Quarterly Newsletter, February - April

Sangha Newsletter for February through April 2017

In this issue:

  • Nirvana Day Zazenkai Feb. 10-12
  • Council Training March 5
  • Beginner's Mind Sesshin March 17-19
  • Buddha's Birthday Celebration April 8
  • Chicago Street Retreat April 20-23

Our next retreat is the Nirvana Day Zazenkai, which begins Friday, February 10 and ends Sunday, February 12. Please register soon.

Quarterly Newsletter, November - January

Sangha Newsletter for November 2016 through January 2017

In this issue:

  • Rohatsu Sesshin Dec. 6-11
  • Gate of Sweet Nectar Ceremony and Write for Rights Dec. 11
  • Three-Day Sesshin Jan. 5-8
  • Building Renovation Project Completed

Our next retreat is the Rohatsu Sesshin, which begins Tuesday, December 6 and ends Sunday, December 11. Please register soon.

Quartlery Newsletter, August - October

Sangha Newsletter for August through October 2016

In this issue:

  • Peaceful Way Sesshin August 7-14
  • Gate of Sweet Nectar Ceremony August 13
  • Beginner's Mind Sesshin Sep. 16-18
  • Honoring the Way of Zazen Sesshin Oct. 13-16

Our next retreat is the Peaceful Way Sesshin, which begins Sunday, August 7 and ends Sunday, August 14. Please register soon.

Quarterly Newsletter, May - July

Sangha Newsletter for May through July 2016

In this issue:

  • Phase I of Zendo Building Renovation Complete!
  • Summer Practice Period June 16 - August 14
  • Three-Day Sesshin June 16-19
  • Three-Day Sesshin July 7-10
  • Peaceful Way (Seven-Day) Sesshin Aug. 7-14

Our next retreat is the Three-Day Sesshin, which begins Thursday, June 16 and ends Sunday, June 19. Please register soon.

Quarterly Newsletter, February - April

Sangha Newsletter for February through April 2016

In this issue:

  • Chas Jewett Talk Jan. 31
  • Benefit Concert and Silent Auction Feb. 20
  • Exploring your Inner Path Workshop
  • Beginner's Mind Sesshin March 18-20
  • Three-Day Sesshin April 7-10
  • Buddha's Birthday Celebration April 17

Our next retreat is the Nirvana Day Sesshin, which begins Thursday, Feb. 11 and ends Sunday, Feb. 14. Please register by Sunday, February 7.

Myoshinji Building Renovation Project Underway

The Board of GPZC has initiated our long-anticipated Building Renovation Project, to upgrade the work building at Myoshinji in order to provide a large, flexible facility for many uses, including a larger zendo (meditation hall). We are underway with fundraising, and hope that you will donate and help us achieve the realization of this goal. Please click here to learn more.

Quarterly Newsletter, November - January

Sangha Newsletter for November 2015 through January 2016

In this issue:

  • Zazenkai November 6-8
  • Gate of Sweet Nectar Ceremony on December 13
  • All Retreat Dates for 2016
  • The Monroe Crop Hunger Walk wrap-up report
  • A tribute to Joan Jo-An George

Please note that some of our retreat dates for 2016 have changed. Click here for the most up-to-date information.

Quarterly Newsletter, August - October

Sangha Newsletter for August through October 2015

In this issue:

  • Peaceful Way Sesshin August 20-23
  • Gate of Sweet Nectar Ceremony August 22
  • Beginner's Mind Sesshin September 18-20
  • Summer Ango Continues
  • Bodhidharma Sesshin October 8-11
  • Myoyu Roshi to attend Native American Bearing Witness Retreat

Quarterly Newsletter, May - July

Sangha Newsletter for May through July 2015

In this issue:

  • Maezumi Roshi Memorial Beginner's Mind II Sesshin May 22-24
  • Three-Day Sesshin June 25-28
  • 7-Day Sesshin July 26 - August 1
  • Summer Ango Information
  • Myoshinji's prairie restoration project update
  • GPZC Shared Stewardship Initiative

Our next retreat is the Maezumi Roshi Memorial Beginner's Mind II Sesshin, which begins Friday evening, May 22 and runs through Sunday morning, the 24th.

Quarterly Newsletter, February - April

Sangha Newsletter for February through April 2015

In this issue:

  • Nirvana Day Zazenkai Feb. 6-8
  • Beginner's Mind Sesshin March 13-15
  • Ohigan Week March 17-23
  • Buddha's Birthday Celebration April 12
  • Three-Day Sesshin April 16-19
  • New Ripples Class for Children

Please note that the date of the March Introductory Workshop at Myoshinji has been changed from Saturday, March 21 to Saturday, March 28.