Sunday, November 10, 2019, Worship@11:00 am; Faith and Work testimony, Mrs. Ann Tang

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Psalm 23

Matthew 6:25-33

“A Leap of Faith”

Mrs. Ann Tang, Hospitality Coordinator at WTUC

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Join Us for a Sunday of Christian Unity

Annual Joint-Worship Service with Mitaka Lutheran Church

10:30 am in the Lutheran Seminary Chapel 

(just down the hall and around the corner from WTUC; same building)

Rev. Toshihiro Takamura, Mitaka Lutheran Church, preaching

Rev. Christian Zebley, WTUC, presiding

Japan Lutheran College Megumi Festival to follow

Food, Crafts, Games and Items for sale; fun for kids!


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Reformation Sunday Worship, October 27, 2019 11:00 am

Psalm 91; Luke 18:9-14

“A Mighty Fortress”

Dr. Tom McGlothlin, CAJ Bible Instructor, guest preacher

Join us for this service in which we remember the heritage of churches that have grown out of the Protestant Reformation beginning with Martin Luther in 1517

Fellowship to follow the service

Our Guest Preacher: Dr. Tom McGlothlin has served as Academic Counselor and Bible Department Head at the Christian Academy in Japan since 2015. He and his wife Linnea both grew up in Japan (Osaka and Tokyo, respectively), and they met at Lake Nojiri. They attended WTUC from 2007 to 2009 before returning to the United States, where Tom earned a Ph.D. in Early Christianity from Duke University.

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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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