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BZC Family Practice on Saturdays
NOTE! Our last Family Practice program of 2018 will be on June 9. We’ll resume the program in January 2019. Hope all families have a wonderful summer and fall!
Our Program, when it’s happening:
BZC Family Practice is offered on most Saturdays (still check the calendar for details, and always RSVP so we can share late-breaking news), at the usual time, from 9:30 to 11:15.
Our program consists of songs, stories, check-ins, the making and serving of snack, walks, craft and art projects, and other things that spring to mind. The teaching team is Laurie Senauke, Debbie Schley and Hannah Meara. We journey together, “to wake up and to sing!”
Parent Dharma Study Group
This is dormant for the time being. A clamoring on the part of of a few parents could result in its reanimation (after December 2018). Contact Laurie (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your suggestions.
Ad Hoc Supervised Play and Support
Available for Summer 2018, dormant for Fall, 2018, resuming in January 2019:
Coverage for Zazen Instruction and Beginner’s Orientation (8:45 Saturdays), the Saturday program during the summer months, and Practice Discussion is available by prior arrangement. Along with our interest in discovering and developing new forms of practice within our day-to-day family life, we want to help you keep the flame of formal practice alive. Contact Laurie (email@example.com ) to make arrangements.
Family Practice Email Group
To make it easier to publicize, announce and remind ourselves about family practice activities at BZC, we have a Yahoo group. We’d love to have you join this list if you have children in your life, even if you don’t typically attend family practice events. We promise to send, at most, ONE email per week, just a short reminder of upcoming events. To join, just email Laurie (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Special Ceremonies: Sejiki and Buddha’s Birthday
Twice a year, families join the larger BZC sangha.
In late October, we hold our Sejiki ceremony, based on the Japanese Obon Festival and held near the time of Halloween. We call forth and nourish “hungry ghosts” and call out the names of family and friends who have passed away in the last year.
In early April, we offer our Buddha’s Birthday celebration. Usually we put on a little show and then everyone has a chance to bathe the baby Buddha.
Joining together, we bring forth the meaning of these traditional ceremonies. Watch the calendar for the exact dates.
Also dormant – also could re-emerge based on conditions.
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