Upcoming Events

Monday Night Practice Schedule, 6:30-8:30 PM

    • June 5: Two periods of sitting and walking meditation. Sutra Service.
    • June 12: Orientation to practice at 5:30pm. Two periods of sitting and walking meditation. Shining Light Ceremony in honor of John Malcomson’s upcoming Ordination in the Order of Interbeing.
    • June 19: Two periods of sitting and walking meditation. Introductory gathering with Serena Maurer and Jabali Stewart on integrating Social justice concerns with our Plum Village tradition (May include Circles of Practice)
    • June 26: Two periods of sitting and walking meditation. Community Gathering.


Day of Mindfulness: “Illumination of the Heart”

Saturday June 24, 10am to 4pm at Dharma Gate
As summer solstice approaches, we will celebrate the brightest, longest day of the year by celebrating the light within our hearts. Dharma Talks led by Jon Prescott. Please RSVP to Cathy. Open until filled, limited to 50 attendees. Priority to MCPS members and families.

Dharma Gate Facility Work Parties:

June 17th, 9am – 12noon *Note Date Change to 3rd Saturday*
In June, our work party has been changed from the last Saturday to the 3rd Saturday (June 17th.)  Please note this change in your calendars and join us to keep our facility clean and beautiful!

Quarterly Practice Committee Meeting; All are welcome
Tuesday, June 13th, 4:30pm
It is our intention to have at least one person from each constituent group at the meeting to report on the latest activities, future plans, concerns. Reports from the groups are helpful if there is not a representative.  All MCPS members are invited to attend and contribute. To send an email with your MCPS Practice Committee Suggestions, click here.

Upcoming Board Meetings, 4:15pm at Dharma Gate; all are welcome
Monday, August 28
Monday, September 25
Monday, October 23
Monday, December 4

Optional sitting begins in the Zendo at 3:45pm for those who can make it. All MCPS members are welcome to attend Board meetings. If you have something you would like to bring forward to the Board, please let Robbie know two weeks before the meeting when the agenda is being set.This page is updated at the end of each month.