My real dwelling has no pillars and no roof either, so rain cannot soak it and wind cannot blow it down.

-Ikkyu Sojun

Welcome to the Stepping Down Ceremony
For Rev. Michaela Bono

Noon Ceremony:

Densho bell (10 minutes)

Opening bows & incense offering

Brief welcome

Statement from Ryushin Paul Haller

Statement from Rev. Michaela Bono

Statements of Appreciation from invited speakers

Jundo: bows to participants

Eko and Closing Statement

Closing Offering

 

Followed by well wishes and closing dance! :)