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A Ceremony for Children Who Have Died

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Chris Fortin
Jennifer Block

with Chris Fortin and Jennifer Block
at Green Gulch Farm

Sundays in 2015, 2 - 4:30 pm
February 15, 2015
October 11, 2015
November 8, 2015

We will gather in remembrance to acknowledge and mourn the death of children—those born and unborn. We will make offerings and say good-bye in a ceremony of remembrance and letting go, with the intention of nurturing and tending both the beings who have died and beings who continue to live. We will make offerings for the altar as well as prayer sticks to tie on the cherry tree in the memorial garden at Green Gulch.

Please bring a piece of red cloth, scissors, needle and thread. Both women and men are welcome.

Fees: Cost is $15 per person plus an offering of dana (the practice of giving or generosity) to support the teachers and the teaching.

To Register and for more information please contact Jennifer Block at 415.246.7664 or revjblock@gmail.com.

Related Bio(s):

Chris Fortin
Chris Fortin is a Zen priest who has received Dharma transmission from Zoketsu Norman Fischer. She is a teacher in the Everyday Zen sangha, a MFT psychotherapist and Spiritual Counselor. She is co-founder of Honoring the Path of the Warrior and leads the women's Lotus Sangha in Sebastopol.

Jennifer Block
Jennifer Block is an Interfaith minister and Buddhist chaplain who has practiced Zen, Insight Meditation, and Yoga since 1988. Her life’s work is providing spiritual care to people in crisis, mentoring caregivers, and teaching people how to access their innate capacity for caring and healing.