Temple Calendar 2019

SEPTEMBER 2019

01	SFO		BWA World Convention
02	holiday		Labor Day
04	6:00m		Kiatsu
07	hnl			Board of Directors meeting
08	whm		130th Honpa Anniversary
11	7:00pm		Kyodan meeting
12	10:00am		Shinkokai
13-15	hilo		Lay Convention
15	9:30am		Higan/Rev Umitani
18	6:00pm		Kiatsu
21				Peace Day
22	9:30am		Monthly Memorial Service
29	cancel		Sunday service

Oct  svc:  10/6,10/13mem,10/20whm,10/27anniversary
Monthly Mem:       10/13, 11/03,12/15?

10/19		LHM Autumn Fest
10/27		LHM 115th Anniversary
11/9,10		LHM Seminar-Rev Hiroshi Abiko,BCA











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Services
•  REGULAR SUNDAY SERVICES: Sunday services are scheduled the first four weeks of the month, unless
    cancelled and announced in the monthly newsletter. Service begins at 9:30 a.m. Duration of service
    is approximately one hour.

•  MONTHLY MEMORIAL SERVICES:  One Sunday each month will be designated as a time when families
   and friends of the deceased will have the opportunity to observe the passing of a loved one who
   passed away in that particular month.  Instead of a "public" family service, families observing
   "special memorial anniversaries" are encouraged to arrange for a private home or temple service
   with the resident minister.

•  ANNUAL EVENTS and OBSERVANCES:   (See calendar for dates)

January•	New Year’s Eve Service (Dec. 31st … Jan. 1st)
•	New Year’s Party and Installation of Kyodan officers & Buddhist Women’s Association (Fujinkai)
	officers and General Membership meeting
•	HOONKO SERVICE, 3rd Sunday (memorial honoring Shinran Shonin)
•	Monthly Memorial Service - as scheduled.
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

February
•	Honpa Hongwanji State Legislative Assembly (Giseikai)
•	Monthly Memorial Service, as scheduled.
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

March
•	SPRING OHIGAN SERVICE (annual celebration of spring equinox)
•	Annual Bazaar
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

April
•	HANAMATSURI SERVICE, 1st Sunday. (commemorates birth of Shakyamuni Buddha)
•	BWA’s ESHINNI/KAKUSHINNI DAY SERVICE  (in honor of wife & daughter of Shinran)
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

May
•	GOTAN-E SERVICE, 1st Sunday  (commemorates birth of Shinran Shonin)
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

June
•	Mid-year Temple Cleanup and Omigaki (polishing of brass religious articles)
•	Annual Obon Service and Festival, 2 nights.  (sometimes in July or August, contingent on schedule
	rotation with Maui Buddhist temples)
•	HATSUBON coincides with Obon (1st obon following death of a family member)
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

July
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

August
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

September
•	AUTUMN OHIGAN SERVICE  (annual celebration of autumn equinox)
.	Monthly Memorial Service
•	PEACE DAY OBSERVANCE  - as scheduled.
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

October
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai – as scheduled.

November
•	EITAIKYO (Sangha Memorial) SERVICE, 4th Sunday (to honor those in whose memory special donations
	were made to the Eitaikyo fund, the purpose of which is to ensure perpetuation of the temple)
•	Annual visitations to hospital, Hale Makua, etc.
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service - as scheduled.

December
•	BODHI DAY SERVICE, 1st Sunday (to celebrate the enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha)
•	BWA (Fujinkai) Memorial  (for BWA members who passed away during the year)
•	Year-end Cleanup and Omigaki

OTHER AVAILABLE SERVICES (officiated by Resident Minister)
Columbarium (Nokotsudo)
Funeral Services
Home & Hospital visitations
Infant’s Initiatory Rites
Memorial Services
Weddings