2017 Annual Calendar

January

 1, 8 Mochi Sales
 8 Ozoni
12 Council on Ministries
14 - 16  Alpha Omega Winter Retreat (Camp Oakhurst)
22 UMW Officer installation luncheon
26 Administrative Board
28 Yu-Ai-Kai birthday party
29 Reconciling Ministry Celebration & Bake Sale
29 Sowan Nichigo meeting

February

 5 Super Bowl BBQ/potluck (3pm)
5, 12 Girl Scout Cookie table
 9 Council on Ministries
11 God's Garden Valentine Program
12 Boy Scout/Girl Scout Sunday
12 Boy Scout Clothing for Needy collection
18 Caregiver Workshop in Japanese, Chapel 1-5pm
19 Day of Remembrance

March

 1  Ash Wednesday 7pm
 4 Mardi Gras Missions Fundraiser 7pm
 9 Council on Ministries
23 Administrative Board meeting
23 CROP Walk for the Hungry

April

9 Palm Sunday
13 Council on Ministries
14 Good Friday Service 7pm
16 Sunrise Service 7am (at Oak Hill Cemetery)
16 Breakfast 7:30am-9:15am
16 Easter Services 10am
16 Easter Egg Hun 11:45am
23 Nikkei Matsuri
9, 23 CROP Walk pledge table

May

 6 MYF Fundraiser
11 Council on Ministries
13 Stephen Minister Retreat (offsite)
14 Mother's Day  
23-25 NJAUMC Clergy Retreat at Wesley
25 Ad Board meeting
29 Memorial Day Interfaith Service

June

 4 Music & Christian Ed. Appreciation
 4 Last day of Sunday School
 8 Council on Ministries
10 UMW Rummage Sale
11 Graduation Sunday
11 Summer Sunday School (JAM) begins
18 - 24 Kids Camp (VBS) prep
21 - 24 Annual Conference
25 Gay Pride Parade
26 - 30 Kids Camp (VBS)

July

2 Kids Camp Sharing at worship service
2 - 7 Jr. High Camp
___ Suzume no Gakko set-up
___ Suzume no Gakko
___ Alpha Omega mission trip
9 - 21 MYF Japan Trip
13 Council on Ministries
16 - 22 Boy Scout summer camp
23 - 29 Asian Camp (offsite)
23 - 28 Zephyr Pt Fellowship Retreat
26 - 28 Nichigobu Kodomo Camp
27 Administrative Board

August

2, 9, 16, 23 Wednesday Wellness (no MidWeek Service)
12 Church Cleanup
 5 Nichigo Retreat (offsite)
 6 Last day of Summer JAM
 7 Golf Tournament for Missions
10 Council on Ministries
20 Sunday School teacher meeting/training
26 All-Church Planning Day

September

1 - 4 Wesley All-Church Camp
10 God's Garden Rally Day
10 All Church Picnic/Pastors' Welcome Reception
14 Council on Ministries
___ Boy Scout Popcorn sale table
28 Administrative Board meeting

October

 1 Halloween Costume Exchange Party 11:30am
 7 Aki Matsuri
 8 Aki Matsuri leftover Sunday sale
12 Council on Ministries
15 - 29 Stewardship Campaign
20 - 22 Alpha Omega Young Adult Retreat (offsite)
22 Nichigobu General Meeting
28 God's Garden Halloween Party
29 Stewardship Pledge Dedication
31 Jpntown/SJTaiko Halloween
31 Trunk 'n' Treat

November

 5 Boy Scout Fundraiser Lunch
 9 Council on Ministries meeting
12 I Will Remember You Service (late afternoon)
13 Charge Conference
16 Administrative Board meeting
19 SOS Thanksgiving potluck luncheon
19 Boy Scout Canned Food for Needy drive

December

 2 Hanging of the Green potluck/party
 3 Stephen Minister Party
 3 God's Garden Christmas Program rehearsal
 8 Saffron Kai Christmas Party (10am-1pm FH)
___ Fuji Towers Christmas Party/Luncheon
___ Yu-Ai Kai Bonen Kai
___ UMW Cookbook sale table
___ Aki Matsuri Holiday boutique
___ UMW Christmas Luncheon Party
___ Girl Scouts Dinner Prep and Troop Party (4pm-9pm FH)
___ Prime Timer Christmas Party
10 God's Garden Christmas Program
10 Creche Walk
14 Council on Ministries
16 Agape Christmas Party
16 -17 MYF Christmas Party & Lock-In
___ CAF Christmas Party
17 Nichigobu Christmas Party (11:30am-1pm Conference Room)
___ Yu-Ai Kai Mochitsuki (offsite)
23 AO Christmas Party
24 Christmas Eve Morning Worship 10am
24 Christmas Eve Worship 7pm
29 - 30 Mochitsuki
29 Camp Mochi