Latest News & Upcoming Events

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Installation of Officers
Jan. 29, 2003

The officers, organization leaders and newly-elected Board of Trustee members were installed by Rev. Matt Hamasaki during Dharma Service. 

Officers: President Karen Adachi; President-elect Bobby Tanaka; Secretary Audrey Seo; Treasurer Cheryl Inouye; Auditors Marty Sakata, Sandy Kataoka-Fong and Michael Watanabe; Immediate Past President Gordon Nitta.

Thank you for your dedication and service to the temple!

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Rev. Yuki’s Chanting Sessions
Monthly beginning Feb. 6

Join Rev. Yuki Sugahara on the first Monday of the month February 6 through June 5 at 10 am, in person and live-streamed on our Facebook and YouTube pages. NOTE: In May, the service is on the second Sunday, May 8.

This Chanting Service will focus on the chanting of Shoshin Nembutsu-Ge (Shoshinge) and the wasans written by Shinran Shonin. The service will also include a short Dharma message and close with the letter of Rennyo Shonin.

 If you are interested, please send an email to: betsuinprograms@buddhistchurch.org.

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Learning All About Tofu
Monthly Series on Zoom, Feb. 23

Learn about the benefits of tofu, how to make your own tofu at home, plus fun, creative and traditional ways to prepare tofu

Join us virtually for an informative session, part of our monthly Thursday Health & Wellness series.

Sign up at betsuinprograms@buddhistchurch.org.  After you register, the Zoom link will be sent a few days prior to the seminar.

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Yoga for Health
Free Zoom classes

Bob Matsueda, a certified yoga instructor who presented a yoga class for our Health and Wellness Series, is offering free yoga classes on Wednesdays. 

Sign up at betsuinprograms@buddhistchurch.org

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Betsuin 529 College Savings Plan
Savings grow tax free

The Sacramento Buddhist Church Adult Buddhist Association (ABA) will contribute to your 529 College Savings Plan.

Member Families of the Sacramento Buddhist Church and the Adult Buddhist Association are eligible for a monetary gift to 529 Savings Plan Accounts that are established for Dharma School Students.

Don’t Miss Out on this Opportunity.

See brochure, instructions and application.

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Dharma School
Registration open


We are excited to announce the return of in person Dharma School for the 2022/23 term which starts on September 18, 2022, following Dharma service. Most notable change, besides returning in person, is Dharma School will be held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, instead of every Sunday.

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Meet Rev. Yuki Sugahara
Our new second minister

Reverend Yuki Sugahara became the resident minister of the Oregon Buddhist Temple June 1, 2017. He is originally from Shimane Prefecture located just north of Hiroshima. He comes from a temple family on both his father’s (Kōrinji) and mother’s (Gokurakuji) side.