LA HABRA — In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Japanese Christian churches in Southern California, a special public event is planned for Saturday, May 25, at 1:30 p.m. at Calvary Chapel, 1370 S. Euclid St., La Habra.
Joni Eareckson Tada and her husband, Ken, as guest speakers will present “The Message of Love.” As a quadriplegic since her teenage years, Tada has become a successful writer, artist, singer, radio/TV personality, conference speaker, and advocate for the disabled. She is founder of Joni and Friends, an organization “accelerating Christian ministry in the disabled.”
Additionally, a very rare musical program will feature a popular folk singer, Chu Kosaka, with Asiah and the 100-Voice Centennial Choir led by Ken Taguchi, completing an inspirational afternoon for young and old.
Reserved tickets ($15 each) are available at JEMS, (213) 613-0022 or Info@JEMS.org; or at Japanese Christian churches in Southern California. For church Directory, check www.JEMS.Org/Churches.
Tickets will not be available on the day of the event.
Calvary Chapel La Habra is located at 1370 So. Euclid Street, La Habra. Advance tickets until April 30, $10; May 1, $15. No ticket sales at door. Tickets are available at Los Angeles Union Church, 213)626-1090; Gospel Venture International Church, 310)792-5632; Mission Valley Free Methodist Church, 626)285-6788 x23; and Orange County Christ Church, 714)827-6244. Info: Yoshifumi Kikuchi 714.389.0162; Junko Ashida 626.307.5336; Mikko Henson 310.378.3550.