Be a part of history! Join us for the
HONPA HONGWANJI MISSION OF HAWAII
FIRST JOINT CONFERENCE
September 1 – 3, 2018
at the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu
The Conference theme is:
Embrace Change – Harmony (Accept Differences)
Our keynote speaker will be Hawaii’s Attorney General, Doug Chin – a national leader in the fight for Civil Rights.
Following the keynote speech, AG Doug Chin and Bishop Matsumoto will join in a dialogue exploring Buddhist teachings in Creating Harmony and Accepting Differences in our world today.
- Taiko Drumming
- Social Media Platforms
- Qi Gong
- Tai Chi
- Buddhist Perspectives on
- Peace and Harmony
- Buddhism in Popular Music
- Nembutsu Moments
- LGBT Awareness
Be a Change Agent in Your Temple
- Green Hongwanji
- Intergenerational Activities
- Crafts for Dharma School
We hope you’ll plan to spend a relaxing and inspiring three days and two nights at the joint conference … deepening your faith, learning new skills, making new friends… with our wonderful Shin Buddhist Sangha. And that you’ll take what you’ve learned home to create a more harmonious Sangha, state and world.
It’s the Lay Conference! It’s the BWA Conference! It’s a meeting for Dharma School Teachers! It’s a gathering of Ministers’ Spouses! It’s a Jr. YBA meeting! It’s workshops! It’s music! It’s friendship! It’s the Dharma! It’s fun! It’s for everyone!!
Regular registration deadline is July 20, 2018 ($280). Early, discounted registration is by January 20 ($260).
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