Fall Rummage Sale!

Sat., Oct. 7th (9am* – 3pm) and Sun., Oct. 8th (11am* – 3pm) *No early birds. All are welcome!  Join us Saturday & Sunday for our biggest rummage sale of 2017. Hosted by the SACBC Buddhist Women’s Association. There will be a large selection of Adult & Children’s Clothing, Homewares, Kitchenware, Books, Games, Toys, Tools…

Dharma Discussion — Part of a Series: “Heart of Mahayana – Bodhisattva Practices”

Topic: Charity / Giving and Morality (Dana Paramita and Sila Paramita) Sept. 24, 2017 (Sunday) The first two qualities listed in the Six Paramitas. Dana and Sila are practiced to enable one to turn one’s focus from “self-orientation” to “other- orientation.” Dana develops the ability of giving to others, freely and without regard to favoritism, with a…

Dharma Discussions

April 16: Dharma as Walking the Path to the Pure Land What is the Dharma? How can we incorporate it into our everyday lives? Why is it essential for reaching the Pure Land? On Sunday, April 16, 2017, the Buddhist Education Committee will sponsor another Dharma Discussion.  This will be an interactive and informal session.…

EWASTE4GOOD.com – Fundraiser for SACBC

SACBC is holding a fundraiser with the help of eWaste4good.com   Those folks who have old electronic/electric devices – working or not – can arrange for pick-up and our church will get credit for it. Here’s what to do: Call: 800-317-3112, or Go towww.eWaste4good.com On the Homepage, click on “Pick Up Request” Scroll down and find “Approximate…

Rui Okada Scholarship Recipient

Rui Okada will graduate from Irvington High School in Fremont, California on June 20, 2013.  He was active in Scouts for several years at SACBC, and was in the band at Irvington High School.  Rui is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hideo Okada.   Co-President, Ken Suyama, presented the $250 scholarship to Rui at the Graduation…

Shinran Statue Dedication

Rev. Carol Myokei Himaka, Resident Minister, officiated at an informal dedication service on June 17 of the St. Shinran statue at Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church. This service was in recognition of Mrs. Arlyne Shibata’s donation of the life-size statue of Shinran Shonin, the founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism. In honor of her husband, Mr.…