CZC Picnic This Saturday

Join us for CZC’s potluck picnic on Saturday, April 28 from 11:00 – 4:00 pm at Deer Creek Park, 3200 Laclede Station Road, Maplewood, Missouri.  Bring some food to share, your family’s beverages and a few lawn chairs.  CZC will provide plates and utensils.  Please note that Park rules prohibit the use of glass at Deer Creek.  For more information, please contact us at 669-4465.  See you there!

‘Essence of Zen’ Book Study Group Resumes April 12 – May 10

The continuing study of the book, ‘The Essence of Zen, The Teachings of Sekkei Harada’ (translated by our resident priest, Rev. Daigaku Rumme´) resumes on Thursday, April 12 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.  The study will take place each Thursday evening through May 10.  Each class will include 30 minutes of Zazen.  This study session will begin with p. 117, ‘What Is Consciousness.’  If you would like to join the study or request a copy of the book, please contact us at 314-669-4465 or via email at <confluencezen@gmail.com>.  Suggested donation for the entire series is $40 ($20 for CZC members).  More details can be found here.

IMPORTANT: Change for One-Day Sitting in May

The One-Day Sitting for May has been moved to Saturday, May 5, from 8:00am – 4:30pm.  As for all One-Day Sittings, please feel free to join us for all or any portion of the schedule.  If you plan to stay for the Oryoki meal, please call 314-669-4465 for a reservation. Zazen on Sunday, May 6 will follow the schedule for the Fourth Sunday of the Month in the rotation, beginning at 9:00am. Please see our Practice Opportunities page for the complete schedule.