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September 2000 Events
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All Events at MEETINGBROOK are free, open & informal.

At Dogen&Francis Hermitage:

 SUNDAY EVENING PRACTICE AT THE HERMITAGE Each Sunday evening, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Practice consists of Sitting, Walking, Reading, Soup & Bread, Chanting.  Schedule: Silent Sitting, Walking Meditation, Silent Sitting (20min each);  A 5 min reading, or, Practice Reflection (by a participant), Soup & Bread (taken mindfully partially in silence, partially with conversation), then final chanting either Compline (Christian Night Prayer) or Heart Sutra (Buddhist Prajna Paramita) alternating every other Sunday.  All are welcome.

MORNINGS AT THE HERMITAGE.  Silent Sittings 30 minutes, 5 mornings Tue-Sat. 7:05am-7:35am. at MEETINGBROOK Dogen & Francis HERMITAGE, 64 Barnestown Rd. (past snow bowl, on left, white gate). All are invited.

At Bookshop/Bakery:

TUESDAY EVENING BUDDHIST ZEN  STUDIES 5:30pm-6:30pm Currently reading book Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh, (Led by Susan Smith-Hudson.)

WEDNESDAY EVENING CONVERSATIONS: 5:30pm. -6:30pm. These conversations are open, informal, and free. A facilitator begins, and then it goes to the circle.

Wed. 13Sept00 Topic:  “For we are a single body” –
A roundtable reading reflection on a homily by St. John Chrysostom

Wed. 20Sept00 Topic: Our Differences: The Christian East and West
Facilitated by Patricia Egan

Wed. 27Sept00 Topic: “If death is not…an outlet toward God, perhaps there’s nothing to be said.” A roundtable reading reflection on the final pages of Andre Malraux’s Anti-Memoirs.

THURSDAY EVENING CHRISTIAN CONTEMPLATIVE STUDIES 5:30pm-6:30pm.  Study of contemplative writings in Western tradition. Now,  Mystical Sense of the Gospels, by James Somerville

FRIDAY EVENING OPEN POETRY READING, 5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m.  Open reading gathering invites anyone to bring poetry to read, whether your own or others’. Invited under “poetry” are Poems, Letters & Pieces of Journals. Each reads for 5-10 minutes, followed by a brief silence, then discussion.

MUSIC REHEARSALAn opportunity to rehearse in ease in a public place.  Sunday afternoons 1-3:30

        Open Daily by 10:30AM
          Let us order your books and music! Thanks!

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Meetingbrook Hermitage
64 Barnstown Rd.,
Camden, Maine USA 04843
Meetingbrook Bookshop & Bakery
50 Bayview St. (Cape on the harbor)
Camden, Maine USA 04843
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