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Info about Oak Park Meditation zoom meeting, Tuesdays

April 6th, 2020

This is a very welcoming group that meets on Tuesdays on Zoom (for now).  

Mindful Reflection Online Community Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Room opens at 7:00 p.m. Program begins at 7:10 p.m. Please read carefully.

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From: Terry Kinsey <terrykinsey@gmail.com>Date: April 6, 2020 at 4:59:29 PM CDTTo: undisclosed-recipients: ;Subject: Mindful Reflection Online Community Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Room opens at 7:00 p.m. Program begins at 7:10 p.m. Please read carefully.

Mindful Reflection Online Community

Tuesday Evenings

ALL ARE WELCOME HERE

Please read instructions carefully

FOR NEW PARTICIPANTS: 

Participants who are new to the Mindful Reflection Community are invited to enter the Zoom meeting at 6:30-6:45 p.m. Terry would like to tell you a little about the Mindful Reflection Community PRIOR to the regular meeting. Use the same Zoom link that you see below for the regular meeting.

If you are unable to join at this earlier time feel free to still join at the regular 7:00 p.m. time!

MINDFUL REFLECTION ONLINE COMMUNITY

ZOOM MEETING OPENS AT 7:00 P.M.

PROGRAM BEGINS AT 7:10 P.M.

For those newer to Zoom, additional instructions are below the schedule.

BEST WAY TO JOIN:  Click this link:

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/829387209?pwd=YkpmNkhISk4yVUEyVEVid1dVRG9Gdz09

You should not need to enter these numbers, but just in case, here they are:

Meeting ID: 829 387 209

Password: 887083

Other way to join:

One tap mobile

+13126266799,,829387209# US (Chicago)

Tonight's Online Mindful Reflection Community

Dharma talk:  Terry will continue his talk on the basics of Mindful Reflection.  Tonight he will be discussing how to handle “storying” and emotions during your practice.

SCHEDULE

7:00

Arrival and intentional friendship building

7:10

Zoom Instructions

7:20

Lighting the candle and 20 minutes of silent Mindful Reflection

7:45

Welcome/Introductions/Announcements

7:55

Brief sharing in dyads

8:00

Dharma Talk

8:30

Discussion--breakout groups

8:55

Ending circle, sharing the sacred gaze of friendship (darshan), merit, and song

9:00

Extinguishing the candle and socializing as desired

ADDITIONAL ZOOM LINK INSTRUCTIONS

We highly recommend that you practice entering this Zoom meeting today (Monday) or sometime Tuesday earlier in the day.  If you get Zoom to work properly, you will see a the following pop-up screen for the REGULAR MINDFUL REFLECTION ONLINE COMMUNITY ZOOM LINK:

"Please wait for the host to start the meeting. This is a recurring meeting.  Mindful Reflection Community."

First time users:  To see a video about how to use Zoom for the first time, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIYudDeULlw.  Please note that your prompts might be slightly different since there are many types of browsers and operating systems.  The only thing you need to do is install something that allows Zoom to run. It only takes a few seconds.

If you are on a mobile device, go to your App Store and download Zoom Cloud Meetings.  Then come back to this e-mail and click the meeting link.

If you try to get this set up on Monday night or Tuesday morning, and you cannot get to the screen that shows "Please wait for the host to start the meeting", feel free to call or text Jay at 312-405-5823 for technical support.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Daily Online Mindful Reflection:  Starting Wednesday (hopefully)

April 8th at 8:30 a.m.

ALL ARE WELCOME HERE

Join our community for daily meditation, 7 days/week.  

5 different facilitators will use the following format:

Schedule:

8:30  In-gathering  (Microphones un-muted)

8:35  Opening words  (Microphones muted from this point on)

8:40  20 Mindful Reflection

9:00  Closing words

9:05  End of meeting

We are currently setting up the link for the Daily Mindful Reflection Community.  I Information will be sent out in a separate email once it is completed. Watch for it!

Looking forward to seeing many of you on Tuesday evening!

Terry  (312-405-5871)
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