiting for the church to be built.|
|October 1966||Mr. Stanley Baldwin, a teacher at Mountain View Union Academy (now called MVA) served as Pastor of the Milpitas Church & also assisted Elder Lester Ortner at the San Jose Central Church.|
|September 28, 1969||Ground breaking for the Milpitas SDA Church at 1991 Landess Ave., Milpitas, CA 95035.|
|February 28, 1974||Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Sabbath School classrooms which will be known as Milpitas Discoveryland. It was the plan of the church to also use these classrooms as a daycare center program based on Christian principles of education for the community.|
|September 10, 1974||Discoveryland was officially opened.|