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Kobe Union Church

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Sunday, November 27, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Grounded in Love" / Scriptures: Ephesians 3:17-19, and 4:7&11-16 / Preachers: Rev. Claudia Genung and Devin Stagg (KUC moderator)
20:25
November 27, 2022
Sunday, November 20, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 20, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Scriptures: Galatians 2:20, John 12:24 and 8:3-11 (NIV) / Sermon: "God's Love and Power is Christian Identity" / Preacher: Rev. Bhim Bahadur Khaling Rai ARI Training Assistant from Nepal
15:51
November 20, 2022
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "We are a Communion of Saints" / Scriptures: Hebrews 11:3-4 and Hebrews 12:1-2 (NRSVUE) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung 
27:53
November 06, 2022
Sunday, October 30, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 30, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Scripture: Matthew 25:35-4 / Testimony: "Do you see Jesus in the streets?" / Preacher: Roy Mislang
18:41
October 30, 2022
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Trusting in the Breath of God" / Scriptures: Job 1:1, 8-9, 11, 27:3-4, 42:16, and James 5:11 / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
29:49
October 23, 2022
Sunday, October 16, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 16, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Daughter" / Scripture: Mark 5:21-34 (NRSVUE) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen 
28:32
October 16, 2022
Sunday, October 9, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 9, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Unworthy Servant" / Scripture: Luke 17:7-10 / Preacher: Rev. Mark Bartsch. 
27:27
October 09, 2022
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "All Are Welcome" / Scriptures: Galatians 3:26-28 and Matthew 26:26-28 (NRSVUE) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
22:22
October 02, 2022
Sunday, September 25, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 25, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Worship:Part II" / Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8 (NRSVUE) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung 
23:45
September 25, 2022
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Soils for Seeds" / Scripture: Matthew 13:1-9 and 18-23 (ESV) / Preacher: Andrew Brubaker
15:18
September 18, 2022
Sunday, September 11, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 11, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Hardened Hearts" / Scripture: Psalm 95 (NRSVUE) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen
27:12
September 11, 2022
Sunday, September 4, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 4, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Worship" / Scriptures: Psalm 95:6-7 and Hebrews 12:28-29 (NRSVUE) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
25:29
September 04, 2022
Sunday, August 21, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 21, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Peace Through Reconciliation" / Scriptures: Matthew 5:3-12 and 2 Corinthians 5:17-20 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Dr. Timothy Boyle. 
23:05
August 21, 2022
Sunday, August 14, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 14, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Peacemakers" / Scriptures: Matthew 5:9; John 14:27 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
23:11
August 14, 2022
Sunday, August 7, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 7, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Preacher: Rev Michael Larsen (Nagoya Union Church) / Sermon: Jesus and our mistakes 
26:24
August 07, 2022
Sunday, July 31, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, July 31, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Communicating the Gospel in a Shame Culture" / Scriptures: Isaiah 61:1-11 and Hebrews 4:12-16 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Dr. Tim Boyle 
30:59
July 31, 2022
Sunday, July 24, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, July 24, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Lord, Teach Us to Pray" / Scripture: Luke 11:1-13 (NRSVUE) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
26:00
July 24, 2022
Sunday, July 10, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, July 10, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "We Have Not Stopped Praying" / Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:1-14 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
35:33
July 10, 2022
Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Plans of Hope for the Future" / Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung 
24:09
June 26, 2022
Sunday, June 19, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, June 19, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Father's Day. 
14:55
June 21, 2022
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Scripture: John 16:12-15 (NIV) / Sermon: "The Three -Faced God": Rev. Claudia Genung
26:44
June 12, 2022
Sunday, June 5, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, June 5, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Show Up!" / Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen 
25:59
June 05, 2022
Sunday, May 29, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, May 29, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: 'God Calls and What Do YOU Do?" / Scripture: Jonah 1:1-17 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen
22:15
May 29, 2022
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Encountering God When Least Expected" / Scripture: Genesis 28:10-17 and John 1:51 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Tomoyo Akemoto 
32:22
May 22, 2022
Sunday, May 15, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, May 15, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Walking Together on the Road Ahead with Jesus" / Scripture: Luke 24:13-35 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
19:37
May 15, 2022
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - Worship Service Testimony
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - Worship Service Testimony
Testimony: "The Amazing Power of Song" / Anne Morimoto.  
