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

March 4, 2018
Third Sunday in Lent
Exodus 20:1-17

Psalm 19

1 Corinthians 1:18-25

John 2:13-22

March 11. 2018
Fourth Sunday in Lent

Numbers 21:4-9

Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22;

Ephesians 2:1-10

John 3:14-21

March 18, 2018
Fifth Sunday in Lent

Jeremiah 31:31-34

Psalm 51:1-12;

Hebrews 5:5-10;

John 12:20-33

March 25, 2018
Palm Sunday

Mark 11:1-11

Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29

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Rehearsals are on

Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM,

and before worship on Sunday mornings


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

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


March 17-18 SJUMC Basketball Tournament

May 5 Annual Food & Cultural Bazaar

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


Bowling Green
Family Lunch Program

Saturday, March 24, 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.

Click below for information on this year’s special series for Lent called “Listen”


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.



The Garden Church

Sunday, April 22, 2018

10:30 AM Worship Service in the Sanctuary

11:45 AM Commemorative Photo

12:15 PM Luncheon in the Multi-Cultural Hall

$10 Per Person + one canned good for
SSIP Food Closet. Free for 80 years & older and 10 years & under.  Reservations required.

Guest speakers, music, slide show,
history exhibit/display. Commemorative 125th anniversary group photograph will be taken.

Click here for more information and reservation form

Rise Against Hunger Food Packaging

Sunday, March 4, 2018

1:30 PM

We need your help in raising $5,800 so we can package 20,000 meals for the Rise Against Hunger Program.  If you would like to donate or help with meal packaging, please register at this link:

Rise Against Hunger

39th Annual

Lake Tahoe Fellowship Retreat

Zephyr Point

Sun, July 22 - Fri, July 27, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Rev. John Oda

Theme: Planted By God

Click links for more information, deadlines, and registration forms:

Winter Sanctuary at St. Mark’s

Thursday, March 29, 2018

UMW will be coordinating dinner at the Winter Sactuary at St. Mark’s.  Contact Kimi Ronay or Jayne Muraki Rasmussen if you’d like to help on that date.

SSIP Cleanup

Saturday, March 10, 2018

9:00 -11:30 AM

SSIP Food Closet is having a clean up day.  For more information or would like to help, contact Shigeko Shibata, Frances Lee, or Jane Combs.

SJUMC Spring Cleaning & Potluck

Sunday, March 11, 2018

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Children, youth, and families: We need your help in cleaning and maintaining our church. For youth, this activity will count towards community service hours. Bring a potluck dish to share.

Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 25, 2018

10:30 - 11:30 AM (During Worship)

Join us for Palm Sunday! Children will procession in at the beginning of the service with palm leaves. There will be a fun song and a wonderful children’s moment for all to enjoy!

The Season of Lent

Lent Small Groups

Meets weekly for an hour for 5 weeks

Have your prayers become stagnant? Do you long to see God move in fresh ways? Are you ready to move to new places in your walk with God? If so, it’s time to take the 40-day prayer challenge and press into God like never before. You can join anytime.