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

September 2, 2018
Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9

James 1:17-27

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

September 9, 2018
Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23

Psalm 125

James 2:1-10 (11-13), 14-17

Mark 7:24-37

September 16, 2018
Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost
Proverbs 1:20-33

Psalm 19

James 3:1-12

Mark 8:27-38

September 23, 2018
Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Proverbs 31:10-31

Psalm 1

James 3:13–4:3, 7-8a

Mark 9:30-37

September 30, 2018

Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22

Psalm 124

James 5:13-20

Mark 9:38-50


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

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

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.


2018 - 2019 SJUMC


9:00-10:00 AM at SJUMC
6929 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento

6:30-8:00 PM Mountain Mike’s Pizza
7465 Rush River Dr, Sacramento

Basketball Board members will be available at all the registration days and will be happy to discuss the program with you!

Information and registration forms are
available on our website: REGISTRATION

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.

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.

Join the Choir!

Come!  Share! Rejoice!

Rehearsals are on

Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM,

and before worship on Sunday mornings

Bowling Green Family Lunch

Program Change

Friday, September 28, 2018

6:00 PM

We are changing the day and format of our meals to coincide with the time when parents pick up their children from after school activities. The meals will now be on the last Friday of the month at 6:00 pm at Bowling Green, not Chacon. Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve dinner to families from Bowling Green school.
Please contact Sue Teranishi at if you are interested.


Sacramento Community

Crop Hunger Walk 2018

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

2:00 Walk Start

Bring the church to

Carlton Plaza Senior Living

6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove

Sunday, September 16, 2018

12:45 PM

Everyone is welcome!

See Mindy Takechi for more information,
916-638-2456 or

Family Worship

10:30 am

1st Sunday of each month

Bring the entire family and worship together!

No Sunday School

The Gospel According to Mark

Starting on Sept 16 we will be reading two chapters each week to cover the entire life of Jesus according to Mark.  Have you read a gospel from the beginning to the end?  Do you want to learn what Jesus did in his life time?  Please join us.  Also please let Rev. Motoe know if you are interested in participating in the small groups to learn Mark.

Rise Against Hunger Fundraiser

Monday, September 17, 2018

11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Sai Varee Thai Restaurant

7485 Rush River Drive, Suite 770


Sai Varee will donate 20% of sales to SJUMC’s Rise Against Hunger Project

Please bring flyer: SAI VAREE