05:40
May 08, 2022
Sunday, May 1st, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, May 1st, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Jesus Rose For Us" / Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Jonathan McCurley (ARI) 
20:45
May 01, 2022
Sunday, April 24, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, April 24, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Seeing is Believing?" / Scripture: John 20:19-31 / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung  
20:01
April 24, 2022
Sunday, April 17, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, April 17, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: " Easter People" / Scripture: Matthew 28: 1-10 / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
17:11
April 17, 2022
Sunday, April 10, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, April 10, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: " Repent or Perish Part 3: But I Have Prayed for You "/ Scripture: Luke 22:31-34 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen
30:01
April 10, 2022
Sunday, April 3, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, April 3, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “Repent or Perish Part 2: We are Weary. So is God.” / Scripture: Isaiah 43:16-24 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen
29:45
April 03, 2022
Sunday, March 27, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, March 27, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Giving Grace" / Scripture Reading: Romans 5:1-2; Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 2:11-14 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
21:51
March 27, 2022
Sunday, March 20, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, March 20, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Repent or Perish"/ Scripture: Luke 13:1-9 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen
32:55
March 20, 2022
Sunday, March 6, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, March 6, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "God is with Us in Wilderness "/ Scripture: Luke 4:1-13 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
24:55
March 06, 2022
Sunday, February 27, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 27, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Communication 101-Learn from God"/ Scripture: Luke 9:28-36 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen 
27:06
February 27, 2022
Sunday, February 20, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 20, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Letter to Rome" / Scripture: Romans 1:1-15 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Musubi Tabuchi 
25:13
February 20, 2022
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Love in Action" / Scriptures: John 13:34 and 1 Corinthians 13:1-8a (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung 
29:33
February 13, 2022
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Toxic Christianity? We Are Not OK!!" / Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen
30:58
February 06, 2022
Sunday, January 30, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 30, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: " Unity and Diversity within the Body of Christ " / Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 12:4-7, 1 Corinthians 12:12-14 and 27(NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung 
24:40
January 30, 2022
Sunday, January 23, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 23, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "And They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our...? " / Scripture: 1 John 1:5-10 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen 
26:45
January 23, 2022
Sunday, January 16, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 16, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "The Light of the World" / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung / Scripture: John 8:12 (NIV)
25:23
January 16, 2022
Sunday, January 9, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 9, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Obedience Might Not Look Like What We Thought" / Scripture: Matthew 2:13-23 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Akiko Van Antwerpen 
27:15
January 09, 2022
Sunday, January 2, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 2, 2022 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "To Give Him the Name Jesus" / Preacher: Rev. Musubi Tabuchi / Scriptures: Joshua 24:14-15 and Matthew 1:20-21(NIV)
16:24
January 02, 2022
Sunday, December 26, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, December 26, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Social Distance and God" / Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 (NRSV) / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen. 
23:29
December 26, 2021
Sunday, December 19, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, December 19, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “Three Wise Men” / Scriptures: Matthew 2:1-12, I Corinthians 1:18-25 / Preacher: Rev. Musubi Tabuchi 
23:59
December 19, 2021
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Advent Adventure" / Scriptures: Luke 1:26-39 & 1:46-56 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
24:39
December 12, 2021
Sunday, December 5, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, December 5, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "It Started with No" / Scriptures: Luke 1:57-67 and 1:76-80 (NRSV) / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen
25:16
December 05, 2021
Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 150th Anniversary Service
Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 150th Anniversary Service
Reflection: “A New Song” / Scripture: Psalm 96:1-7 / Preacher: Rev. Andreas Rusterholz
06:06
November 28, 2021
Sunday, November 21, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 21, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Give Thanks With A Grateful Heart" / Scriptures: Luke 17:11-19 and Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV) / Preacher: Pastor Claudia Genung
23:33
November 21, 2021
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "What Can I Give?" / Scriptures: Matthew 20:1-16 and 2 Corinthians 4:7-15 (NIV) / Preacher: Pastor Musubi Tabuchi
18:49
November 14, 2021
Sunday, November 7, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 7, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Remembering the Saints" / Scriptures: Hebrews 12:1, Revelations 7:9-10 and 7:13-14 (NIV) / Preacher: Pastor Claudia Genung
