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JWU MINISTRIES – USTREAM

Can’t make it to our services but still would like to worship with us? Join us live via USTREAM every Sunday at 4pm (USA – Pacific Standard Time). You can also view past services/messages from JWU. Simply click on the link below:

JWU MINISTRIES’ USTREAM CHANNEL

In addition to this, we are also streaming the JWU Basketball League games live as well. You can also view past games, download & share them. Visit the link below:

JWU BASKETBALL LEAGUE’S USTREAM CHANNEL

JWU FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION – 06/16/13

Come & join us for a wonderful Father’s Day Celebration on Sunday, June 16th, at 3:30pm. Our Guest Speaker will be Curtis Carter of The Curtis Carter Ministry. There will be food, fellowship, & games immediately following the service. Please click on the flyer below for more information…

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JWU MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION – 05/12/13

Come & celebrate Mothers with us at JWU. Click the flyer below for more information. Special Guest Speaker – Sis. Alma Gonzalez from World Vision Ministries in Riverside. We hope to see everyone there!

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REMINDER – THIS WEEK’S SERVICE WILL BE ON SATURDAY (10/27/12). NO SUNDAY SERVICE!

Just sending a reminder to everyone out there that due to a special event at the church, this week’s service will be on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2012 FROM 1PM – 3:30PM. There will be NO SUNDAY (10/28/12) SERVICE. We will resume our normal service hours (Sundays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm) beginning the first week of November (11/03/12). Please spread the Word…

JWU MUSIC @ SAN DIEGO PRAISE FEST 2012

Come out & support JWU Music at this FREE EVENT – SAN DIEGO PRAISE FEST 2012 (09/15/12). The event goes from 11am-6pm & we will be playing at 1:00pm. Go to http://www.sandiegopraisefest.com/ for more info. Check out the flyer below:

FATHER’S DAY SERVICE (06/17/12)

Join JWU as we celebrate & honor the fathers in our lives. Guest speaker, Pastor Danny Knott from Spirit of Life Bible Church (Glendora, CA) will be delivering the Word. Click the flyer for more info…

MOTHER’S DAY SERVICE (05/13/12)

Join JWU as we celebrate & honor all of the Mothers in our lives. Stick around after the service for some food, games & fellowship! A MOMentous celebration that you don’t want to miss.

Click on the flyer for more details….

2K12 CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND MATCHUPS

DIV2 Consolation Game (8:45am) – GFC (2-4) vs CSBC (1-5)
GFC routed CSBC by 19 points in Week 1 behind Brandon Brown’s 25 points & 6 rebounds, but both teams are different now, showing significant progress throughout the season. The “big men” of both teams will play a big role in deciding who the winner will be as rebounding & maintaining possessions will be keys in this game. A fun matchup to look out for will be All Star teammates, Brandon Brown & Mu Hwang.

DIV1 Consolation Game (9:45am) – JWU (1-5) vs DLP (1-5)
It’s fitting that these 2 teams will be facing off against each other in their final game as both teams had high expectations heading into the 2K12 season. These teams just couldn’t get into the rhythm & now find themselves in the consolation bracket of a very competitive DIV1. The key for JWU is to control the rebounding & flow of the game as DLP loves to jump out on the fast break. Protecting the perimeter is important as well as DLP has 3-4 guys that can knock down the long ball.

DIV2 3rd Place Game (10:45am) – ICC (3-3) vs IVCC (2-4)
Their game in Week 2 ended strangely as ICC had a 3-point lead with less than 10 seconds to go, but IVCC didn’t foul them & let the clock run out & lost 36-33. You can be sure that IVCC won’t let that happen again after a strong showing during Playoff Weekend, taking out CSBC. Look for 3 Point Shootout Champion, Reggie Bryant, to knock down some long-balls & for All Star Joel Ruiz to have a big game as both will try to lead their teams to 3rd place in DIV2.

DIV1 Consolation Game (11:45am) – PBC (3-3) vs POP (2-4)
These 2 teams were supposed to square off in Week 4, but a forfeit by PBC postponed that meeting & in doing so, ultimately cost them the 4th seed & Championship Playoff berth in DIV1. POP has been without their leading scorer, Drew Bryant, for several weeks now & will need someone to step up should he miss their final game. All Star Kenneth Lou seems poised to do so, but the strong, hustle play of PBC’s Keenan Henry may pose a problem.

