Sunday, November 3rd

Joint Service with Mitaka Lutheran Church at 10:30 AM

Pastor Lee will bring a message from Luke 19:1-10, on “To Seek the Lost.”  Pastor Teresa will translate the message.  Our own Kazuko Sacon will lead us in music.  After the service, the Lutheran College is having it`s Megumi Sai (a Culture Day Celebration).  Please feel free to eat lunch on campus and enjoy being with the students.  There are free performances throughout the campus and a Handbell Concert in the chapel from 1pm.
Next Sunday, November 10th at both churches, All Saint`s Day will be commemorated.

SAVE THE DATE!  Game Night sponsored by the HS Youth Group, November 15th! Fun, feast and fellowship guaranteed!

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CORNER (we value your prayers & involvement in this vital ministry)  Contact Carrie Bennett for ES, Julie Rogers for MS, Amy Harbaugh for HS or Pastor Teresa at with any questions.

Little Kids (1-5)
Sunday School November 3rd during church
there is no class today, children please remain with your parents enjoying activities

NEXT ES Youth Grades 2-5 we will post on the WTUC FB and website about the next meeting.

Wednesday, November 20th at the Rogers` home from 5:30 p.m.  Service project, bible study and pizza.

NEXT HS Sunday November 3rd, at Amy Harbaugh`s home from 1 p.m.

Game Night sponsored by the HS Youth Group, 11/15th!

NEXT Adult Sunday School
Sunday November 10th at the Sacks from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Topic: Parable series facilitated by Pastor Teresa – Parable of the Lost Sheep

From HS and MS Youth Groups

Please bring your shoe boxes to church on Sunday, November 10th for the Operation Christmas Child project.  We will be sending them to Sendai to be distributed from there.  If you don’t have a sticker for the outside of the box indicating gender and age, one will be provided for you on Sunday, November 10th.  Remember that you can put a personal note or picture inside the box so the child who receives it can learn a little about who it came from.  Please write these messages in just English or both Japanese & English.

Sign up for snacks for fellowship time with Ann or on the list on the white board.  We greatly appreciate your contributions to our community life!

WTUC  Announcements
*Any questions or concerns?  Feel free to email anytime.
*Please enjoy and refer our website and FB page (West Tokyo Union Church) to others.  Please make any suggestions for additions to the Pastor Teresa and/or Steering Committee.
*If you’d like to be added to the WTUC church email list, please contact Gene Witt
*If interested in joining the WTUC Prayer Chain, let Pastor Teresa or Prayer Chain Coordinator, Kayo Ozawa, know of your interest. Please submit prayers to or Kayo Ozawa.

Interested in becoming a member at WTUC – please talk to Pastor Teresa about upcoming membership classes.

Upcoming Preaching Ministry

November 10      Rev. Dr. Ron Man
November 17      Rev. Jim Sack, Communion
November 24      Pastor Teresa, Thanksgiving Feast
December  1       Pastor Teresa, Communion
December 8        Youth Christmas Pageant
December 15      Rev. Jim Sack, Communion

Luke 19 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd. 4 So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way. 5 When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” 6 So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly. 7 All the people saw this and began to mutter, “He has gone to be the guest of a sinner.” 8 But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount.” 9 Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham. 10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”


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