19:22
November 14, 2021
Sunday, October 24, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 24, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "The Lost Sheep" / Scripture: Luke 15:1-7 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Bruce Bradburn
25:29
October 23, 2021
Sunday, October 17, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 17, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "KUC, An English Speaking Congregation" / Scriptures: Psalm 118:22-26 and 1 Corinthians 13:1-2 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Musubi Tabuchi
15:20
October 17, 2021
Sunday, October 10 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 10 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Repentance Is More Than A Feeling" / Scripture: 2nd Corinthians 7:9-12 (NRSV) / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen
26:54
October 09, 2021
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: “One Bread, One Body” / Scriptures: Ephesians 4:3-5; 1 Corinthians 10:17 / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung
14:25
October 03, 2021
Sunday, September 26 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 26 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "The Heritage of the Biblical Worldview" / Scripture: James 5:7-11 (NIV) / Preacher: Dr. Rev. Tim Boyle 
25:16
September 25, 2021
Sunday, September 19 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 19 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Co-workers in God's Service" / Scripture: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 (NRSV) / Preacher: Rev. Tabuchi Musubi 
13:46
September 19, 2021
Sunday, September 12 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 12 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Go(o)dly Heritage" / Scripture: Psalm 16 (NRSV) / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen
28:57
September 14, 2021
Sunday, September 5 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, September 5 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Our Heritage, Our Hope" / Scripture: Romans 15:4 (NIV) / Preacher: Lead Pastor Rev. Claudia Genung
14:03
September 05, 2021
Sunday, August 29 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 29 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Walking in the Light of the Triune God” / Scriptures: 1 John 1:5-2:11 (NIV) / Preacher: Rev. Dr. Tim Boyle 
29:00
August 29, 2021
Sunday, August 22 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 22 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "From Reality to Liberation" / Scriptures: Deuteronomy 5:12-15 & Mark 2:23-3:6 / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen
21:52
August 20, 2021
Sunday, August 15 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 15 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Just an ordinary fisherman?" / Scripture: Acts 2:14-18 / Preacher: Rev. Jonathan McCurley
20:11
August 15, 2021
Sunday, August 8 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 8 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Dona Nobis Pacem - Grant us peace” / Scriptures: Micah 4:15 & Matthew 5:9-11 / Preacher: Rev. Musubi Tabuchi 
18:55
August 08, 2021
Sunday, August 1 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, August 1 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Resting in the Triune God" / Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30 / Preacher: Lead Pastor Claudia Genung  
15:01
August 01, 2021
Sunday, July 25 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, July 25 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "The Biblical Roundtable of Justice" / Scripture: Psalm 73 (NIV) / Rev. Dr. Tim Boyle
30:36
July 25, 2021
Sunday, July 18 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, July 18 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Psalm 23" / Scripture: Psalm 23 (NRSV) / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen
25:49
July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 11 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, July 11 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "The Spirit of the Lord" / Scriptures: Isaiah 11:1-5 & Luke 4:16-19 / Preacher: Reverend Musubi Tabuchi
18:06
July 10, 2021
Sunday, July 4 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, July 4 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Serve One Another" / Scriptures: 1 Peter 4:10-11 & 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 / Preacher: Lead Pastor Claudia Genung
19:36
July 04, 2021
Sunday, June 27 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, June 27 - Worship Service Sermon
Title: "The True Meaning of Weakness" / Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 (NRSV) / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen / 2021-06-27
26:17
June 26, 2021
Father's Day - Worship Service Sermon
Father's Day - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon 1: "Children of God Led by the Spirit" / Scripture: Romans 8:14 / Lead Pastor Claudia Genung.   Sermon 2: "The Intimacy Issue with Dads" / Scripture: John 3:16 / Pastor Chuck Grafft.
22:03
June 19, 2021
Sunday, June 13 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, June 13 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "What happened to Pastor Chuck" / Scripture: John 16:5-7 / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft
39:17
June 12, 2021
Sunday, June 6 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, June 6 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: "Walking with the Holy Spirit" / Scriptures: Galatians 5: 25, Romans 15: 13 / Preacher: Lead Pastor Claudia Genung
15:23
June 09, 2021
Sunday, May 30 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, May 30 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "It is the Trinity Sunday today!" / Preacher: Rev. Musubi Tabuchi / Scriptures: Ezekiel 37:1-10 & 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 
16:02
May 29, 2021
Pentecost Sunday Service, May 23, 2021
Pentecost Sunday Service, May 23, 2021
Sermon: "Filled to Pour Out" / Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 / Preacher: Kwame Mantey 
20:14
May 23, 2021
Sunday, May 16 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, May 16 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “How to walk with the Holy Spirit” / Scriptures: John 14:26 & Romans 8:26 / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft 
25:25
May 16, 2021
Mother's Day, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Mother's Day, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon 1: "On Eagle's Wings - God Carries Us" / Deuteronomy 32:11 / Lead Pastor Claudia Genung /  Sermon 2: "The 'Family' of God: Who's the Mom?" / Genesis 1:26-27 / Pastor Chuck Grafft
