Happy Easter from our church family to yours!
Our private tutor and another friend from the church we attended while in language school came for this past week to visit. Although the visit began by being rear ended on a major highway (thankfully no one was hurt) everything … Continued
New Year traditions are very strong in Japan. In America there is much celebrating with friends, however in Japan New Years is more of a family holiday rooted in deep Buddhist and Shinto traditions. It starts with the temples ringing … Continued
In America churches typically have a Christmas Eve Service. At our church we have regular worship the Sunday before Christmas and then a Christmas Potluck. After the potluck we have an hour of various musical performances and games and then … Continued
The last Christmas event we were in charge of or a major part of was for the English Program. We combine classes for two hours of Christmas fun. This year we went through the nativity and talked about Christmas in … Continued
Kid’s Club was started this year for all the kids who were part of the Hug Hug program and still want to hang out together. Once a month Pre-School thru Second Graders gather for songs, games, a craft, a talk … Continued
It has become a tradition to invite all people involved in various church outreaches* together in December to experience an traditional American Christmas Dinner. Well, actually it’s a lunch. Everyone gathers, has a gift exchange, listens to Michael present about … Continued
Today the Sunday School class hosted their Annual Christmas Festival. we had around 45 kids participate. It was a fun time of games, singing, a puppet show, hearing about the True Christmas Story from Pastor Aoki, making and eating cakes … Continued