Convention Workshops Schedule

Official Times and Schedule for Convention 2020 at the Hyatt Regency


These sessions will all be held on Saturday, February 22nd during the 73rd Annual NW District Convention

10:15 – 11:15

“Shin Buddhist Liberation Theology and Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) Activism in Japan” Professor Jessica Starling

“Sing Namo Amida Butsu” Kemi Nakabayashi

“What Is EcoSangha?” – Reverend Don Castro

“Youth Discussion on Dana and Buddhism” – Seattle Young Adult Minister’s Assistants

11:30 – 12:30

“World Peace Begins with Me” – Reverend Jim Warrick

“Dana Dharmathon” Seattle Betsuin Minister’s Assistants

“Otera de Asobo, Let’s Play at Temple” – Ayano Kusunoki and Kaori Miyaji

“Sing Namo Amida Butsu” – Kemi Nakabayashi

“Awakening to Buddhism through the study of sutra chanting”

お聲明からの学び– Reverend Anan Hatanaka

“Bits of Rubble Turned to Gold” – Reverend Fred Pelger

1:30 – 2:30

“Panel on Buddhist Parenting” – Reverend Yuki Sugahara, Reverend Diana Thompson, Crystal Inge, Diane Deaver

Facilitated by Ann Ishimaru

“Sing Namo Amida Butsu” – Kemi Nakabayashi

“Preserving and Sharing Japanese American History” – Tom Ikeda

“Melodic Chanting of Juseige – Jodo Shinshu Rituals” – Reverend Sala Sekiya

“Japanese Dharmathon” – Reverend Nariaki Hayashi, Reverend Yugo Fujita, Reverend Yushi Mukojima

“The Roads to Tokudo Panel Discussion” – Reverend Kazuaki Nakata, Reverend Ryuta Furumoto, Reverend Melissa Opel

Facilitated by Jason Yokoyama

2:45 – 4:00

“Dana for World Peace” Combined Session – Professor Erik Hammerstrom and Reverend Takashi Miyaji