Latest News & Upcoming Events
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.
Pick up for pre-orders is Sunday, December 4 from 10 am – 1 pm inside the kaikan. Limited quantities can also be purchased on the day of the fundraiser.
The Cub Scouts will be selling drinks and the Girl Scouts will be selling crafts in the kaikan. Bazaar merchandise is also on sale.
Japan is open for foreign travelers now.
Register for the 2023 spring semester Japanese conversation class. The spring semester is from January 24, 2023 to May 23, 2023. All the classes will be online Zoom classes with live teachers.
The Buddhist Church of Sacramento Sports Program is offering open bowling on Sundays in November, December and January. Participants can join us on any or all of the dates.
The members of the Betsuin’s Board of Trustees are excited to announce a new type of fundraiser, which will not only benefit the church but will provide participants an opportunity to win monetary prizes.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We will be showing reruns on November 9, 2022, at 7 pm.
On November 16th, Bob will have a session. Ater that date, he will take a holiday break and meet in the New Year.
Order by Dec. 10.
Pick up on Dec. 31 at Sacramento Betsuin or Placer Buddhist Church.
Since we’re not making mochi ourselves this year, we invite you to support Placer Buddhist Church with their Mochitsuki event.
Are you interested in tracing your roots back to Japan?
Do you have Japanese registry documents you need help interpreting?
Please join us for an informative session on how to trace your Japanese ancestry presented by Marty Wolf.
On December 16-18, Senior YBA will be holding our first in-person conference since 2019 at Sacramento Betsuin.
Come join Sr. YBA, a group of young adults from various BCA temples, for a fun weekend of Marvel-themed Buddhism and community! Guest speakers include Reverend Matthew Hamasaki of the Sacramento Betsuin and Devon Matsumoto of The Young Buddhist Editorial.
This monthly series on Tuesdays from October 18 to March 28 is presented by Rev. Yuki Sugahara of the Portland Buddhist Temple.
Sign up at BetsuinPrograms@buddhistchurch.org
What are the “30 Verses on Representation Only (Bodhisattva Vasubandhu)?”
Rev. Yuki explains:
We are so excited to start posting on Instagram! Don’t forget to give us a follow and spread the word to your friends and family! Looking forward to connecting with you there.
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Enjoy an evening of holiday music with musical enthusiast Gordon Ah Tye
Join us virtually for an informative session, part of our monthly Thursday Health & Wellness series.
Sign up at email@example.com. After you register, the Zoom link will be sent a few days prior to the seminar.
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. The 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.
All Sunday Dharma Services will be held in-person in the Hondo at 9:30 am starting June 12, 2022. All services will continue to be broadcast live on the church’s Facebook and YouTube pages.