Announcements for September 2017

Ramen Sale - The Temple will be holding its Ramen Sale on Sunday, September 3, 2017.  As stated in last month’s Announcements page, the pre-order forms were due 8/26/17.  Pre-order pick-up runs from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and you can eat your meal in the Temple’s social hall or have it packed to go.

Evening Meditation Session - The September session, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Autumn Higan Service - The Autumn Higan Service will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, starting at 1:30 p.m.

San Jose Daishiko Service - The San Jose Daishiko service will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017, starting at 12:00 noon at the Miyahara residence.

Fujinkai Workshop - The September crafts workshop is scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., in the Temple’s social hall.  Caren Yamamoto will be teaching a new apple cake recipe with help from sous chefs Seiko Okimura and Carol Kawano.  There is no charge for the workshop, so everyone is invited to attend.  And the Fujinkai serves tasty refreshments!

Special Prayer Service - The Bato Kannon Special Prayer Service for pets is scheduled for Sunday, September 24, 2017, starting at 1:30 p.m.  The service consists of a blessing on living pets and a memorial service for deceased pets.  Living pets are welcome to attend the service, and registrants are encouraged to bring pictures or other mementos of their deceased pets for the memorial service.  The registration fee is $15.00/person.  Click on the links to view the service flyer and registration form.  Those who register will have a special blessing performed by our minister and will receive a personalized talisman (omamori).  In order to create the personalized omamori, please submit your service application form to the Temple by Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

September 2017 Newsletter - The September 2017 Newsletter is available for viewing on the website.  Click on the link to view the pdf document.  Attachments to the newsletter are at the following links:

Bato Kannon Special Prayer Service Reminder flyer and registration form

New Pictures! - New event pictures have been added to the website, so the following pages have been updated with links to the most recent photo events:


Taiko Pictures

Other Activities