Rev. Quon’s One Year Anniversary

Rev. Quon's One Year Anniversary

Help us celebrate Rev. Kory Quon’s one year anniversary as the resident minister at Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. …read more

2016 Board Installations

2016 Board Installations

The officers for the temple board, Adult Buddhist Association, and Buddhist Women’s Association, were installed last night. From 2016 Board Installations. Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 1/09/2016 (8 items) ABA Board is installed 2016 ABA Board Buddhist Women’s Association board is installed 2016 Buddhist Women’s Association board Temple board is installed Temple board …read more

Rev. John’s Farewell Party

Rev. John's Farewell Party

The @[109635029188671:274:Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple] shows its appreciation to Rev. John Iwohara and his wife, Eri, at a farewell luncheon held at Sea Empress Seafood Restaurant on April 20, 2014. From Rev. John’s Farewell Party. Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 5/01/2014 (104 items) "Come on in!" The ladies manning the reception table. Tyson …read more

2014 Hanamatsuri/Hatsumairi Service

2014 Hanamatsuri/Hatsumairi Service

Last Sunday, we held our joint Hanamatsuri/Hatsumairi Service. We had two Hatsumairi infants who were presented to the Amida Buddha for the first time. Officiating the service was Rev. John Iwohara, former resident minister of the Venice Hongwanji, now with Gardena Buddhist Church. Our guest speaker was Rev. Nobuo Miyaji, current resident minister of Gardena …read more

Rev. Ray’s Farewell Message

Rev. Ray's Farewell Message

To the friends and family of the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, who I consider as my own, thank you for a wonderful 11 year run as a participant at the temple. The warmth and passion for the Nenbutsu was one of the reasons I felt compelled to go to Kyoto to further my studies in …read more

Rev. Iwohara Farewell Party

Rev. Iwohara Farewell Party

Dear Members of the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, It is with great sadness that I must inform you that Bishop Kodo Umezu is transferring Rev. John Iwohara from Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple to Gardena Buddhist Church effective April 1, 2014. Rev. John has been with our temple for 12 years, and has truly helped to …read more

2013 Bukkyokai Installation

2013 Bukkyokai Installation

The temple board for 2013 was installed in a ceremony prior to the board meeting on Jan. 4, 2013.

Temple Board Installation

Temple Board Installation

The Temple Board for 2012 was installed on Jan. 6, 2012.

VHBT Rummage Sale

VHBT Rummage Sale

The temple holds a rummage sale on Oct. 8, 2011.

VHBT 30th Anniversary

VHBT 30th Anniversary

The VHBT 30th Anniversary Celebration held on Nov. 18, 1990. …read more