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   The Goodenough Community is a long-term experiment in community formation and
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Upcoming Events at Sahale

Harvest Weekend     

 

October 31 - November 1

 

Come make cider and applesauce from Sahale's bounty! Enjoy good meals and play with friends. Join for a day or overnight.

 

Contact Colette Hoff for more info.

True Holidays Celebration

Saturday December 6

 

Celebrate the mid winter holidays!

Reflect on what's important to you this holiday season.

 

Contact Kirsten Rohde for more info.

Third Age Group

 

Next meeting: Friday, November 7

A fellowship of older adults exploring
issues of aging and living well.

Contact Joan Valles for more information

 

Winter Solstice BusTrip

 

Saturday December 20

 

Join with friends for this fun filled journey embracing the longest night of the year.

 

Contact Irene Perler for more info.

EcoVillage at Sahale

 

Our ecoVillage project is growing into its permaculture inspired vision.

 

Contact Irene Perler for more information

Art at Sahale

The Weavery is a space for artistic retreats, workshops and classes.

 

Contact Kirsten Rohde for more information

Events, Articles and Announcements
GEC programs alive and well! John and Colette are open for counseling appointments. Even though we have moved out of our previous Seattle Community Center, we are continuing to host cultural gatherings and meetings in members' homes.  John and Colette are finding creative options for continuing to meet with counseling clients. To schedule an appointment, contact Colette and John Hoff at hoff@goodenough.org.

Internships Are Available for the Serious Student of Life in Community

We are seriously seeking experienced and mature interns to further development of Sahale Retreat Center and EcoVillage, in the following areas: farming and gardening, animal husbandry, off-grid technology, facility maintenance and development, and educational programs. Please contact Irene Perler at irene_perler@hotmail.com for details.

2014 Annual Meeting of Members and Friends - see the Feb. 2014 eView archives for stories

Seasons and Cycles in Evolving Community
by John L. Hoff

... Monica Sjoo and Barbara Mor remind us that formal histories tell the stories of governments, wars, and economics. However, the story of people, average people in ordinary jobs who are trying to be good human beings by passing forward the life-sustaining sense of community and culture, are ignored.

Where Did We Come From: Understanding the Communitarian Movement

by John and Colette Hoff

... word community is used in a variety of ways, sometimes referring to people and other times to a place, and still more often as a spiritual glue that holds people together around ideas and causes. Enjoy this informative article by 2 leaders of the communitarian movement ...

  

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