Services for November 2018

November 4, 2018 – Shotsuki Hoyo 10 A.M.

At this monthly memorial service, we will honor those loved ones who passed away in the month of November.

Rev. Ken Yamada will conduct this service.

Rev. Yamada served at the Berkeley Higashi Buddhist Church.

November birthdays will be celebrated.

Dharma School students will attend service.

They will help with the luncheon in lieu of class.

(Keiro Kai Luncheon after service. Invitation only)

 

November 11, 2018 – Etaikyo & Family Service 10 A.M.

Kathy Velasco, Minister’s Assistant will conduct the service.

Mr. Doug Doerr will be the guest speaker.

He is a longtime member and lay speaker from the Alameda Buddhist Church

Etaikyo was originally intended to ensure that memorial services would continue even if there were no surviving relatives. Eitaikyo reminds us that we should honor all who came before us.

Dharma School will follow service.

 

November 18, 2018 – Family Service 10 A.M.

Kathy Velasco, Minister’s Assistant will conduct the service.

Mr. Koichi Mizushima will be the guest speaker.

Mr. Mizushima is a Minister’s Assistant at the Sacramento Betsuin.

Dharma School will follow service.

 

November 25, 2018 – No Service (Thanksgiving)

Let us be grateful for the many blessings we receive.

 

Services for December 2018

 

December 2, 2018 – Shotsuki Hoyo  10 A.M.

At this monthly memorial service, we will honor those loved ones who passed away in the month of December.

Rev. Dr. Hoshu Matsubayashi will conduct this service.

December birthdays will be celebrated.

Dharma School will follow service.

(BWA Memorial Luncheon. Invitation only.)

 

December 9, 2018 – Bodhi Day Service  10 A.M.

Mr. Koichi Mizushima will conduct the service.

Mr. Mizushima is a Minister’s Assistant at the Sacramento Betsuin.

Mochitsuki and Friendship Lunch after service is hosted by the Dharma School

 

December 16, 2018 – Amida Service  10 A.M.

This service is dedicated to Amida Buddha, whose Vow and Name make it possible for us to enter the Pure Land … as we are.

Kathy Valesco, Minister’s Assistant will conduct the service.

 Mr. Glenn Kameda will be the guest speaker.

Mr. Kameda is a member of the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple and an Honorary Ministers’ Assistant.

 

December 23, 30, & 31, 2018 – No Service  

January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day Service  10 A.M. (Tuesday)

Rev. Dr. Hoshu Matsubayashi will conduct this service.

 We will welcome the New Year with a Toast and treats after service!