Membership in the Tacoma Buddhist Temple is open to aspiring Shin Buddhists. Membership includes access to the facilities, events, and temple functions, monthly newsletter and other benefits. Above all, membership allows you to be a part of an organization dedicated to the awakening of all sentient beings.

Categories of Membership
There are two categories of membership:
1. Regular Members are individuals contributing minimum basic dues of $250 per adult that goes toward the temple maintenance/operations and shall have one vote at any General Membership meeting.
2. Senior Members are reduced memberships for individuals who are 75 years old and older. Minimum dues are $150 per adult per year.
Downloable Forms:
Membership application
2024 Pledge Form
How to Pay Your Membership Dues
Please fill out the Pledge and enclose your check made out to the Tacoma Buddhist Temple. Write “Membership Dues” on your check. Dues may be paid annually, semi annually, or in monthly installments. The fiscal year of the temple runs from December 1st through November 30th.

Envelopes should be addressed to: Tacoma Buddhist Temple, 1717 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402
You will receive a signed receipt for payment. Membership dues are tax-deductible. If you have any questions, please call our office at (253) 627-1417 during the week or ask anyone at the temple when you attend Sunday services.