October 2017 Sunday Services

October 1 10:00 AM Sunday Obetsuji English Service
Sunday                      (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)

October 8 10:00 AM Sunday Family Service
Sunday                     (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

October 15 10:00 AM Sunday Service
Sunday                       (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)

October 22 10:00 AM Sunday Juzukuri Service
Sunday                       (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

October 29 10:00 AM Sunday Service
Sunday                        (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)

 

September 2017 Sunday Services

Sept 3 10:00 AM      Sunday Obetsuji English Service
Sunday                     Guest Speaker: Stuart Nago will talk about his trip to Japan

Sept 10 10:00 AM     Sunday Keiro/Grandparents Family Service
Sunday                      (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)
All those 80 years old and older will be honored.
Please bring your relatives 80 years and older.
It will be such a treat!

Sept 13                       Deadline for Chutoba orders for O-Higan Service
Wednesday                on September 24, 2017

Sept 15-17                  Hawaii Council for Jodo Missions Convention
Friday-Sunday             (also known as Kyoku Convention) will be held
at Betsuin. Delegates from all 13 Jodo Shu
temples in Hawaii and ministers will participate

Sept 17                        NO SUNDAY SERVICE
Sunday                        Final Day of Kyoku Convention

Sept 24 10:00 AM        Autumn O-Higan Sunday Service
Sunday                         (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba)

August 2017 Sunday Services

Aug 6 10:00 AM Sunday Obetsuji English Service (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)

Aug 13      8:00 AM     NO Sunday Service
Sunday                         YAGURA SET UP – YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! Thank you

Aug 15-16  7 to 9 PM  BON DANCE PRACTICE at Jodo Mission of Hawaii0
Tues-Wed

Aug 18       5:45 PM      Jizo Prayer at Jizo Statue
Friday 6:00 PM              Taiko performance by Dragon Beat to begin our Bon Dance
6:30 to 9:30 PM             BON DANCE (Food Booths open at 4:30 pm)

Aug 19       6:00 PM      Taiko performance by Dragon Beat to begin our Bon Dance
Sat    6:30 to 9:30 PM    BON DANCE (Food Booths open at 4:30 pm)

Aug 20       8:00 AM       NO Sunday Service
Sunday                            Yagura kuzushi and Bon Dance Clean-up

Aug 27     10:00 AM        Juzukuri Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

 

July 2017 Sunday Service

July 2 10:00 AM

Sunday Obetsuji Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

July 9 8:00 AM

NO Sunday English Service

O-TOBA SET UP and TEMPLE-NOKOTSUDO (Columbarium) CLEANING YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! Thank you

July 16 10:00 AM

Sunday English Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

Guest Speaker: Stuart Nago will give a video presentation of his recent visit to Sendai (including his visit with Rev. Oeda)

July 21 10:00 AM

O-Bon Service for Hatsubon families only

Friday 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

O-Bon Services

July 22 10:00 AM

O-Bon Service for Hatsubon families only

Saturday 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

O-Bon Services

July 23 10:00 AM

Final O-Bon Service

Sunday Taiko Drums to send the ancestor spirits back to Pure Land Then Cleanup – HELP IS NEEDED

July 30 10:00 AM

NO Sunday Service

O-Toba Kuzushi (take down O-Tobas) YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! Thank you.

Sunday Services for June 2017

June 4 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)
Sunday

June 11 10:00 AM Sunday Family Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sunday

June 18 10:00 AM Sunday Father’s Day Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)
Sunday Father’s Day is celebrated as an expression of love to our fathers.
A musical concert is being put together by Stuart Nago.

June 25 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)
Sunday

May 2017 Sunday Services

May 7 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakanoin English and Japanese)
Sunday

May 14 10:00 AM Sunday Mother’s Day Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sunday Mother’s Day is celebrated as an expression of love and appreciation
to our mothers.
Children’s Musical Concert is being planned
Please come and enjoy

May 21 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sunday 10:00 AM Youth Retreat at Haleiwa Jodo Mission

May 25 If you have any small flowers like plumerias, please bring them to Jodo Mission
Thursday on Thursday, May 25 for Lei Making on Friday, May 26

May 26 9:00AM Lei Making – please come to help string leis for the Punchbowl graves
Friday Lunch will be provided

May 28 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sunday

April 2017 Sunday Services

April 2 9:30 AM Hawaii Buddhist Council’s Annual Buddha Day Service – Hanamatsuri
Sunday Celebrating the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha
Guest Speaker: Dr. George Tanabe
Place: Jodo Mission of Hawaii

Hawaii Buddhist Council (HBC) Buddha Day Food Drive 2017: Please
bring your donation tot he Buddha Day Service. Recommended
non-perishable food items like canned goods, rice spaghetti
ingredients, pasta, corn starch, cooking ingredients, etc.

