Revised May 2021 Service Schedule

5/2 Virtual Service 5/9 (Mother’s Day) Shotsukihoyo Virtual Service 5/16 OUTSIDE In-person Service 5/23 Gotan-E (Shinran’s Birthday) Virtual Service 5/30 OUTSIDE In-person Service Outside Services will also be live on Facebook and uploaded later to YouTube. Masks required – bring your own chair.

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5/15 Huge Rummage Sale

Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry, Spokane Opens 9 am Saturday Collecting items from YOU Until May 13th We have lots of beautiful jewelry, fashion accessories, loads of jigsaw puzzles, books,  furniture, dishes, glassware, cooking utensils, sports equipment, lawn furniture, gardening tools decorating items & lots more! Contact Celeste (dcsterrett@yahoo.com) to schedule a time for […]

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5/8 Flower Fundraiser

Flower FundraiserMay 8th  –  11 am  –  1 pmAt the Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry, SpokanePick up Flowers for Mother’s DayLast day to order is Wednesday May 5thPay when you Pick up ***To order – Click on the Flower Fundraiser tab above*** Single Flower $1 – Five Flowers $5 – Dozen Flowers $10 Some […]

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The dandelions are taking over at Temple!

Anyone who could meet me the 2nd through 4th Tuesday of every month from about 2-4:30 pm, we could try to put a dent in the weeds! Even one day would help. It looks a little overwhelming, but many hands make it much easier. Just call Mary ahead of time in case I can’t make […]

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4/24 Intro to Buddhism

Intro to Buddhism Class with Reverend Opel on Saturday 4/24/21 10 am-12 pm Via Zoom Email SpokaneBuddhistTemple@gmail.com to get the zoom link Do you have questions about Buddhism? Are you new to the Spokane Buddhist Temple? Join Reverend Melissa Opel for a brief introductory lecture about Buddhism and specifically Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, followed by an […]

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4/18 Teriyaki Fest

Spokane Buddhist Temple’s 31st annual TERIYAKI FEST  –  Spring Food Festival Fundraiser, April 18th  –  11 am-3 pm (or when we sell out). Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry, Spokane. Featuring Chicken or Tofu Teriyaki Bowls ($10), and assorted Mochi Desserts ($5). Support the Temple plus 10% is going to Jewels Helping Hands. ALL TAKE-OUT  […]

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4/4 Hanamatsuri Service Celebrating the Birth of Buddha

Sunday — April 4th —10:00 am******NOTE TIME CHANGE: 10 AM******Joint Zoom service with the Yakima Buddhist Church Hanamatsuri, literally flower festival, is celebrated in April, commemorating the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, who became enlightened and is known as Buddha. According to our tradition, the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni, was born in Nepal on April 8, 566 […]

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Update on a Fundraiser for Jewels Helping Hands

Good news about our fundraising for the Homeless Center run by Jewels Helping Hands – – Not only have our donations helped Jewels with January and February electric bills – – we also have enough to help with the March electric bill. We hope that everyone continues to donate so our Temple can continue to […]

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A Reflection on the Rise of Asian Hate Crimes

Message from Bishop Marvin Harada We have all been concerned about recent events in the news about the rise of hate crimes and violence against Asians. It feels like as human beings, we are going backwards in time to the era of our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents, many of whom lived through prejudice and discrimination […]

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