17:35
May 09, 2021
Sunday, May 2 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, May 2 - Worship Service Sermon
Title: "Their Eyes Were Opened" / Scripture: Luke 24:13-35 / Preacher: Lead Pastor Claudia Genung
13:34
May 02, 2021
Sunday, April 25 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, April 25 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "What Is the New Commandment? What's A Covenant? What's New?" / Scripture: Hebrews 10:16-18 / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft
27:07
April 25, 2021
Sunday, April 18 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, April 18 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Love Language(s) of Jesus" / Scripture: John 20:19-31 / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen
28:54
April 17, 2021
Sunday, April 11 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, April 11 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “Easter-minded People” / Preacher: Pastor Claudia Genung / Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10
31:20
April 11, 2021
Sunday, April 4 - EASTER SERVICE
Sunday, April 4 - EASTER SERVICE
Sermon: "Last days and words of Jesus and… a new Commandment??!" / Scripture: John 13:34-35 / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft  
25:26
April 04, 2021
Sunday, March 28 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, March 28 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Come Thou Unexpected Jesus--Cognitive Dissonance in Our Faith" / Scriptures: Mark 11:1-11 & Mark11:15-19 / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen  
29:26
March 27, 2021
Sunday, March 21 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, March 21 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "If you knew who you were... It would change everything!" / Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17 / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft 
14:44
March 20, 2021
Sunday, March 14 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, March 14 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Natural Disasters-in Nature and ...Personal! How, Why and OUR Response!" / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft / Scriptures: Galatians 6:1, James 5:19-20
31:02
March 14, 2021
Sunday, March 7 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, March 7 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “The Wilderness” / Preacher: Lead Pastor Claudia Genung / Scriptures: Isaiah 43:18-20, Matthew 4:1-11 
18:39
March 07, 2021
Sunday, February 28 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 28 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Don't Eat That--It'll Make You Sick" / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft / Scriptures: Romans 12:2, Philippians 4:6-8. 
25:14
February 27, 2021
Sunday, February 21 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 21 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "God's Good Intent" / Scripture: Genesis 50:15-21 / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen 
25:34
February 20, 2021
Sunday, February 14 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 14 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “You Forget the Candlesticks” / Scripture Reading: Ephesians 4:32 ; Mark 11:25; Matthew 25: 23-24 / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft 
26:33
February 14, 2021
Sunday, February 7 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, February 7 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Healing and Hope" / Scripture: John 5:6-8 / Preacher: Pastor Claudia Genung  
16:30
February 07, 2021
Sunday, January 31 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 31 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “Can you be right…and wrong… at the same time?!” / Scriptures Reading: Romans 14:22-23, 1 Corinthians 10:23-25 / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Graft 
19:39
January 31, 2021
Sunday, January 24 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 24 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: The Weight of Our Judgements / Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen / Scripture: Matthew 7:1-5 
22:40
January 24, 2021
Sunday, January 17 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 17 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon title: Standing in the Need  of Prayer / Preacher: Pastor  Claudia Genung-Yamamoto / Scriptures: Psalms 66:19-20; Philippians 4:6; 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 
17:28
January 17, 2021
Sunday, January 10, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 10, 2021 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "When You Fast...The Power of Fasting and How to Do It!"  / Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft / Scripture: Matthew 17:14-21 - Matthew 6:16-18 (Amplified Version)
21:30
January 10, 2021
Sunday, January 3 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, January 3 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: "Three Kings of Orient” / Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12 / Preacher: Rev. Musubi Tabuchi
16:12
January 03, 2021
Sunday, December 20 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, December 20 - Worship Service Sermon
Preacher: Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen / Sermon: “Let It Be” / Scripture: Luke 1:26-38 (NRSV)
25:01
December 28, 2020
Sunday, December 27 - Sermon Worship Service
Sunday, December 27 - Sermon Worship Service
Sermon: “A Time for Everything?” /Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 / Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung 
19:06
December 27, 2020
Sunday, December 13 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, December 13 - Worship Service Sermon
Scripture Luke 2:8-19   Sermon "Treasuring and pondering the promises and presence of God in our good and bad times”   Pastor Chuck Grafft (in Long Beach, California)
29:47
December 13, 2020
Sermon Worship Service - Sunday, December 6
Sermon Worship Service - Sunday, December 6
Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft / Sermon:  "Be the Church 2.0" / Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 3:16 and Mark 12:28-31
21:30
December 06, 2020
Sunday, November 22 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 22 - Worship Service Sermon
Preacher: Rev. Claudia Genung / Sermon: “Give Thanks and Thanks-Living ” / Scripture reading: Psalm 100:4-5, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.
