Email: January 4

RAICA General Meeting Anyone not in sesshin is welcome at the Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action (RAICA) General Meeting on January 8 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the First Universalist Church, 150 South Clinton Avenue. The Zen Center is a member of RAICA. Come to learn about our current campaigns and what you…

Email: January 2

New Year’s Eve Feedback At this morning’s staff meeting, people offered feedback about the main change to this year’s New Year’s Eve ceremonies, omitting the noise-making from our circumambulation of the house. Not surprisingly, there were mixed reviews, with some finding it more settled and solemn (in a good way) and others missing the chance…

Email: December 30

New Year’s Eve Change If you’re coming to our New Year’s Eve festivities tomorrow, you will not need to bring a noise-making instrument – or ear plugs. This year we will dispense with that feature of the rituals. And if you’re still uncertain about coming, do come anyway! In addition to the annual repentance ceremony…