Worship Services

Sunday, March 19
9:30 AM - Rev. Gary Oba preaching.
Text: Luke 15:1-32
Theme: God's concern is for the lost, not the found.
11:00 AM - Rev. Becky Hirata preaching in Japanese.

Sunday, March 26
9:30 AM - Rev. Gary Oba preaching.
Text: Luke 16:19-31
Theme: God is more impressed by the treasures of the heart than those of earth.
11:00 AM - Rev. Becky Hirata preaching in Japanese.

Sunday, April 2
9:30 AM - Guest Preacher preaching.
Text: Luke 18:31-19:10
Theme: In spite of opposition, Jesus made it a priority to find and save the lost.
11:00 AM - Rev. Becky Hirata preaching in Japanese.

Sunday, April 9
Passion/Palm Sunday
9:30 AM - A dramatic reading of Christ's Passion.
Text: Luke 19:29-44
Theme: From triumphal entry to the cross.
11:00 AM - Guest preacher in Japanese.

Friday, April 14
Good Friday Worship Service
12:00 Noon - Scriptures, prayers, and hymns.
7:30 PM - Scriptures, prayers, hymns, and choral music.

Sunday, April 16
Easter Sunday!
9:30 AM - Rev. Gary Oba preaching.
Text: Luke 24:1-12
Theme: From the ashes of death, God is able to raise up new life.
11:00 AM - Rev. Becky Hirata preaching in Japanese.

Church Calendar

Church Events

  • New West LA UMC T-shirts

    New West LA UMC T-shirts

    We have a sharp new design for West LA UMC T-shirts. Order yours this Sunday in time to wear to …
  • Easter Candy Donations

    Easter Candy Donations

    Please bring candy donations for the Community Egg Hunt to the church. The youth will begin filling eggs in March …
  • Japanese Film Night

    Japanese Film Night

    Friday, March 31, 7:30 PM. Join us for “Miss Hokusai”, the award-winning 2015 anime about the life of O-Ei, daughter …
  • Evening Lenten Study

    Evening Lenten Study

    Wednesdays at 7:00 PM, March 8 – April 12. Using “The God We Can Know” as our guide, we will …
  • Ohana: Families with Young Children

    Ohana: Families with Young Children

    Saturday, April 8, 10:00 AM. George Kikuta and Susanne (Kikuta) Nagata will co-lead the April program.  This is a treat …