Starting this month, we will have a slightly longer Sunday meditation period; instead of following the Sunday service as it has in the past year, it will happen before the service from 9 to 9:40 a.m.
Dharma School (Sunday School for infants/toddlers through high school) begins September 10.
Guest minister Mas Kodani will give the Dharma Talk at the Ohigan (autumn equinox) service September 17.
The Women in Buddhism Conference will take place on Saturday, September 23, and the Eshinni-ko & Kakushinni-ko Memorial Service on Sunday, September 24. n conjunction with the Eshinni-ko & Kakushinni-ko service and Women’s Seminar, the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Women’s Association is sponsoring a collection to support our local Women’s Shelters. Some of the items needed are listed here:
Clothing: underwear and bras, especially in larger sizes, socks, shoes, season appropriate clothing and coats.
Personal Items: toothpaste personal size, toothbrushes, tampons, feminine napkins, travel size deodorants, hair brushes, combs and picks, soap, shampoo, hair care products, razors, tissue packages and nail clippers.
Also, consider choosing items from this shelter wish list.