HBC consists of 7 Buddhist denominations: Nichiren Mission, Soto Mission,
Higashi Hongwanji Mission, Honpa Hongwanji Mission, Jodo Mission
of Hawaii, Koyasan Shingon Mission and Tendai Mission

April 9 10:00 AM Sunday Family Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sunday

April 12 2 to 3 pm Visitation by Jodo Shu Headquarters Secretary General Bishop Ryoji Toyooka,
Wednesday and Director of Social & Internation Affairs Bishop Shunmyo Sugihara
and Rev. Shoju Nara and Rev. Kojun Ohta will be here to meet our members.
Please come at 1:30 pm if you are able to. Thank you.

April 16 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)
Sunday

April 23 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sunday

April 30 10:00 AM Sunday Service; Guest Speakers: Joy Kurihara (Geriatric Nurse practitioner) and
Sunday Patricia Nishimoto (Adult Oncology Clinic Nurse Specialist at Tripler Army
Medical Center) will return for follow-up of March 19 topic of “A Gift
for Your Family: The Importance of Adance Care Planning”

Please bring your parents, grandparents, adult children, friends to this
interesting talk.

March 2017 Sunday Services

March Sunday Service

March 5 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sunday

March 12 10:00 AM Sunday Family Service: Guest Speaker: Terry Shintani, M.D.
Sunday Topic: “Sick of Being Sick, Get Healthy the Natural Way”

March 14 Deadline for Chutoba orders for Spring O-Higan Service on March 26
Tuesday

March 19 10:00 AM Sunday Service: Guest Speakers: Joy Kurihara (Geriatric Nurse practitioner) and
Sunday Patricia Nishimoto (Adult Oncology Clinic Nurse Specialist at Tripler Army
Medical Center) to speak about care wishes of family members.
Topic: “A Gift for Your Family: The Importance of Advance Care Planning”
Questions which may be covered are:
Why do I need an Advance Health Care Directive?
What do I put in my Advance Directive?
How can I ensure my Advance Directive is Honored?
Please bring your parents, grandparents, adult children, friends to this
interesting talk. A follow-up session will be held on Sunday, April 30,
2017 at 10 a.m.

March 26 10:00 AM Sunday Spring O-Higan Service (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)
Sunday Chutoba prayers will be offered
10:45 AM After service, Jodo Mission of Hawaii General Membership Meeting will begin.
All members are requested to attend general membership meeting to Amend the By-Laws
We will need at least 25 members to attend. Please attend.

February 2017 Sunday Services

February 5 10:00 AM Sunday New Year’s Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English and Japanese)
Sundaay

February 12 10:00 AM Nehan-e Family Service (this is the memorial service for Shakyamuni Buddha;
Sunday a beautiful hanging scroll of Buddha’s passing will be hung)
Guests: Den Den Mushi Panel Theater from Shukutoku University
of Japan who will sing, dance and tell stories using their
flannel panel board.

February 19 10:00 AM Sunday Service – (we may have a guest speaker or Sermon by Rev. Narashiba)
Sunday

February 26 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)
Sunday
10:30 AM Fujinkai General Membership Meeting, Installation of Officers; New Year Party

January 2017 Sunday Services

January 1 10:00 AM Sunday New Year’s Service (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)
Sundaay individual blessings will be given to all who attend

January 8 10:00 AM First Family Service of the New Year (sermon by Rev. Nakano in Japanese and English)
Sunday

January 15 10:00 AM Sunday Gyoki-e Service – Memorial Service for Jodo Shu founder Honen Shonin
Sunday (Sermon by Rev. Narashiba in English)

January 22 10:00 AM Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)
Sunday 10:30 AM General Membership Meeting and Installation of Officers
12:00 noon New Year’s Party in Social Hall

December 29 10:00 AM Sunday Service – Guest Speaker: Jody Mishan will talk on “Brain Health”
Sunday