Announcements for February 2019

Welcome Kayna Iwasawa! - Welcome to the newest member of the Iwasawa family!  Baby girl Kayna arrived on Thursday morning (Feb. 7th), coming in at 6.7 lbs. and 19 inches long.  Congratulations to Sensei and Mifuyu!

Evening Meditation Session - The February session is scheduled for Tuesday, February 12, 2019, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Temple sanctuary.

Pancake Breakfast - The Temple will hold its Winter Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 17, 2019, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The price is still $6.00 per adult plate, $4.00 for children.  The Temple will also be selling its delicious pies (apple, apple-blueberry, and lemon meringue) and the Fujinkai’s chirashi-zushi and spam musubi.  The Temple will also be raffling off a beautiful gift basket at this fundraiser, donated by Mrs. Frances Nakashoji!  Enjoy a delicious breakfast with us!  Please bring your family and friends to this worthy fund raiser.

New Year Omamori - The Temple will also be selling omamori (lucky amulets) at the New Year’s Day and Hoshi Matsuri & Mame-maki services.  Click on the link to view the Omamori price sheet.

New Ojuzu - Some new bracelet ojuzu for 2019 are now available.  Similar to the other bracelet types with a tassel.  The large bead contains a gold picture of Kannon Bosatsu.  Click on the link to see the new ojuzu.  Click on the link to view the different types available. 

ACC Nursing Home Visitation - A visitation and service by Rev. Iwasawa at the ACC Nursing Home (7801 Rush River Dr., Sacramento, CA  95831) is scheduled for Tuesday, February 19, 2019, starting at 11:00 a.m.

Fujinkai Workshop - The Fujinkai’s February workshop is scheduled for Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., in the Temple’s social hall.  This month, Marilyn Yokoyama will demonstrate how to make Beer Bread!  There is no charge for the workshop, so everyone is invited to attend.  And the Fujinkai serves tasty refreshments!

Special Prayer (Gokito) Service - The Daikoku-ten special prayer service for Prosperity is scheduled for Sunday, February 24, 2019, starting at 1:30 p.m.  The registration fee is $20.00/person for members and $25.00/person for nonmembers.  Click on the links to view the service flyer and registration form.  Those who register will have a special prayer performed by our minister and will receive a personalized talisman (omamori).  In order to create the personalized omamori, please submit your service application form to the Temple by Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

We’re on Facebook! - The Temple is now on Facebook!  (  Please check it out.  We’re posting upcoming events as well as pictures.

January 2019 Newsletter - The January 2019 Newsletter is available for viewing on the website.  Click on the link to view the pdf file

Trying to find a form?  Most Temple forms are available under the “Calendar” link above.  Go to the current year and then the month the event will be happening.  Links to the form are there by the date of the event.  Links are disabled after the event has passed.  Membership forms are under the “Membership” link above.

Parking Restrictions Around the Temple - The City of Sacramento is enforcing parking restrictions in the area around the Temple.  Sundays and holidays are still exempt, but this will impact any Temple activities during the week and on Saturdays.  The owner of the CalFire lot across the street is graciously allowing Temple members and guests to park in the CalFire lot and alley spaces on the weekends and after business hours (after 5:00 pm).  More information with a grid map is available at the City of Sacramento website: