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Annual Spring Art Show and Sale

Annual Spring Art Show and Sale

Ready to add a signed, original E. Gordon West of the Watercolor Gang to your art collection? Then don’t miss ABODE’s Annual Spring Art Show and Sale. Join us at Brown Hall, Church of Reconciliation, 8900 Starcrest Dr., for our two events: Opening Reception with...

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Death Café

Death Café

Death Café is a discussion group – we welcome free-form conversation about death, whatever that means to the people in the room. There are no agendas, objectives or themes – and we are not a grief support group or educational meeting. Nothing is sold, taught or recruited for.

We simply gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.

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ABODE Academy 4

ABODE Academy 4

ABODE Academy 4 focuses on Death and Dying: Religious Customs and Rituals. While most of us are familiar with customs and rituals in our own faith communities, those of our neighbors can seem a bit of a mystery. Which faiths favor cremation? Which favor burial? Which believe in reincarnation? What special prayers and anointments are needed? What medications are acceptable? And how about dietary considerations, dress codes and whether those dying should face east – or west?

A better understanding of our friends and neighbors helps ensure that we can take better care of one another in our final days.

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