History

The first service of West Tokyo Union Church was held on Sept. 13, 1963 and the church was established in 1965.
1968 – Rev. James M. Phillips
1972 – Rev. Frank B. Henry
1977 – 1981   Rev. George and Helen Borthwick
1980 – Summer Pastor:  Rev. Howard Haines, Former TUC pastor
Feb. 1, 1982 – Dec. 19, 1983  Rev. Richard and Mrs. Bea Smith
1984 – 1985   Rev. Philip and Bonny Bembower
Summer 1985 – Rev. Yugo Suzuki helped carry out summer services
Oct, Nov, Dec. 1985 and Jan. through Aug., 1986: Pastor of the Month
Sept. 7, 1986 – End of July, 1988 Rev. John and Suzann Harland
Oct. 23, 1988 – June 18, 1989  –  Pastor of the Month program (resident pastors and missionaries took turns preaching).
April 29, 1990 – Celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the church.
Rev. Glenn Gano, preacher,  Rev. Dr. Noah Brannen, Liturgist.  Resident pastors:  Rev. Noah Brannen, Rev. Hank French, Rev. Dr. Gordon Laman, Rev. Dave Murchie
Sept. 22, 1991 – June 26, 1994  Rev. Robert and Dee Eades
Sept. 1994 – June 2011 – Rev. Claudia Genung-Yamamoto
June 2011 – June 2013 – Rev. Susan Page Townsley and Rev. Teresa Thompson Sherrill
June 2013 – August 2016 – Rev. Teresa Thompson Sherrill
Sept. 2016 – present – Rev. Christian Zebley

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