DIV1 3rd Place Game (12:45pm) – HTSB (2-4) vs FCI (2-4)
FCI found themselves in a great position heading into Playoff Weekend. With both POP unable to play in their scheduled playoff game & PBC unavailable for the time slot, as the 6th seed, FCI moved up in the rankings to face an undefeated CWC with the winner advancing to the DIV1 Championship Game. They ended up losing that game & now find themselves playing for 3rd place. HTSB’s All Star duo of Ruben Carreon & Jesse Munrayos played great in the All Star Game & will look to carry that momentum into this game. However, HTSB will need to find someone to match up against FCI’s Ian Mesa, who is a terror down low. 

DIV2 Championship Game (1:45pm) – TUMC (5-1) vs FBC (5-1)
These 2 teams have some history since Week 3 & have been eyeing each other ever since. After suffering a buzzer-beating loss to ICC in Week 1, TUMC has rattled off 5 straight wins & is heading into the DIV2 Championship Game with a lot of confidence. TUMC’s Coach/Player Sal Tiongco said that his team has worked extremely hard this year & the hard work has paid off as they look to carry on their win streak. On the other side, however, is FBC whose only loss came at the hands of TUMC in Week 3. In an interview, Team Captain Miguel Medina expressed his team’s desire to face TUMC in the Championship Game & now the time has come.

A big key in this game is found in FBC’s All Star, Nick Kinnart. Nick had a strong showing in the All Star game & will be a big factor for this game as well. Another person to watch on FBC is Mark Futalan, last year’s Rebounding Champion. Because Mark has missed a few games this season, it’s very easy to overlook him, but he’s definitely a player that can easily erupt for a double-double.

DIV1 Championship Game (2:45pm) – CWC (6-0) vs FLC (6-0)
These 2 teams have been on a tear this season & inevitably would have to cross paths sometime. That time is now – the DIV1 Championship Game. Boasting unblemished records, this is going to be an intriguing matchup, a Clash of the Titans in more ways than one.

As power-houses in DIV1, these 2 juggernauts will finally square off & the play of the bench may be the key. CWC’s bench is a lot deeper, bringing in shooters like Joshua Freedenburg & rebounders like Greg Neal, whereas FLC’s bench is limited to just 2 people. However, I wouldn’t count out FLC as they have been doing this all season long.

Another titanic matchup is found in the middle with All Stars & MVP Candidates, John Temidara (CWC) & Bryce Anderson (FLC). We got a little preview of this on Saturday during the All Star game where both players were guarding each other. John Temidara won the battle, contributing more points & rebounds & leading his All Star team to victory, but will he win the war for the Championship Game?

It’s also interesting to note that on an individual level, John & Bryce are also head-to-head in leading the league in points per game (John – 22.6 PPG; Bryce – 22.0 PPG) & rebounds (John 14.8 RPG; Bryce – 11.0 RPG).

So don’t miss out the exciting close to the JWU Basketball League 2K12, this Saturday 04/28/12.

UPDATED SCHEDULE THRU WEEK 7

UPDATED LEAGUE LEADERS THRU WEEK 7

JWU BBALL LEAGUE WEEK 7 (ALL STAR) RECAP

WEEK 7 – ALL STAR RECAP:

AS1 78 – AS2 58

The 2nd JWU Basketball All Star game didn’t disappoint as both teams played hard & put on a great show for everyone. Both teams were a little short-handed as the AS1 team, coached by Benny Del Castillo of JWU, were missing 2 players from PBC (starting shooting guard, John Chun & Randy Choi), & 2 players from TUMC (Alfred Labrador & Lester Concepcion) & AS2 team, coached by Manny Medina of FBC, were missing starting small forward, Drew Bryant (POP) & starting shooting guard, Jeff Masangcay (DLP). Sliding in as the starting shooting guard for AS1 was JWU’s Jason Acda & Dario Sanchez got the call at small forward along with Nick Kinnart at point guard for AS2.

