2008 Kyodan Newsletter Index

CHILDREN AND YOUTH
Catholic-Protestant Fellowship
Addresses Educational Issues……………………348/4 June
First Christian Education Seminar
Held in Kochi………………………………………….348/3 June
JOCS Articles Feature Overseas Workers………346/3 Feb.
Kyodan Women’s Federation Hosts
Japan-Germany “Youth Mission 2008………349/6 Oct.
Morioka Holds Joint Church School
Apple-picking………………………………………….347/6 Apr.
Nine-day PCT-Kyodan “Youth Mission
2008″ Held in Japan…………………………………349/6 Oct.

CHRISTIANITY IN JAPAN
Catholic-Protestant Fellowship
Addresses Educational Issues…………………..348/4 June
Christian Composer Leaves Legacy of
“Tomi-songs”………………………………………….350/5 Dec.
Christian Events Marking the Year of
Japanese-Brazilian Exchange”………………….350/6 Dec.
Christmas in Japan……………………………………….350/1 Dec.
Churches Damaged by Chuetsu
Earthquake Celebrate Reconstruction……….348/2 June
Church’s Monthly Birthday Party
Celebrates God’s Gift of Life……………………348/3 June
Coffee Shop Evangelism Enhances
Local Churches’ Ministries………………………350/7 Dec.
Commemorative Events for the 150th
Year of Evangelism in Japan…………………….350/4 Dec.
Day that Sado Became Iona…………………………347/4 Apr.
Desire to Teach Faith to Children
Inspires Japanese Hymnist……………………….349/8 Oct.

From Taiwan to Hokkaido:

A Missionary’s Story………………………………..346/2 Feb.
Izu Island Churches Experience
Support Amidst Natural Disasters……………..347/3 Apr.
Japanese Hymns Now Appearing
in English Hymnals………………………………….349/7 Oct.
Japanese Pastor in Ministry.
with Korean Congregation……………………….347/5 Apr.
Local Church Program Features Haiku,
Sign Language & Finger Braille Classes……348/7 June
Marina and a Thousand Picture Books…………..346/7 Feb.
Memorial Fund Aids Filipino Students………….346/4 Feb.
New Telephone System Enables
Worship Participation from Home…………….348/5 June

CONFERENCES, CONSULTATIONS, ASSEMBLIES
11th Kyodan-PCT Conference
Held in Taiwan………………………………………..346/1 Feb.
36th General Assembly Deliberates
Communion-related Issues……………………….350/2 Dec.
2007 Missional Planning Conference
Held in Tokyo………………………………………….348/1 June

First Christian Education Seminar
Held in Kochi………………………………………….348/3 June
Kyodan Women’s Federation Hosts
Japan-Germany “Youth Mission 2008″……..349/6 Oct.
Nine-day PCT-Kyodan “Youth Mission
2008″ Held in Japan…………………………………349/6 Oct.

ECUMENICAL AND INTERCHURCH RELATIONS
11th Kyodan-PCT Conference
Held in Taiwan…………………………………………346/1 Feb.
Catholic-Protestant Fellowship
Addresses Educational Issues……………………348/4 June
Christian Events Marking the Year of
Japanese-Brazilian Exchange”………………….350/6 Dec.
Details of the Visit to Retired Missionaries…….349/3 Oct.

From Taiwan to Hokkaido:

A Missionary’s Story………………………………..346/2 Feb.
Japan Representatives Visit
Retired Missionaries in the USA………………349/2 Oct.
Japanese Pastor in Ministry
with Korean Congregation……………………….347/5 Apr.
Kyodan Representatives to Visit
Retired Missionaries………………………………..347/2 Apr.
Kyodan Women’s Federation Hosts
Japan-Germany “Youth Mission 2008″…….349/6 Oct.
Memorial Fund Aids Filipino Students………….346/4 Feb.
Nine-day PCT-Kyodan “Youth Mission
2008″ Held in Japan…………………………………349/6 Oct.
Sign of Growing Relationship Between
Japanese and Korean Churches…………………349/1 Oct.

EVANGELISM & MISSION; HISTORY & CULTURE
2007 Missional Planning Conference
Held in Tokyo………………………………………….348/1 June
Catholic-Protestant Fellowship
Addresses Educational Issues……………………348/4 June
Christian Composer Leaves Legacy of
“Tomi-songs”………………………………………….350/5 Dec.
Christian Events Marking the Year of
Japanese-Brazilian Exchange”…………………350/6 Dec.
Christmas in Japan………………………………………350/1 Dec.
Churches Damaged by Chuetsu
Earthquake Celebrate Reconstruction……….348/2 June
Church’s Monthly Birthday Party
Celebrates God’s Gift of Life……………………348/3 June
Coffee Shop Evangelism Enhances
Local Churches’ Ministries……………………….350/7 Dec.
Commemorative Events for the 150th
Year of Evangelism in Japan…………………….350/4 Dec.
Day that Sado Became Iona…………………………347/4 Apr.
Desire to Teach Faith to Children
Inspires Japanese Hymnist……………………….349/8 Oct.
Japanese Hymns Now Appearing
in English Hymnals………………………………….349/7 Oct.

