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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Women’s Gathering

Sunday, February 23, 11:15 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. The group will also discuss creating beautiful items for the Holiday Boutique to be held in November 2020.

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Ash Wednesday Service

Wednesday, February 26, 7:30 PM.

You are encouraged to begin the Lenten Season at this thoughtful Service that includes scripture, hymns, and the imposition of ashes. All are welcome.

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Japanese Film Night

Friday, February 28, 7:30 PM, Sanctuary. Enjoy “Fueled: The Man They Called Pirate”, a 2016 drama directed by Takashi Yamazaki.  The film is based on the true story of Tetsuzo Kunioka, an oil company president during Japan’s post-war reconstruction, who takes over an oil tanker on a secret mission to oil-rich Iran.  The film is free and open to church members and friends.

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Cafe Aloha

Saturday, February 29, 11:00 AM.

Persons 70+ years old are invited to this program and Japanese lunch, led by Rev. Becky Hirata.

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Ohana: Families with Young Children

Saturday, March 14, 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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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 by Marcus J. Borg. All are welcome. Please contact Kristen for more details at crabtreekris10@gmail.com.

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Creation Bible Study

Sunday, March 1, 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 310-479-1379, including directions.

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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 Boutique. See Eleanor Nakano or Pamela Ryder for more information.

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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 group is open to anyone that interested in digging deeper into the word of God. Please come ready to learn, ask questions, and spend some time sharing praises and prayer requests.

Please call the church office 310-479-1379 if you’d like more information and/or plan to attend.

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