The AS2 team started off quickly & set the tone for the 1st half. Nick Kinnart couldn’t miss & was hitting from everywhere, scoring 11 points in the 1st half. Bryce Anderson also started strong, scoring 8 points in the paint. The AS2 team led by as many as 7 points in the 1st half. However, the front court of AS1 featuring MVP Candidate John Temidara, Kevin Perriman & Ruben Carreon couldn’t be stopped as they combined for 33 of their team’s 39 points in the 1st half. At the end of the 1st half, it was a close game with AS1 39 – AS2 36.

The 2nd half saw the AS1 team pick up their defense & force turnovers, which seemed to be the difference in the game. This led to many fast break dunks by John Temidara which brought on cheers from the crowd. AS1′s Jesse Munrayos attacked the defense & finished with a game-high 7 assists. Nick Kinnart carried the AS2 team as far as he could, scoring an additional 9 points in the 2nd half & finishing with 20 points & Curtis Carter (last year’s All Star MVP) began to find his stroke as he finished with 12 points, connecting on 4 from downtown. However, AS1′s Brandon Brown scored 10 of his 12 points in the 2nd half & Ruben Carreon added another 10 to bring his point total to 19 as they pulled away from the AS2 team & finished them off by 20 points.

Box Score:

All Stars 1 (78)

Albert Davis: 2 rebounds 1 assist
Kevin Perriman: 14 points 6 rebounds 2 assists 1 block
John Temidara: 23 points 10 rebounds 2 assists 2 steals 2 blocks
Jesse Munrayos: 9 points 3 rebounds 7 assists
Ruben Carreon: 19 points 5 rebounds 2 steals
Mu Hwang: 1 rebound 1 assist
Brandon Brown: 12 points 3 rebounds 2 steals
Jason Acda: 3 rebounds 1 assist 1 steal
John Chun: DNP
Randy Choi: DNP
Lester Concepcion: DNP
Alfred Labrador: DNP

All Stars 2 (58)

Bryce Anderson: 9 points 5 rebounds 1 assist 1 steal
Ian Mesa: 8 rebounds 1 steal
Dario Sanchez: 3 points 2 rebounds 2 assists 1 steal
Rey Gamaro: 6 points 2 rebounds
Nick Kinnart: 20 points 1 assist
Curtis Carter: 12 points 2 rebounds 2 assists 1 steal
Kenneth Lou: 3 points 2 rebounds 1 steal 1 block
Nick Delia: 3 points 2 rebounds
Joel Ruiz: 2 points 2 rebounds
Antonio Razo: 3 rebounds
Drew Bryant: DNP
Jeff Masangcay: DNP

Event Winners:

3 Point Shootout Champion – Reggie Bryant (ICC)
Legends Champions – Team TLC/HOW
Team Shootout Champions – Team Christian Faith Center
PG Skills Challenge Champion – Jose Perez (ICC)

JWU BBALL LEAGUE 2K12 – WEEK 6 PLAYOFFS RECAP

 

WEEK 6 (PLAYOFFS) RECAP:

IVCC 43 – CSBC 34
The duo of Joel Ruiz & Wilber Rivas came through when it mattered most. Joel showed why he was selected as an All Star scoring a game-high 20 points, but he didn’t do it alone as Wilber Rivas chipped in 11. After scoring 23 in their first meeting, Mu Hwang struggled from the floor & ended with 10 points. Despite a slow start, IVCC find themselves with a chance to win 3rd place as they square off against ICC in DIV2 during Championship Weekend.

IVCC – Joel Ruiz: 20 points 5 rebounds 2 assists 1 steal; Wilber Rivas: 11 points 2 rebounds 1 assist 1 block
CSBC – Mu Hwang: 10 points 3 rebounds 3 assists 2 blocks; Kevin Wu: 8 points 12 rebounds

FBC 42 – ICC 28
FBC was able to grind out the win during a physical game against ICC. Coach Manuel Medina adjusted his starting lineup, adding size & strength which created match-up nightmares for ICC. FBC was led by All Star, Nick Kinnart & they never trailed in the game. ICC didn’t have the answer for FBC’s size & couldn’t get into a groove. Frustrations mounted as the physical play continued, prompting a warning to both teams from the referees. ICC dropped the game & missed the chance to play for the DIV2 Championship.

