Local Religion / In Brief

Temple plans obon service

Paia Mantokuji Soto Mission has canceled its obon festivities July 10 and 11 due to health and safety concerns and current event restrictions and guidelines. A virtual obon service will stream on the temple’s Facebook page at 6 p.m. July 18. The temple is also working on alternate arrangements for a small, private Hatsubon service on July 18.

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