Articles & Announcements
Putting out the call for the Spring 2019 service day for PIMC volunteers on Saturday, April 13. Spend the day taking refuge in the sangha - socializing with friends and getting to know folks in the PIMC community as we get some necessary maintenance done on our lovely home!
Robert invites everyone who cares about the future of Portland Insight Meditation Community to a special All Sangha Meeting on Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019.
Robert will be sharing his vision for the future of the this community and describing some changes underway that are the result of months of planning. These are happy changes - arising from our vitality and growth in recent years.
Please join us to hear how your sangha will be meeting the future.
ETD Project Theme: Hunger and Homelessness
The Engaging The Dharma initiative's next project is a 2nd-go-around for cooking and serving a meal at Jean's Place (Off Burnside and 11th) for 60 women. It worked out so well the last time, Dec. 30, we wanted to stay with this and give more people the opportunity to help.
We need 8-15 volunteers and about $150 in dana to support this project.
PIMC invites you a special benefit performance of "FORCE OF NATURE", a one-woman show on the social, political, and cultural aspects of childbirth.
So what does childbirth have to do with the Four Noble Truths? Only everything!
The actor and writer of the play is Carole Groobman. The play is directed by Kathleen Edwards.
Internationally known author, birth doula, and childbirth educator Penny Simkin wrote,
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!.... VOLUNTEER SUPPORT NEEDED FOR SUNDAY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
Going forward, now and in the future, we need consistent volunteer help in the classroom in a way we have never had before. The program is being used more heavily than ever and the number of children has grown over the past two years.