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Sakuragaoka Christ Church Partnership


In a time when the Church in Japan is graying along with the general population, we envision reaching the large population of young adults and children in our community so that our church will continue to grow and reach out in the unchurched areas around us.

Missionaries and Japanese nationals currently working in this partnership are:

Paul & Violette Bridgman
Rev. Hiroyuki Akae: Saidaiji Church pastor
Pastor and Mrs. Yoshua Osaka

Ministry Focus:

We cooperate with the pastor and lay leaders of this church that we have had a part in developing almost from the beginning. The church officially voted in a deacon board that leads the church along with Rev. Akae, Pastor Osaka and Paul. We continue to help at the church as needed: Paul preaching, teaching, and translating, Violette teaching English Bible and playing the piano. We have evangelistic English classes in our home and the community for outreach. Paul also does volunteer work at the local grade schools and is involved in neighborhood organizations to help get to know more people in the community so we can share Christ with them.
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