Office Hours

Monday – Thursday | 8am-12pm
Newark, Ca 94560
Welcome to the FPC Newark’s website. We are located in bay area in Northern California and we hope that you come by and visit.
We encourage you to take a look around this site to find out more about us and the ministries that we offer. 

Pastor Garrett Yamada

Garrett has served as the Pastor of our church since September of 2009. He has worked well with the leadership to clarify our mission statement and to develop programs and passions to help meet it. He brings a ministry that is full of joy, adventure, laughter and the love of Christ.
Garrett has been an ordained pastor for over 28 years. He received a Master of Divinity from his time at Princeton and Fuller Theological Seminaries. He has previously served at churches in Riverside, Berkeley, Laguna Hills, Pleasanton, San Mateo and Manila (Philippines).
He and Stephanie have been married for almost 30 years and have three grown children, Brent, Kimi and Sara. They met while they were both students at UC Davis. (Garrett earned a B.S. in Agricultural Education and two teaching credentials at U.C. Davis). Stephanie is a Behavior Therapist with Los Altos School District and works with children with special needs.
Garrett loves spending time with his family. He also enjoys traveling, good food, fishing and photography.

Pastor | Garrett Yamada


Music Leader | Sifa Tupa
Bell Director | Bill Taylor


Office Manager | Liz Tupa

Family Ministries Director:

Children’s Director | Brian Webster
Children’s Ministry Elder