Remember to wear clothing or accessories from other countries/cultures for world communion Sunday.
Adult Intro to Bible Study â€“ Meets at 9:40 in upstairs room in the same building where worship service is held. Child care provided.
Worship â€“ 10:55 am
Scripture: 1 John 4:7-12, Matthew 5:14-16
Sermon: â€œSharing Eucharistâ€; Rev. Claudia
This Sunday please bring breads from other cultures (french bread, German bread, pita bread, tortillas, osenbei, etc.) for our communion table. Also wear an ethnic costume or short or scarf.Â Â Try to dress internationally if you can!Â Â Â Look at your wardrobe- you must have something! Aloha shirts, saris, Chinese dresses, sombreros, Swedish dresses, Thai scarves…. be creative!
Read more about World Communion Sunday at the end of this message.
Steering Committee -Â Â meets after church at 1PM
Oct. 10 – High School students meet with Pastor Claudia for lunch after church
Oct . 24 – ARI Rev. Jon McCurley preaching
Oct.Â Â 31 – Reformation Sunday; Jim Sack preaching
Nov. 7 – Joint Worship Service with Mitaka Lutheran Church; 10:30AM
Nov.Â Â 21 – Thanksgiving Sunday and Potluck
Nov. 28 – First Sunday in Advent
Dec. 3 – Friday Caroling for Peace at Tokyo Union Church; 7:30PM
Dec. 12 – Christmas Pageant
Dec. 19 – Christmas Caroling at neighborhood orphanages
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service; 7:30PM
Jan 21-23 – Womenâ€™s Conference; Karen Seevers is this yearâ€™s chairperson
Service to our congregation and community
Church Directory – Please check the hard copy church directory located on the bulletin board for your current contact information. The directory includes phone, email and birthday information. Contact Toshi Sasao for changes or to be included in the directory.
ARI always needs:Â Â bicycles, vacuum cleaners, washing machine, kerosene stove, sugar, vegetable oil, unused stamps, unused postcards, umbrellas, new slippers, flannel bed sheets
Share your gift of music during worshipâ€”see worship chair Betsy Terada.
If you have a special request for a praise song or hymn, contact Betsy Terada.
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.
Interested in being a liturgist? ContactÂ Â Betsy Terada.
Child care is available from 9:30 – 10:30 and 11:00 – noon.Â Â Location is on the 2nd floor in the same building where worship service is held.
Prayer requests – send to Pastor Claudia or Prayer Chain Coordinator Kayo Ozawa.