Gathering Together for the "Loving This Earth" Live-Stream (Sat. 9/15/18)

As the inaugural event of PIMC's new initiative, "Engaging The Dharma," our sangha will gather together on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, to watch a day of live-streamed teachings by prominent Buddhist writers and thinkers on meeting global ecological crises with active compassion.

We just received the schedule of speakers from Spirit Rock, and that schedule is posted below. Arrive when you want and stay for as much of the day as you want - to learn and to socialize.

This event is being hosted by Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Among the featured speakers will be: Julia Butterfly HillJack KornfieldJoanna MacyAnam ThubtenRev. Angel Kyodo WilliamsVerlinda MontoyaJames BarazNaomi Newman and more. Whether you’re brand new to meditation or sitting at the precipice of enlightenment, we hope you’ll join us for this unique opportunity to meet this historic moment with a wise and responsive heart.


DATE: Saturday September 15th

TIME: 9:30am – 5:00 pm (Come for part or all of the day)

WHERE: PIMC Living Room

REQUESTED DONATION: Pay what you can (no one turned away for lack of funds)

LUNCH: Bring your own lunch and something to share if you choose.


QUESTIONS ABOUT 'ENGAGING THE DHARMA'?:

          Please contact Tricia Andersson (patricia@heartfirejourneys.net, or 541-908-0438)

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE LIVESTREAM: Check out the following URL links:

          https://oneearthsangha.org/programs/living-the-change/loving-this-earth/

          https://calendar.spiritrock.org/events/loving-the-earth-livestream/


SPEAKER'S SCHEDULE FOR 9/15 LIVE-STREAM (PACIFIC STANDARD TIME)

9:30-10:00AM:              Verlinda Montoya (30)

In the meadow, invocation and land honoring.

 

10:00-10:45AM:           James Baraz (45)

Introduce the day,“Living the Change” and “We’re Still in” interactive, and short sit.

 

10:45-11:15AM:           Anam Thubten (30)

 

11:15-11:30AM:           Naomi Newman, Barbara Borden(15)

World on Fire: poetry-music performance on climate change and its related challenges.

 

11:30AM-12:10PM:      Joanna Macy (40)

“Why bother?” interactive.

 

12:10-12:15PM             Announcements

12:15-1:15PM:              Lunch (60)

Environmental and climate-change groups will be tabling outside.

 

1:15-130PM:                 Dawn Mauricio outside (15)

Mindful movement in the meadow.

 

1:30-1:50PM:                James Baraz (20)

Introduce the afternoon and short sit.

 

1:50-2:20PM:                Belvie Rooks (30)

Presentation

 

2:20-2:35PM:                Ayla Nereo (15)

Music

 

2:35-2:55PM:                Jack Kornfield

 

2:55-3:25PM:                Christiana Figueres, Jack Kornfield and Lou Leonard (30)

“A Moment of Broad-Scale Awakening”: A conversation

 

3:25-4:10PM:                 Kristin Barker and Lou Leonard (45)      

“Taking Climate Change Personally” individual sustainability and collective action as extensions of our practice. Interactive.

 

4:10-4:40PM:                 Julia Butterfly-Hill (30)

 

4:40-5:00PM:                 Verlinda Montoya, Joanna Macy, James Baraz and Others (20)

Closing Ceremony in the Hall