Activities

Agape Women

The group works on various handicrafts throughout the year: quilts, blankets, aprons and other crafts that are given to various charitable organizations in the Salt Lake Valley.  They make items such as blankets and Christmas stockings for Issei and Nisei church members and shut-ins, and hats for the homeless.  This group also hosts the Nikkei Senior Center luncheon each February, preparing the food and program for senior luncheon guests.  The Agape Women contribute many hours in food preparation – sushi, manju and other Japanese delicacies – for Nihon Matsuri and Aki Matsuri. The Agape Women provide coffee and treats for all to enjoy after worship service every Sunday. (more...)

Men’s Fellowship

The Men’s Fellowship group hosts the annual Easter breakfast and Mother’s Day continental breakfast each year. (more...)

 Retreats and Conferences

Mount Hermon – The Mount Hermon Conference is a Christ-centered camp located in the Santa Cruz mountains with programs designed for every member of the family.  The JCC participates in the week of the JEMS (Japanese Evangelical Mission Society) gathering.

The Nichigo group annually plans a service with a Japanese-speaking guest speaker. (more...)

Youth Group

The youth (junior high school, high school) are involved in fundraising activities of the church as well as fellowship activities. (more...)

One Great Hour of Sharing

Since 1949, Presbyterians have joined with millions of other Christians through One Great Hour of Sharing to share God’s love with those in need. Generous offerings assist those affected by natural disasters, provide food to the hungry, and help build strong communities through Presbyterian leadership development.  The JCC participates in this offering during the month of February. (more...)

Operation Christmas Child

The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to less fortunate children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.  During November, congregation members fill shoe boxes with items such as school supplies, small toys, hygiene items, and clothing such as t-shirts and socks to send to children worldwide. (more...)

Acts 16:5

The JCC participates in the Acts 16:5 Initiative sponsored by Vital Churches Institute.  The Acts 16:5 Initiative is a three-year process that assists congregations in growth in transformational and missional momentum.  Elements of the Initiative include ongoing training for pastors and congregational leaders, support from other pastors on the same journey as well as coaching support from the Vital Churches Institute. This enables congregations to reflect on their present vision and practices and to effectively advance in the Acts 16:5 Initiative. (more...)