Oct
27
Tue
MockTales
Oct 27 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Mock Mediation Practice Exercises for practicing mediators and mediator interns
1.5 hours of Continuing Mediator Education credits available for certified mediators.

Last Tuesday of each month, from 5:15 PM to 7:00 PM.
Moderated by NMC Staff or Volunteer Mediators
RSVP BY NOON, THE DAY BEFORE THE SESSION, PLEASE

Pre-requisite: Any 36-40 hour Basic Mediation Training course

How the tales get told:

  • 10-15 Minutes for “parties” to prepare their TALES,”mediators” to review their skills, and “observers” to discuss what to look for
  • +/- 45 minutes for the “mediation”
  • +/- 45 minutes to debrief
  • Note: no charge for current NMC Practicum Interns and Volunteers
Oct
28
Wed
Webinar Wednesday: PJALS Election Response Plans
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We’ll share more about our work with community partners to create pro-active and responsive strategies to keep communities of color and other targeted communities as safe as possible, to ensure everyone’s votes will be counted, and to mobilize together to respect the election results and swear in a government of, by, and for the people — and how YOU can take action! 

Register here to receive the Zoom link https://secure.everyaction.com/nsCppIuGAUqE3yxvq2levQ2  

Oct
31
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Oct 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Please contact us before coming for the first time.

509 842-6427    or   509-838-9022

Our practice sessions and retreats in Spokane are open to all. Although our orientation and form is Buddhist, you do not need to be a Buddhist to participate. Practitioners from all traditions are welcome.

Saturdays, 8:00 – 9:30 am
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Meditation and Sutra recital at the Saranac Building 25 West Main, Spokane.  The doors are locked; please arrive early for entrance to the building.

Our Saturday morning schedule consists of three (3) 25-minute sitting periods, and includes a short sutra recital.

Orientation to Zen practice is offered on Saturdays, before or after meditation practice, by arrangement. (The reason is that our meditation hall is in a building that is locked to protect the tenants from theft) Once you come to a session, we can give you the number to get into the building yourself.

Monthly Zazenkai

First Saturday of the Month,
Regular 8:00 – 9:30 am
Break until 10 am
10 am Sutras and sitting until 1 pm

Discussion Group

3rd Saturday of each month, 9:45 am (after regular sitting)
Saranac second floor conference room

Please contact us (509-842-6427 or 509-838-9022) before coming for the first time.

Nov
4
Wed
Webinar Wednesday: PJALS Community Meeting
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We don’t expect to know the results of the election yet. Join this virtual community gathering to connect with other justice-hearted people, share analysis, and learn up-to-the minute plans for how we’ll mobilize together to ensure everyone’s votes will be counted and to swear in a government of, by, and for the people. 

Register here to receive the Zoom link https://secure.everyaction.com/mHSgFAc4bk-3VG8X0txlzQ2

Nov
5
Thu
Peace & Justice Action Committee–all welcome!
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

contact slichty@pjals.org for videoconferencing info

Nov
7
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Nov 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Please contact us before coming for the first time.

509 842-6427    or   509-838-9022

Our practice sessions and retreats in Spokane are open to all. Although our orientation and form is Buddhist, you do not need to be a Buddhist to participate. Practitioners from all traditions are welcome.

Saturdays, 8:00 – 9:30 am
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Meditation and Sutra recital at the Saranac Building 25 West Main, Spokane.  The doors are locked; please arrive early for entrance to the building.

Our Saturday morning schedule consists of three (3) 25-minute sitting periods, and includes a short sutra recital.

Orientation to Zen practice is offered on Saturdays, before or after meditation practice, by arrangement. (The reason is that our meditation hall is in a building that is locked to protect the tenants from theft) Once you come to a session, we can give you the number to get into the building yourself.

Monthly Zazenkai

First Saturday of the Month,
Regular 8:00 – 9:30 am
Break until 10 am
10 am Sutras and sitting until 1 pm

Discussion Group

3rd Saturday of each month, 9:45 am (after regular sitting)
Saranac second floor conference room

Please contact us (509-842-6427 or 509-838-9022) before coming for the first time.

Nov
11
Wed
Webinar Wednesday: PJALS Community Meeting
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Whatever may have happened by mid-November, coming together always matters. Join this virtual community meeting for connection, shared analysis, and actions we can take together. We the people are powerful, and we count on us! 

Register here to receive the Zoom link https://secure.everyaction.com/MDWbF8HwIUeitHMJGb1eDg2

Nov
12
Thu
Showing Up for Racial Justice – book study
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

contact slichty@pjals.org for videoconferencing info

Nov
14
Sat
Zen Center of Spokane Meditation Practice
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Please contact us before coming for the first time.

509 842-6427    or   509-838-9022

Our practice sessions and retreats in Spokane are open to all. Although our orientation and form is Buddhist, you do not need to be a Buddhist to participate. Practitioners from all traditions are welcome.

Saturdays, 8:00 – 9:30 am
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Meditation and Sutra recital at the Saranac Building 25 West Main, Spokane.  The doors are locked; please arrive early for entrance to the building.

Our Saturday morning schedule consists of three (3) 25-minute sitting periods, and includes a short sutra recital.

Orientation to Zen practice is offered on Saturdays, before or after meditation practice, by arrangement. (The reason is that our meditation hall is in a building that is locked to protect the tenants from theft) Once you come to a session, we can give you the number to get into the building yourself.

Monthly Zazenkai

First Saturday of the Month,
Regular 8:00 – 9:30 am
Break until 10 am
10 am Sutras and sitting until 1 pm

Discussion Group

3rd Saturday of each month, 9:45 am (after regular sitting)
Saranac second floor conference room

Please contact us (509-842-6427 or 509-838-9022) before coming for the first time.

Nov
19
Thu
SHARING THE CHILDREN
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Court-mandated “Sharing the Children” seminar.  Pre-registration Required

This seminar helps parents address their children’s needs and interests during and after separation, divorce or other family changes. Taught by Tom Lloyd and Ruth Wohlwend Lloyd

Topics covered include:

  • The developmental stages of childhood
  • Stress indicators in children
  • Age appropriate expectations of children
  • The impact of separation and divorce on children
  • The grief process
  • Reducing stress for children through an amicable separation or divorce
  • Parental alienation
  • And much more…

Convenient Spokane Valley Seminar Location:

NEW LOCATION:
200 N Mullan, Suite 102
(corner of Mullan and Main, entrance on Main)

Please Note:

  • $30 Registration fee, exact cash or check, payable at the door 
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes early: no one admitted after the start time
  • NMC will file your verification with the Courts upon your completion of the class
  • Child care is not available, and children may not be present during the class
  • No food or drink in the class (water will be provided)

Call to register today! 509-456-0103

NMC does not provide legal advice.