16:25
November 25, 2020
Sunday, November 15 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 15 - Worship Service Sermon
Scripture Reading Hebrews 5:11-13 - Romans 15:4 - 2 Corinthians 3:18 (Amp. Bible)  Preacher Pastor Chuck Sermon “What Exactly is Spiritual Growth?”
24:27
November 15, 2020
Sunday, November 8 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, November 8 - Worship Service Sermon
Sermon: “Tip Toward Trust” - Preacher: Pastor Chuck - Scriptures: Hebrews 11:6 - Philippians 4:6 - Mark 10:46-52 (Amp. Bible) 
24:02
November 08, 2020
Sunday, October 25 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 25 - Worship Service Sermon
Preacher: Pastor Akiko Sermon: “Hope is Our Guide” Scriptures reading: Lamentations 3:1-24 (NRSV) 
29:28
October 25, 2020
Sunday, October 18 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 18 - Worship Service Sermon
Scripture Reading Mark 1:14-15 Sermon "The Kingdom of God has Come Near " Rev. Musubi Tabuchi
15:02
October 18, 2020
Sunday, October 11 - Worship Service
Sunday, October 11 - Worship Service
Preacher: Pastor Chuck Grafft Sermon: “The Kanji Challenge”or "Meaningful Remembering" Bible verses (Amplified Bible): Psalm 103:2-5, Deuteronomy 4:9, Luke 22:19
21:09
October 11, 2020
Sunday, October 4 - Worship Service Sermon
Sunday, October 4 - Worship Service Sermon
Preacher:  Rev. Claudia Genung-Yamamoto Sermon: “Interconnectedness & Unity - Worldwide Communion” Bible verses: Ephesians 4:3-5; 1 John 4:3-5 
20:10
October 04, 2020
Sunday, September 27 - Worship Service
Sunday, September 27 - Worship Service
Preacher:  Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen Sermon: “Jesus Follower? Twitter Follower?”  Bible verses: Luke 9:21-27
20:41
September 29, 2020
Sunday, September 20 / Worship Service
Sunday, September 20 / Worship Service
Preacher:  Rev. Musubi Tabuchi Sermon: "The Word of the Lord Came to Me”  Bible verses: Jeremiah 1:1-10,  Matthew 8:5-8
15:43
September 20, 2020
September 13, 2020 "Is God in control or just doing the best He can do” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
September 13, 2020 "Is God in control or just doing the best He can do” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
Scriptures reading: 1 Corinthians 13:12 / Romans 8:28 / Isaiah 41:10
24:38
September 13, 2020
August 30, 2020. "The Unseen Struggle” (Pastor Chuck Grafft).
August 30, 2020. "The Unseen Struggle” (Pastor Chuck Grafft).
August 30, 2020. "The Unseen Struggle” (Pastor Chuck Grafft).  Scriptures for this week: Ephesians 6:12 AMP, 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 AMP, and 1 Peter 5:8-9 AMP
24:44
August 27, 2020
August 23, 2020. "Are we asking for permission when we have a commission” (Pastor Chuck Grafft).
August 23, 2020. "Are we asking for permission when we have a commission” (Pastor Chuck Grafft).
August 23, 2020. "Are we asking for permission when we have a commission” (Pastor Chuck Grafft).  Scriptures reading: Matthew 10:7-8, Luke 10:19 
19:49
August 23, 2020
August 9, 2020: “Peace Like a River” (Dr. Hiroko Hayase)
August 9, 2020: “Peace Like a River” (Dr. Hiroko Hayase)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, August 9, 2020, Dr. Hiroko Hayase delivered the sermon “Peace Like a River”  based on Isaiah 48:17-18 (NIV) and Ephesians 2:14-18 (NIV). Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: “Peace Like a River" (Dr. Hiroko Hayase)  Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=isaiah+48%3A17-18&version=NIV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=ephesians+2%3A14-18&version=NIV
23:08
August 09, 2020
August 2, 2020: “Peace Within” (Rev. Claudia Genung, Lead Pastor, and Carol Sack)
August 2, 2020: “Peace Within” (Rev. Claudia Genung, Lead Pastor, and Carol Sack)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, August 2, 2020, Rev. Claudia Genung delivered the sermon “Peace Within”  based on Matthew 5:9 (NIV), and John 14:27 (NIV). Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: “Peace Within” by Rev. Claudia Genung Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+5%3A9&version=NIV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+14%3A27+&version=NIV
21:48
August 02, 2020
July 26, 2020: “It's not what you know but who you know!” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
July 26, 2020: “It's not what you know but who you know!” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, July 26th, 2020, Pastor Chuck Grafft delivered the sermon “It's not what you know but who you know!”  based on Romans 12:2, John 8:31-32, and John 9:25.  Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: “It's not what you know but who you know!” by Pastor Chuck Grafft Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=+Romans+12%3A2&version=NIV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+8%3A31-32&version=NIV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+9%3A25&version=NIV
20:06
July 26, 2020
July 19, 2020: “An Eye Opening Experience” (Rev. Musubi Tabuchi)
July 19, 2020: “An Eye Opening Experience” (Rev. Musubi Tabuchi)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, July 19th, 2020, Rev. Musubi Tabuchi delivered the sermon "An Eye Opening Experience"  based on John 9:1-12, 35-41 (NIV) Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "An Eye Opening Experience"by Rev. Musubi Tabuchi. Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+9%3A1-12%2C+35-41&version=NIV
