BCO Events and Activities
- Monthly Shotsuki Memorial Services will presented on YouTube
- Nokotsudo, Obon, and Hatsubon Onsite Church Visits by appointments only – Please contact Church Office
- Monthly BCO Busshin Newsletter available online – Busshin
- BCO Office is closed. 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 Here / Friends of BCO List
- BCO Membership information and payment. Link
- Summer Dharma Services – Schedule (TBA)
- 7/31/2021 – Obon Bento Fundraiser Pickup – 1-3pm (Order)
- 7/31/2021 – Virtual Obon Program (YouTube)
- 8/1/2021 – Obon Dharma Service
- 9/27/2021 – BCO Golf Fun Day Event (Registration)
- December – OBWA Craft Sale (TBA)
2021 BCO Virtual Obon Festival
Saturday, July 31,2021 – 6pm
Obon Dancing, Music, Flower Arrangement Demonstrations, Koto Performances and more.
This program will be streamed on the BCO YouTube Channel. Program is scheduled to begin at 6pm on Saturday July 31, 2021. (YouTube Link – Click Here)
Obon Practice Videos – Now Available
Time to get ready for BCO’s Virtual Obon.
- Obon no Uta (uchiwa)
- Wonderful Ondo (hand)
- Tanko Bushi (hand)
- Ochatsumi Ondo (folding fan)
2021 Virtual Obon Memorial Lanterns
The Buddhist Church of Oakland will again celebrate Obon in a virtual Festival Program on July 31, 2021. As in 2020, we will honor past family members and friends in a segment of the virtual program.
7/12/2021 – August Busshin Newsletter
7/11/2021 – July Shotsuki Memorial Service
BCO Obon Bento Fundraiser – Pre-Order Required !
- Pre-Sale Orders Only
- Vegan Option Available
- Order by July 20th
- LIMITED Number of Bentos Available. Order Early.
- Pickup @ BCO on Saturday July 31st 1-3pm
- Proceeds benefit the Buddhist Church of Oakland
BCO Golf Fun Day Outing – Monday September 17th – Berkeley Country Club
The Buddhist Church of Oakland will be holding a Golf Fun Day Outing on Monday, September 27, 2021. This outing is an opportunity for golfers to get out for a day of fun and golf . This will not be a tournament but rather just a day of fun in the sun. Funds raised will benefit the Buddhist Church of Oakland.
6/27/2021 – J-Sei Summer Classes