Ashland OR - Finding Our Way Conference featuring Anne Lamott
When?Start time: Friday 7:30pm (27 April)
End time: Saturday 11:30am (28 April)
The Hearth presents "Finding Our Way: A Community Exploration of Compassion featuring celebrated author Anne Lamott. Finding Our Way will offer three days of public workshops, facilitated discussions, and story gatherings focused on compassion-based skills within our personal and public life in Southern Oregon. The featured attraction of the conference will be an evening talk and Saturday retreat appearance with celebrated author Anne Lamott.
THURSDAY, APRIL 26
The Hearth presents "The Kindness of Strangers." Six local residents will share a true tale of transformation inspired by an act of kindness. Tellers include Bill Rauch, Melinda Trueblood-Gamble, and others. Hosted by Mark Yaconelli. 7:00-9pm at Temple Emek Shalom in Ashland, OR. $5 donation to benefit the Ashland Food Bank.
FRIDAY, APRIL 27
9:00-10:30am "Finding Our Way Amidst Racial Differences." A community conversation on race in Southern Oregon facilitated by Adam Davis of the Oregon Humanities Foundation and Marjorie Trueblood-Gamble from Southern Oregon University. Held at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Ashland, OR. FREE TO THE PUBLIC
11:00am-12:30pm Finding Our Way Amidst the Housed and Unhoused. A community conversation facilitated by Adam Davis and Ryan Stroud from the Oregon Humanities Foundation. Held at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Ashland, OR. FREE TO THE PUBLIC
2:00-5:00pm. Various workshops around the city of Ashland on the practice of compassion. Locations and workshops TBA. FREE TO THE PUBLIC
7:30-9:00pm. Anne Lamott will give a talk entitled "Rediscovering Mercy" followed with Q & A. Held at the SOU Music Recital Hall in Ashland, OR. $25 general admission. $35 reserved seating. Tickets available at brownpapertickets and Bloomsbury Books in Ashland beginning February 1.
SATURDAY, APRIL 28
9:00am to 4:00pm. "Practicing Compassion" a practical retreat led by Mark Yaconelli including a morning conversation with Anne Lamott on the inner work of compassion. $45. Held at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Ashland, OR. Tickets available through brownpapertickets and at Bloomsbury Books in Ashland beginning February 1.
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