22:40
July 19, 2020
July 12, 2020: “Meaning of New Garment and New Wine” (Hiroko Hayase)
July 12, 2020: “Meaning of New Garment and New Wine” (Hiroko Hayase)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, July 12th, 2020, Hiroko Hayase delivered the sermon "Meaning of New Garment and New Wine" based on Matthew 9:14-17 (NIV) Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Meaning of New Garment and New Wine" by Hiroko Hayase. Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%209:14-17&version=NIV
19:34
July 12, 2020
 July 5, 2020: “It isn’t Fair, it’s Grace” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
July 5, 2020: “It isn’t Fair, it’s Grace” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, July 5th, 2020, Rev. Claudia Genung delivered the sermon "It isn’t Fair, it’s Grace" based on Matthew 20:1-16 (RSV) Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "It isn’t Fair, it’s Grace" by Rev. Claudia Genung. Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+20%3A1-16&version=RSV
13:28
July 05, 2020
 June 28, 2020: “To The Beloved” (Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen)
June 28, 2020: “To The Beloved” (Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, June 28th, 2020, Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen delivered the sermon "To The Beloved" based on Genesis 1:26-27, 31 (NIV) and 1 John 4:7-12 (NRSV).  Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "To The Beloved?" by Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen. Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+1%3A26-27%2C+31&version=NIV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+John+4%3A7-12&version=NRSV
22:58
June 28, 2020
June 21, 2020: “Does Your Father Really Love You?” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
June 21, 2020: “Does Your Father Really Love You?” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, June 21st, 2020, Pastor Chuck Grafft delivered the sermon "Does Your Father Really Love You" based on Ephesians 3:17-19 (Amplified) and Mark 10:17-22 (NIV) Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Does Your Father Really Love You?" by Pastor Chuck Grafft. Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+3%3A17-19+&version=AMP https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+10%3A17-22&version=NIV
26:16
June 21, 2020
June 14, 2020: “Overzealous Hammering” (Rev. Don Van Antwerpen)
June 14, 2020: “Overzealous Hammering” (Rev. Don Van Antwerpen)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, June 14th, 2020, Rev. Don Van Antwerpen delivered the sermon "Overzealous Hammering" based on 1 Kings 19:11-13a and Romans 5:1-8. Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Overzealous Hammering" by Rev. Don Van Antwerpen. Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Kings%2019%3A1-13&version=NRSV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Romans+5%3A1-8&version=NRSV
22:40
June 14, 2020
June 7, 2020: “Blessed Trinity” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
June 7, 2020: “Blessed Trinity” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Pentecost Sunday, June 7th, 2020, Rev. Claudia Genung delivered the sermon "Blessed Trinity" based on John 16:12-15 Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Blessed Trinity" by Rev. Claudia Genung Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+16%3A12-15&version=NRSV
16:44
June 07, 2020
May 31, 2020: “Church on Fire” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
May 31, 2020: “Church on Fire” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Pentecost Sunday, May 31st, 2020, Rev. Claudia Genung delivered the sermon "Church on Fire" based on Acts 2:1-11, 37-38 Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Church on Fire" by Rev. Claudia Genung Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+2%3A1-11%2C+37-38&version=NRSV
25:56
May 31, 2020
May 24, 2020: “Power in the Pause” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
May 24, 2020: “Power in the Pause” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, May 24th, 2020, Pastor Chuck Grafft delivered the sermon "Power in the Pause" based on Psalm 3:4, and Genesis 40:23-41:1 Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Power in the Pause" by Pastor Chuck Grafft Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+3%3A4&version=AMP https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+40%3A23-41%3A1&version=AMP
16:18
May 24, 2020
May 17, 2020: “Be a Lover of God, Not a Stalker” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
May 17, 2020: “Be a Lover of God, Not a Stalker” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, May 17th, 2020, Pastor Chuck Grafft delivered the sermon "Be a Lover of God, Not a Stalker" based on Deuteronomy 6:5 and Revelation 2:2-5.  Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Be a Lover of God, Not a Stalker" by Pastor Chuck Grafft Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+6%3A5&version=NIV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Revelation+2%3A2-5&version=NIV
