Worship and Communion this Sunday, October 20, 2019

Service for the Lord’s Day 11:00 am

1 Peter 2:1-11

“A Holy People”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Communion Served. Healing Ministers available.

Upper ES/MS and HS Bible studies in the cafeteria at 9:30 am

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Worship this Sunday, October 13 at 11:00 am

Service for the Lord’s Day

1 Peter 1:1-12

“A Living Hope”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Fellowship to follow

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World Communion Sunday, October 6, 2019; 11:00 am

Service for the Lord’s Day

Lamentations 3:19-26
2 Timothy 1:1-14

“The Other Side of Grief”

Audrey Thorne, Tokyo Union Church Youth and Children’s Director

Rev. Jonathan Oh, Celebrant

Our Guest Speaker:
Audrey Thorne is the Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry at Tokyo Union Church. She is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Princeton Theological Seminary. Audrey and her husband Noah recently moved to Tokyo from Brooklyn, NY. They live in Daikanyama and enjoy taking long walks around the city.

Communion Celebrant:
Jonathan Oh came to Tokyo in the spring of 2014. He currently works as an on-camera meteorologist for NHK World-Japan, an international English-language broadcast service. Jonathan is also an ordained pastor with the Presbyterian Church in America and is currently serving as a tentmaking missionary in Japan, meaning he both works in the marketplace while also serving in missions. He is the coordinator for young adults group and serves as assistant director of the Fuji Fellows Program at Tokyo Union Church.

ES/MS and HS Youth Bible Studies at 9:30 am in the cafeteria

Fellowship to follow the service.

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Worship and Fellowship this Sunday, September 29th at WTUC

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Genesis 3:1-5

“The Future Is Not What It Used To Be!”

Rev. Dr. Timothy Boyle, UMC Missionary to Japan, preaching

Our Preacher this Sunday: Rev. Dr. Timothy Boyle and his wife, Juji have served as United Methodist Church missionaries in Japan for nearly 40 years in partnership with the United Church of Christ in Japan. Tim received a Masters of Divinity and the Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has been a life-long student of theology and science and has served in many positions in Japan including director of the Tsukuba Christian Center and the Buraku Liberation Center in Osaka. Tim has translated several books into Japanese and wrote “The Gospel Hidden in Chinese Characters.” He resides now between Jacksonville, Florida and Lake Nojiri, Japan.

Adult Education: “Artificial Intelligence and Biblical Ethics” 9:45 am in the cafeteria. Dr. Tim Boyle

ICU Lunch Fellowship at 12:45 pm

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Join us for Worship and Fellowship this Sunday, September 19, 2019. 11:00 am

Service for the Lord’s Day

1 John 4:18-21

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Fellowship to follow the service

Upper ES/MS and HS Bible Studies in the cafeteria at 9:30 am

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Tough Week? Join Us for Worship, Sunday, September 15, 2019

Morning Worship 11:00 am

John 3:13-17

“Look Up”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Fellowship to follow the service.

All welcome!

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2019 Fall Kick-Off Sunday: Join Us!

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Gospel Reading for the Day: Luke 14: 25-33

“Prioritizing”

Fellowship Table to follow the service

Join us as we Kick-Off a New Year of Worship, Study, Fellowship and Mission!

We are an active, praying church community. Share your prayer concerns during the Prayers of the People or email pastor@wtuc.net

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Join us for Worship and Fellowship this Sunday, June 23rd at 11:00 am

Morning Worship

Psalm 42

“Healing Streams”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Fellowship to follow the service

ICU Lunch Fellowship. Join us for community lunch at 1:15 pm at the ICU cafeteria

Following this Sunday’s service, WTUC will be on summer break until September 8, 2019

Check our website for recommended churches for summer worship. Have a renewing summer and see you back for worship on Sunday, September 8th!

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Celebrate Father’s Day with Worship and Communion at WTUC; Rev. Dr. Jim Sack preaching

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Matthew 24:36-44

“Is Today Our Last Day?”

Rev. Dr. Jim Sack preaching. Jim and Carol Sack are long-time members of WTUC. Jim teaches pastoral theology at the Japan Lutheran College and the Japan Lutheran Theological Seminary. He is the campus Director of the Personal Growth and Counseling Center.  Together with his spouse, Carol, he began global mission service with the ELCA in 1982, immediately following his graduation from Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., where he also received his PhD.

Communion will be served. Healing Ministers available. Fellowship to follow the service.

Join us this Father’s Day!

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Pentecost Sunday Worship

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Acts 1:1-12

Message: “Come Holy Spirit”

Rev. Dr. Paul Shew, guest preacher

Dr. Shew is a missionary of the United Methodist Church, serving as a professor, chaplain and administrator at Aoyama Gakuin, a Christian educational institution in Tokyo encompassing about 24,000 students from kindergarten through graduate school. He’s founded numerous new initiatives during his 15 years at AGU including the university gospel choir, student-led contemporary worship, 300-member Habitat for Humanity student organization, Muslim student ministry, e-learning system and international programs. He teaches courses including Introduction to Christianity and World Religions to over 1000 students a year. 

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