West Tokyo Union Church
Sunday, May 15, 2011 – 3rd Sunday after Easter
There will be a Congregational Meeting after the service to vote on the following two proposals:
1. That Rev.Teresa Sherrill and Rev.Susan Townsley serve as co-pastors at WTUC from September 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
2. That each pastor receive half of the approved WTUC yearly pastoral salary.
ES Age 4 – Gr 2 – Not meeting this Sunday; will meet next Sunday, May 22nd
Adult Intro to Bible Study: Meets upstairs at 9:45.
Gospel: Luke 24 : 13-35
Sermon: “My Heart Burned Within” – Rev. Claudia
Service to our congregation and community
Church Directory – Updated published directory is now available. Please get a copy from Toshi Sasao.
The participants have arrived and ARI is in their new temporary location. ARI still needs more clothing, especially for tall men, work clothes for both men and women, dress clothes and suits. Towels, slippers and shows of various sizes are also appreciated.
Send clothes by takyubin in a box or old suitcase to:
Asian Rural Institute
Theological Seminary for Rural Mission
Machida-shi Tokyo 195-0063
For more info. call or email UMC missionary and ARI:
Jonathan McCurley 090-6901-9849
Jonathan McCurley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
WTUC supports Second Harvest Japan where WTUC member, Ruby Sakuma, works as the Food Pantry Coordinator. Second Harvest Japan welcomes volunteers on Fridays and Saturdays to help with the preparation and distribution of food to the homeless. Those who are interested may see Ruby or go to the Second Harvest Japan website (2hj.org) to sign up.
Music at WTUC: If you have favorite songs that you would like to sing, please send Carrie Bennett your requests. email@example.com
Carrie is going to help coordinate music at WTUC. Anyone interested in committing their vocal and musical talents TWICE a month email or see Carrie.
Interested in being a liturgist? Contact Betsy Terada.
Interested in joining the prayer chain? See Pastor Claudia or Kayo Ozawa, prayer chain coordinator.
Interested in becoming a Lay Eucharistic Minister? Contact Pastor Claudia.
Prayer requests – send to Pastor Claudia or Prayer Chain Coordinator Kayo Ozawa; firstname.lastname@example.org
Website – www.wtuc.net
Pastor: Rev. Claudia Genung-Yamamoto; RevClaudia@aol.com
Steering Committee chairperson: Karen Seevers; email@example.com