Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which together comprise about ninety-seven percent of Japan’s land area. Japan has the world’s tenth-largest population, with over 126 million people. Japanese society is linguistically and culturally homogeneous. Japan is culturally Buddhism or Shinto, but some 70–80% of the Japanese regularly tell pollsters they do not consider themselves believers in any religion.
Ecclesias: Tokyo, Gifu (Near Nagoya)
The Truth was first introduced in 1990.
Tokyo Bible Week is held in the 3rd week of June and is a wonderful experience for those in Tokyo and international visitors.
There is a weekly memorial meeting in Gifu at the home of Brother Paul and Sister Naomi Riggio with Brother Fujio Kato. There are regular memorial meetings and seminars in Tokyo convened by Brother Peter and Sister Saaya Evans with Sister Cynthia Buonaparte.
Some expatriates live around the country and if visiting please check with the area Secretary. Brother Jonathan Prins of Auckland is resident in Fukuoka.
Japan 2020 in Review
21 December 2020
Review of 2020 events in JapanRead More
2019 Update from Japan
23 September 2019
A highlight of this last year was the first study weekend in the Japanese language, held in Nagoya in November 2018. Studies were led by Brethren Peter Evans (Tokyo), Jonathan Prins (Fukuoka) and Andrew Culver (Simi Hills). The studies were well supported by international brothers and sisters and those locally […]Read More