BCA Bishops Memorial Service (July 2)

This Sunday’s service will be our annual remembrance for the Bishops of the Buddhist Churches of America, during which we will revisit the important contributions of Bishop Enryo Shigefuji, the first democratically-elected Bishop of the BCA, whose leadership spanned the crucial years of post-World War II reconciliation, rebuilding, and growth from 1948 to 1958.

8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Sofu Chanting
9:00 a.m. Sangha Social Hour
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service
10:30 a.m. Shotsuki Hoyo Monthly Memorial 祥月法要 (Hondo)
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion (Dharma Room)

We welcome you to join us in person!

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Featured image above: Buddhist Study Center members in the 1950s. In front, from left, are: Rev Keisho Motoyama, Rev. Dr. William Masuda, Mr. Matsuo, Mr. Noboru Hanyu, and Rev. Hakushi Futaba. In back, from left, are: Rev. Dr. Yamaoka, Rev. Dr. Leslie Kawamura, Rev. Kanmo Imamura, Bishop Rev. Enryo Shigefuji, Rev. Dr. Taitetsu Unno, and Mr. Albert Kosakura. Not shown is member Rev. John Doami. (Courtesy of Berkeley Buddhist Temple)

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