Even though the Wesley Foundation officially changed the name to Wesley Zaidan, it has continued to sponsor programs for women's empowerment and youth leadership and empowerment. On June 30, 2016, former and present Board of Councilors, Auditors and Board of Directors, as well as those who have supported the Wesley Foundation, were invited to an anniversary celebration at the Wesley Center.
Rev. Hiroshi Omura (Board member) gave the sermon for the worship service
Part of the celebration included the retirement of Mr. Rinya Shibukawa, and recognition of his service as auditor since the beginning.
Rev. Hikari Kokai(right) expressing gratitude to Mr. Rinya Shibukawa (left) for his service