HALF-DAY OF MINDFULNESS
SATURDAY MARCH 2ND Saturday, March 2, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. @ DuPage UU Church
FINDING INNER CALM: This is an opportunity to learn, understand and experience Mindfulness Meditation and the many benefits that it can bring into your day-to-day life. Both new and seasoned meditators are welcome. Details & Registration: Bring a healthy snack to enjoy at the break, as we will be engaging in mindful eating Tea and water will be provided. Time/Date: Day begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 2nd. Please arrive no later than 8:15. The day ends at 12:30. Wear comfortable clothing. If you use a meditation cushion or bench, please bring it. Chairs are provided. Note that much of the half day will be conducted in Noble Silence. Facilitator: Mary Kullman has practiced meditation since 1996 and is co-founder and co-facilitator for the past 8.5 years of Present Moment Sangha in Naperville. Currently, she is participating in a two year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program with nationally recognized teachers, Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield.
REGISTRATION: Sign up at the church on the posted sign up sheet or email/phone Mary Kullman: email@example.com / 630-388-9409
SUICIDE PREVENTION: Restoring Hope and Inspiring Action.
Sunday, March 3 from 2 pm-4pm The Learning Center @ Du Page UU Church. Limited to 25. Sign-up Sheet on Kiosk in Kreves Hall Contact Pat Lichtman firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Childcare provided.
QPR (QUESTION, PERSUADE and REFER), Three Steps that anyone can learn, to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to Question, Persuade and Refer. Participants will be actively involved in the presentation and Mrs. Bryant will also address the important issue of dealing with children when a suicide of a loved one or friend has occurred. Presenter: Sherry Bryant is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Mrs. Bryant has retired from private practice and was also a school social worker for 22 years. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Association of Sociology. Ms. Bryant is the survivor of her son’s suicide in 1993 and is the founding past president of the Board of Directors of Suicide prevention Services in Batavia. Currently she is the Co-founder of the Suicide Prevention Ministry.
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