October 2015 Newsletter

Your help is needed on Sunday, October 11 at 11:00 a.m. to bring out all the stored Bazaar items to the Social Hall. Throughout the year people drop off items to be sold at the Annual Bazaar and these items are stored. Now we need to take out these stored items. Lunch will be provided. Also, during the week from Monday, October 12 to Saturday, October 17, beginning at 9:00 a.m. each day, help is needed to sort, organize and price the many donated items in preparation of the Bazaar. Donations of useable clothing, household items, plants, baked goods, craft items, etc. are welcomed and greatly appreciated. Please feel free to drop non-perishable items off anytime during our office hours: Monday to Saturday: 8 am—5 pm Sunday & holidays: 8 am—3 pm No furniture or bulky items will be accepted. All items must be dropped-off at the Temple.

Buddhism is Not for Everyone

hawaiibuddhistcouncilHawaii Buddhist Council prevents a Dharma Study on American Buddhism: “Buddhism is Not for Everyone: How Buddhism Adapts to and Interacts with Different Cultural Values to Form Different Religious Traditions.”

Featuring guest Speaker Professor Jay Sakashita. An alumnus of the University of Hawaii, Jay received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Stirling in Scotland, where his research focused on contemporary Japanese religions. His work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, journals, and books. Jay is an associate professor of religion at Leeward Community College and a lecturer in the religion department at UH Manoa. He teaches several courses in religion, including those related to Christianity and Japanese religions. Jay says he has no hobbies, no time to read books, and absolutely no social life. He says this is his children’s fault.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Soto Mission of Hawaii (1708 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu HI 96817).

ADMISSION: $10/person

September 2015 Services

September 6 at 10:00 AM

Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)

September 13 at 10:00 AM

Sunday Family Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)

Also honoring Keiro-Kai and Grandparents

September 20


Hawaii Council of Jodo Missions (Kyoku) Convention

Closing Service on Sunday September 20

September 27 at 10:00 AM

Sunday Autumn Higan Service (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba)