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March 17th - Three Cedars Waldorf School - Home Funeral Vigils Presentation
March 28th & 29th - Green Festival - Washington State Convention Center
April 17th - 19th - A Sacred Moment's Home Funeral & Green Burial Workshop
May 16th - Home Funeral & Green Burial 3-Hour Webinar
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Exciting talks, festivals, workshops and webinars and many recent news stories shared in the media about home funerals and green burials...
Spring is blooming with exciting learning experiences and events as well news articles about home funerals and green burials.  Come to an evening talk at Three Cedars School, visit A Sacred Moment at the Green Festival, explore the sacred art of Home Funerals and Green Burials during our three-day Workshop or three-hour Webinar.  Also enjoy reading the latest home funeral and green burial news:

Smithsonian Magazine - The Surprising Satisfactions of a Home Funeral

The Boston Globe - Going green

The Oregonian - Artist all wrapped up in shrouds for burial

The Bellingham Herald - Moles at Greenacres offers 'green' burial

Seattle PI - A green cemetery lets one exit in an eco-friendly way
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March 17th - Three Cedars Waldorf School - Home Funeral Vigils
Home Funeral Vigils with Char Barrett, founder of A Sacred Moment, will present about home funerals and the grief process, green burials, family rights, environmentally friendly options for funerals and burials, and laws and regulations.  Attend and learn the answers to these questions and see how families have honored their loved one's passing in this deeply meaningful process.  Free to Three Cedars parents and families and suggested donation of $10 from the greater community.  No will be turned away due to inability to pay.  Please contact Three Cedars in order to reserve your space: 425-401-9874 or
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March 28th & 29th - Green Festival - WA State Convention Center
Visit A Sacred Moment (Booth #1112) and discover some of the best green products and services the Northwest has to offer. And, through Seattle Climate Action Now!, Clean & Green Seattle, and the city's many other climate projects, you'll learn how neighbors, community nonprofits and city departments are working together to make their city a healthier place to live.
* 125 renowned authors, leaders & educators
* 350 eco-friendly businesses in a unique marketplace
* Workshops, green films, kids' activities, live music & more
* Delicious, organic, vegetarian cuisine

$10 Admission if you travel by bicycle or bus
$15 Admission if you arrive by car

Shroud Workshop Photo April 17th - 19th - Home Funeral & Green Burial  Workshop - Kenmore, WA
Do you have a desire to empower families and friends, yours or others, to honor the passing of a loved one through a home funeral vigil?

Take the Journey ~ Learn to:
* Prepare, plan and participate in a home funeral vigil
* Be present to a loved one's passing
* Understand the laws and file a death certificate
* Respond with intention at the time of death
* Care for the deceased through bathing, dressing
   and cooling the body
* Create a sacred space and a goodbye ritual
* Work with caskets and shrouds
* Honor the roles of family and friends
* Care for the caregiver
* Transport the body of a loved one
* Learn about green burial as an environmental option 

This practical and hands-on workshop is for caregivers, families planning a loved one's passing, hospice staff and volunteers, other end-of-life professionals, community advocates and those pursuing this life's work. 

$575 Early registration by April 10th.  Workshop fee includes: Three full days of instruction, course materials, lunches, snacks and beverages provided each day, certificate of completion and two-hour follow-up participant conference call one month after workshop. Also included is Life's Last Sacred Moment Handbook - a complete 175-page guide through the Journey of a Home Funeral Vigil.
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May 16th - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Home Funeral & Green Burial 3-Hour Webinar
Learn about Home Funerals & Green Burials from the comfort of your own home with just a computer, internet and phone access. Char Barrett will provide the following topics:

* An overview of The Journey of a Home Funeral
* Assessment if a home funeral vigil is a good fit
* General funeral laws and death certificate paperwork
* What to do at the time of death
* Bathing and dry ice basics
* Engaging family and friends in a home funeral
* Green burial options

* Resource lists

You will have the opportunity to engage with fellow audience members via surveys and questions you submit on-line. At the conclusion of our Webinar you will have a solid understanding of what a home funeral vigil and green burial involves and the specific action steps needed to consider this option.

For those not familiar with this new educational experience a Webinar, or "Web seminar," is an online event designed to facilitate communication between a trainer and audience participants using the a computer, Internet connection and phone.

$75.00 ~ Due 24 hours prior to Webinar                         Top of Page
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We are excited to connecting with you at one of our community events or learning opportunities this Spring!
Warmest regards,

Char Barrett
A Sacred Moment