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



ファイアーサイドルームにて 講師:風戸牧師

Japanese Language Bible Study

Every 4th Sunday of the month

with a potluck

Fireside Room

聖書は自分一人で読んでいて意味のわからな い箇所に遭遇することがあります。毎回、聖 書の学びの会の後、皆さんと感想や意見を交 わしあい聖書を学びあうのも楽しいものです 。4月から旧約聖書のヨブ記を共に勉強し、 災難を信仰によって如何ににして、乗り越え るかを学びますので御参 加をお勧めいたします。


日語よスーグー、月3日日礼前朝 時よ。フイーイルムて うご加だい

Japanese Language Small Group

3rd Sunday of the month

in the Fireside Room at 9:30 a.m.

Invitation to Worship

10: 30 AM

July 5, 2015

6th Sunday after Pentecost

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10
Psalm 48
2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Mark 6:1-13

July 12, 2015
7th Sunday after Pentecost
2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19
Psalm 24
Ephesians 1:3-14
Mark 6:14-29

July 19, 2015
8th Sunday after Pentecost
2 Samuel 7:1-14a
Psalm 89:20-37
Ephesians 2:11-22
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

July 26, 2015
9th Sunday after Pentecost
VBS Sunday

2 Samuel 11:1-15
Psalm 14
Ephesians 3:14-21
John 6:1-21

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Lake Tahoe Fellowship Retreat at

Zephyr Point

Sun, July 26 - Fri, July 31, 2015

Enjoy beautiful Lake Tahoe, be physically invigorated and spiritually renewed.  The theme of 2015 Lake Tahoe Retreat is "Future of our Faith" with Rev. Nobu Hanaoka, former SJUMC pastor, as a key note speaker.

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Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power

Vacation Bible School

July 20-24, 2015

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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Bowling Green Family Lunch

Saturdays:  July 25 and August 29 at SJUMC

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Activities

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch

Free family lunch held at church for the summer.  Youth activities, games, basketball and something for the adults as well.

If you would like to help with activities or lunch preparation, please contact Sue Teranishi at


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


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 Robyn at


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.

SJUMC Older Adult

Dance Group


10:00 AM

Multi-Cultural Hall

Line Dance for

Older Adults


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.

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Summer Movie Night

“Veggie Tales - Noah’s Ark”

Friday, August 14, 2015

5:30 Bring your own dinner

(ice cream provided)

6:30 Movie, crafts, & fellowship

All families and welcome to join us for this fun night.

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Small Group Fair

August 16, 2015

After Worship Service

SJUMC’S goal is to have a small group for everyone, wherever you are in your faith journey. If you have not yet participated in a small group or want to find out what will be available, please talk with Mindy Takechi or Mary Nakamura after Worship Service.  Attend the Small Group Fair after church on August 16. This is where you will see what small groups will be offered for the fall and you will have an opportunity to sign up.

Welcome Back Sunday

September 13, 2015

9:30-10:00 AM: Parents Meeting - Parents of Pre-school through Sr. High

are invited

10:30 AM: Worship

11:45 AM: Welcome Back & Appreciation Luncheon (Potluck)

Small Group Opportunities

Click here for a list of Small Group Opportunites

Senior Open Gym

Every Thursday

9:30 am - Walking

10-11:00 am - Exercise




Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, August 29, 2015

10:00 AM - Church Courtyard

Bring your pet to this special service to bless your animal. All animals must be on a leash or in a pet carrier. You may also bring a picture of your animal to be blessed.

UMW Bus Trip

Thursday, August 13, 2015

We’ve chartered a Hop-On Hop-Off bus that will take us on a narrated tour of the popular tourist spots in SF followed by shopping at Uniqlo, lunch at City View Restaurant, J-Town, then home.  Cost for everything $93.  Please sign up with Gloria Imagire.

2015 Cal/NevConference Mission U

Come join the CA/NV UMW Mission U. Mission U is a series of studies presented by the National UMW. All are invited including men and youth and child care is available. The Study choices are: Created for Happiness, Latin America, The Church and People with disabilities.

July 31-Aug 1 at Sparks UMC, Reg fee $50

Aug 7-9 at UC Davis 3 day weekend event. Reg fee $296 single (incl 2 nightstay and meals, $250 double, incl 2 nights stay and meals, $150 event only. Deadline 7/1.

Aug 29 at Salinas UMC, Reg fee $40. For more info, contact Shigeko Shibata or Betty Spencer Dickey.