Chirashi Sale

Saturday, July 22, Noon – 2:00 PM.

Purchase tickets for the Chirashi Sale! Tickets are $5.00. Pick up your chirashi at the church on Saturday, July 22, between Noon and 2:00 PM.  UMW will be selling tickets after Sunday worship. All funds support missions in this community and around the world.

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One Worship Service

Sunday, July 23, 10:30 AM.

The English and Japanese congregations will be together for one Worship Service at 10:30 AM. Please plan to come to the church at 10:30 AM.

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Guest Preacher

Sunday, July 23, 10:30 AM.

United Methodist Missionary to Japan, Rev. Claudia Genung Yamamoto, will preach at the one Worship Service at 10:30 AM. We support Pastor Claudia in her mission work within Japan.

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All Church Picnic

Sunday, July 23, 12:00, Cheviot Hills Park.

Everyone is invited to the Potluck Picnic Lunch at Cheviot Hills Park, 2551 Motor Avenue. Enjoy lunch, games, conversation, and face painting for children.

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Origami Lesson for Kids

Saturday, July 29, 10:00-11:30 AM.

Kids ages 6 and older are invited to learn the Japanese art of Origami.  This month is the Ninja Edition! The lesson is FREE and friends and neighbors are welcome to attend. Kids will make 4-5 projects. Parent(s) accompany their children and participate too! Please RSVP at wlaumc.aol.com so we know how many projects to prepare.
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Guest Preacher

Sunday, August 6, 9:30 AM.

Rev. Dr. Mark Y. A. Davies will offer the morning message.  Rev. Dr. Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University where he has worked in both teaching and administration for 21 years.

An ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, Mark serves as the Chair of the Board of Church and Society of the Oklahoma Conference. He is also a Climate Justice study leader for the United Methodist Women’s Mission U.

His Ph.D. is from Boston University in the area of Social Ethics, and he has served Boston University School of Theology as a member of its Dean’s Advisory Board. He has led and implemented a number of initiatives in coordination with the Division of Higher Education of the United Methodist Church including a Methodist Higher Education Global Ethics Initiative from 2008 to 2012, a United Methodist Higher Education Interfaith Initiative from 2015 to present, and a Global Methodist Higher Education Ecological Ethics Initiative from December 2016 to the present. Mark has published in the areas of Boston personalism, process philosophy and ethics, and ecological ethics.

We are pleased to welcome Rev. Dr. Davies to our church!

 

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Spring Appeal

Your tithes and offerings support the church’s many ministries.  Thank you for your generosity! You may donate on line by clicking on the “Donate” tab on the homepage.  Thank you!

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Japanese Film Night

Friday, July 21, 7:30 PM. This month’s feature film is “Mifune: The Last Samurai,” exploring the life and films of legendary actor, Toshiro Mifune.

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Vacation Bible School

July 10-14, 2017, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM.

Registration is now closed. Children Age 3 thru entering 5th Grade discover that God made them to shine and serve others! They love the music, crafts, science projects, games, snacks and lunch.

Gadgets & Gizmos VBS 2017

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Cafe Aloha for Seniors

Saturday, July 15, 11:00 AM

Our Senior Members and friends are invited to a program led by Rev. Becky and simple Japanese lunch. RSVP requested by contacting the Church Office at 310-479-1379.

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