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2019 Short-Term Mission Team from So Young Ro Church, Busan City, South Korea

It’s summer time again and So Young Ro Church of Busan, Korea is sending over 250 college students and young professionals to over 30 churches in Northern Kyushu (Fukuoka, Oita, Saga and Kumamoto Prefectures). This year, Agape House-Fukuoka is going to host a team of 8 members from July 9-17, 2019.

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[From left to right] Paul, Jane, Jeci, Casey, Tory, Sara, Jin, John (Team Captain)
They will engage in daily morning devotions, prayer and worship, join the regular Bible studies, learn about missions and evangelism in Japan, engage in evangelistic activities such as Gospel tracts and Bible distributions, and feeding the homeless. They will also help in repairing the kitchen floor and walls of our church facility. So, you are requested to join us in praying for these young people that they will a fruitful time service the LORD with us.

The schedule of activities for this Short-term Mission is as follows:

  • July 9-10
    • Distribution of Bibles and Gospel Tracts at Kyusandai-mae, Yoshizuka and Chihaya JR Train Stations
  • July 10-11
    • Repair of Walls and Kitchen floor in Agape House-Fukuoka
  • July 12
    • Homeless Feeding Activity at Reisen Park from 1:30 P.M. The food preparation would start at 8:30 A.M. in Agape House-Fukuoka.
  • July 13
    • International Day at Sopia Shingu, Japanese Hall 1& 2 from 1:00 P.M.
  • July 14
    • Joint Worship Service at Agape House-Fukuoka from 3:00 P.M. . A potluck dinner and fellowship time follows right after this worship service from 5:00 P.M.
  • July 15
    • Joint Sports Day & BBQ Party at Koga Civic Gymnasium from 10:00 A.M. Basketball, Badminton and Volleyball will be played. The BBQ Party will be held at Koga Gorakugaoka Christ Church from 1:00 P.M. 
  • July 16
    • Tour Around Fukuoka
    • Joint Worship Service at Shinsei Christ Church from 3:00 P.M. 

 

 

Join Us To Pick Some Oranges

mikanpicOn November 17 (Sat), 2018, we are going to an orchard in Kazeenooka-noen, Kotake, Koga City, Fukuoka Prefecture to pick some oranges. And you are invited to join us. This activity is called mikan-gari  (みかん狩り) in Japanese. Mikan (or Satsuma Orange) is one of the most widely grown oranges in Japan and you will have the experience to pick them yourself and eat as much as you want in one setting.

aki_p2After which, we are going to see the West Japan Chrysanthemum Exhibition hosted at Munakata Taisya.  They will feature over 3,000 pots of a wide variety of Chrysanthemums coming from the different Prefectures in Kyushu and Yamaguchi Prefecture.

The participation fee is ¥600.

We are going to depart at 2:00 P.M. from Agape House-Fukuoka and we are expected to return around 6:00 P.M.

To register for this activity, please fill-in the form and click the submit button below:

 

We have limited slots so registration will be on the first come first served basis. If you have any questions or inquiry, please feel free to contact Pastor Julius.

2018 Korean Day

You are invited to join the

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The 7-member Short-term Mission Team from So Young Ro Church, Busan South Korea is going to host this event in Agape House-Fukuoka on July 14 (Saturday) from 4:00 P.M. This is part of their Short Mission Trip in Agape House-Fukuoka.

You are all invited to see them perform a Taekwondo-K-pop Dance mix, render a Taekwondo demonstration and teach how to prepare Bibimbap. They are also going to teach some traditional Korean games. And they are going to offer other Korean food for you to taste and enjoy.

To join this event, please click here to check our Facebook page and let us know of your interest and participation.

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Short-Term Mission Team from So Young Ro Church

So Young Ro Church of Busan, South Korea is sending over 200 college students and young professionals to over 30 churches in Fukuoka, Oita, Saga and Kumamoto Prefectures between July 10 to 18 for a Short-Term Mission Trip. Agape House-Fukuoka will host a team comprised of 7 of these young people.Korean Day1

They will engage in daily morning devotions, prayer and worship, join Bible studies, learn about missions and evangelism in Japan and engage in evangelistic activities such as Gospel tracts distribution in train stations near Agape House-Fukuoka and feeding the homeless at Reisen Park in Hakata Ward. They will also help in painting our church facility and fix some walls.

