Services for January 2019

January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day Service  10 A.M. (Tuesday)

Let us welcome 2019 with Rev. Dr. Matsubayashi. Kagami mochi will adorn the altar. A sake toast will offer wishes for good will and good health.

January 6, 2019 – Shotsuki Hoyo 10 A.M.

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

Rev. Dr. Matsubayashi will officiate this service.

January birthdays will be celebrated

 

January 13, 2019 – 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

 

January 20, 2019 – Hoon-Ko Service 10 A.M.

This is the memorial service for Shinran Shonin, founder of the Jodo Shinshu Sect.

The SACBC Board of Directors will be installed.

The General Meeting will be held. A quorum is needed so please attend or sign a proxy.

Hoon-Ko Otoki will follow the meeting.

 

January 27, 2019 – Family Service 10 A.M.

Ms. Elaine Donlin, Minister’s Assistant from San Francisco will officiate the service.

Dharma Discussion (11:30-1:30)

After service, lunch will be served to start the Dharma Discussion.

Ms. Elaine Donlin will lead the Dharma Discussion.

“The Three Poisons & Antidotes”

Most of us learn the 3 Poisons (attachment, aversion, & ignorance), but not the corresponding antidotes. We’ll explore the challenges – and helpful solutions – arising in daily life.

Please RSVP to Bill Sawasaki (510-471-2581) or sacbc@sbcglobal.net by January 22.

 

Services for February 2019

February 3, 2019 – Shotsuki Hoyo  10 A.M.

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

Rev. Dr. Hoshu Matsubayashi will officiate this service.

February birthdays will be celebrated.

 

February 10, 2019 – Nirvana Day  10 A.M.

Nirvana Service is the observance of Shakyumuni Buddha’s death.

Rev. Will Masuda will officiate this service

February birthdays will be celebrated.

After service, lunch will be served to start the Dharma Discussion.

Rev. Will Masuda will lead the Dharma Discussion.

“The Dharma Guides Our Daily Lives”

Please RSVP to Bill Sawasaki (510-471-2581) or sacbc@sbcglobal.net by February 5.

 

February 17, 2019 – Lady Kujo and Lady Ohtani Service  10 A.M.

The BWA will chair this service which honors Lady Kujo and Lady Ohtani who founded the Buddhist Women’s Association.

Rev. Dr. Ronald Nakasone will officiate this service.

 

February 24, 2019 – Family Service  10 A.M.

 Rev. Dr. Hoshu Matsubayashi will officiate this service.