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November 2011

Video of “The Stuff of Thanksgiving” Children’s Sermon Puppet Skit

Here’s a video recording of the children’s sermon puppet skit “The Stuff of Thanksgiving” from the November 20th, 2011 worship service at West Tokyo Union Church (WTUC) in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan.

The Stuff of Thanksgiving

Biblical Reference: Luke 12:32-34

 32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Cast: Milo & Mercy (Muppet-style puppets), and Lioness (lion puppet) Props: Costume jewelry and

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Video of “Let Your Flashlight Shine” Children’s Sermon

Here’s a video recording of the children’s sermon “Let Your Flashlight Shine” given by Pastor Akio Lee and Ruth Gilmore Ingulsrud at the November 6th, 2011 Mitaka Lutheran Church/West Tokyo Union Church joint worship service in Tokyo, Japan.

Overflowing Love

For the 21st Sunday after Pentecost or Proper 27 (Lectionary 32) From “Saving the Ants”

1 Thess. 3:12 Â “May the Lord make your love grow and overflow to each other and to everyone else, just as our love overflows toward you.” (NLT)

Preparation: Bring a small pot with a healthy flowering plant growing in it.

I brought a little plant with me this morning. It’s a very nice-looking plant with green leaves and flowers. It has its own pot with lots of rich soil.

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