On Saturday, September 23, three Zen students received priest ordination in a ceremony at SFZC’s City Center. Kiku Christina Lehnherr ordained Brent Haas – Dō Jin Gi Sen / Path of Compassion, River of Faith and Lorenzo Garbo – Hō Kyō Yō Shin / Jewel Mirror, Cultivating Intimacy; Central Abbot Tenzen David Zimmerman ordained Ellen Simpson – Ō Dō Jō E / Responsive Way, Settled Wisdom. Family and friends traveled some distances to attend and many more were able to participate in the ceremony on Zoom. Congratulations to all!
Congratulations to Hoko Sam Ridge who was ordained as a priest on October 29 by Kokyo Henkel.
Congratulations to three new priests of Still Breathing Zen Sangha, ordained by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel at the end of the November sesshin.
As the 300 Page Street renovation project approaches, be sure to note these important dates.
Seth takes pride in the new line of alcohol-free drinks he has been introducing to the beverage menu.
Whether you join for a day or many days, your presence and effort are integral to the transition of our temple from renovation to the move back in.