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

October 6, 2019

World Communion Sunday,  

Lamentations 1:1-6;  

Psalm 137;  

2 Timothy 1:1-14;  Luke 17:5-10

October 13, 2019

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost,  

Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7;  

Psalm 66:1-12;  

2 Timothy 2:8-15;  Luke 17:11-19

October 20, 2019

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost,  

Jeremiah 31:27-34;  

Psalm 119:97-104;  

2 Timothy 3:14–4:5;  Luke 18:1-8

October 27, 2019

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost,

Reformation Sunday,  

Joel 2:23-32;  

Psalm 65;  

2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18;  

Luke 18:9-14

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.

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


Pre-order & pre-pay by Oct 13, 2019

Pick up on Sat, Oct 19, 2019

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Udon, Chow Mein,

Spam Musubi, Teriyaki Chicken, Chirashi Rice, Korean Short Ribs w/tsukemono, Sesame Chicken Bento

Click here for order form

Bowling Green Family Dinner Program

Friday, November 22, 2019

Dinner prep:  2:30 PM

Serving Dinner:  5:30-6:30 PM

Clean up and dishwashing afterwards. Contact Sue Teranishi to volunteer to help:


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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River Bells

Sunday, October 6, 2019

During Worship Service

Welcome River Bells! They will join our worship service and share their beautiful hand bells. If you are interested in learning, they are offering a special class. Free for church members, for all ages on Wednesdays, from 6-7:00 PM in the Fireside Room.

Rummage Sale

Saturday, November 6, 2019

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Gently used clothing, shoes, bedding, table linens, household items, kitchen goods, purses, toys, jewelry, books, CDs, and small working appliances are all popular items with our customers. Rummage sale items can be brought to the church from Sunday, Oct 27, 9 am-1pm; M-Th 9 am-1 pm; Fri 9 am-3 pm. We are often here at other times, so please call 916-421-1017 to arrange drop-off outside of Church Office hours.

LGBTQ Conversation

Sunday, November 10, 2019

After Worship Service

Rev. John Oda will do a workshop for SJUMC. If you have any questions or would like to join the task force, please contact Kathy Marquardt or the church office.

Family Ministry Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 27, 2019

12:15 to 1:15 PM

Multi-cultural Hall/Gym

Come join us at the Harvest Festival. There will be a jump house, balloon artist, face painting, and games!

Doors Open

Sunday, October 27, 2019

12:15 PM

SJUMC Sanctuary

A DVD of the play, Doors Open, will be presented. This musical was created by Mark Teagle, the choir director at Wesley UMC. This is a musical about the church and LGBTQ community.

We the People

Celebration Luncheon

Saturday, October 26, 2019

12:00 Noon

Tickets $20 per person for Sesame Chicken Bento. If interested in attending, please contact Les Ouchida, Gloria Imagire, or the church office.