21:38
May 24, 2020
 May 10, 2020: “You Have Arrived” (Pastors Akiko and Don Van Antwerpen)
May 10, 2020: “You Have Arrived” (Pastors Akiko and Don Van Antwerpen)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, May 10th, 2020, Pastors Akiko and Don Van Antwerpen delivered the dialogic sermon "You Have Arrived" based on the gospel text of Luke 24:36-49. Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "You Have Arrived" by Pastors Akiko and Don Van Antwerpen Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=luke+24%3A36-49&version=NRSV
25:46
May 10, 2020
May 3, 2020: “Easter People” (Rev. Musubi Tabuchi)
May 3, 2020: “Easter People” (Rev. Musubi Tabuchi)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020, Rev. Musubi Tabuchi delivered the sermon "Easter People" based on the gospel text of Matthew 8:23-27. Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Easter People" by Rev. Musubi Tabuchi Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+8%3A23-27&version=NRSV
20:28
May 06, 2020
April 26, 2020: “The Risen Christ is Here!” (Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen)
April 26, 2020: “The Risen Christ is Here!” (Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, April 26th, 2020, Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen delivered the sermon "The Risen Christ is Here!" based on the gospel text of Luke 24:13-35. Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "The Risen Christ is Here!" by Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+24%3A13-35&version=NRSV
21:16
April 26, 2020
April 19, 2020: “Behind Locked Doors, There is Hope” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
April 19, 2020: “Behind Locked Doors, There is Hope” (Rev. Claudia Genung)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, April 19th, 2020, Rev. Claudia Genung delivered the sermon “Behind Locked Doors, There is Hope” based on the gospel text of John 20:19-31.  Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: “Behind Locked Doors, There is Hope” by Rev. Claudia Genung Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+20%3A19-31&version=NRSV
29:06
April 19, 2020
April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Easter Sunday, April 12th, 2020, Pastor Chuck delivered the our Easter sermon based on Romans 8:28 and John 20:1-9, with scripture reading by the Mislang family. Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: by Pastor Chuck Grafft Scripture:https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Romans+8%3A28&version=NIV https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+20%3A1-9&version=NIV
25:18
April 13, 2020
Lenten Bible Study #7: Monday Thursday!
Lenten Bible Study #7: Monday Thursday!
Welcome back to to the Lenten Bible Study podcast of Kobe Union Church. We're happy you've decided to join us! Today's study focuses on the Last Supper, Maundy Thursday, and Mark 14:12-26. This week we are once again blessed by Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen joining us! We spend our time talking about what Maundy Thursday is, looking at how the Last Supper is represented in all 4 gospels, and talking about what deep and personal meaning we can take from this central moment in the Christian story. Join us for a time of study, conversation, and fun! - If you'd like to join in the discussion, you're welcome to participate in our Google Classroom. Just go to classroom.google.com and use class code sscycws, or send an email to Pastor Don if you're not familiar with Google Classroom. We'd love to have you join us in the conversation!
34:00
April 09, 2020
April 05, 2020: Not the Apocalypse I Expected (Rev. Don Van Antwerpen)
April 05, 2020: Not the Apocalypse I Expected (Rev. Don Van Antwerpen)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Palm Sunday, April 5th, 2020, Rev. Don Van Antwerpen delivered the sermon “Not the Apocalypse I Expected,” based on the gospel text of Matthew 21:1-11, with a special reading from Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 by Claire Van Antwerpen. Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Not the Apocalypse I Expected" by Rev. Don Van Antwerpen Scripture:https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+21%3A1-11&version=NRSV
26:48
April 06, 2020
Lenten Bible Study #6: Psalm...Thursday?
Lenten Bible Study #6: Psalm...Thursday?
Welcome back to to the Lenten Bible Study podcast of Kobe Union Church. We're happy you've decided to join us! Today's study focuses on Psalm 31, and in our podcast this week we are once again blessed by Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen joining us! We spend our time talking about what the Psalms are, and how they were used in people's lives, before talking a bit about God's steadfast love for us, even when we're sad, grief-stricken, or just generally annoyed with God. Join us for a fun, and occasionally silly, conversation! - If you'd like to join in the discussion, you're welcome to participate in our Google Classroom. Just go to classroom.google.com and use class code sscycws, or send an email to Pastor Don if you're not familiar with Google Classroom. We'd love to have you join us in the conversation!
