Third Sunday of Lent, March 24, 2019

Morning Worship 11:00 am

The Gospel of Luke 13:1-9

“The Burden of Hate”

Mr. Seme Nelson, Rotary Peace Fellow and ICU Graduate student of Peace and Conflict Studies preaching.

Biography: Seme is South Sudanese born in 1985 to a Christian family. His father Rev. Nelson is a retired priest of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan. He is a professing Christian from the Anglican/Episcopal tradition. Before coming to Japan in August 2018, he was serving as the vice chairperson (representative of the laity) of the Parochial Church Council of St. Luke’s Parish and a delegate to the Diocesan synod for Diocese of Juba. Seme has been married to Mrs. Bonkir for seven years, and God has blessed them with two sons; Elvin (who will be 5 years old on April 15) and Elisha (1 year and 5 months old).

He is a Rotary Peace Fellow and a Graduate student of Peace and Conflict studies at ICU’s Graduate School of Public Policy and Social Research. Seme also holds a Master of Philosophy in International Education and Development from Oslo Metropolitan University-Norway, and a BA in Education from Makerere University-Uganda. His research interests are on post-conflict reconciliation and refugee crisis. Seme hopes to share his experiences of surviving violent conflicts with the perspective on growing with ‘hurt, hate, and undeserving forgiveness.’

Fellowship to follow the service.

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Worship and Communion; Second Sunday of Lent, March 17, 2019

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Philippians 3:17-4:1

“Belonging”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Communion will be served. Healing Ministers available.

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Join us for Worship on the First Sunday of Lent at 11:00 am

Service for the Lord’s Day

Luke 4:1-13

Message: “Truth, Dare, Double Dare”

Mrs. Julie Rogers preaching

Fellowship to follow

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Transfiguration Sunday, March 3rd at 11:00 am; Join us for Worship and Communion; Ash Wednesday Service and Soup Supper on March 6th at 6:00 pm

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Exodus 34:29-35

Luke 9:28-36

“Direct Connection”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Communion will be served.

Fellowship to follow.

The Transfiguration – Matthew 17:1-13
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Join us for Worship and Fellowship this Sunday, February 24, 2019

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Genesis 12:1-5
Hebrews 11:1-10

“Abram’s Call”

Mr. Malcolm Foster, WTUC member preaching

Join us for fellowship after the service.

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Worship with Singing Communion this Sunday, February 17, 2019. 11:00 am

Morning Worship

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

The Gospel of John 10:7-18

“Good Shepherding”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Gene Witt, Cantor

Communion will be served. Healing ministers available.

Fellowship Table and ICU Lunch Fellowship at 1pm

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Morning Worship, February 10, 2019 11:00 am

Join us for our weekly Service for the Lord’s Day, a liturgical and uplifting time of worship through Word, Singing and Prayer.

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

“Fishing Trip”

Luke 5:1-11

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Felllowship to follow

Prayer Gathering 9:30 am in the Cafeteria

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Join us for Worship this Sunday, February 3, 2018

Service for the Lord’s Day

The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

1 Corinthians 13

“What’s Missing?”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Communion will be served.

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Join us for Worship this Sunday, January 27, 2019. 11:00 am

Service for the Lord’s Day

Third Sunday after Epiphany

1 Corinthians 12: 12-31; Luke 4:14-21

“Today”

Rev. Dr. Jim Sack preaching

Jim teaches pastoral theology at the Japan Lutheran College and Theological Seminary. He is the campus director of the Personal Growth and Counseling Center.  Together with his spouse, Carol, he began global mission service in 1982, immediately following his graduation from Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota where he also received his PhD.

WTUC is blessed by the presence of the Sacks and their family for many years now.

Fellowship to follow the service.

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Worship and Communion this Sunday, January 20, 2019

Service for the Lord’s Day

Second Sunday after Epiphany

John 2:1-11

“Transformation”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Communion will be served with Healing Ministers available.

Fellowship table and Lunch at ICU to follow the service. Join us for worship and fellowship!

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