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Temple News

 

Temple News Archives:

 

2018

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2017

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2016

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DECEMBER 2018 & JANUARY 2019 EVENTS

 

DEC:     2 - 8   Rohatsu Sesshin    all day

              9th     Fujinkai Meeting  10 am

                         Jodo-E, Monthly Service & Memorial   11 am

              11th    Directors’ Meeting   7:30 pm

              16th   Garden Cleaning/Omigaki   9 am

                         Goeika Osame    1 pm

              25th   Christmas Day - Temple closed

              29th    Mochigome Washing    8 am

              30th    Mochitsuki    7 am - 5 pm

              31st     Year-end Service   4 pm

 

JAN:      1st       Shusho-E   10 am

              2 - 4    Temple closed

              8th       Board Meeting   7:30 pm

              13th    100th Anniversary Committee Meeting   10 am

              20th    Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese  11 am

              21st    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Temple closed

              27th    Monthly Service & Memorial   10 am

                          Annual Temple Members General Meeting   11 am

                          New Year’s Party   12:30 pm

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AMAZON SMILE & ZENSHUJI

 

Now you can shop at Amazon and donate to Zenshuji at the same

time!   Here is the link to Zenshuji Amazon smile page;

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/95-1782838

 

Please follow their instruction there on how to do it.

TEMPLE MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

 

It’s time to renew your temple membership. Please use the form here and mail it to the temple with a check. Thank you very much for your continuous support!

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ROHATSU SESSHIN - DEC 2nd to DEC 8th      

 

You are all invited to attend Rohatsu Sesshin, our one and only

sesshin of the year at Zenshuji. (A sesshin is a week-long retreat

in which people devote themselves to zazen.) This year, Rohatsu

Sesshin will begin on Sunday, Dec. 2nd, and conclude at

midnight on Sat. Dec. 8th.

 

Three meals will be served each day. For those who plan to join us for meals, it would be good to know if you are planning to eat with us. If you are planning to sit for quite a bit of the sesshin, please send an email to webmaster@zenshuji.org to register. We often get more people sitting with us on Sunday and particularly on Saturday, the last day. There is a suggested donation of $50- 150, on a sliding scale depending on your situation. Please come and join us, even if you can only sit for an hour or two.

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MOCHITSUKI & MOCHI ORDER

 

We will have the annual end-of-the-year Mochitsuki (mochi pounding) at Zenshuji on Sunday  December 30th from 7am to 4 pm. We need a lot of muscle power to pound a lot of mochi rice. Please help us whenever you can. If you are ordering mochi, please mail/bring in the mochi order form below to the temple by December 18th. Every year we have people asking to buy but they did not order.   Remember, we order the mochigome (mochi rice) by the order form counts.   Please help us to be more accurate.

 

One pound of small mochi - $5

Okasane-Mochi 1 set - $8

 

We also have Mochigome washing on Saturday,

December 29th from 8am. Please volunteer.

END THE YEAR WITH YEAR-END SERVICE

 

Our Year-End service will be at 4 pm on December 31st. Please join us to end the year calmly and spiritually.

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