The New York Buddhist Church


 

NYBC Calendar and Events

You are welcome to join our sangha for Sunday services. Masking is optional through service and while in the building. We continue to livestream our Sunday services and are grateful that so many of you are participating online, you may join us on the NYBC Facebook Page or on NYBC's YouTube channel.  

To join the Chanting and Meditation group that meets on Weds. online, please request link at nybc332@gmail.com

If you wish to add a loved ones name to the list that is read for Shotsuki Hoyo monthly memorial service, held on the first Sunday of every month at 11:30 am, please fill out this form and email it to us at nybc332@gmail.com 

  **Check out our Community Page (click here) to see what special events are upcoming...and more!

 

 

MARCH

Mar 2, Sat. 
10-11:30pm: Dharma Gathering

Mar. 3, Sun.  11:30am: Shotsuki Hoyo   speaker: Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye 

1 pm: SOKAI Annual Membership Meeting

Mar. 6, Wed. 7-8pm: Chanting and Meditation

Mar 7, Thurs 7-8pm: Howakai (Japanese Study Group)

Mar 9, Sat 11-12pm: Dharmachat 

Ikebana (Flower Arranging) Class with Sensei Junko Yamakawa (Sogetsu School) - email for details ymkwjun@gmail.com

Mar. 10, Sun.  (Daylight Savings Time) 11:30am: Sunday Service, speaker: Rev Isabelle Shinjo Bernard

Learn Taiko with Teddy Yoshikami  -  3-4/4:30pm Teens, 4:30-5pm: 7-11 yr olds, 5-6pm: beginner adults, 6-7pm: advanced adults for more info email tyoshikami@verizon.net

Mar. 13, Wed. 7-8pm: Chanting and Meditation

Mar. 16, Sat. 11:00am: Asaji Service with Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye  (Shinran Shonin Memorial - in person only)
                      
10:00am - 4:00pm: White Elephant Sale 

Mar. 17, Sun.  11:30am: Spring Higan-e Service, speaker: Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye

Mar. 19, Mon.  6:30pm:  Old Fashioned Monday Night Movies  *(to raise funds for a new projection screen). Suggested donation $10.00 includes snack & bottle of green tea. For more information click on link  https://forms.gle/G49gCPpRZ36nq8qB6

Mar. 20 Wed.  7-8pm: Chanting and Meditation

Mar. 23, Sat. 11-12pm: Dharmachat

Ikebana (Flower Arranging) Class with Sensei Junko Yamakawa (Sogetsu School) - email for details ymkwjun@gmail.com

Mar. 24, Sun. 11:30am: Rennyo Shonin Memorial Service, speaker: Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye

1:15 Board of Trustees meeting (TBC)

Learn Taiko with Teddy Yoshikami  -  3-4/4:30pm Teens, 4:30-5pm: 7-11 yr olds, 5-6pm: beginner adults, 6-7pm: advanced adults for more info email tyoshikami@verizon.net

Mar. 27, Wed.  7-8:30pm: Chanting and Meditation 

Mar. 30, Sat. 11 am Buddha Goes to the Movies

Mar 31, Sun. 11:30am: Regular Service, Speaker: Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye

 *new class:  *1-2 pm: Exploring Buddhism 1 - with Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye (meets monthly last Sunday)

 

APRIL 

Apr 3, Wed. 7-8pm: Chanting and Meditation

Apr. 4, Thu.  7-8:00pm: Howakai (Japanese Study Group)

Apr 6, Sat. 10:30-12 pm: Dharma Study Class

Apr. 7, Sun.  11:30 am: Shotsuki Hoyo Service, speaker Rev Kurt Rye (installation of Board officers)  

Apr. 10, Wed. 7-8:00pm: Chanting and Meditation

Apr. 13, Sat.  11-12pm: Dharmachat

Apr. 14, Sun. 11:30am: Hanamatsuri Buddha's Birthday Service, speaker: Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye

1-3 Carving the Divine: The Buddhist Sculptors of Japan a film by Yujiro Seki 

12-5 Tom Matsuda, artist: exhibit, talk, demonstration

Apr. 16, Tues. 11:00am: Asaji Service (Shinran Shonin Memorial)

Apr. 17, Wed. 7-8:00pm: Chanting and Meditation

April 20 Sat. Buddha Goes to the Movies

Apr. 21, Sun. 11:30am: Sunday service, speaker: Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye

1:00 pm: Board of Trustees meeting

Apr. 24, Wed. 7-8:00pm: Chanting and Meditation

April 27, Sat. 11-12pm: Dharmachat

Apr 28, Sun.  11:30am:  Sunday Service, speaker: Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye

1-2 pm: Exploring Buddhism 1 - with Rev Kurt Kyosei Rye (meets monthly last Sunday)

 
 

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