8 - Religion - Community Organizations

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Salvation Army

Address111 N. Rogers St.
PO Box 2117
Bloomington, IN 47403
Additional AddressP.O. Box 2117
Bloomington, IN 47402



Social Services: Monica Clemons- Director 812-336-4310 ext. 100

Thrift Store: 812-334-1366

Volunteering: Lt. Shannon Forney 812-336-4310 ext. 103

Pastor/Executive Director: Lt. Sharyn Tennyson 812-336-4310 ext. 101

The mission of The Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

ContactSharyn Tennyson (Lieutenant)
Sharyn_Tennyson [at] usc.salvationarmy.org
Additional Contactn
Year Established1907
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Sanshin Zen Community

Address1726 South Olive Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Additional AddressPO Box 1577
Bloomington, IN 47401

Sanshin Zen Community is an authorized Buddhist temple in the Soto Zen tradition. It exists to enable practice in the style of Kosho Uchiyama Roshi: zazen (meditation), deep study of Dogen Zenji’s teachings, and commitment to beneficial action. These three elements--zazen, study and work—are the foundation of Sanshin’s practice vision and calendar of activities.

New practitioners are welcome and orientation is provided. Please see the New to Sanshin? page of our website at https://www.sanshinji.org/new-to-sanshin.html

Sanshin was founded in 1996 by Shohaku Okumura, a Soto Zen priest and respected translator of the thirteenth-century Japanese Zen master, Eihei Dogen Zenji. We're based at Shobozan Sanshinji 正法山 三心寺 in Bloomington, IN, where we offer opportunities for daily practice, weekly dharma talks, sesshin and retreats, and a three-month ango (practice period). Activities are open to anyone with a sincere interest in the practice of Soto Zen. We're largely a lay sangha, with most regular activities happening on weekday and Sunday mornings as well as occasional evenings in order to accommodate lives of work and family.

ContactHoko Karnegis
programs [at] sanshinji.org
Year Established1996
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Sanshin Zen Community

Address1726 S. Olive St.
P.O. Box 1577
Bloomington, IN 47401



The Sanshin Zen Community of Bloomington includes people from many different sanghas, all joined to a common purpose: the realization of Buddha's Way in their everyday lives.

ContactShohaku Okamura (Zendo Manager)
admin [at] sanshinji.org
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects