REVEREND JON TURNER
Reverend Jon Turner and his family first began attending Orange County Buddhist Church (OCBC) in 1999. Two years later he joined their Ministers’ Assistant Program (MAP). In 2010, Reverend Turner graduated from Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS) in Berkeley, California, with a master’s degree in Buddhist Studies, and received Tokudo ordination. In 2012, he was ordained as a Kyoshi minister. After retiring from a 35 year career as a computer programmer, Reverend Turner became a fully ordained Kaikyoshi minister at OCBC in 2017. He has been Vista Buddhist Temple's supervising minister since 2020.