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Spring Sit-a-Thon 2014: Thanks to You!

Thank you to all who sat, donated, fundraised and volunteered for the Spring Sit-a-Thon that took place on Sunday, April 13.  It was a wonderful day and a big success.  Here are some photos of our day together. Read more


New Blog for Updates on Green Gulch Projects

Stay connected and keep up with progress at Green Gulch Farm during its “season of renovation and restoration,” with this blog on the two major projects for 2014: the renovation of Cloud Hall and the restoration of Green Gulch Creek. Read news, view photos, and sign up for automatic updates. (Click image below.) Read more


Spring Sit-a-Thon: A Fundraiser that Builds Community

by Nancy Petrin, Manager of Annual Fund and Membership

Year after year, the San Francisco Zen Center sangha has come together to support its temples, the teachings and the Dharma—and we wouldn’t exist without that support. We keep experimenting with offering ways to support Zen Center that nourish our sense of community along the way—from a “Zenefit” to auctions and raffles. And now the SIT-A-THON. Read more


Cloud Hall Renovation Project—Public Information Session, March 9

As part Zen Center’s Widening the Circle Capital Campaign, Green Gulch Farm is undertaking a major renovation of Cloud Hall, the largest and most centrally located residential structure at Green Gulch. Adjacent to the Zendo, Cloud Hall houses up to 35 residential Zen practitioners, some of whom stay for a number of days or weeks, and some who are in residence for many years. Read more


2nd Annual Spring Sit-A-Thon Set for April 13

Save the Date !

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SFZC Seeks Manager of Major Gifts

Employee Job Description

Title of Position:         Manager of Major Gifts
Department:               Development
Reports to:                 VP of Development
Salary:                       Competitive
Work Status:              Full-time, Exempt Read more


A Thank You from the Abbesses for Your Year-End Support

Photo: Shundo David Haye

Photo: Shundo David Haye

At the turning of the New Year,
at this time of profound change,
at this moment which asks us to come forward and engage fully with our lives,
you have made a difference by supporting San Francisco Zen Center. Read more


Your Year-End Support Makes a Difference: Hear from Those Touched by SFZC Programs

Enjoy these brief, uplifting statements from those who have benefited from or administered some of the various programs and services that you support through donations to San Francisco Zen Center. And please consider either making a donation or continuing your generous offering of support. Read more


SFZC’s Senior Living Community Update

Report from Vice President Susan O’Connell

In alignment with our mission to “make accessible the wisdom and compassion of the Buddha,” San Francisco Zen Center has been developing ideas for an innovative Senior Living Community to support Zen Center’s elders, as well as people from all walks of life, to continue on a spiritual path as we age.

Many of you know of this project from the surveys we have done. Almost everywhere I go I am asked about how the project is going. I am very pleased to report that the project is very much on track.

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Widening the Circle Capital Campaign

Dear SFZC Members, Supporters, and Friends,

This past weekend we have been celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the incorporation of San Francisco Zen Center with ceremonies, Dharma talks, a party, publication of the Wind Bell, and other events and gatherings. This entire anniversary year has been an occasion to reflect with gratitude on what has amazingly become a well-established institution through the vision, commitment and dedicated efforts of many people. Read more