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SFZC Board Meeting Abbreviated Minutes (6/18/14)

The Zen Center Board met June 18, 2014, at Green Gulch Farm. Read more


SFZC Board Meeting Abbreviated Minutes (4/16/14)

The Board unanimously passed a budget of more than six million dollars for fiscal year 2014-15, and added special commendations to the president (Susan O’Connell), treasurer (Jordan Thorn), and Finance Committee chair (Helen Degenhardt) for the quality of their work and of the presentation. Read more


SFZC Board Meeting Abbreviated Minutes (3/19/14)

The Board:

  • approved an amended Deed of Gift sending the Zen Center archives to Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • created a task force led by Bruce Fortin to consider the abbatial feedback process.
  • approved a resolution granting a further $25,000 to the Green Gulch septic repairs program.

SFZC Board Meeting Abbreviated Minutes (2/19/14)

The single action item concerned the Zen Center Archives. Read more


Eijun Linda Cutts Welcomed as Central Abbess

Photos by Shundo David Haye

A brief ceremony this morning at City Center officially installed Eijun Linda Cutts as central abbess of San Francisco Zen Center’s three temples. Read more


SFZC Board Meeting Abbreviated Minutes (1/15/14)

On January 15, Zen Center’s Board of Directors met in an all-day retreat in the Conference Center at City Center to set goals for the year.  The goals include the following: Read more


In Memoriam: Myogen Steve Stücky

Daitsu Myogen Steven Stücky (Great Pervading Subtle Eye; March 6, 1946 – December 31, 2013)

San Francisco Zen Center’s first central abbot, Myogen Steve Stücky, died shortly after 4:00 on the morning of December 31 at his home in Rohnert Park, California. He was 67. Read more


Accepting with Gratitude: Central Abbot Myogen Steve Stücky Formally Steps Down

My death asks so much of you. Please accept this as a teaching for yourself and for our Sangha. Accept with gratitude. —Myogen Steve Stücky

by Jay Pennington, Sangha News Editor, from an interview with Eijun Linda Cutts
Photos by Renshin Bunce

In a modified ceremony on Sunday, December 15, Abbot Steve Stücky formally stepped down from his position as central abbot of San Francisco Zen Center. Read more


Board Election Results 2013

The SFZC Board of Directors wishes to thank the members of Zen Center for their participation in approving the slate of board candidates. Larry Bye, Mark Lachman and Joe Rodriguez will serve three-year terms beginning in January 2014 and completing at the end of December 2016. Congratulations to new and continuing board members for the 2014-2016 term.

Larry Bye, Mark Lachman, Joe Rodriguez

Larry Bye, Mark Lachman, Joe Rodriguez


Coming Changes in San Francisco Zen Center Leadership

In collaboration with Central Abbot Myogen Steve Stücky, the Elders Council recently issued—“with sadness and gratitude”—recommendations for responding to the needs for leadership resulting from Abbot Steve’s sudden and steady decline in health. Read more