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Wednesday Night Bible Study

This home-based Study Group meets weekly on Wednesdays at 6:00 PM at Egan and Kristen Yu’s home in Culver City. The evening starts with dinner followed by a discussion.  Currently, we are reading Convictions: How I learned What Matters Most

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United Methodist Women Luncheon

Saturday, January 25, 11:00 AM. All women are invited to the brief informational meeting followed by a catered lunch. This is a great opportunity to learn about up-coming mission projects, plans for the Women’s Retreat in March, the fall Holiday

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Women’s Bible Study

Sunday, January 26, 11:30 AM. Women are invited to pray, discuss the morning scripture lesson and sermon, and make new friends through this informal gathering led by Pamela Ryder.

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Japanese Film Night

Friday, January 31, will feature “Nagasaki: Memories of My Son”/”Haha to Kurasebe”, Yoji Yamada’s Japan Academy Award winner, and nominee for the 2017 Oscar’s Best Foreign Language Film.  This film explores a mother’s grief on the loss of her son

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Creation Bible Study

Sunday, February 2, 2:00 PM, Orebaugh residence. This home-based Bible Study includes a scripture reading, informal discussion, fellowship time, and an art project related to the day’s theme. New participants are welcome. Call the church office for more information at

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Women’s Retreat

March 21-22, Aldersgate Retreat Center. Registration is now open for this year’s Retreat entitled, “Imperfect Beauty: Kintsugi for the Soul.” Learn more by contacting Rev. Janet Cromwell for more information.

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Ohana: Families with Young Children

Saturday, January 8, 10:30 AM. Parents appreciate quality conversations about raising children while kids enjoy story time, crafts, and games. Families with children from birth thru Grade 3 are welcome! Call the church office for more information at 310-479-1379.

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Cafe Aloha

Saturday, December 4, 11:00 AM. Persons 70+ years old are invited to this program and Japanese lunch, led by Rev. Becky Hirata.

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Wed Night Bible Study

Wednesdays, 6:00-8:30 PM. Egan Yu and Kristen Crabtree host an in-home Bible Study.  Each gathering includes a potluck dinner, reading from the Bible, group discussion of the passage, and sharing ways to apply God’s message to everyday life. This Bible study

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Celebrate the New Year!

Sunday, January 5, 10:30 AM. Come to the one Worship Service in English and Japanese at 10:30 AM. As part of our church tradition, we we celebrate communion with mochi. Nursery for infants and toddlers. Sunday School for children Age

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