Worship and Communion on the Fourth Sunday of Eastertide

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Matthew 11:25-30

Communion served

“The Yoke of Christ”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Fellowship to follow the service

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Join Us for Worship this Mother’s Day

Third Sunday of Eastertide

Morning Worship at 11:00 am

Isaiah 49:13-16

John 14:15-21

“Love and Light Spill Out”

Ms. Cathy Berghahn, Teacher at ASIJ and long-time member of WTUC

Fellowship to follow the service.

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Join us for Worship and Communion; Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Communion served

1 Peter 3:8-22

“Faith in the Public Square II”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

ES/MS and HS Youth Bible Studies from 9:30-10:30

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Join us for worship this Sunday, April 28, 2019.

First Sunday of Eastertide

Morning Worship 11:00 am

Acts 5:27-32

“Faith in the Public Square”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Fellowship to follow the service.

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Join us this Sunday, April 21 for Easter Worship, Communion and Brunch! Celebrate the Risen King!

Easter Sunday Celebration

April 21, 2019

Worship at 11:00 am

Luke 24:13-49

“The Necessity of Hope”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

Communion served

Easter Egg hunt at 9:15 am outside the cafeteria on the Lutheran Seminary campus. Easter Egg Brunch at 9:30 am in the cafeteria. Please bring a dish to share and place settings. (Don’t worry if you can’t! Just come and enjoy!) Happy Easter!

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Join us for Worship on Palm Sunday!

April 14, 2019

Service for the Lord’s Day, Palm Sunday, 11:00 am

Luke 22:39-62

What Happens in the Garden; Doesn’t Stay in the Garden”

Julie Rogers preaching

Fellowship to follow the service.

Procession of the Palms in the beginning of the service.  Children please meet near the door to the sanctuary at 10:50 am.

Click on Holy Week Schedule above for a list of all services leading up to Easter, 2019. Join us for worship and fellowship as we remember and celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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Worship and Communion on the Fifth Sunday of Lent; Sunday, April 7, 2019

Service for the Lord’s Day

Isaiah 43:16-21

Philippians 3:4b-14

“Filling in the Gaps”

Rev. Christian Zebley preaching

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Fourth Sunday of Lent: 3/31 Contemplative Worship Service in the tradition of Taize, 11:00 am

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Contemplative Worship Service: Songs, Prayer and Meditation in the tradition of Taize. 11:00 am

Communion will be served

Carol Sack on harp; Rev. Jim Sack will give the meditation; all are welcome.

Thursday, March 28th 6-8 pm. Lenten Potluck and Community Bible Study

WTUC sanctuary/classroom; salad, bread and beverages provided. If you are able bring a dish to share.

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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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