MAY, JUNE & JULY 2012 EVENTS
‘Essence of Zen’ STUDY GROUP
The Study Group has begin on Thursday, April19th from 7:30pm. We plan to meet for a total of seven times, ending on June 7th. This group is a continuation of the previous Study Group. We will continue reading in The Essence of Zen. It is perfectly acceptable to join this group even if you were not part of the previous group. The Essence of Zen is a book that we can open any section and we will immediately be in touch with the important points of Zen practice. We will sit in zazen for the last 30 minutes of each class. The cost is $15 for temple members and $40 for non-temple members. We look forward to seeing you there. If you wish to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A DAY OF ZAZEN: One Day of Sitting Meditation
The Zazenkai is having One Day sitting, “A Day of Zazen” almost every month this year. In May, it will be on the 13th, in June on the 10th, July 15th, August 12th and so on. It will be from 7:10am to 4:40 pm, include 8 periods of zazen, a Dharma talk by Daigaku Sokan, breakfast, lunch and a question period. Please see the flyer for the detailed schedule. Please email email@example.com if you are planning to attend.
The White Elephant Needs Items
We are requesting ANY items (except used clothing) for the 2012 Obon Carnival’s White Elephant booth. Mrs. Soo Hoo will be in charge of collecting the goods, so please bring the items to the temple and we’ll be glad to accept anything you’re gathering from Spring Cleaning. Your support of the temple and its fundraising events are most appreciated!
Zenshuji 90th Anniversary - Sep. 8th & 9th, 2012
Zenshuji 90th Anniversary Beautification Fund
Thank you RAY HAYNES for the splendid job as Chairperson of the 90th Beautification
Fund Committee! As we edge closer to our goal of $90,000, we would like to thank
all those who have donated and those who are getting ready to contribute. The next
phase for Ray is to work on some kind of art work to display the names of all who
have donated to this fund raiser.
ANDREW WOLFF has been hard at work as Chairperson of the Committee for Major Projects of Improvement/Repair to enrich the appearance of the Temple. Andrew and his committee have many major projects prioritised and are working very hard to get the various project completed. Thanks to the members who have suggested we consider improvements for the interior of the Temple as well as other meaningful projects.