Are you good at Origami? Help us make paper cranes for our 100th Anniversary! Please
see the flyer on the right for more information.
ZENSHUJI 100TH ANNIVERSARY FUND CAMPAIGN
Dear Members and Friends of Zenshuji Soto Mission,
It’s been a difficult and challenging past year but we are looking forward to the
future with some normalcy, positive attitude and bright outlook to the future. We
are elated to notify you of the celebration of Zenshuji’s 100th Anniversary in the
fall of next year 2022. This letter is to announce the commencement of the 100th
Anniversary capital campaign. Our goal is to reach $100,000 by August, 2022. Doing
so will allow us to start and complete some of the major projects that will enable
us to better serve our members and friends.
Zenshuji is grateful for your support and monetary donation at any time. We have
received donations from Zenshuji members, clubs, organizations, and affiliations
toward our goal. We thank you for helping us begin the road toward these special
projects related to Wheelchair Access Ramp Relocation, Nokotsudo Expansion and other
projects and events.
Zenshuji Soto Mission is a non-profit organization as described in 501(c)(3) of the
federal income tax law. Donations may be made in lump sum, spread out in increments,
or in one’s will or trust. Enclosed is a pledge form and stamped envelope for your
On behalf of the Board of Directors and Priests, we would like to express our sincerest
appreciation and gratitude for your dedication and commitment to Zenshuji. Like during
the 90th Anniversary we will reach the 100th Anniversary Goal together and “GAMBARIMASHO!”
100th Anniversary Committee Chair
Carolyn Abe Hashiba
Board of Directors Chair
Rev. Shumyo Kojima
100th Anniversary Fund Campaign
SHUSHO-E & JANUARY MONTHLY SERVICES
Shusho-E was held on January 1st and
Dharma talks were given by Rev. Kojima
in English and by Rev. Toho in Japanese.
Also January monthly service was held
on 30th and Dharma talks were given by Rev. Doshin in English and by Rev. Miyazaki
in Japanese. Both services were
Setsubun-E, Bean-throwing ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 6th from 11 am.
Same as last year, you can mail order Daruma dolls by February 4th. Please use the
order form here if you would like to order. We look forward to seeing you at the
ceremony in-person or online.
We are happy to announce that the Zazenkai is hosting Zenshuji 100th Anniversary
A Series of Lectures and Conversations once a month starting this January to November.
Please see the lecture series page below for more information.