Hi, all. Due to predictions of inclement weather this evening, we have decided to postpone the June forum for one week. The event will now take place on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:00 pm, at Prairie Oaks Memorial Eco Garden. Please see the original event post for full event details, including details directions to Prairie Oaks.
Thank you for your understanding, and stay safe this evening.
MTN Twin Cities members Anne Murphy, Anne Archbold, and Marilaurice Hemlock will presenters in the St. Paul Public Library’s upcoming discussion series “(New Ways of) Thinking About Dying.”
Presented by The Friends and Health Advocates—a Saint Paul-based public health consulting group which promotes communication that bridges differences in culture, language, and class.
From ‘conscious dying’ at home, to family-designed home vigils, to green burials, dying people and those who care for them are rediscovering and redefining what happens before, during and after death. Continue reading “Friends of the St. Paul Public Library series: (New Ways of) Thinking About Dying”
The Minnesota Threshold Network invites you to a free Public Forum
The Vigil Continuum:
Caring for Our Loved Ones from Pre-Death
Tuesday, June 14, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church: 1895 Laurel Ave, St Paul, MN, 55104. Unmetered on-street parking available.
Forum topics include:
Holding a vigil in the last days or hours of life
Holding an after-death family-directed vigil
Legal issues involved with vigils
Featured guests include State Representative Carolyn Laine and former Rochester Mayo chaplain Mary E. Johnson of The Vigil Project.
Join us for “Death Over Easy,” a community brunch with conversations about death.
Circle around the table for brunch and conversation on a topic that we like to keep under the table. We will listen to each other and share our collective wisdom about death. Through exploring thoughts and feelings, we can more readily move through fears, shed inhibitions, and forge deeper connection with our loved ones. It can be that easy!
3104 16th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Bring: Juice, Breads, Fruit Salad, Green Salads, Eggs
Also bring: Your own tableware (plates, cups, utensils, napkins)
Cost: Suggested donation of $5 to cover room rental
So that we can have starting places for our shared conversations, we have selected a couple short, engaging, informative, and inspiring pieces that we encourage you to read, watch, and listen.
Bronnie Ware worked for many years with patients who were in the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. She shares the five most common regrets they shared with her.