Invitation to Hybrid Service on December 11, 2022: MOILIILI HONGWANJI SUNDAY SERVICE with Dharma message by Mr. Clyde Whitworth

Published December 16, 2022 by

Dear Moiliili Hongwanji Members and Friends,

I hope this email finds you well within the Compassionate Light of Amida Buddha. I would like to invite you and your family to our Sunday Service on December 18, 2022, at 9:00 am. 


*We hold the Sunday Service in a hybrid setting. You can join us either in person or via Zoom.

  • Opening Remarks
  • Kansho (Temple Bell)
  • Vandana & Ti-Sarana
  • Sutra Chanting: “Gassho to Amida” (*Service Book (PDF) is available online from here.)
  • Gatha: “Hotokesama (II)” 
  • Dharma Message: Mr. Clyde Whitworth
  • Reading: “Golden Chain of Love” 
  • Nembutsu 
  • Acknowledgments & Announcements

In-Person: Anyone is welcome to attend in person. Refreshments after the Service.

Online: Please click the Zoom link* to join in the service starting at 9:00 a.m.


  • Feel free to invite your family and friends to our Sunday Service. Your donation is greatly appreciated.  <Donate Now>
  • Request for Altar Flowers: We are always in need of flowers for our Temple and Columbarium altars. If you have flowers that are long-lasting or tall greens to share, please bring them to the temple by 4:30 pm on Thursdays or by 8:00 am on Fridays. Ginger and heliconia are good examples. Thank you for your help.  
  • December 25 – NO Sunday Service
  • December 31 – Joya-E (New Year’s Eve) Service at 7:00 pm.  Come to the temple to ring the bell.  In-person service only.  
  • January 1, 2023 – Shusho-E (New Year’s Day) Service at 9:00 am.  Hybrid Service.  
  • White Way Broadcast every Saturday at KZOO Radio (AM1210) from 7:45 am-8:00 am. Listen to KZOO Radio Online (Click “Listen to KZOO” on their website) – 12/17 Speaker: Rev. Shinji Kawagoe (Former Kaikyoshi Minister of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii) 
  • Archive of the White Way Radio Broadcasts 
  • Dharma School Dana Food Drive: Donations will be sent to the Hawaii Foodbank.  Please drop off at the temple office by 12/20.  

Toshiyuki Umitani
Resident Minister, Moiliili Hongwanji Mission 

*The Sunday Service Zoom link remains the same each week. To receive the Sunday Service Zoom link, please contact the office, or subscribe to our Weekly Email of announcements from our home page.

Additional announcements:

12/18 Holiday Sale will immedediate follow Sunday’s service from 10:00 a.m. featuring handmade craft items

Missed the Bodhi Day Holiday Sale on Dec. 11th?  Not to worry. By popular demand, another day has been added. Featuring great stocking stuffers!

Date:Sunday, December 18th
Time:10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Place:Temple social hall
Features:Handmade craft items, handmade tillandsia wreaths, tie dye hand towels and t-shirts, etc.

Public is invited.

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