IMPORTANT HEALTH INFORMATION ONLINE

  • Faith UMC information regarding the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 CLICK HERE

  • Updated CDC Information CLICK HERE

  • California Department of Public Health information CLICK HERE

  • California State Response to COVID-19 CLICK HERE

Lent Studies – Campus Classes CANCELED – will resume at a later date

  • Sundays in LENT – March 1st@ 12:00 pm (Rooms 19 & 20) – Led by the preaching pastor
  • Tuesdays in LENT – March 3rd@ 10:30 am (Front of Wilson Park Sports Center) – Led by Rev. Allison Mark and Danny Hirata
  • Wednesdays in LENT – March 4th@ 6:30 pm (Rooms 22 & 23) – Led by the Preaching Pastor. Simple Supper and Study. Sign up for dinner each week.
  • Independent Small Groups. Sign up to gather and lead your own small group. Guidelines and weekly questions will be sent to you and your group
  • Download study guides HERE

 Prime Timers Annual Retreat – Saturday, March 14th @ 9am POSTPONED

  • Guest Speaker: Minister Eric Iki
  • Please sign up with Chris Kamatani

Faith UMC Golf Fellowship – Sunday, March 15th @ 1pm POSTPONED until next month 

  • Meets 3rd Sunday at Alondra Golf Course
  • Please sign up in the Narthex and for additional info, please contact Kenny Isery or Pastor Ki

Japanese Movie Night – Sunday, March 15th @ 5pm – Fellowship Hall/Activity Rm POSTPONED

  • Featuring Ronin Part 2
  • FREE popcorn. Please see Roger Butcher or Danny Hirata for details

Attention Seniors! Senior Hang Out – Monday, March 16th @ 8:30am – 11am in the Fellowship Hall & Activity Rm POSTPONED

  • Meets 1st & 3rd Mondays. Please see Joanne Sato at jnsato@sbcglobal.net for more info

Logos Bible Study – March 17th @ 10:30am in the Activity Room POSTPONED

  • Bible study with Pastor Ki Choi
  • Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month

WISH (Women in Support & Hope) – Wednesday, March 18th @ 10am – 12pm in Rooms 22 & 23 POSTPONED

  • Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month
  • Contact Joanne Sato for more Info @ jnsato@sbcglobal.net

Sack Lunch for Day Laborers – March 21st @ 8:15am in the Chen Annex POSTPONED

  • Meets 3rd Saturday of the month @ 8:15 am in the Chen Annex
  • Need 3-4 volunteers
  • Sign ups in the hallway
  • We will make, pack and deliver to day laborers @ Home Depot (Gardena location)
  • Please see Barbara Takumi for more info or email outreach@faithsouthbay.org

Hula Ministry – March 21st @ 9-10:30am in the Activity Room POSTPONED

  • Everyone from the ages of 3-103 is welcomed to join Faith’s Newly established Hula Ministry.  (No prior dancing experience necessary)
  • Dancing hula is a great workout and is a great way to socialize with others who are interested in Hula culture
  • For more information, please contact Mark Chun
  • Meets every 1st& 3rd Saturday of the month

 Easter Lilies | In Honor of … In Celebration of … In Memory of …

  • Easter Lilies are $15 each.
  • Please make checks payable to Faith UMC and note: “Easter Lily”.
  • Be sure to submit this form with your payment.
  • Deadline is Sunday, March 22nd.

Corazon House Build in Valle de Palmas – Saturday, March 28thPOSTPONED until September 26

  • Event will be postponed to a later date this year due to concerns over the coronavirus.

 18th Annual Relay for Life of Torrance @ South Torrance High School – Save the Date April 25 & 26 POSTPONED

  • Together, we can make a difference! There’s no finish line until we find a cure…
  • Relay for Life Torrance is requiring all participants to register for this event.
  • To join, click HERE

Prime Timers Outing – Les Miserables – Saturday, May 9th, 12:15pm – 5:45pm, Segerstron Center for the Arts

  • Outing is sponsored by the Prime Timers but all Faith UMC members are invited
  • Cost: $110 – Money Due 3/20/2020
  • Please see Chris Kamatanior Jane Kiyoharafor more info

UMW Mission Trip to Japan for 60th Kanreki Anniversary – September 1-9 

  • Places to visit are places that UMW have supported the last 150 years in Japan – Shelter, Orphanage, Aoyama Gakuin, Hiroshima Jogakuin, Old UMW Missionary Housing
  • Cost: $1200 (Includes airfare, train, hotel, bento). Deadline to apply: 2/2/2020 with $800 deposit
  • Any questions, contact Pastor Becky at nichigo@faithsouthbay.org

Job Opening: Social Media & Outreach

  • New job opening at Faith UMC: Social Media & Outreach Coordinator (Part-Time, 5-10 hours per week)
  • Job responsibilities include:
    • Manage Faith UMC’s social media accounts (primarily Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo)
    • Create social media campaign proposals for events and sermon series
    • Develop a monthly calendar of social media posts
    • Upkeep of photo repository and weekly updates of news and events on Church website
    • Photograph Sunday gatherings and events for social media and web
    • Train on AV Tech equipment and slide programs to include worship slides to web/social media sites
  • For the full job description or to inquire about this position, please contact Derek Tairaat sprc@faithsouthbay.org

Operation Gratitude

  • Handiwork for Service is collecting Beanie Baby Type toys (new or gently used)
  • The stuffed animals should be 6-8 inches tall.  The toys are given by soldiers to children they encounter in the war zones
  • Leave the Beanie Babies in Narthex boxes marked Operation Gratitude, along with your name

 Creation Care Team – Will continue to collect plastic caps (indefinitely)

  • Please drop them off in the large orange bin located in the hallway of the Narthex
  • For more information, please contact Minister Eric Iki.