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Meet the Thomases

Rod and Glenda Thomas are energetic and enthusiastic church planters  who are currently serving in Sendai, Miyagi. In addition to leading the Sendai Evangelical Christian Church. after the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami, they have been involved in ministry to many people who have been living in temporary housing.

Rod, from England and Glenda, a missionary kid from South Africa, have four adult children, Amy, Andrew, Esther, and Christine. Glenda first came to Japan in 1982, and Rod in 1987. Since then they have been church planting in Hachinohe, Tokyo, and Sendai.

​​​​​​​Some recent blessings are restoration of one backslider, healing of one mentally ill believer, two conversions and baptisms.

Will you pray for Japan?

  • Pray for four more baptisms in the coming year in Sendai Evangelical Christian Church.
  • For provision of land and building for the church, and
  • For two men to enter the ministry from the congregation.


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