Services & Faith Enrichment Opportunities

Monthly & Monthly Memorial Services

Monthly Appreciation Service - 1st Sundays @ 10am (*11am Grand Ceremony April/October)

Monthly Memorial Services (To honor ancestors and predecessors) - 3rd Sundays @ 10am

     Take a moment out of your busy life to pause, reflect, and give appreciation for your life, family and health, bounty of food and beauty of nature. Ground yourself by honoring your ancestors. Unseen underground, they are your roots continuing to support and guide your life. Remembering them will nourish the entire tree.     Optional: Bring offerings of flowers or vegetables from your gardens, make your loved one's favorite dish, and/or join us in offering flowers to the altar in appreciation.      (Children's Prayer Book)

 

Take a moment out of your busy life to pause, reflect, and give appreciation for your life, family and health, bounty of food and beauty of nature. Ground yourself by honoring your ancestors. Unseen underground, they are your roots continuing to support and guide your life. Remembering them will nourish the entire tree.

Optional: Bring offerings of flowers or vegetables from your gardens, make your loved one's favorite dish, and/or join us in offering flowers to the altar in appreciation.   (Children's Prayer Book)

special services

New Year's Day Service - January 1st @ 12:00 noon

Spring & Autumn Memorial Services - 1st Sunday of March & September @ 10am

Grand Ceremonies - 1st Sunday of April & October @ 11am

End of the Year Service - 3rd Sunday of December @ 10am

Memorial Services for family members. Blessing & Dedication services as requested.

 Spring Grand Ceremony - Offering of Sacred Kibimai Dance

Spring Grand Ceremony - Offering of Sacred Kibimai Dance

Church Activities:

Mochitsuki (making traditional rice cakes for New Year's at church, also joining in presenting the annual community event at Portland State University), Senior Appreciation Day, Rose City cemetery clean up, Mother's and Father's Day brunches and BBQ's, Sunday School Campout, and booths at various festivals for fundraising and outreach. Come join us!   (View events in newsletter)

CONFERENCES, CAMPS, REGIONAL SEMINARS & FTI

Come join in faith and fellowship hosted annually by a KCNA church. Pre-Conference camps include:  Family camp (0-12), Youth Camp (13-17), Young Adult Seminar (18-25),  and Spirituality Bridge (adults). Faith Training Institute (FTI) seminars are for those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the Konko Faith and is a 2 year curriculum comprised of 36 classes (8 per weekend session in summer and fall).  For more info and registration see Faith Opportunities at:   www.konkofaith.org

The Konko Churches of North America (KCNA) organization supports the 14 churches and one propagation hall which are divided into regions. East: Toronto & Chicago  NW: Vancouver B.C., Seattle, & Portland  N.CA: San Francisco, S. San Francisco (spiritual center), Sacramento, San Jose, Fresno. S.CA: Los Angeles, Gardena, Whittier-Rose Hill, Lancaster, San Diego.

Our Spiritual Leader, Konko Sama, continues Ikigami Konko Daijin's Sacred Mediation at Konko Headquarters (Honbu), in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. For more info, visit their English website at: http://www.konkokyo.or.jp/eng/bri/our_foundation/fifth_and_current_konko-sama.html