January 2018 Sunday Services

January 1 10:00 AM
Monday FIRST SERVICE OF THE NEW YEAR 2018 (also known as Shusho-e).
New Year’s Day has three beginnings. It is the beginning of a new day,
a new month and a new year.

Please join us on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 10 a.m. for the first service
of the new year and pray for our safety, happiness and world peace for the coming
new year. Bishop Yubun Narashiba will give New Year blessings and also give his
New Year’s message in English. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 7 10:00 AM
Sunday FIRST SUNDAY SERVICE of the New Year. Bishop Narashiba will give his message
in English. This year, our Family Service will be held on this first Sunday instead
of our usual second Sunday and Ozoni or mochi soup will be served by the Sunday School
mothers. Please join us.

January 14 10:00 AM
Sunday Obetsuji Service. Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English.

January 21 10:00 AM
Sunday Gyoki-e Service. This is the memorial service for Jodo Shu’s founder Honen
Shonen. Sermon by Bishop Narashiba in English.

Chutoba Prayers will be offered if requested. See order form in January Bulletin.

January 28 10:00 AM
Sunday Service. Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English.

10:45 AM
General Membership Meeting will be held.

11:15 AM
Shinnenkai or New Year’s Party will be held in Social Hall for all members
and friends. Please join us for good food and games such as BINGO and
lucky number.

December 2017 Sunday Services

December 3 9:30 AM
Sunday Hawaii Buddhist Council Bodhi Day Service
Place: Soto Mission of Hawaii; 1708 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96817; PH: 537-9409
Bodhi Day or Jodo-e Service is the celebration of the
day that Shakyamuni Buddha attained enlightenment
under the Bodhi Tree.
Please join in the Bodhi Day
Service at Soto Mission of Hawaii

NO SUNDAY SERVICE at Jodo Mission of Hawaii

December 10 8:00 AM
NO Sunday Service; TEMPLE CLEANUP DAY
Your help is needed for Temple cleaning before the New Year.

December 17 10:00 AM
Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

December 24 10:00 AM
Sunday Juzukuri Service (Sermon by Bishop Narashiba in English)

December 31 10:00 AM
Sunday Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

December 31 11:30 PM
NEW YEAR’S EVE SERVICE or JOYA-E SERVICE (Sermon by Bishop Narashiba)
Everyone is invited to help ring the temple bell 108 times,
which signifies the dispelling of 108 evil passions all human
beings have. While the temple bell is rung, we pray to dispel
our evil passions and thoughts and prepare for the New Year.

November Sunday Services

November 5 10:00 AM
Sunday Obetsuji English Service (Sermon by Bishop Narashiba in English)

November 12 10:00 AM
Sunday Family O-Juya Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

Followed by Kanreki Party for those who made or will make 60 years old in 2017
and Congratulations to New Bishop. EVERYONE IS INVITED SO PLEASE JOIN US
FOR THE O-JUYA SERVICE and KANREKI PARTY and CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW BISHOP.
Please contact Jodo Mission of Hawaii 949-3995 for head count for those
attending. Thank you.

November 19 10:00 AM
Sunday Service (Sermon by Bishop Narashiba in English)

November 26 10:00 AM
Sunday Juzukuri Service (Sermon by Rev. Nakano in English)

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. Nakano 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.