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Songs of the Spirit (Participatory Singing)

  • 04/25/2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Private Zoom Meeting, provided via e-mail upon registration

Registration

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Times

Sunday, April 25:

  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm (Eastern Time)
  • 10:00am - 11:15am (Pacific Time)

Registration

Registration for this event is open to all members of PMN.  Not a member?  Check out our inclusive sliding scale membership policy.

Immediately upon registering, you will receive an e-mail confirmation that provides you a link to a private Zoom meeting.

Description

Come join us in this shared experience of Community and Heart.  You're invited to enjoy a (digital) community circle where inspirational and empowering songs from many traditions rise up from the group.  Singers offer a song one by one without instruments or song sheets.  These are songs that people know or can learn easily without requiring a lot of teaching.

We are approximating as best we can the many powerful aspects of Songs of the Spirit, which has a consistent history at PMN/SFS Gatherings since 1977.  One person will sing and others will sing along.  We ask everyone to mute themselves while the one person is singing, allowing all of us to at least see each other as we fill our separate physical spaces with music.

Between songs, we pause, breathe and feel the energy and connection of the group. This has worked better than expected every time we've tried it, and we're confident we can sustain this rich tradition during the pandemic.  Part of the tradition is recognizing that the silence is sacred.  In avoiding the urgency to fill a space with song, once we finally do fill a space with song, that song sinks in more deeply.

This is a wonderful opportunity to build community and to harmonize (in your own home) and to start the day with some grounded sacredness.

This event will not be livestreamed or recorded.

If you have any questions, please contact the facilitators:

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