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 2021 Refresh Conference Karuizawa Refresh Conference August 8-15, 2021 Programs registration now open! (Please note this registration is for the programs only and does not include accommodation or food.) We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Karuizawa! Register here! Conference Program: Questions about the conference?  Write to Rachel:     conference@karuizawaunionchurch.org

Refresh 2020 Begins soon, Live Feed, Conference Booklet

KUC Refresh 2020 Conference begins tonight! Thanks for your prayers regarding the conference. We are expecting a mix of attendees:  in-person, observing mask-wearing and social distancing , with a significant number hoping to join us online.  The first session starts at 18:00 Japan Time, Friday 7 August. You can see the live stream, or catch up on a session later through the KUC facebook group. It's a private fb group these days, so jump on early and 'apply' so that you can see it live! https://www.facebook.com/groups/karuizawaunionchurch To help you follow along online, you can find the conference booklet below.

KUC Summer Conference 2020 Update (2020/07/01)

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We're pleased to announce that KUC Summer Conference is happening! (As best we can say - Proverbs 16:9) Refresh Conference will be held on Fri 7 ~ Wed 12 August 2020, with a few changes to our usual plans. As long as there is no resurgence of Covid-19 across Japan, no reinstating of the state of emergency, and prefectural governments are allowing travel across borders, we will hold the conference as planned for those residing in Japan. Due to the nature of international travel and relationships we have asked all of our international guests (speaker, kids workers, and attendees) not to come this year even if travel restrictions are lifted. We ask this out of courtesy for the local community in Karuizawa, many of whom feel anxious about the global situation,  and out of love that the church would serve the interests of the community first before our own desires.  While we will greatly miss our international friends and guests, we are encouraged that our speaker, Re

Summer Conference

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2019 KUC Refresh Conference Everyone welcome! Karuizawa is a beautiful place to retreat and escape the heat of Summer.  Our prayer is that the conference will be a week of spiritual refreshment as we drink in God's Word, worship, fellowship and relax together. Our first gathering for prayer begins at 4:00pm on Friday afternoon, followed by the first main session at 4:00pm.  Participation in the conference is  FREE  but each day you have the opportunity to make an offering that will go directly to cover the expenses of the conference. Accommodation in Karuizawa Conference participants are required to arrange their own accommodation.  We recommend staying at the beautiful Karuizawa Retreat Center operated by TEAM.  KRC is a short walk to the Union Church and throughout the week many conference events, like the family BBQ and campfire, are held at KRC.  The self contained cabins are perfect for families or groups.  Retreat facilities include: Wi-Fi Internet laund