Exploring Spiritual Activism: A Monthly Transformative Learning Circle!
Occupy Chaplains Seattle and Interfaith Community Sanctuary invite you to explore the intersection of activism and spirituality - how to keep from burning out, how to bring our personal realization to benefit the world, how to be the community of change we wish to see.
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We’re in the middle of an evolutionary shift in consciousness that will lead us to a new society and we are facing the biggest ecological changes in human history that threaten to eliminate civilization. 2013 was proclaimed “a year of activism and protest in the Seattle area.” How do we navigate the waters of change and assist in turning the tide toward a more just and compassionate world for all living creatures? In 2014, the Interfaith Community Sanctuary and Occupy Chaplains invite you to explore the dynamics of Spiritual Activism.
Gathering as a transformative learning community, all participants will share knowledge and experience, staying open to mystery and inspiration. We are all learning together, creating a field of discovery in which wisdom can emerge. Through a wide array of learning and unlearning modalities, we hope to enrich our understanding, transform our experience, and seed new actions in our lives.
Each month we will explore one of the Principles of Spiritual Activism as delineated by Will Keepin, Cynthia Brix, and the Satyana Institute.
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We will have a "Drumming in of the New Year Ceremony" at Interfaith Community Sanctuary. This is an open SiSiWiss medicine circle ( open circle for all women, men and children). The circle will begin at 9 p.m. and go through just after midnight. the drumming in of the New Year is just before midnight through to just after midnight.
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We will have a "Drumming in of the New Year Ceremony" at Interfaith Community Sanctuary (1763 NW 62 St. Seattle, 98107, mtg in the Fellowship Hall). This is an open SiSiWiss medicine circle ( open circle for all women, men and children). This event is ptluck if your way is open to bring food to share, hychka, thank you for sharing of the food.
The circle will begin at 9 p.m. and go through just after midnight. the drumming in of the New Year is just before midnight through to just after midnight. Each person attending is asked to bring your own candle to light and devote to oneself for what you are praying for yourself in the new year of 2015.
This is an open SiSiWiss medicine circle to include prayer, songs, drumming...and etc...( leaving out an exact plan here, and leaving it up to Creator for what needs to happen for the eve). May include pachelth (give-away, dancing, healing ceremony or other).
Donations accepted for use of the space and love offerings accepted for the medicine teachings.
Please feel free to invite any of open heart and mind.
With love and respect,
An evening of Interfaith Kirtan, Call and Response Chanting, Healing Songs, and Mystical Poetry with Suniai and Friends at Interfaith Community Sanctuary.
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a second Saturday event
Join us for a Delicious Potluck at 6:00pm — Music starts at 7:00pm
An evening of Interfaith Kirtan, Call and Response Chanting, Healing Songs,
and Mystical Poetry with Suniai and Friends.
Come and Bathe in the River of Love and Delight!
All are welcome to chant, dance, or simply enjoy the healing frequencies.
Interfaith Community Sanctuary 1763 NW 62nd Street Ballard 98107
Suggested donation: $10-20.
This gathering of friends is a benefit for Interfaith Community Sanctuary Building Fund and SAMC (Suraiya Ataur Medical Clinic) in Chondipur Village, Bangladesh.
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ART Exhibit: Each month on the second Saturday evening from 6-9pm we are one of the Ballard Art Walk locations. Currently we are featuring Sacred Communal Art as guided by Rev. Linda Stern in our Sanctuary (upstairs).
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Every two months ICS would like to feature a guest artist in the Fellowship Hall (downstairs).
Ongoing in the Sanctuary (upstairs) congregant’s communal art, created during spiritual retreats, is featured. Each unique piece has been designed by artist Linda Stern, who guides congregants in the art experience.