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

November 3, 2019
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4;
Psalm 119:137-44;
2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12;
Luke 19:1-10

November 10, 2019
Twenty-second Sunday after

Haggai 1:15b–2:9;
Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21;
2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17;
Luke 20:27-38

November 17, 2019
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

Isaiah 65:17-25;
Isaiah 12;
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13;
Luke 21:5-19

November 24, 2019
Reign of Christ/Christ the
King Sunday

Jeremiah 23:1-6;
Luke 1:68-79;
Colossians 1:11-20;
Luke 23:33-43

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

RiverBells Workshop

Wednesdays, 5:45 PM

Fireside Room

Learn to read music/learn to ring handbells. Free class every Wednesday. RiverBells is a community ensemble of English handbell ringers. They have performed throughout the city & county of Sacramento.

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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Alternative Gifts Fair

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Honor your loved ones this holiday season with a gift that helps someone in real need around the world!

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.

Advent Class

With Elaine Deatherage

Mondays, December 2, 9, & 16

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Advent study using the book, “Travel the Highways of Advent.” Uses each chapter to show you how to take what you learn from the Bible and apply it to everyday. Please sign up in the church office and receive a book.

Circuit Advent Project

Foster Care Awareness

Friday, December 6, 2019

6:00 PM Potluck

7:00 PM Movie “Instant Family”

Join us and other circuit churches as we come together for food and fellowship to watch “Instant Family.” Story about Pete and Ellie, a couple that decided to start a family and stumble into the world of foster care adoption.