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National Home Funeral Alliance

Workshop & Conference ~ Boulder, CO


Peaceful Death: Music, Hospice & Home Funerals
September 21 - 24, 2011



We invite you to join the movement and attend our NHFA Annual Workshop & Conference
the Early Bird Discount has been extended to September 1st! 

Hear keynote and plenary speakers Therese Schroeder-Sheker of the Chalice of Repose Project who brings The Voice of Music Thanatology through her harp music, Josh Slocum of the Funeral Consumer's Alliance with his newly published book, Final Rights, and Lhoppon Rechung, who will widen our circle of wisdom by exploring the Tibetan Buddhist perspective on death and dying. 

In addition, we have a rich array of breakout sessions and a Pre-Conference Workshop in support of deepening the knowledge of home funerals.  Char Barrett will be co-facilitating the Pre-Conference Workshop, "Home Funerals: A Return to Simple Traditions"
and a conference break out session
"Crossing our Thresholds: Exploring Co-Creative Visions for the Future"
for home funeral guides and funeral directors.
Click here to register NOW for Early Bird Discount through September 1st! 
Additional Upcoming Educational Offerings:


Funeral Service Association of British Columbia has invited Char to speak on:

Sustainable Funerals ... A Natural Fit For Funeral Service 

August 31st ~ Richmond, BC 9:30 - 4:30 

September 1st ~ live Webinar 9:00 - 4:00

Click here to Register 


Bastyr University once again will host Char to speak on:  


Home Funerals & Green Burials: A Natural Choice


November 5th ~ Bastyr University Campus Kirkland, WA 9:00 - 5:00


SAVE THE DATE and Register  


Washington End of Life Consensus Coalition Annual Meeting:


Hear local experts discuss End-of-Life related initiatives in the Pacific Northwest


SeaTac area (location TBA) November 11th ~ 9:00 - 4:15  


SAVE THE DATE and Register 

 A Sacred Moment is thrilled to be a part of so many opportunities this late summer and fall to become engaged and educated about Home Funeral Vigils, Green Burials and End-of-Life Issues.  Whether you attend the NHFA Conference in Boulder, join a live session or webinar from British Columbia, gather to learn at Bastyr Universityor join in the discussions with WEOLCC about end-of-life-related initiatives in your communities right here in the Pacific Northwest,
we hope to see you! 

As President of the National Home Funeral Alliance, I am proud of the organization we have created this past year in support of home funerals throughout the United States and Canada.  We are excited about the growing membership in our organization and the opportunity to come together once again September 21 - 24 in beautiful Boulder, CO in support of the home funeral movement!

A Sacred Moment will continue to expand in our South Everett office this September with the addition of our newest staff member Lindsay Cummings who will support both home funeral and conventional funeral choices our families request.  We will also be expanding our virtual presence this fall with a newly updated website arriving soon, be watching for our announcement!  Meanwhile you can always Find us on Facebook

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Char Barrett

A Sacred Moment

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