FBC – Nick Kinnart: 13 points 3 assists 2 steals; Lyle Kinnart: 8 points 2 rebounds 4 assists 1 steal
ICC – Antonio Razo: 7 points 5 rebounds 4 steals 2 blocks; Javier Lopez: 4 points 5 rebounds 1 block

TUMC 45 – GFC 39
These teams faced off in Week 2 with TUMC winning by 19 points. Things weren’t so easy this time around as GFC played some inspired basketball & at one point led by 8 points in the 1st half. All Star Brandon Brown led the way for GFC with 18 points & it looked as though GFC was going to pull of an upset. However, TUMC came back in the 2nd half behind the hot shooting of PJ Apolinario & Joey Albaraccin who hit three 3 pointers. GFC kept it tight, but they couldn’t close the gap as TUMC went on to win & advances into the DIV2 Championship Game against FBC.

TUMC – PJ Apolinario: 9 points 4 rebounds 1 assist; Joey Albaraccin: 9 points 3 rebounds
GFC – Brandon Brown: 18 points 2 rebounds 1 assist 2 steals; Garret Spriggs: 14 points 4 rebounds

PBC 44 – JWU 38
History repeated itself as PBC topped JWU for the 2nd time this year & they did it in similar fashion – out-hustling JWU to loose balls & rebounds. Keenan Henry provided a big spark for PBC, posting a double-double of 16 & 13 while All Star John Chun scored 9 points. JWU couldn’t make their shots, but kept it close behind the strong play of Lawrence Caudillo. Down the stretch, JWU was forced to foul, but PBC calmly sank their free throws & pulled away with the win.

PBC – Keenan Henry: 16 points 13 rebounds 1 assist; John Chun: 9 points 2 rebounds
JWU – Lawrence Caudillo: 10 points 4 rebounds 1 assist; Jason Acda: 9 points 6 rebounds 

POP – DLP (Both teams forfeit)

FLC 54 – HTSB 53 (Game of the Week)
HTSB earned the respect of FLC in a game that went down to the wire. Both teams played tough defense in the 1st half, keeping the game very close. HTSB focused on clogging the middle & crowding All Star & MVP Candidate Bryce Anderson, however, Bryce’s size seemed to be too much as he posted 20 & 12. All Star Jesse Munrayos picked up the pace of the game & continued to attack the basket despite the shot-blocking defense of FLC. Jesse led his team with 15 points & 3 assists. Down the stretch, HTSB had to foul to stop the clock, but FLC calmly sank their free throws to remain in the lead.

With 10 seconds left in the game & HTSB down 1, Kevin Singson attacked the basket & missed a floater, however, Dave Corcoran was able to control the offensive rebound & threw up a 5-foot bank shot as time expired. The ball bounced off the rim & FLC came away with a narrow victory to remain undefeated & advance to the DIV1 Championship Game.

FLC – Bryce Anderson: 20 points 12 rebounds; Dario Sanchez: 13 points 2 rebounds 1 assist 1 steal
HTSB – Rashon Haralson: 14 points 6 rebounds 4 assists 4 steals; Jesse Munrayos: 15 points 4 rebounds 3 assists 1 steal

CWC 81 – FCI 28
Building up to the game, CWC had several opponent changes. Their original opponent, POP, had to forfeit which pushed the next seeded team, PBC, up in the rankings. However, PBC couldn’t make the game which again resulted in another move in the rankings. Enter FCI. As the #6 seed in DIV1, FCI was already a heavy under-dog going against an undefeated CWC & playing with only 5 players put them at an even steeper disadvantage. In the end, CWC had too much firepower as All Star & MVP Candidate, John Temidara posted a double-double despite limited minutes.

CWC – John Temidara: 18 points 12 rebounds 2 assists 1 block; Joshua Freedenburg: 12 points 3 rebounds 1 assist
FCI – Ian Mesa: 15 points 7 rebounds; Daniel Contreras: 9 points 1 assist

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