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255 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
United States





Rev. Stanley Wayne “He Saw and Believed Because as Yet They Did Not Understand the Scripture” -April 21, 2019 (John 20:1-17) (Video)

スタンリー・ウェイン牧師「彼は、見て、信じた。まだ聖書の言葉を理解していなかったのである」 -April 21, 2019 [Easter Sunday] (ヨハネによる福音書 20:1-17) (Video)

Rev. Nobuyuki Kurisu “Your King on a Colt” -April 14, 2019 [Easter Sunday] (Matthew 21:1-11) (Video)

栗栖信之牧師 「子ろばに乗ったあなたの王」-April 14, 2019 (マタイによる福音書 4:31-38) (Video)

Rev. Kei Okada “Gratitude and Joy” -April 7, 2019 (John 4:31-38) (Video)

岡田 圭牧師 「感謝と喜び」-April 7, 2019 (ヨハネによる福音書 4:31-38) (Video)

Rev. Nobuyuki Kurisu “Following Jesus” -March 31, 2019 (Matthew 16:21-26) (Video)

栗栖信之牧師「イエスについて行く」-March 31, 2019 (マタイの福音書16:21-26) (Video)

Rev. Nobuyuki Kurisu “The Cross of Jesus and I”-March 28, 2019 (Mark 15:6-15) (Video)

栗栖信之牧師「イエスの十字架と私」-March 28, 2019 (マルコの福音書15:6-15) (Video)

Rev. Megumi Enomoto -“The Rainbow Appears in the Clouds” - March 23, 2019 (Genesis 9:8-17, Revelation 21:9-14‬‬‬) (Video)

榎本 恵牧師-「雲の中に虹を置く」 (創世記9:8-17 黙示録21:9-14)-March 23, 2019 (Video)

Rev. Stanley Wayne - English Sermon: "Two Types of Miracles" - March 10, 2019 SCRIPTURE Acts‬ 4:1-4, 23-24, 29-30, 32-35‬ (Video)
スタンリー・ウェイン牧師 - 説教: 「奇跡の2種類」 - March 10, 2019 聖書 使徒の働き 4:1-4, 23-24, 29-30, 32-35 (Video)
Rev. Kei Okada 岡田 圭牧師 - Japanese Sermon: "Parent's Face (Likeness)"「親の顔(似姿)」- March 3, 2019 (Video)
Rev. Nobuyuki Kurisu 説教 「みことばが実を結ぶ」 栗栖信之牧師-Feb 17, 2019 (Video)
Rev. Nobuyuki Kurisu - English sermon:“The Word Bears Fruit”-Feb 17, 2019 (Video)
Rev. Kei Okada - English Sermon: "One New Person in Christ" - January 27, 2019 (Video)
Rev. Nobu Kurisu - August 2018

Pastor Kazutoshi Takahashi
 (until December 2017)

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Union Theological Seminary student Dr. Ken Kurihara gave the sermons for our Sunday Services during the months of March to May 2016. Rev. Susumu Ando conducted Holy Communion on the first Sundays of every month.

May 2016 Message by Dr. Ken Kurihara

April 2016 Message by Dr. Ken Kurihara

March 2016 Message by Dr. Ken Kurihara

The Japanese American United Church (JAUC) is a Christian community seeking to reach out, especially to Japanese and those who are interested in Japan in the greater New York City area, with the purpose of sharing faith in Christ and growing together in Christian discipleship through worship, fellowship, study, evangelism and mission.

JAUC is seeking a dynamic full-time pastor who is called by our Lord to lead the church in its mission. The pastor should have a meaningful personal relationship with the Lord Jesus and be able to bear witness of a personal relationship with the Lord. Our pastor must be affiliated with and ordained by a recognized denomination and will have to receive approval to serve by the Reformed Church in America (RCA) and/or United Methodist Church (UMC).

The pastor will be called to establish consistent structure in the Sunday worship with biblically based sermons and transform our Sunday worship to a place where people would want to come and worship the Lord. The pastor should be gifted to help the church share the good news of salvation in Jesus Christ, especially to Japanese, Japanese American, and those who are interested in Japan. The pastor should be able to lead the church’s small group ministry to help the fellowship of the church and to disciple the next generation of believers as followers of Jesus Christ.

We prefer candidates who have working permissions in the US.

JAUC has been meeting regularly in prayer, firmly believing in the grace of God and waiting to receive new vision from God through our new pastor.  The congregation is ready to support the new pastor and we are excited about the great things that God has in store for us.

To apply for this position:

Candidates who are interested in the pastoral position at our church are requested to forward us the following documents and send to the below address, via mail or email by March 15, 2019:  
1. Written testimony about your salvation and God’s calling on your life to be a pastor
2. One sermon in Japanese
3. One sermon in English
4. Two reference letters

Japanese American United Church
255 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10001
Attention: PCC


申し込みのあった候補者それぞれに提出をお願いしている書類 by March 15, 2019

  1. 信仰と牧師召命の証

  2. 説教サンプル2通(英語1通と日本語1通)

  3. 履歴書

  4. 推薦状2通

Send to:
Japanese American United Church 日米合同教会
255 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10001
Attention: PCC