Rev. Doei Fujii is our new SACBC Resident Minister. He was recently assigned at Tri-State Denver where he was the head minister for the past 8 years. Previously, he served at various temples in Washington for 14 years and Southern California for 14 years.
He is originally from Sado Island in Japan and worked at a computer company in Tokyo before becoming a minister and moving to the US. He has an educational background in Economics and Jodo Shinshu Buddhism in Japan as well as Psychology and Sociology in the US. He is fluent in both Japanese and English. He is 68 years old and married to his very active wife Michiko. He has a married son who is an actuary in Tokyo and a single daughter who is an environmental engineer in LA. He also has a dog who he adopted while he was in LA.
He is very knowledgeable about Jodo Shinshu Buddhism and has devoted his life to sharing the teachings of Amida. He would like the opportunity to do so in the Bay Area and serve our church before eventually retiring to Southern California.