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“Despacho” – Reflection on the 2018 SEF Annual Retreat

Contributed by Lisa Sackreiter, The Blake School   Despacho is a tangible expression of gratitude, the making and sending of a care package to the universe.  In parts of...

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Announcing the 2018-19 Shinnyo Fellows!

We are very excited to announce that Chapman University (Orange, CA) has joined us as the fifth Shinnyo Fellowship Program partner this year! In addition to continuing our partnership...

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Highlight of FSE

Contributed by Marianne Okubo, Shinnyo-en Chicago Temple On May 6, 2018, the Shinnyo-en Chicago Temple celebrated its sixth year of holding Family Service Events, which started in 2012 and...

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This year, the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) hosted the 29th Annual National Service-Learning Conference at the Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel in St. Paul, MN. The conference took place...

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Three Infinite Paths to Peace Leadership Retreats!

Since Shinnyo-en Foundation (SEF) launched the first Infinite Paths to Peace (IPTP) Leadership Retreat in New York in April 2017, three more of the localized retreats for Shinnyo-en Youth...

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The Art of Peace: a U.N. World Interfaith Harmony Week Gathering

Contributed by Rev. Qalvy Grainzvolt, Shinnyo-en New York Temple The Shinnyo Center for Meditation and Well-being (“the Shinnyo Center”) in New York City has been widening its circle of...

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Reflections on MLK Jr. Day – PMC Multifaith Day of Service

Contributed by Kyoko Sato, Shinnyo-en USA Head Temple, Redwood City, CA Peninsula Multifaith Coalition’s (PMC) 2018 MLK Jr. Day of Service was represented by 25 congregations, totaling over 430...

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