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BCO Events and Activities

  • Weekly Dharma Family Services – 10am Sunday (September to June) & on YouTube
  • Monthly Shotsuki Memorial Services – (Shotsuki)
  • Church, Nokotsudo, and alter visits by appointments only – Please contact Church Office
  • Monthly BCO Busshin Newsletter available online – Busshin
  • BCO Office is open for “limited” visits and business. Masks required.  OfficeBCO@gmail.com   (510)-832-5988
  • Students, Supporters, Friends and Non-Members please subscribe to our Email List to receive current news and updates.  (Subscribe)
  • BCO Membership information and payment. 2023 Membership due in January. (Membership)

Upcoming Services & Events

  • November/December 2022 – Dharma and Adult Services – Live and on YouTube – Sunday 10am  (Please see the current copy of the Church Busshin Newsletter for the Calendar of Events)
  • December 11 – Mochitsuki – Mochi Prep and Pickup (More Info)
  • December 31 – New Year Eve Service – (Time to be Announced)
  • January 1, 2023 – New Years Day Service – (Time to be Announced)


11/9/2022 BCO Mochitsuki Fundraiser

  • Limited Quantities available for Sale
  • Please click on the Image or Link for more information (LINK)

11/9/2022 – Busshin Newsletter – December 2022

December 2022 Issue

11/3/2022 Jr YBA See’s Candy Fundraiser

  • Order Form (Click Here)
  • Order by November 30th. Pick up on December 11th 3:00 to 4:30pm

10/30/22 Dharma Family Service  – Halloween

10/23/2022 Dharma Family & Keirokai Service

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10/23/2022 Gyokyo – Episode 8 – Getting a Handle on Samsara Part 2

10/23/2022 Receiving and Giving: Buddhist Women Past, Present, and Future

  • Numata Lecture talk by Dr. Paula Arai of IBS

10/19/2022 – Panda Express Fundraiser – FBWA

“The Coast District Buddhist Women’s League is excited to host the 47th FBWA Conference in 2024. As expected prices for hotel meals and accommodations have increased. In an effort to lower registration costs we are fundraising. Please support this Panda Express Fundraiser. Just order your food online for pick up or delivery, and at checkout enter the FUNDRAISER CODE, 911278. We thank Panda Express for their support. And thank you all for participating!”

Friday, November 18, 2022
Place your order for pickup or delivery on Friday, November 18 !

Available at Panda Express
locations nationwide

Online orders only
Apply code 911278 in the
Fundraiser Code box during online checkout at www.pandaexpress.com or via App

28% of sales will be donated to: 47th BCA FBWA 2024 Conference Committee
Federation of Buddhist Women’s Association is an organization of the Buddhist Churches of America

Dharma Forward Campaign


  • Dharma Forward Fundraising Campaign
  • BCA – Dharma Forward Information (LINK)

2/22/2022 – Athletes in Aprons – New Book from Karen Owoc

How to Live Longer Without Growing Older

Athletes in Aprons is an uncomplicated playbook that puts longevity in your control. But not an athlete, you say? Don’t be so sure you’re not. Being revered as an athlete doesn’t hinge on performance; it’s grounded in perseverance. Whether you’re a back-of-the-packer, cardiac patient, or cancer survivor, true athletes focus on commitment, crave being better than yesterday, and strive to finish. But in order to be more physical, more motivated, and more fun, you need to feed your body… (More)

Copies of the Book can be purchased from the Church.  Please contact the Office to obtain a copy (Contact Us).

Please note that 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Church.  Thank you Karen.