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Due to inclement weather this week, classes may be canceled. As long as the teachers and staff have electricity we will be posting class cancellations as they are needed. Please check the class page on the website before you leave for class. And please, stay safe if the roads look risky. We have audio and video dharma talks and guided meditations available on the website Talks pages by Tara, Hugh, Jonathan and many guest teachers. If your class is canceled this week, we invite you to listen to our audio offerings.
Every December, River Road Unitarian holds a huge bazaar. As they need the sanctuary space, our Wednesday night class is canceled for one week. Our monthly Introduction to Meditation will be moved to next week, on December 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Remember that our special annual Solstice class will be held on December 18 in Bethesda at Tara's regular class. We will have a candle-lighting ceremony, music, guided meditation and a short dharma talk. There will also be festive goodies at the tea table after class.
Besides leading me to IMCW and my marriage, these tributaries of my life have carried me to several other places relevant to my service on the IMCW board. I am an Organization Development consultant, which means I help people wake up to the possibilities of working together more mindfully and collaboratively to get important work done. As a member of All Souls Church, Unitarian, in Washington, DC, I am fortunate to experience a diverse urban spiritual community with a wide range of ministries and a vibrant commitment to social justice. And as the father of a young adult with autism, I am blessed with daily opportunities to learn about the dignity and talents of people with disabilities, and about the fears and prejudices I carry....
See the Washington City Paper article, dated 3/24/2011.