WELCOME TO THE BUDDHIST CHURCH OF OAKLAND!
Learn about Buddhism together with a warm, supportive group of dharma friends (click on Upcoming Events)!
We extend our warmest welcome to you, whether you
are a first-time visitor or a long-time member of this church. Your
interest in our temple is sincerely appreciated and we wish to make
you feel comfortable attending our Sunday services, religious or
cultural events, or participating in one of several church groups.
The Buddhist Church
of Oakland services are conducted by Rev.
as our minister
January 2009 after serving for 2 years at the
Buddhist Church of
Our regular Sunday program begins with a Family Dharma Service at 10:00 a.m.
which is geared towards the children and their parents. This service
includes incense offering, chanting, singing, and a brief Dharma
talk. On the first Sunday of each month we hold a Shotsuki Hoyo
(Monthly Memorial Service) at 10:30 a.m.
following our regular Family Dharma Service.
Dharma School is held after the Family Dharma Service and offers
classes for children from preschool through high school. Our
Lawrence, is more than happy to discuss these enrichment classes
with you - whether you are interested in becoming a Dharma School
teacher or enrolling your child in Sunday School.
1000 Cranes - A Gift to the Temple from the Jr. YBA
Our temple also offers Adult Study Sessions as well as a variety of organizations to meet the growing needs and multicultural interests of our Sangha.
Thank you for visiting our website. Please don't hesitate to contact us for information or to seek assistance where we can better help you meet your needs.