The Buddhist Church of San Francisco is a Buddhist temple founded in the Jodo Shinshu school of Pure Land Buddhism (Mahayana).  It was established in Japantown in 1898 and initially served  Japanese and Japanese Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area. Today, while continuing to honor its Japanese heritage, BCSF celebrates its welcoming spirit as a multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multi-generational community inspired by the teachings of Shinran Shonin.

Everyone is welcome!
Please join us for one of our many services or events!


Sunday Service   Sundays 10:00 am
Shoshinge Service  4th Sunday of each month 10:00 am
Metta Gathering  Last Saturday of each month 5:00 pm, except July & Dec
Japanese Service   2nd and 4th Sundays of each month  1:00 pm Mindfulness Meditation Every Wednesday at 6:30 pm

September 29, 2019 (9:30 am) Fall Temple Clean-Up — lunch provided

October 18, 2019 (10:00 - 2:00) Aloha Chicken Bento FUNDRAISER — Tickets $12.00
To sell or to buy tickets, please call the BCSF office at 415-776-3158.