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28
Sep

Gubbio Project: The Great 2018 Sock Round-Up

We are collecting socks for homeless men and women which will be distributed by the Gubbio Project. The Project provides safe, quiet places for people to sleep during the day in local churches.

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27
Sep

Seeking New Board Members at San Francisco Zen Center

from Joe Rodriguez, Governance Chair, SFZC Board of Directors

We are seeking SFZC practitioners to serve on our Board of Directors. We are looking for Sangha members who would be willing to be considered and interviewed for a three-year term.

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12
Sep

Our Livestream Home Page has Moved!

For many years, SFZC has broadcasted live videos of our City Center Dharma talks on Livestream.com, which is also the archive for all our previous livestreamed talks. Starting on September 22, 2018, we will have a new home for all of our livestream videos and archives: live.sfzc.org

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12
Sep

October Art Show: Elvira Dayel

In the City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, San Francisco, 94102
Reception: Friday, October 12, 7:30 – 9 pm

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21
Aug

Meet Our Youngest Member and Support the Membership Drive

We have one week left of our annual Membership Drive and have welcomed 56 new members to the Zen Center community. That means we’re 44 members away from reaching our goal of enrolling 100 members in 30 days.

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16
Aug

September Art Show: Smithy Blackwell

In the City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, San Francisco, 94102

Drawing with an eye-dropper and sumi-e ink, I aim to reproduce, not so much the reality, rather its sentiment or felt nature, which in Japanese can be called Kokoro mochi—the moving spirit.

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5
Jul

Vietnamese Nuns Visit Tassajara

Inspiring Presence of Ni Su Thuan Tue and Vietnamese Truc Lam Zen
by Keiryu Liên Shutt

In mid-June, I was fortunate to be able to bring Ni Su Thuan Tue and her Thien Vien Truc Lam (Bamboo Forest Vietnamese Zen) contingent to Tassajara, thanks to Tanto Greg Fain’s invitation for her to offer teaching to the students.

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28
Jun

Green Gulch Hosts Vigil at ICE Jail to Support Immigrant Detainees

Saturday, July 7
West County Detention Facility, 5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond, CA 94806
9:30 am – 10:30 am — Zazen
11 am – noon — Ceremonies, Teachings, and Testimonials

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19
Jun

SFZC Supports SZBA Statement Condemning Separation of Immigrant Children from Their Parents

San Francisco Zen Center joins with others throughout the country to deplore the cruel practice of separating families seeking asylum at our borders.

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16
May

Letter from Central Abbess: Abbatial Changes in 2019

Dear Sangha Friends,

I am very happy to announce to the wider sangha changes coming up next year in the Abbatial Leadership at San Francisco Zen Center. Upon recommendation of the Elders Council, the Board unanimously and enthusiastically has invited Tenzen David Zimmerman to become the next Abiding Abbot of City Center. Read more