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Temple News for May 2017

1.   The Buddhist Temple of Salinas welcomes new members, George and Lynne Gatanaga. Please join us in welcoming them to the temple!

George Gatanagaさんと、Lynne Gatanagaさんが新しく仏教会メンバーになられました。皆さん温かく迎えてください。

2.   Salinas Kendo Dojo will be having a fundraiser on May 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Buddhist Temple of Salinas. An artist will be coming to teach people how to paint on canvas. She will bring all the supplies for the painting. The kendo dojo members will provide light refreshments, including some wine. The fundraising is for a training trip to a couple of dojos in Tokyo. The kendo dojo members are very busy with fundraising while preparing for the National Championships in San Jose in June. Salinas Kendo Dojo has always been very generous in their support of the temple, setting up tables and chairs for all the temple events and funerals, providing much needed manpower for the Obon Festival and Asian Festival. Please show your appreciation by supporting their fundraising activities.


3.   May Shotsuki service, May 7, 2017 @ 10 AM, followed by the annual temple “picnic” at the temple. Please join us in honoring friends and family members who passed away in the month of May, and then stay for the annual BBQ picnic. Dharma School will have games and bingo.


4.   Senior Luncheon, hosted by Mrs. Mitzie Higashi, May 11, 2017 @ 12 PM. If you are interested in attending the luncheon, please RSVP to Mrs. Higashi by May 7. The temple thanks Mrs. Higashi for her generosity in hosting the luncheon.

シニアランチョンが2017年5月11日午後12時からにMitzie Higashiさんよって開催されます。ご興味がありましたら、Mitzie Higashiさんに5月7日までにご連絡してください。サリナス仏教会はMitzie Higashiさんに感謝いたします。

5.   Special Public Lecture, Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 2-4 PM @ Watsonville Buddhist Temple. The lecture will be by Rev. Yuki Sugihara of the Buddhist Church of Florin. This lecture is in association with the Gotan-e service the next day. After the special public lecture, Watsonville will have a no-host dinner with Rev. Sugihara at 5 PM. The location is not yet determined, but should be decided soon. If you are interested in attending the dinner, please leave a message with Mariko Yamashita at (831) 596-8571 or email to btsalinas@gmail.com by Monday, May 8, 2017.

2017年5月20日に2時から4時まで特別講義をワトソンビル仏教会行います。ご講師は、フロリン仏教会の菅原先生です。このご講義は降誕会法要の前日に行われます。ご講義の後に、夕食会を5時から行います。ご興味ありましたら、5月8日までに Mariko Yamashitaさん までに電話 (831) 596-8571か電子メール btsalinas@gmail.comでご連絡ください。

6.   Tri-Temple Gotan-e Service Sunday, May 21, 2017, 10 a.m. @ Watsonville Buddhist Temple. This is a joint service between Watsonville, Salinas, and Monterey. The guest speaker will be Rev. Yuki Sugihara of the Buddhist Church of Florin. There will be a luncheon after the service. Salinas has been asked to provide salads for the lunch. If you are attending and can make a salad, please let Carol Cisneros know so that we can make sure we have enough salads for the lunch. If you would like a ride to Watsonville, please contact Gary Tanimura or Rev. Yugo Fujita.

2017年5月21日に降誕会法要をワトソンビル仏教会で行います。このサービスはワトソンビル・サリナス・モントレー仏教会合同で行われます。ご講師はフロリン仏教会の菅原先生です。法要後昼食があります。サリナス仏教はサラダを提供する係になっています。もし法要に参加をお考えで、サラダを作ることができるのならば、Carol Cisnerosまで知らせてください。そうすれば十分なサラダを持っていくことができます。もし交通手段がない方がおられましたら、Gary Tanimuraさんか、藤田先生にご連絡ください。

7.   The 2017 Memorial Day Services will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017. The service at the Garden of Memories will start at 10 a.m. The service at Yamato Cemetery will start at 11 a.m.


8.   Salinas BWA will have their annual Food Sale is on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Tickets are available by pre-sale from BWA members. Please see the flier for more information.


9.   Reminder: Hikari no Gakko will be from June 12-June 23, 2017 at the Buddhist Temple of Salinas. Please contact Robert Gatanaga for more information.

光の学校が6月12日から23日までサリナス仏教で行われます。詳細はRobert Gatanagaさんまでご連絡ください。

In Gassho,

Buddhist Temple of Salinas