BCO – News and Activities – 2021
Archives: 2020 News and Activities
8/9/2021 – 2021 Dharma School Registration Open
BCO Golf Fun Day Outing – Monday September 27th – 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.
8/2/2021 – JapanTown SF – TOKYO 2020 CLOSING CEREMONY BON ODORI
- Presented Sunday August 8, 2021 – JapanTown Peace Plaza
5/28/2021 – Memorial Day Service
May / Memorial Day Donation
Important Notice regarding Memorial Day Weekend
We will not be doing in-person cemetery visitations this year. Rev. Bridge has been visiting the cemeteries and reciting the sutra. A Memorial Day Weekend video will be posted on our YouTube channel on Friday, May 28 and can be viewed at any time after that.
3/21/2021 – Celebrating Women Making History in Buddhism
2/21/2021 – Hanamatsuri Bento Sale – Order by Wed March 24th
BCO is having a bento sales to celebrate Hanamatsuri. Bento dinners are being prepared by professional chief Royce Mori in collaboration with SACBC.
Please per-order your bento by Wednesday March 24th.
Drive-Thur Pickup on Saturday April 3rd between 11:30am and 2:00pm at BCO Parking Lot.
If you are having someone else pickup your bento order, please note it on your order or let us know.
Also, if paying by check, please mail it to Church by March 24th, or bring it when picking up.
Please contact Church if you have any questions.
3/20/2021 – Racism Against Asians
Below, you’ll find information and resources to help you understand the Atlanta shootings and other recent acts of violence against Asian-Americans, and the practice self-care. We hope these resources are helpful when having conversations with your family and friends.
- Article on the Atlanta spa shootings (NY Times)
- Self-Care (Asian American Organizing Project)
- Self-Care Tips for Asian-Americans Dealing with Racism (Huffpost)
- Teaching about Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia (Educators 4 Social Change)
Source: Charles Armstrong School, March 19, 2021
3/12/2021 – Busshin Newsletter April 2021
3/11/2020 – Pets Memorial Service – Sunday April 18th
4/22/2021 – Introduction to Shojin Ryori Cooking with Michael Endo – Buddhist Vegetarian Cuisine – Thursday Night Medical Series
Please Sign-up at: BetsuinPrograms@BuddhistChurch.org
Featuring BCO’s Michael Endo
2/2/2021 – Busshin Newsletter March 2021
1/6/2021 – Busshin February 2021