Followers of the Jodo Shinshu Teachings

About Our Church

Our church belongs to the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji Ha tradition of Buddhism and the Mother Temple is the Nishi Hongwanji located in Kyoto, Japan. The Buddhist Church of Lodi is located in the heart of the San Joaquin County wine country, just a few miles north of Stockton.

COVID-19 Church Info

After consultation with Temple leadership and consistent with guidelines issued by BCA and the government, we will be closing the Church and Office to all activity, both public and private, through the end of April. Please note that this closure will include both Makuragyo and Funeral/Memorial Services until further notices. We will re-evaluate as the situation changes and through consultation with Temple, BCA and Government leadership, we will keep you posted as to timing for our ability to restart operations and services. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to myself or Reverend Motoyoshi.
Corey Okazaki BCL President 209.610.9170 Reverend Motoyoshi 209.565.7822

Latest News

January 21, 2017

2019 Dues Letter

Click here to download document (PDF).
November 16, 2016

Live broadcasting service of Accession

http://broadcast.hongwanji.or.jp/accession/ Hongwanji has officiated the Commemoration on the Accession of the Jodo Shinshu Tradition to the 25th Monshu Sennyo (Kojun Otani). The schedules are (Pacific Time): […]
March 13, 2016

Buddhist Church of Lodi Scholarship

Download the scholarship application here (Word doc).

Sunday Service

All are welcome to attend our 9:30 a.m. Sunday services.

Special Events

Throughout the year we celebrate special events such as our annual Obon/Bazaar, Chicken Teriyaki Fundraisers, and more.


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