The BCSF Dharma School is a wonderful opportunity for children ages 4-18 yrs old to come and learn about Buddhism in a warm and supportive environment. Classes take place on Sunday mornings and instruction is age-appropriate.
The BCSF Jr. YBA invites all who are between the ages of 14-18 to come join in the fun of building community within the temple and with other Jr. YBA organizations throughout the USA.
The oldest Buddhist Women’s organization in the United States, the BCSF BWA was established in April 1900. The original BWA helped promote the teachings of Jodo Shinshu and provided support to the Buddhist community. Today, they continue their work in supporting BCSF and it’s mission statement, as well as, in offering support to our larger outside communities.
The BCSF Choir is an inclusive, diverse group of Shin members who enjoy singing Buddhist choral compositions and global and popular songs written in English, Japanese, and other languages. Under the direction of Choir Director, Misaye Abiko, the BCSF Choir participates in Shin Choir festivals and also invites community choirs to join in the celebration of song.
The BCSF Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQQ) group is a safe and supportive environment that seeks to promote the programs and practices of BCSF, to foster personal and interpersonal connections, and to engage in inclusive community building. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org