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

August 5, 2018
11th Sunday after Pentecost
Young People’s Report
2 Samuel 11:26–12:13a; Psalm 51:1-12; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35

August 12, 2018
12th Sunday after Pentecost
Travel the World VII—Zambia
2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130; Ephesians 4:25– 5:2; John 6:35, 41-5

August 19, 2018
13th Sunday after Pentecost
Blessing of the Children

Travel the World VIII—It’s a Small World
1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14; Psalm 111;
Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58

August 26, 2018
14th Sunday after Pentecost
1 Kings 8:1, 6, 10-11, 22-30, 41-43;

Psalm 84; Ephesians 6:10-20;

John 6:56-69

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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


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

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

Click here for

Small Group Opportunites


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.

CEW #106178

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.


June 3, Traveling the world I - Japan,
graduation and teacher appreciation Sunday, communion, no Sunday School

June 10, Minister Chris Logan
(the Movement UMC), contemporary service with Ryland, Sunday School party

June 17, Father’s Day, last day of choir, Traveling the world II - Egypt

June 24, Summer Sunday School starts. Traveling the world III

July 1, Laity Sunday, Communion

July 8, Rev. Peter Preaching

July 15, New year’s party fellowship, Traveling the world IV - Philippines (Ryland Fernandez)

July 22, VSB Sunday (Film festival weekend)

July 29, Travel the World VI - Rome

August 5, Young People’s report Sunday

August 12, Rev. Alison Barry (Loomis UMC) Travel the World VII - Zambia
August 19 - Blessing of the Children,
Travel the World VIII  - It’s a Small World

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.

UMW Bus Trip

Thursday, August 16, 2018

San Francisco

Great day for fellowship and fun! Details and cost will be coming. For reservations and information, contact Gloria Imagire at 916-427-8447

Welcome Back Sundays

August 19 - September 9, 2018

Welcome Back Sunday School &

Potluck Luncheon on Sept. 9th

Join us each Sunday as we come back together to look forward to a new year.

Family Ministry Soccer Pool

Sunday, August 5, 2018

12:15 to 1:15 PM

Multi-Cultural Hall

No experience needed All skill levels are welcome!

Join the Choir!

Come!  Share! Rejoice!

Rehearsals are on

Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM,

and before worship on Sunday mornings

SSIP Bowl-a-thon

Sunday, August 19

1:00-3:00 PM

AME Land Park Bowling Lanes

5850 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento

Come join SSIP in their annual Bowl-a-thon for fun and raise funds for SSIP. For more information contact Frances Lee or your other SSIP representatives (Kimi Ronay or Shigeko Shibata).

Help Local Students with your donations! Backpacks for Opening Doors

UMW and the Mission Committee are collecting cash donations for backpacks for students of refugee families through the non-profit organization, Opening Doors. This organization assists refugees, immigrants, and sex trafficking victims.  They have a huge need right now to provide 200 backpacks before school starts next month.  If you'd like to help with this project, please write a check to UMW by July 29 and write "Backpacks" in the memo line. Blessing of the backpacks will be on August 5.


Sacramento Community

Crop Hunger Walk 2018

“Ending Hunger One Step at a Time”
Sunday, October 28, 2018

2:00 Walk Start

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