Sacramento Japanese 
United Methodist Church

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church

6929 Franklin Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95823

(916) 421-1017

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Sunday worship begins at 10:30 AM every week at the Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church . The Holy Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month.  All are welcome!

Rev. Motoe Yamada Foor, Senior Pastor




6929 Franklin Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95823

Phone: (916) 421-1017

Invitation to Worship

10: 30 AM

February 4, 2018
Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Isaiah 40:21-31;

Psalm 147:1-11, 20c;

1 Corinthians 9:16-23;

Mark 1:29-39

February 11, 2018
Transfiguration Sunday

2 Kings 2:1-12;

Psalm 50:1-6;

2 Corinthians 4:3-6;

Mark 9:2-9

February 14, 2018, 7:00 PM
Ash Wednesday

Mark 1:9-14

February 18, 2018
First Sunday in Lent

1 Kings 19:11-12

February 25, 2018
Second Sunday in Lent

Romans 8:26-28, 38-39

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Rehearsals are on

Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM,

and before worship on Sunday mornings


Monday      9:00 am-1:00 pm

Tuesday     9:00 am-1:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Thursday    9:00 am-1:00 pm

Friday        9:00 am-1:00 pm


We are a praying people who believe in the Power of Prayer. If you would like to submit a prayer request, please click here for the form & instructions.


If you have questions regarding our church, upcoming events, suggestions to improve our website, please call the church office at

(916) 421-1017 or e-mail at

Worship at ACC Care Center

4th Wednesday of each month

10:00 - 10:30 AM

ACC Care Center Dining Hall

7801 Rush River Dr.

On the fourth Wednesday of each month, we lead a wonderful time of worship with the residents.

SJUMC Older Adult

Dance Group


10:00 AM

Multi-Cultural Hall

Line Dance for

Older Adults

Senior Open Gym

Every Tuesday (Fireside Room) & Thursday (Gym)

9:30 am - Walking

10-11:00 am - Exercise


March 17-18 SJUMC Basketball Tournament

May 5 Annual Food & Cultural Bazaar

May 12 Saturday District Conference

May 25-28 Los Rios District Camp at Camp Lodestar

July 1-6 Jr. High Summer Camp

July 22-28 Asian American Summer Camp

July 22-27 Annual Lake Tahoe Fellowship Retreat


Rise Against Hunger Benefit Concert

(Formerly known as Stop Hunger Now)

Sunday, February 18, 2018

12:30 PM

SJUMC Sanctuary

Plan to stay after service to hear live acoustic music performed by members of the ACC Guitar Ensemble. This free concert is open to everybody. Any monetary donations will be gratefully accepted to support the Rise Against Hunger meal packaging event at SJUMC on March 4 (See below for event info)

Click here for more information


Immigration Day Workshop

Saturday, February 17, 2018

10:00 AM English

1:00 PM Spanish

Sponsored by the Pentecost Circuit of the United Methodist Church and South Sacramento Coalition

Speaker: Thomas Spaniolo (Immigration Lawyer)

Free and Childcare is provided

Bowling Green
Family Lunch Program

Saturday, February 17, 2018

9:00 AM Prep; 11:30 AM Serve

Volunteers needed to prepare and serve lunch to families from Bowling Green school. Contact Sue Teranishi at if you are interested.

Click below for information on this year’s special series for Lent called “Listen”


Small Group Opportunities

Click here for

Small Group Opportunites


We have joined up with a recycling project. Schedule your pick up and the proceeds can be donated to us!


Items they pickup, working or not:

All TVs, video games, computers, monitors, fax machines, calculators, desktop copiers, cell phones, phones, printers, vacuum Cleaners, speakers, keyboards, scanners, mice, laptops, networking equipment, power tools, and more! All electronics are recycled locally in California.

CEW #106178

South Sacramento Interfaith Partnership (SSIP) Food Closet

SSIP Provides emergency food to South Sacramento needy families and individuals.  Food drop off boxes are available in the Fellowship Hall.


Walking & Exercising

By Midori Hagar

Sunday, February 11, 2018

12:30 PM

Learn walking techniques on how to build a healthy body. Please bring a yoga mat or big towel, water and comfortable clothes and shoes to move!

Family Ministry Invites You To

Smile! Jesus Loves You

Puppet Show

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Garden Room

12:15 to 1:30 PM

Many animal characters will remind our children about the importance of God’s love.

16th Annual Crab Feed

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Annual all-you-can-eat menu of salad, spaghetti, nigiri, crab, ice cream, and drinks.

Adult Tickets: $50

Children under 10: $15

Tickets can be purchased after church on Sundays beginning December 3 and at the church office.

Click here for more info


The Garden Church

Sunday, April 22, 2018

More info will be available soon!


Rise Against Hunger Food Packaging

Sunday, March 4, 2018

1:30 PM

We need your help in raising $5,800 so we can package 20,000 meals for the Rise Against Hunger Program.  If you would like to donate or help with meal packaging, please register at this link:

Rise Against Hunger

39th Annual

Lake Tahoe Fellowship Retreat

Zephyr Point

Sun, July 22 - Fri, July 27, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Rev. John Oda

Theme: Planted By God

Click links for more information, deadlines, and registration forms:

Rise Against Hunger Fundraiser

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Lunch 11am-3pm & Dinner 5-9pm

JP Thai Kitchen

6004 Freeport Blvd

Sacramento 95822

Enjoy delicious Thai food and help raise funds for our Rise Against Hunger  food packaging event on March 4! Print the flyer and take it to the restaurant and JP Thai will give us 20% of total sales!

JP Thai Flyer

Meal packaging event info