Japanese Pastor in Ministry
with Korean Congregation……………………….347/5 Apr.
JOCS Articles Feature Overseas Workers………346/3 Feb.
Kyodan Newsletter: Identifying Its
Purpose and Function……………………………….347/7 Apr.
Memorial Fund Aids Filipino Students…………..346/4 Feb.
Sign of Growing Relationship Between
Japanese and Korean Churches…………………349/1 Oct.

KYODAN
11th Kyodan-PCT Conference
Held in Taiwan…………………………………………346/1 Feb.
2007 Missional Planning Conference
Held in Tokyo………………………………………….348/1 June
Commemorative Events for the 150th
Year of Evangelism in Japan…………………….350/4 Dec.
First Christian Education Seminar
Held in Kochi………………………………………….348/3 June
General Secretary’s Diary……………………………..346/8 Feb.
General Secretary’s Diary……………………………..347/8 Apr.
General Secretary’s Diary……………………………..348/8 June
General Secretary’s Diary……………………………..350/8 Dec.
Kyodan Newsletter: Identifying Its
Purpose and Function……………………………….347/7 Apr.
Kyodan Representatives to Visit
Retired Missionaries…………………………………347/2 Apr.
Kyodan Women’s Federation Hosts
Japan-Germany “Youth Mission 2008″……..349/6 Oct.
Nine-day PCT-Kyodan “Youth Mission
2008″ Held in Japan…………………………………349/6 Oct.
Sign of Growing Relationship Between
Japanese and Korean Churches…………………349/1 Oct.

Kyodan: Executive Council & General Assembly
36th General Assembly Deliberates
Communion-related Issues……………………….350/2 Dec.
Executive Council Deliberates
Internal Church Issues………………………………347/1 Apr.
Executive Council Votes to Admonish
Pastor, Abolish Mission Commission………..349/2 Dec.

Kyodan: Districts & Subdistricts
Hokkai & Hyogo: Coffee Shop Evangelism
Enhances Local Churches’ Ministries……….350/7 Dec.
Kanto: Churches D
amaged by Chuetsu
Earth
quake Celebrate Reconstruction……….348/2 June
Kanto: Church’s Monthly Birthday Party
Celebrates God’s Gift of Life……………………348/3 June
Kanto: Day Sado Became Iona…………………….347/4 Apr.
Nishi Chugoku: Japanese Pastor in
Ministry with Korean Congregation………….347/5 Apr.
Ou: Morioka Holds Joint Church School
Apple-picking………………………………………….347/6 Apr.
Shikoku: First Christian Education Seminar
Held in Kochi………………………………………….348/3 June
Tokai: Local Church Program Features Haiku,
Sign Language & Finger Braille Classes…..348/7 June

Tokyo: Izu Island Churches Experience
Support Amidst Natural Disasters……………..347/3 Apr.
West Tokyo: West Tokyo District
Holds Church Council Seminar…………………347/6 Apr.

Kyodan: Mission Personnel & Events
Career Missionaries Retire……………………………348/7 June
Commemorative Events for the 150th
Year of Evangelism in Japan…………………….350/4 Dec.
Details of the Visit to Retired Missionaries…….349/3 Oct.

From Taiwan to Hokkaido:

A Missionary’s Story……………………………….346/2 Feb.
Japan Representatives Visit
Retired Missionaries in the USA………………349/2 Oct.
Kyodan Representatives to Visit
Retired Missionaries………………………………..347/2 Apr.
Reflection on Our Years in Japan………………….348/6 June

Kyodan: Other Featured People
Christian Composer Leaves Legacy of
“Tomi-songs”………………………………………….350/5 Dec.
Desire to Teach Faith to Children
Inspires Japanese Hymnist……………………….349/8 Oct.
Japanese Pastor in Ministry
with Korean Congregation……………………….347/5 Apr.
Marina and a Thousand Picture Books………….346/7 Feb.

SOCIAL AND SOCIOPOLITICAL CONCERNS
Catholic-Protestant Fellowship
Addresses Educational Issues…………………..348/4 June
Christian Events Marking the Year of
Japanese-Brazilian Exchange”………………….350/6 Dec.
JOCS Articles Feature Overseas Workers………346/3 Feb.
Memorial Fund Aids Filipino Students………….346/4 Feb.
Sign of Growing Relationship Between
Japanese and Korean Churches………………..349/1 Oct.