40:38
April 02, 2020
March 08, 2020: “The Christian Alternatives to Fear” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
March 08, 2020: “The Christian Alternatives to Fear” (Pastor Chuck Grafft)
As we've been transitioning to the anchor.fm service for distributing sermons, we had thought that we had lost recordings for our services on March 1st and March 8th. Fortunately, we were able to locate some partial backup files, and can bring those to you now! Sermon: “The Christian Alternatives to Fear” by Pastor Chuck Grafft Scripture: Numbers 13:26-33  https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Numbers+13%3A26-33&version=NIV
38:14
March 30, 2020
March 29, 2020: The Church of the Good Samaritan (Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen)
March 29, 2020: The Church of the Good Samaritan (Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, March 29th, 2020, Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen delivered the sermon “The Church of the Good Samaritan,” based on the gospel text of Luke 10:25-37 Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "The Church of the Good Samaritan" by Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+10%3A25-37&version=NRSV
22:08
March 30, 2020
Lenten Bible Study #5: 'Dem Bones!
Lenten Bible Study #5: 'Dem Bones!
Welcome back to to the Lenten Bible Study podcast of Kobe Union Church. We're happy you've decided to join us! Today's study focuses on Ezekiel 37:1-14, and in our podcast this week we are joined by none other than Pastor Akiko Van Antwerpen! We spend our time talking about some of the terrifying context around Ezekiel's prophecy, and really take the time to dig into just what this passage can mean for us in the world today. Join us for a fresh look on God's work of reconciliation and repair! - If you'd like to join in the discussion, you're welcome to participate in our Google Classroom. Just go to classroom.google.com and use class code sscycws, or send an email to Pastor Don if you're not familiar with Google Classroom. We'd love to have you join us in the conversation!
34:46
March 26, 2020
March 22, 2020: Nicodemus Sought Out Jesus (Rev. Claudia Genung)
March 22, 2020: Nicodemus Sought Out Jesus (Rev. Claudia Genung)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020, Rev. Claudia Genung delivered the sermon “Nicodemus Sought Out Jesus,” based on the gospel text of John 3:1-17. Thanks for joining us this week! Sermon: "Nicodemus Sought out Jesus" by Rev. Claudia Genung Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+3%3A1-17&version=NIV
34:08
March 23, 2020
Lenten Bible Study #4: Blessed Anger
Lenten Bible Study #4: Blessed Anger
Welcome back to to the Lenten Bible Study podcast of Kobe Union Church. We're happy you've decided to join us! Today's study focuses on Ephesians 4:25-32, and in our podcast we talk about some of the background of this letter, and the Bible in general, and we discuss the importance of anger in fellowship community. Join us for a fun and engaging in-depth look at Paul's take on these very important issues! - If you'd like to join in the discussion, you're welcome to participate in our Google Classroom. Just go to classroom.google.com and use class code sscycws, or send an email to Pastor Don if you're not familiar with Google Classroom. We'd love to have you join us in the conversation! - 
35:44
March 19, 2020
March 15, 2020: “To Serve, Not to be Served” (Rev. Musubi Tabuchi)
March 15, 2020: “To Serve, Not to be Served” (Rev. Musubi Tabuchi)
This "episode" is our weekly sermon recording! On Sunday, March 15th, 2020, Rev. Musubi Tabuchi delivered the sermon “To Serve, Not to be Served,” based on the gospel text of Mark 10:35-45.  Thanks for joining us this week! Unfortunately, due to technical details during the service, we were unable to capture recordings of our lector reading the scripture during this week's service. Instead, we have asked Pastor Don to provide the scripture reading for the recording, and you can follow along with the passage at the link below if you'd prefer to read along yourself! Sermon: "To Serve, Not to be Served" by Rev. Musubi Tabuchi Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+10%3A35-45&version=NIV
16:45
March 16, 2020
Lenten Bible Study #3: Where's my mana?
Lenten Bible Study #3: Where's my mana?
Welcome to our first podcast! Which is actually the third meeting of our Lenten Bible Study series! Because that makes sense! Having had to cancel the in-person meeting of our Lenten Bible Study, we came to realize that this is the best time for us to try having it online, as a podcast. So, welcome to the first of hopefully many podcasts by Kobe Union Church. Today's podcast focuses on Exodus 16:1-8, the story of the Israelites receiving mana from heaven. Join us for an exploration of the text, and some prayerful meditation on the word!
36:23
March 12, 2020