Memorial Day Weekend Cemetery Services

KINDLY NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO SMBT ZOOM SERVICE ON SUNDAY, MAY 30.

This Sunday, May 30 the San Mateo Buddhist Temple Sangha will resume our annual Memorial Day Weekend tradition of in-person outdoor cemetery services at the follow times and locations:

Schedule
Please click map links below for detailed locations.

9:30 a.m.     Skylawn Memorial Park (MAP)

10:10 a.m.     Golden Gate National Cemetery (MAP)

10:40 a.m.     Olivet Memorial Park (MAP)

11:00 a.m.     Japanese Cemetery in Colma (MAP)

Covid-19 Safety Guidelines for Outdoor Services

  • If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, please stay home.
  • Please wear a face covering at all times during the services.
  • Please maintain 6 feet of social distance from people not in your household.
  • Biodegradable disposal paper straws will be used for incense offering.
  • Please consider bringing your own chanting book/card for chanting Juseige (photocopies will be provided as needed).

Feb. 28 BCA Eitaikyo Service

On Sunday, February 28, at 10:00 a.m. the San Mateo Buddhist Temple Sangha will be joining the Buddhist Churches of America Eitaikyo Service, which will be live streamed on YouTube.  BCA Bishop Emeritus Rev. Kodo Umezu will honor us with a Dharma Talk live from the Hondo of the Buddhist Church of San Francisco. 

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Click the link below to join the service: 

https://links.bcancm.org/eitaikyo

Kindly note that there will not be a separate Zoom meeting for SMBT services and Dharma Discussion this coming Sunday, February 28. 

We encourage you to take part in this rare and precious opportunity to join a BCA-wide Dharma Service.  

SMBT 110th Anniversary Service

Sunday, October 25, 2020

On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. we gathered virtually via the via the Zoom Meeting internet program to celebrate 110 years since the founding of the San Mateo Buddhist temple in 1910!

2020年10月25日の9時30分からサンマテオ仏教会創立110周年記念法要をインターネットと電話でライブ中継で行いました。

View a recording of the service

(SMBT Temple Member access only: use your password for newsletter access to view)

With video greetings by

Rev. Marvin Harada

Bishop

Buddhist Churches of America

Rev. Eijun Kujo

Minister Emeritus

San Mateo Buddhist Temple (1996-2008)

Rev. Ryuta Furumoto

Resident Minister

Senshin Buddhist Temple

(2013-Present)

San Mateo Buddhist Temple (2009-2013)

To join us for this online Dharma Service, CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.