Church Theme Scripture

“This hope will never disappoint us because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit given to us.” (Romans 5:5)

Vision – Where We Are Headed

We aim to share the hope of Christ’s salvation and spread the gospel in Japan. We strive to nurture disciples of Christ who love God and people, sending them to Japan and beyond.

Mission – What We Are Doing

  1. Worship: Gathering together to offer worship as God’s family.
  2. Learning: Building individual faith through the study of the Bible and prayer, nurturing disciples of Christ.
  3. Fellowship: Experiencing love through fellowship with God and others.
  4. Evangelism: Sharing the gospel and hope of Christ with everyone through every opportunity.

Worship & Gathering Information

Sunday Worship: Every Sunday evening at 5 PM, at Mesa Church

Church Address: 9320 Success Ave, San Diego, CA

Bible Study and Fellowship: Please contact us if you wish to participate.

* Worship and study are welcoming to those who have never been to church, never read the Bible, or anyone interested.
* Our church is part of the Japanese Church Planting Network (JCPN), with a vision to establish Japanese churches nationwide.

Pastor’s Profile

image of Pastor Yujin Hayashi and his wife

Pastor Yuji Hayashi of San Diego Kibō Church

After 20 years in the banking industry, Pastor Hayashi encountered Jesus Christ through a mysterious guidance from God at the age of 40, receiving faith. Three years later, he retired from banking and embarked on the path to become a pastor. After serving as a pastor for 13 years at Eugene Japanese Baptist Church in Oregon, he was led to pioneer a new Japanese church in San Diego with his wife in August 2023.