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Salmon dinner fundraiser March 18

On March 18 you can enjoy a salmon dinner, while also supporting the temple’s operating costs. (Feedback from past dinners is that the salmon is truly exceptional.) Dinner includes salmon, miso soup, salad, vegetables, tsukemono. Desserts are available for purchase. Dine … Continue reading

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Kids’ Summer Program cancelled

Unfortunately, and after much consideration, the Kids Summer Program is canceled this year due to the school calendar being extended. The extreme weather has pushed the end of school into the KSP week. With the 4th of July holiday and … Continue reading

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Buddhist Book Group schedule, March-April 2017

The Buddhist Book Group has chosen the following three books for early 2017. The group meets in Memorial Hall from 9:30-11:30. Those interested in bringing a sack lunch and joining in conversation beyond the scheduled time are welcome to do so. … Continue reading

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Participate in Fred Meyer rewards and benefit temple

FRED MEYER REWARDS PROGRAM For those who have signed up for Fred Meyer Rewards Card to benefit the Seattle Buddhist Temple, please look for an email from the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program and re-enroll in the program.  The re-enrollment … Continue reading

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Five ways to support Seattle Buddhist Temple

1. Open up a Bartell Drugs Community Caring Card and present the card at check-out. Qualifying purchases earn up to 4% as a donation from Bartell to the Temple. There is no additional cost to you, as the donation is … Continue reading

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Ganjin lives, part 1

My first wife, Linda Luebke, was very impressed by the heroic story of Ganjin. When I was first assigned to Seattle Betsuin in 1986, our two sons were young and Linda became very involved in the Betsuin choir, Dharma School … Continue reading

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Ganjin Lives, part 2

Arigatai, what a great word! As Rev. Chijun Yakumo wrote in his wonderful book “Thank You: Namo Amida Butsu,” “I believe arigatai is a term that arises naturally when we sense the intricacy of karma in our life and the … Continue reading

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Temple board and cabinet

Current Cabinet (2 year term): President:        Alan Hoshino 1st VP:              Calvin Terada 2nd VP:            Tyler Moriguchi  (communications@seattlebetsuin.com) 3rd VP:             Ken Kubota Recording Secretary:   Craig Nakashima Corresponding Sec.:    Steph Ojima Treasurer:        Howard … Continue reading

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International Ministerial Orientation Program (IMOP) visit to Seattle Betsuin

This weekend two Japanese ministers, Reverends Chikako Tsuyama and Yugo Fujita, will visit us and give Dharma talks in both English and Japanese. Reverends Tsuyama and Fujita are part of the 2015 IMOP class from our mother temple the Nishi … Continue reading

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Growing Up Behind Barbed Wire with Amy & Lilly Kato

Program includes the award winning documentary “Legacy of Heart Mountain” and personal reflections of Amy and Lilly Kato. Sunday, Sept 20th, 12:30-2:00pm, at the White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn, WA 98002.

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