Event Info Useful for Returnees April, 2023

Event Info Useful for Returnees

April, 2023

◎ANRK Women’s Small Group (Japan. online)
Basically 2nd & 4th Thursdays 20:30〜22:00 (Zoom)
About 3-6 people gather each time and encourage each other through updates, Bible study (M28), and prayer. If you are interested, please contact us!
If you are interested in joining, please contact JCFN Japan Office: nihon@jcfn.org

◎WINGS Youth Ministry (CA, USA)
We have three gatherings! (All bilingual! Hours are California time.)
◯Weekly online devotions every Monday at 8 pm. (Japan: Tuesdays at noon)
◯Weekly online bible study every Friday at 5:00 p.m. (Japan: Saturday at 9:00 a.m.)
◯Monthly in-person WINGS event! This month it’s April 1st at RISE OC at 5pm!
It’s all bilingual youth ministry! Middle and high school students, come on out!

◎WINGS for parents hybrid gathering (CA in person & ZOOM)
Time: Saturday, April 1st 5:00-6:30 PDT
Location: Rise OC Church 3198-B Airport Loop, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 or ZOOM
Theme: Succession of Faith
Speaker: Rev Mari Fukusaku (Vancouver Japanese Gospel Church Pastor)
Contact: Yuko Ozeki (yozeki@jcfn.org)
This is a meeting for youth parents. We plan to have 3-4 meetings per year in a hybrid face-to-face and virtual meeting.

◎APU Friday (CA, USA)
Fridays, April: 7, 14, 28 at 7 p.m. at Azusa Pacific University. (And May: 12, 19!)
There will be games, food, heart-warming worship and sharing! We invite you to join us, even if you are not yet a Christian!

◎JCFN Japan online prayer meeting “V.OCHAHOP” (Japan, online)
Saturday, April 8th 10:00〜11:00
facebook event link
Zoom link

◎Inspa prayer meeting (Japan, online)
Sunday, April 9th, 20:00~20:30 (30 minutes only) (every 2nd Sunday evening for August)
At Zoom (Meeting ID: 979 2868 4925 Passcode: 144507)
*Let’s remember and pray together about the returnee ministry, INSPA, and returnees in the Tokai area.
*The prayer meeting is open to those who have participated in INSPA before, or are from or reside in the Tokai area.
facebook group link
Instagram link
Contact: facebook or inspire-union@hotmail.co.jp.

◎ZOOM C-WIT  (Contemplative WIT) (USA, online)
Time: Saturday, April 15th 9:00〜10:30 PDT
Location: ZOOM (Zoom link will be sent upon the registration)
Theme: “Holy Ordinary Everyday ~  Encountering God in Everyday Life
“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed—or indeed only one.” (Luke 10:41-42a)
Content: Instruction, Contemplation (time for each person to be quiet), Small group (listening)
Admission: Free
Registration: bit.ly/CWIT23_1 (ZOOM link will be sent to you)
Contact: ushq@jcfn.org
In the midst of our busy daily lives, we will take a moment to be still and reflect on our own lives and what God is doing in our lives. We will also have a time to listen to each other’s thoughts.

◎Tokyo Life Church Connect Group (Toyo, Japan)
Time: April 22nd Every 4th Sunday
Roberta Peabody (Leader): rpeabody@teamjapan.org
Homepage link
Once a month, about 6-8 of us get together with people who have returned to Japan, mostly from North America.
The location is around Ikebukuro.
We value the time to freely discuss what we experienced abroad and how we feel after coming back to Japan.
If you want to continue practicing your English or want to talk about your experiences abroad, please join us.

◎Chugoku Kyushu group prayer meeting (Japan. online)
Saturday, April 22nd 19:00〜20:30
Worship, Inductive Bible Study, Prayer time
Contact: JCFN Japan Office: nihon@jcfn.org

◎Inspa: Understandin Returnee Christians (Aichi, Japan)

Time: Saturday, April 23rd 13:30〜15:15
Location: Miyoshi-shi Okayoshi Center 2nd floor room 1&2  (愛知県みよし市ひばりヶ丘2-1-1)
Guest: Maki Goto JCFN Japan staff
Sponsored by JECA Izumi no ie Bible Church
Contact: JCFN Japan Office nihon@jcfn.org

◎GRC23 prayer meeting “GriPre” (Japan, online)
Friday, April 28th 20:30〜21:00
Zoom link

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