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NPS – Green Burial Presentation and Tour

Farley Center Director and Natural Path Sanctuary (NPS) Coordinator Shedd Farley will give a presentation and answer your questions about green burial. A tour of the NPS will follow.

Please reserve a spot by e-mailing programs@farleycenter.org or calling the Farley Center at 608-845-8724.

Optional tour of the Natural Path Sanctuary (NPS) by Director Shedd Farley following the presentation. The tour is contingent upon weather but for those who attend who would like a tour, we can schedule you in for a future NPS private tour date with Director Shedd Farley. There are stairs at the Center to the meeting space, if unable to do stairs, please let us know and a private meeting will be set up on another date to meet with Director Shedd Farley. Also, to let people know who are allergic to cats, there is a cat on the premises. Light refreshments will be served.

NPS – Green Burial Presentation and Tour

Farley Center Director and Natural Path Sanctuary (NPS) Coordinator Shedd Farley will give a presentation and answer your questions about green burial. A tour of the NPS will follow.

Please reserve a spot by e-mailing programs@farleycenter.org or calling the Farley Center at 608-845-8724.

Optional tour of the Natural Path Sanctuary (NPS) by Director Shedd Farley following the presentation. The tour is contingent upon weather but for those who attend who would like a tour, we can schedule you in for a future NPS private tour date with Director Shedd Farley. There are stairs at the Center to the meeting space, if unable to do stairs, please let us know and a private meeting will be set up on another date to meet with Director Shedd Farley. Also, to let people know who are allergic to cats, there is a cat on the premises. Light refreshments will be served.

NPS – Green Burial Presentation/Tour

Farley Center Director and Natural Path Sanctuary (NPS) Coordinator Shedd Farley will give a presentation and answer your questions about green burial. A tour of the NPS will follow.

Please reserve a spot by e-mailing programs@farleycenter.org or calling the Farley Center at 608-845-8724.

Optional tour of the Natural Path Sanctuary (NPS) by Director Shedd Farley following the presentation. The tour is contingent upon weather but for those who attend who would like a tour, we can schedule you in for a future NPS private tour date with Director Shedd Farley. There are stairs at the Center to the meeting space, if unable to do stairs, please let us know and a private meeting will be set up on another date to meet with Director Shedd Farley. Also, to let people know who are allergic to cats, there is a cat on the premises. Light refreshments will be served.

NPS – Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying

Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying
(rescheduled from Oct. 19, 2017)

Optional tour of the Natural Path Sanctuary (NPS) by Director Shedd Farley following the presentation by Death Awareness Educator Karen Reppen. The tour is contingent upon weather but for those who attend who would like a tour, we can schedule you in for a future NPS private tour date with Director Shedd Farley. There are stairs at the Center to the meeting space, if unable to do stairs, please let us know and a private meeting will be set up on another date to meet with Director Shedd Farley. Also, to let people know who are allergic to cats, there is a cat on the premises. Cost: $10.00 per session but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Light refreshments will be served.

Please reserve a spot by e-mailing programs@farleycenter.org or calling the Farley Center at 608-845-8724.

This presentation offers participants a way to understand how the natural occurrence of death and dying is considered and dealt with in different cultures around the world and here in North America. We look at how different faiths approach end of life, and explore how death and dying has become taboo in our culture and offers alternative approaches from other times and places.

Possible topics for discussion:
• History of death culture in America
• Growth of the funeral industry—evolution of new approaches or return to the old…
• Increased global awareness and influx of influences from other cultures
• Death Education/Awareness movement
• Death awareness exercises
• Death in the popular culture
• Books, stuff, media, art, music, social media,
• How death is talked about
• Death Cafes, Conversation Project,
• Cultural Variations: Ethnicity and Faith
• Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Pagan
• African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Chinese American, Hmong, Latino/Hispanic, Native American/Alaskan Natives
• Other groups:
• Military/Veterans; Law enforcement, first responders; Those experiencing homelessness; Other marginalized populations; Gangs, other
• How culture affects the way care is provided, and how the body is dealt with after death
• Belief systems about causes of death
• Funerals, Rituals, etc., including accoutrements, accessories, food, attire, place, economics, etc.
• Disposition of the body (burial, cremation, etc.)
• Belief systems about the afterlife
• Grief and Mourning; memorializing the dead

Dealing with Grief and Loss During Holidays and Anniversaries

Part of the 2017 NPS Fall Presentations Series with Farley Center and NPS Director, Shedd Farley and Death Awareness Educator, Karen Reppen.

Reserve a spot: programs@farleycenter.org or 608-845-8724

Optional tour of Natural Path Sanctuary following presentation. The cost is $10.00 per session but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Light refreshments served.

If you would like to attend and need accessibility assistance, please let us know.

Full Series includes:

Sept. 21: Conversations on dying, death and grief
Oct. 19: Cultural perspectives on death and dying
Nov. 9: A Family Undertaking (film)
Dec. 14: Dealing with grief and loss during holidays and anniversaries

A Family Undertaking (film)

Part of the 2017 NPS Fall Presentations Series with Farley Center and NPS Director, Shedd Farley and Death Awareness Educator, Karen Reppen.

Reserve a spot: programs@farleycenter.org or 608-845-8724

Optional tour of Natural Path Sanctuary following presentation. The cost is $10.00 per session but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Light refreshments served.

If you would like to attend and need accessibility assistance, please let us know.

Full Series includes:

Sept. 21: Conversations on dying, death and grief
Oct. 19: Cultural perspectives on death and dying
Nov. 9: A Family Undertaking (film)
Dec. 14: Dealing with grief and loss during holidays and anniversaries

Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying

Part of the 2017 NPS Fall Presentations Series with Farley Center and NPS Director, Shedd Farley and Death Awareness Educator, Karen Reppen.

Reserve a spot: programs@farleycenter.org or 608-845-8724

Optional tour of Natural Path Sanctuary following presentation. The cost is $10.00 per session but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Light refreshments served.

If you would like to attend and need accessibility assistance, please let us know.

Full Series includes:

Sept. 21: Conversations on dying, death and grief
Oct. 19: Cultural perspectives on death and dying
Nov. 9: A Family Undertaking (film)
Dec. 14: Dealing with grief and loss during holidays and anniversaries

Conversations on Dying, Death and Grief

Part of the 2017 NPS Fall Presentations Series with Farley Center and NPS Director, Shedd Farley and Death Awareness Educator, Karen Reppen.

Reserve a spot: programs@farleycenter.org or 608-845-8724

Optional tour of Natural Path Sanctuary following presentation. The cost is $10.00 per session but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Light refreshments served.

If you would like to attend and need accessibility assistance, please let us know.

Full Series includes:

Sept. 21: Conversations on dying, death and grief
Oct. 19: Cultural perspectives on death and dying
Nov. 9: A Family Undertaking (film)
Dec. 14: Dealing with grief and loss during holidays and anniversaries

Green Burial Presentation

What is a Green Burial? What are my options?

Lunch-and-Learn

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service along with Shed Farley of Natural Paths Sanctuary invite you to join us to learn about Green Burial Options and the benefits of Advance Funeral Planning. Join us for casual conversation, open discussion, and lunch with the group. Following lunch, Shed will provide a walking tour of the cemetery.


SPACE LIMITED and you must RSVP
at info@cressfuneralservice.com or 608-238-3434.
Lunch will be provided by Cress Funeral Home