Announcements

Ralphs Community Contributions Program 1

Ralphs Community Contributions Program

The Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple is a part of the Ralphs Community Contributions Program. Help raise funds for the temple simply by signing up and using your Ralphs Rewards Card when you shop. Ralphs will donate between 1% – 4% of each household’s monthly purchases to the temple. IF YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED YOUR REWARDS …read more

Peace On Your Wings

Peace On Your Wings

Peace on Your Wings is an original musical commissioned by the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii on the occasion of its 125th anniversary. It was developed by Ohana Arts, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote peace and world friendship through the universal language of the arts. The musical was inspired by the life …read more

Fujinkai Obon T-Shirt Sale

Fujinkai Obon T-Shirt Sale

The Obon Dancer in Training shirt has been a hit over the past couple of obon seasons. Order your own for this year’s obon. Available in black or red, and men’s round-neck & women’s v-neck sizes for $20 plus shipping & handling (USPS). To order, please fill out this order form and send to Roseann …read more

linkAges Timebank Orientation

linkAges Timebank Orientation

If you missed the orientation on linkAges Timebank at the VHBT, attached are three video clips of the event. Timebanking is a community-based service exchange network where members give and receive help, learn new skills, and share hobbies and interests. Members earn hours by providing services, and use those hours to receive services in return. …read more

linkAges Timebank

linkAges Timebank

Keiro will hold a orientation on linkAges Timebank at Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on May 31 at 11:00AM. Timebanking is a community-based service exchange network where members give and receive help, learn new skills, and share hobbies and interests. Members earn hours by providing services, and use those hours to receive services in return. The …read more

10 Year Service Awards

10 Year Service Awards

Dharma School superintendent Jayme Heyl and Minsters Assistant Richard Modiano received their 10-year service award from the Federation of Dharma School Teachers League.

Memorial Day Weekend Services

Memorial Day Weekend Services

There will be no Dharma School at the VHBT this Sunday because of Memorial Day weekend services: Sunday, May 24, 2015 9:00AM Green Hills (27501 Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275) 11:30AM Evergreen (204 N Evergreen Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033) Monday, May 25, 2015 9:00AM Woodlawn Memorial Day Service (1847 14th St, Santa …read more

Senior Outreach & Minister’s Assistant Fundraiser

Senior Outreach & Minister's Assistant Fundraiser

On Tuesday, May. 19, 2015, there will be a fundraiser at three different Marie Callender’s locations from 7:00AM to 9:00PM. Marie Callender’s will donate 20% of all proceeds to the temple’s Senior Outreach Program and our Minister’s Assistant educational fund. Dine in or carry-out. Be sure to bring in this flyer so we can get …read more

BEC Book Booth

BEC Book Booth

Please donate your new or used books for the Buddhist Education Committee’s Book Booth at the VHBT Obon Festival. Of particular interest are books, CDs, and DVDs on the following subjects: Cookbooks (all kinds) Asian subjects Jodo Shinshu Buddhism Crafts Special Interests Japanese church cookbooks Children’s books Non-fiction Fiction, particularly mysteries Deposit books in the …read more

Southern District Obon Schedule 2015

Southern District Obon Schedule 2015

The VHBT Obon Festival will take place over the weekend of July 18-19. There will be a total of six five odori practices at the temple, all in July: 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, & 13. All practices will be held from 7:00PM-8:30PM. If you’d like to order a 2015 Southern District Obon T-shirt, please …read more