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

January 7, 2018
Baptism of the Lord
Genesis 1:1-5;

Psalm 29;

Acts 19:1-7;

Mark 1:4-11

January 14. 2018
Second Sunday after the Epiphany

1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20);

Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18;

1 Corinthians 6:12-20;

John 1:43-51

January 21, 2018
Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Jonah 3:1-5;

Psalm 62:5-12;

1 Corinthians 7:29-31;

Mark 1:14-20

January 28, 2018
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Deuteronomy 18:15-20;

Psalm 111;

1 Corinthians 8:1-13;

Mark 1:21-28-28

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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


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.

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.

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

Small Group Opportunities

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Small Group Opportunites

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.


Bowling Green
Family Lunch Program

Saturday, January 27, 2018

9:00 AM Prep; 11:30 AM Serve

Volunteers needed to prepare and serve lunch to families from Bowling Green school. Contact Sue Teranishi at if you are interested.

16th Annual Crab Feed

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Annual all-you-can-eat menu of salad, spaghetti, nigiri, crab, ice cream, and drinks.

Adult Tickets: $50

Children under 10: $15

Tickets can be purchased after church on Sundays beginning December 3 and at the church office.

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From Rev. Motoe Yamada Foor, Cathy Mayeda, and the Office Volunteers


Peace on Your Wings - A New Musical

Fundraiser to be able to bring the all-youth cast from Hawaii to premier in Sacramento!

This  is a new muscial inspired by the life of Sadako Sasaki and her thousand paper cranes.  Please visit Kickstarter for details and how to donate.


The Buddhist Church of Sacramento and

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church

Presents a free screening of

Yonsei Eyes

A Film by Jon Osaki

Sunday, January 28, 2018

1:00 PM

2401 Riverside Blvd.


A story of two fourth generation Japanese Americans who embark on a pilgrimage to the Tule Lake Segregation Center where their grandparents were once imprisoned during WWII. Q&A with director Jon Osaki after the screening.

Join the Choir!

Come!  Share! Rejoice!

Rehearsals are on

Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM,

and before worship on Sunday mornings

Wellness Month Activities


May 12 Saturday District Conference

May 25-28 Los Rios District Camp at Camp Lodestar

July 1-6 Jr. High Summer Camp

July 22-28 Asian American Summer Camp

July 22-27 Annual Lake Tahoe Fellowship Retreat


Rise Against Hunger Benefit Concert

(Formerly known as Stop Hunger Now)

Sunday, February 18, 2018

12:30 PM

SJUMC Sanctuary

Plan to stay after service to hear live acoustic music performed by members of the ACC Guitar Ensemble. They will perform a variety of songs, many of which you will probably recognize and enjoy.  This free concert is open to everybody. Any monetary donations will be gratefully accepted to support the Rise Against Hunger meal packaging event at SJUMC on March 4.  If you would like to know more about Rise Against Hunger or participate in the meal packaging event on March 4, contact Sue Teranishi at

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