One of their main activities is to host a Korean Day in Agape House-Fukuoka on July 14, Saturday from 4:00 P.M. They will introduce their culture through a dance performance, Taekwondo demonstration, teaching how to cook a Korean dish, and playing traditional games. They will also cook and serve various Korean foods for the participants to enjoy. (Please click here to join this event.)

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On July 15, Sunday, they will join the Agape House brethren from the three worship services (Morning, Evening and Indonesia) in a Joint Worship Service from 4:00 P.M. and an International Potluck Dinner Fellowship from 6:00 P.M.

On July 16, Monday, along with the church members and short mission teams from Koga Gorakugaoka Christ Church and Nozomigaoka Christ Church, they will join together with Agape House-Fukuoka church members for a Joint Sports Day at Koga Civic Gymnasium starting at 3:00 P.M. The entire group will be divided into teams to compete in Badminton, Volleyball and Basketball. After which, the entire group will move to Kora Gorakugaoka Christ Church for a Barbecue Party.

On July 17, they will tour around Fukuoka City and visit a Shinto shrine and a Buddhist temple to learn about Japanese religion and worldview.

Let us pray that the Lord would bless each of these young people and those who will be involved in this series of activities. Let us also pray that the Lord would protect, strengthen, sustain, guide and use each one in proclaiming His gospel and in sharing His love.

Joint Sports Day & BBQ Party

Summer is now here and it’s time to sweat out and move that body!

 

Agape House-Fukuoka and Koga Gorakugaoka Christ Church invite you for a Sports Day & Barbecue Party. This is will be on June 9 (Sat), 2018.

The Sports Day will start from 3 P.M. to 6 P.M. at Koga Civic Gymnasium. Badminton, Volleyball and Basketball will be played. Please be advised that you will be required to wear your indoor sports shoes to play inside the Gymnasium. Also, please be advised that the Gymnasium has a dressing room but has no shower room.

The Barbecue Party will start from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Koga Gorakugaoka Christ Church.

The participation fee is ¥500. The deadline of registration is on June 7 (Thu).

To register for this activity, please fill-in the form and click the submit button below:

 

Your registration is confirmed once you receive a confirmation E-mail from us. Please feel free to share this invitation to your friends. The more the merrier.

If you have any questions or inquiry, please feel free to contact Pastor Julius.

 

Join Us For A Strawberry Picking And An 18-Hole Putt Golf Mini Tournament

ichigoYou are invited to join us on April 28 (Sat), 2018.  We are going to visit Kuwano Strawberry Orchard located in Motogi, Fukutsu City to enjoy a 30-minute “Eat-all-you-can” ichigo-gari (or strawberry picking). And you can join a team of four to play an 18-Hole Putt Golf Mini Tournament at Munakata Yurix, Munakata City.

The basic participation fee is ¥400.

Other fees are the following:

  • “Eat-all-you-can” Strawberry Picking Fee:
    • ¥1,000 (for 3 y.o. and older)

Note: You may also take home strawberries for  ¥100 per 100 grams.

  • 18-Hole Putt Golf Fee:Munakata Yurix Putt Golf
    • ¥330 (for middle school students and older)
    • ¥250 (for elementary pupils)

We are going to depart at 10 A.M. from Agape House-Fukuoka and we are expected to return by 5 P.M.

Participants are asked to bring their own packed lunch. Packed lunch can also be bought at a convenience store near Munakata Yurix.

As an optional activity, you may want to visit the Munakata Yurix Planetarium. It features a 50-minute show entitled “Asteroid Investigation (小惑星探査)” scheduled at 1 P.M. and 3 P.M.  Viewing ticket price is ¥370 for middle school students and older and  ¥150 for elementary pupils.  Please be advised that these shows are only available in Japanese.

To register for this activity, please fill-in the form and click the submit button below:

Your registration is confirmed once you receive a confirmation E-mail from us.

We have limited slots so registration will be on the first come first served basis. If you have any questions or inquiry, please feel free to contact Pastor Julius.