Sacramento Japanese 
United Methodist Church

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church

6929 Franklin Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95823

(916) 421-1017

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Loving God • Serving Others • Transforming Lives

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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

March 1, 2020

First Sunday in Lent

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Psalm 32;
Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11

March 8, 2020

Second Sunday in Lent

Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121;
Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17

March 15, 2020

Third Sunday in Lent

Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95;
Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42

March 22, 2020

Fourth Sunday in Lent

1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23;
Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41

March 29, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130;
Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45


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.


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 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.

Praise Dance Ministry


10:00-11:00 AM

Fireside Room

For All Ages

Suggested donation $2

Praise Dance is a hybrid of exercise and dance.

Small Group Opportunities

Click here for

Small Group Opportunites

Join the Choir!

Come!  Share! Rejoice!

Rehearsals are on

Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM,

and before worship on Sunday mornings

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.


Family Worship

10:30 am

1st Sunday of each month

Bring the entire family and worship together!

No Sunday School



Updated March 28, 2020

Holy Week Worship Schedule


In response to COVID-19, SJUMC is closed and suspending face-to-face worship service from

March 15 to May 26, 2020. Please join us online instead. Our worship service will be recorded and available on YouTube. The link will be provided here on Sundays at 10:30 AM.

March 29 Online Worship Link

The Worship Folder is available to download for the March 29 online worship service:

Worship Folder

Link to the Children’s Message: Message

Sunday Worship Attendance (optional):  Attendance

Online Fellowship

Sundays at 11:30 AM

We miss you! Please join us to say hi so we know you are okay. Rev. Motoe will close with a prayer.

Click here for computer, tablet and smart phone access (video conference): FELLOWSHIP


Call the following number to participate

by phone: 1-669-900-6833

Meeting ID: 274 092 578

NEW! The Walk Small Group (online)

Thursdays at 1:00 PM

March 26, April 2, & 9. 23, 30, and May 7

Please get The Walk book from the office or online and read two chapters before the session.

Click here for computer, tablet and smart phone access (video conference):  THE WALK


Call the following number to participate

by phone: 1-669-900-6833

Meeting ID: 730 851 146

Palm Sunday Online Service

Sunday, April 5, 10:30 AM

We are going LIVE on April 5 so join us at 10:30 am with bread and juice (or whatever food and drink you can find for communion at home)

Online Sunday School

Sundays at 11:00 AM

All Sunday School students are invited to join us via video conference:  Conference

Tithe and Offering

Please continue to send your check to the church (payable to SJUMC, 6929 Franklin Blvd Sacramento, CA 95823). The mail is being collected and checks are still being deposited while the facility is closed.

Church Reopens for Worship Service on

Sunday, May 31, 2020

The church facility is closed until May 26. Please join us on May 31 for face-to-face service (celebrating the Pentecost). Cathy Mayeda is working at home and the office voicemail is checked three times a day.

Care Phone Tree

You will be a part of a group of ten people. Your care leader will contact you once a week to check on you! In this way, although we do not see each other at the church, we will know you are doing ok.


If you are an older adult church member and need someone to pick up groceries and prescriptions, please let us know. If you are willing to help older adults by picking up groceries or prescriptions (they will reimburse you), please contact Jayne Rasmussen,, 916-393-8602.