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

January 6, 2019

Epiphany Sunday

Isaiah 60:1-6

Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14

Ephesians 3:1-12

Matthew 2:1-12

January 13, 2019

First Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaiah 43:1-7

Psalm 29

Acts 8:14-17

Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

January 20, 2019

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Psalm 36:1-10

Isaiah 62:1-5

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

John 2:1-11

January 27, 2019

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10

Psalm 19

1 Corinthians 12:12-31a

Luke 4:14-21

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.



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

Child Care Available

The Nursery is available for children 0-2 years old and for 3-4 year olds transitioning into preschool. The room is by the Sanctuary and the Narthex (the entry to the Sanctuary). There are two Nursery attendants there between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM

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

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.

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Japan Mission Trip scheduled for
March 2019

The final mission team trip to Japan is tentatively scheduled for March 5-19, 2019, with Sue Teranishi as the Team Leader. This trip will focus on a Ministry of Presence to remind survivors we remember them. Tsunami, earthquake, Fukushima anniversary activities around March 11 will be a focus of the trip as well as a visit to the Asian Rural Institute. There will be more details to come. If you might be interested in joining the team, please talk to Sue or Rev Motoe.

Wellness Month Activities

Sundays, After Worship Service - 12:15 PM

Jan. 13: Healthy Nutrition Tips for Older Adults by Amanda Diaz, RDN (Nutrition Service Manager, Meals on Wheels by ACC)

Jan. 20: Wellness Through Meditation by Rev. Motoe Yamada Foor in the Garden Room

Jan. 27: Family Ministry Wellness Day in the Multi-Cultural Hall with Momoko. Sports-themed games.

Feb 24: Health Day Clinic by a group of pharmacists/pharmacy students in the Fireside Room. Bring your medications for a review.

Winter Shelter at St. Mark’s UMC

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

If you are willing to help prepare and serve dinner to the homeless guests at the Winter Shelter, please contact Sue Terinishi at Help also needed for table hosting, washing feet, doing manicures, and helping with a craft. Times vary based on activity.

17th Annual Crab Feed

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Multicultural Hall

$55 Adults

$15 for Children 10 & under

Tickets can be purchased after worship service on Sundays or at the church office by calling


Click here for more information:

Crab Feed

Rise Against Hunger Fundraiser

Monday, January 7, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM


8124 Delta Shores Circle


Enjoy delicious food and help raise funds for our Rise Against Hunger food packaging event on March 24, 2019! Show the cashier a paper flyer, digital flyer, or mention the fundraiser and Chipotle will give us 33% of total sales!

Youth Group Fundraiser

Sesame Chicken Bento

$8 Donation, Pre-order Only

Must order by 1/20/2019

Pick up on Saturday, January 26, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Drive thru in the back parking lot to pick up.

For tickets, see Bob, Tule, Laura, or call the Office at 916-421-1017

Proceeds going toward the Youth 2019 trip to Kansas City, Missouri


Bowling Green Family Dinner

Friday, February 22, 2019

5:30-6:30 PM

Bowling Green McCoy (Not Chacon) Volunteers are needed beginning at 2:30 PM to prepare and serve dinner. Please contact Sue Teranishi at if you are interested.

Join the Choir!

Come!  Share! Rejoice!

Rehearsals are on

Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM,

and before worship on Sunday mornings