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



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。

Invitation to Worship

10: 30 AM

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Small Group Opportunities

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Small Group Opportunites


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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Senior Open Gym

Every Thursday

9:30 am - Walking

10-11:00 am - Exercise

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.


Lake Tahoe Fellowship Retreat

37th Annual Lake Tahoe Conference

Sun. July 24 through Fri. July 29, 2016

Zephyr Point

Key Note Speaker:

Rev. Nobuaki Hanaoka

Join us for the annual conference at Zephyr Cove in Lake Tahoe.  There will be speakers, workshops, small groups, fellowship, and more.  Families are welcome!  Please see the conference letter and registration form for additional information:

Conference Letter

Conference Registration Form


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.

July 3, 2016
7th Sunday after Pentecost
Gideon’s Battle

Judges 4

July 10, 2016
8th Sunday after Pentecost

Judges 13 & 16

July 17, 2016
9th Sunday after Pentecost
Guest Preacher

July 24, 2016
10th Sunday after Pentecost
Ruth & Naomi

Ruth 1-4

July 31, 2016
11th Sunday after Pentecost
VBS Sunday - Aloha Sunday
Nehemiah 4:14b

August 7, 2016
12th Sunday after Pentecost
A Voice in the Night

1 Samuel 3

August 14, 2016
13th Sunday after Pentecost
David & Goliath

1 Samuel 17:1-51

August 21, 2016
14th Sunday after Pentecost
God Watches Over Elijah

1 Kings 16:29-17:7

August 28, 2016
15th Sunday after Pentecost
Daniel & the Lions

Daniel 6

Worship at ACC Care Center

4th Wednesday of each month

July 27 & August 24

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.

Bringing Church to Them

At Carlton Plaza

July 10 & August 14, 2016

12:45 - 1:30 PM

6915 Elk Grove Blvd.

Elk Grove, CA 95758

(next to Nugget Market)

Craft Room, 2nd floor

(midway down the hall)

When members are not able to come to church, we bring the church to them!  We will have opening prayer, brief introductions, devotional, hymns, prayer requests, & closing prayer.

Art Session on Scripture

Sunday, July 24, 2016

9:30 AM or 12:00 noon (choose one)

Garden Room

RSVP: Arlene Hagiya or Mindy Takechi Two sessions offered. Maximum of 10 participants per session.

Through a simple art project, you will be able to make this scripture come to life by your personal interpretation. You don’t need to be able to draw or paint.

Praise God with your body!
Sponsored by UMW

Sunday, August 7, 2016

12:30 PM (lunch will be provided)

Instructor: Coke Tani

Fireside Room or Multi-Cultural Hall

RSVP: Robyn at the office at or 916-421-1017

Coke Tani, MSW, MFA is an interdisciplinary artist, former community-based therapist, and serves as InterPlay's Liaison to Leaders of Color nationwide.

Creating Prayer Cards for Yourself

Sunday, August 21, 2016

12:30 PM

Garden Room

RSVP: Mary Nakamura

Have you ever wished you could pray for yourself or someone else but didn't know what to say? Come and learn more about prayer and create your own set of prayer cards that you can take with you. All ages welcome! Great for children!

ACC Guitar Ensemble Concert.pdf

Benefit Concert for Stop Hunger Now

ACC Guitar Ensemble

Sunday, September 26, 2016

1:00 - 3:00 PM

Sacramento Japanese UMC



All donations will support

Stop Hunger Now

Everyone is invited!

Click on the flyer for more information

Summer Movie Nights

Fri, July 8  - Star Wars, A New Hope

Fri, August 12 - The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

5:00pm - Service project

5:30pm - Dinner

6:00pm - Games & Fun

6:30pm - Movie

Stop Hunger Now Fundraiser

Monday, August 8, 2016

From 4:00 to 9:00 PM

Palermo Ristorante Italiano

9632 Emerald Oak Dr.

Elk Grove, CA

15% of sales will be donated to SJUMC’s Stop Hunger Now Project.

Click here for flyer

UMW Annual Bus Trip

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Trip to San Francisco Botanical Gardens, J-town, bento lunch at Epworth UMC in Berkeley, followed by shopping at 4th St.  Cost is $50.  If you would like to attend, please contact Julie Toyama, Mickey Yamadera, Mary Ann Nakashima, or Kiyo Miller