The Hearth Community is putting together teams of people to collect stories and listen with care for the survivors of the Almeda Fire. We will be mobilizing compassionate listening teams in the near future to meet with survivors, either virtually or in-person (in socially distanced, masked settings). The first volunteer training is Sunday, Sept. 20th.
DUE TO AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE, WE ARE CLOSING REGISTRATIONS FOR THE TRAINING AT NOON TODAY (SATURDAY). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on a list for future trainings. “You can make any sorrow bearable by putting it into a story or telling a story about it” – Isak Dinesen. The [...]
Come join us for The Hearth’s 10th Anniversary Celebration: Love Stories on February 13th, from 7 to 9:00pm at Temple Emek Shalom in Ashland! Listen to love stories from locals Evren Odcikin, Val Nowak, Daniel Sherrill, Eve Smyth, Gina DuQuenne, and Jacqui Aubert. Hosted by Mark Yaconelli with music by Wendi Stanek, [...]
Save the date for our next Hearth event scheduled for Thursday, October 17th from 7 to 9pm at Temple Emek Shalom in Ashland, Oregon. If you have a story that fits the theme (prison. jail. court system. wrong-doing. arrest. prosecution. wrong accusation. victim. punishment.) please contact Mark at email@example.com. [...]