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

December 3, 2017
First Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 64:1-9;

Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19;

1 Corinthians 1:3-9;

Mark 13:24-37

December 10, 2017
Second Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 40:1-11;

Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13;

2 Peter 3:8-15a;

Mark 1:1-8

December 17, 2017
Third Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11;

Psalm 126;

1 Thessalonians 5:16-24;

John 1:6-8, 19-28

December 24, 2017
Fourth Sunday of Advent

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16;

Luke 1:47-55;

Romans 16:25-27;

Luke 1:26-38

December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve

Isaiah 9:2-7;

Psalm 96;

Titus 2:11-14;

Luke 2:1-20

December 31, 2017
First Sunday After Christmas

Isaiah 61:10–62:3;

Psalm 148; Galatians 4:4-7;

Luke 2:22-40

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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


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(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

Christmas Worship

Sunday, December 24, 2017

10:30 AM

Christmas Eve Worship

Sunday, December 24, 2017

7:00 PM

Wellness Month Activities

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.



Family Ministry

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Christmas Caroling

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

10:00 AM

Christmas caroling at the ACC Care Center on Rush River. Join us to share Christmas joy with others. If interested, please contact Amy Kawahara.

Gifts for Chacon Students

Get into the Christmas Spirit and buy a Christmas gift for a child from our neighboring Chacon School. UMW is coordinating Christmas Gifts for Chacon Students ages 5 to 6. will have Christmas Trees for you to pick an ornament with a child's name to buy a gift. Purchase a new toy for this 5 or 6 year old child. ($15 - $20) . Please wrap your gift. Please attach the ornament with the child's name onto the gift.  Return to the church by Sunday December 10th. Gifts can also be brought to the church office  during the week prior to December 10th.

If you have any questions, please contact Kimi Ronay or Jill Kanemasu.

Bowling Green
Family Lunch Program

Saturday, December 16, 2017

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.



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