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Autumn Events & News 2010

Warm Autumn greetings! We wanted to share some quick updates from A Sacred Moment noted below.  Learn from leading end-of-life experts in the Seattle area as they share about Caring for Our Elders at the WELOCC Annual Meeting this Friday, attend a home funeral workshop at Bastyr University in 2011 and learn about our newly formed home funeral organization, the National Home Funeral Alliance! 

We hope you enjoy our update as you settle into the crisp air and colors of Autumn.
Annual Meeting

Washington End of Life Consensus Coalition (WEOLCC) annual meeting will be held on Friday, November 12, 9:30am-2:30pm, at the Red Lion Hotel, SeaTac.
The meeting will feature a keynote presentation, "Caring for Our Elders and Caring for Ourselves: Invitation to a community dialogue," co-presented by Stu Farber, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the UW School of Medicine, and Bruce Smith, MD, Medical Director, Hospice & Nursing Home Services at Group Health. For more information and registration materials, WELOCC Website

Registration: $25. Walk in registration available and includes a continental breakfast and catered lunch.
Bastyr University Logo Save the Date: 1/22/11
Home Funeral Vigil Workshop at
Bastyr University.

On Saturday, January 22, 2011 9:00 - 5:00, Char Barrett will offer a hands-on workshop in which you can develop the awareness and skills to guide your family, or others, through the journey of an in-home funeral vigil. 

CEUs available for marriage & family therapists, mental health counselors, and social workers licensed in WA State

General public $185, Professional $195, Full-time student $150

Course fee includes A Sacred Moments Handbook, a 175 page guide through the journey of a home funeral vigil, a value of $30.

Bastyr Details & Registration
NHFA logo National Home Funeral Alliance ~ it's official!
Join today!

We are pleased to announce the establishment of the National Home Funeral Alliance, a non-profit organization with the mission to provide education and support to home funeral advocates and families nationwide.  Our 2010 Boulder Conference was an overwhelming success and we are building community across the US and beyond. Learn more, or become a member at the NHFA website!
Thank you for your ongoing interest in A Sacred Moment. We hope to see you soon at one of these upcoming events. In the mean time, take good care of yourselves and each other.


Char & Staff
Chris, Jan, Lucinda & Lindsay
A Sacred Moment
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