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Union Church of Los Angeles
February 23, 2023   |   Vol. 5   |   No. 8  |
Coming Up...

Saturday Morning Prayer
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Join us on Zoom and plug into the power of prayer
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Thursday's Night Ministry on Skid Row
See below on how to get involve and support the ministry
Little Tokyo Parkinson Support Group
Saturday, February 24 from 10A-12N
More details below
Movie Night
Saturday, March 2 @ 4PM

Movie title: The Artist
More details below
Japanese Union Church 100th Anniversary
Sunday, March 10 @ 1PM

More details below

Good Friday Service
Friday, March 29

More details to follow
Easter Sunday Service
Sunday, March 31
As Easter Sunday approaches,
start thinking about who you would like to invite to attend church with you
Worship Service Opportunities
We are looking to expand our Sunday morning team. If you have a musical talent or want to learn how to run the slide show, join the team! 
Email Kevin Kowta
11 AM Worship Service

Pastor Ruben Nuno
 "The Temptation of Peter"
Matthew 8:31-38
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Join ZOOM by Phone
(No Video)
Dial in by phone
 +1 669 900 6833 US 
Meeting ID: 870 5000 4107#
Join ZOOM By Video
Join the service with your Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone. Download the ZOOM app or visit the ZOOM website
Once downloaded, click on the link below to connect.

The Little Tokyo Parkinson's Support Group will hold its next monthly meeting on Saturday, February 24. We are honored to have Dr. Phillip Ahn, who has been practicing after finishing his residency program at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles County Medical Center for the past 20 years and completing his Fellowship training for Clinical Neurophysiology at USC Hospital. His practice covers all aspects of neurology with special attention to the geriatric population with the degenerative conditions including Parkinson's Disease. He has been our guest speaker numerous times.

We welcome our Parkinson's members, and any interested individuals are welcome. 

Our meeting will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 10 AM-12N at Union Church of Los Angeles, 401 E. 3rd St., LA, CA 90013

Yoko Kawaguchi (626) 571-1796 | Lorraine Arakaki (626) 282-7366

Join us for another movie night and popcorn on March 2, Saturday, at 4pm in the Social Hall. We will be watching a very special movie I worked on - the contemporary silent black-and-white film “The Artist” - it got 10 Oscar nominations and 5 wins in 2012. It was all filmed in LA with several downtown LA locations - can you spot them? It is a romantic comedy, light-hearted and funny and entertaining, but with great visual style and high artistic qualities. No language barrier - a few titles in English.
The Japanese Union Church Building
120 Judge John Aiso St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
100 Year Celebration

Sunday, March 10, 2024
1:00 PM
March 10, 2023 was the 100 year anniversary of the old Japanese Union Church Building but a ceremony was not held. 

Last year was also the 25th anniversary of the Union Center for the Arts and at least 2 original tenants East West Players and Visual Communications (VC).
The Japanese Union Church Building was built by Rev. Giichi Tanaka in 1922-1923 after he merged 3 Christian churches in 1918.
Rev. Giichi Tanaka wrote a “thank you” letter to the community one year after the church building was completed on March 10, 1924.
Little Tokyo Historical Society, Little Tokyo Service Center, Japanese American National Museum, East West Players, Visual Communications are planning a celebration event on March 10, 2024. A historical building plaque will be mounted and unveiled, as well as a sign on a post requested by LTHS.
Pastor, Counselor, and Author, Ken Yabuki
leads a discussion and group study of God’s Word.  

All are invited. Join each Sunday mornings from 9A-9:30A.
Click Here to Join Sunday Bible Study
Let's come together to prayer for 2022
8:00-8:30 AM

Make prayer a daily habit in 2023
Set aside time to pray
Pray for one another
Pray with others
Ask for prayer
Give thanks for the answered prayers

Join ZOOM by Phone (No Video)
Dial in by phone:  +1 669 900 6833 US 
Meeting ID: 870 5000 4107#
Join ZOOM by Phone
(No Video)
Dial in by phone
 +1 669 900 6833 US 
Meeting ID: 870 5000 4107#
Join ZOOM By Video
Join the service with your Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone. Download the ZOOM app or visit the ZOOM website
Once downloaded, click on the link below to connect.
Join Saturday AM Prayer
We need your help to support the Thursday night ministry on Skid Row. Join us in our partnership with "Bee a little Better" by donating items to distribute to unhoused people in the area. You can drop off your donations in the black cart located in the social hall. Every contribution counts! Here are some helpful items to donate:
  • Pants
  • Blankets
  • Jackets
  • Caps
  • Packaged snacks
  • Canned teas and juices.
  • Batteries
  • Razors
For more information, you can reach out to Chuck Hashbarger or Pastor Ruben Nuno.
The Union Church App is ready!
Follow the instructions below on how to download the Union Church App and current.

Your app is active and ready to go inside the MyChurch app. To download your app, all you have to do is 3 simple steps:

  • Go to the app store and find My Church by Pushpay app (it is a blue square with a white steeple of a church) or you can scan the QR Code using your mobile phone camera
  • Download the app
  • Once you open the app, you will enter your keyword, "unionchurch" in the search bar on the main login page. 
Click on the image for more information 
We appreciate your generous giving. 
You may tithe online or mail your checks to the church

Union Church of LA
401 E 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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latest 2023 Sunday Service. 
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
James 5:16  

How can we pray for you this week?
Get in touch directly with the lead team at Union Church using the form below. Ask for more information about our church, how to connect, or where to volunteer. Let us know if you would like to be added to our newsletter. We look forward to hearing from you!
Read the July 2023 update from the Taguchis and Koyamas. To support the Nakama Kids during this time you can donate securely online through Pushpay below or send a check to the church address. In either case, please indicate "Nakama" in the memo.
Flash Back to February 3, 2018
Union Church Centennial Luncheon

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