Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church, The Garden Church

Sports & Recreation Ministry

The webpage for the “Sports & Recreation Ministry” is available at:

Friday Night Live, 10/20 (3rd Friday of month) Free Dinner

6pm Dinner (free)

After Dinner – Love Your Neighbor program, Open gym, Crafts, and Fellowship!

The Sacramento Japanese UMC Sports Ministry invites you to Friday Night Live on Friday. Please join us for an evening of food, fun, games, and sharing of thoughts and ideas for the future of the ministry! Free dinner! Our Sports Ministry wants to know how today’s families want to RECreate in as we strive to grow our community!  

October Sign Up Here

Open gym is run by Mr. Sam Luong (!

Sesame Chicken Bento “Pre-Sale Only” Saturday, October 21 @ 11am–1pm Drive-thru & Pick up

This is a fundraiser event for SJUMC. Please give your support by ordering your $18 Sesame Chicken Bento by October 9th. Order forms are available at the church office or you can download the form and pay online at The bento consists of sesame chicken breast on a bed of rice with teriyaki dipping sauce and a special pickled vegetable blend.

Online Order form: Click Here

Paper form: Click Here

2023-24 SJUMC Basketball Season

The Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church Sports & Recreation Ministry is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2023-24 SJUMC Basketball Season. 

Registration Period: September 4th – September 30th
Registration Requirements:
Participation Requirements:
Payment Information:

Registration payment can be done via check / Zelle / Vanco:

Please make checks payable to:
SJUMC Kingdom Fund
*Be sure to include player(s) name(s) in memo line.

Checks can be given to any Sports & Recreation Ministry Member or mailed directly to the church office.

Mailing Address:
Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church
6929 Franklin Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95823



*Be sure to include player(s) name(s). Payment is due by the 1st week of practices (October 16th – 22nd).

Coaching Applications:

Please reach out to Corey Kamehaiku ( if you are interested in coaching for the upcoming season.


Maui Relief Benefit Concert

NEW DATE/TIME: Sunday, September 10, 2023 from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm at SJUMC Sanctuary (6929 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95823)

See flyer for details.

YouTube link: Click Here