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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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