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Ready to renew?  Until 1/1/18 the
the early bird rate is the same as for 2017.

Bread of Life 2017 Affiliate Membership Pilot

                  Connecting with others who share a unique call                  while supporting access for those with limited resources.

Our Deep Calls to Deep program in partnership with Mercy Burlingame brings the Affiliate Program to the Bay area once a quarter.

Interested in visiting this fall?
Contact Tom to reserve a spot.

Brown Bag Membership Lunch
Wednesday, October 18, noon to 1:30 at Bread of Life
Theme: Vulnerability & Hope
Check your October Member email for resource links and prompts.  
We are also asking members to join in Looking Together at Our Common Life:  A Necessary Practice.  It's been almost a year. What has been most life-giving in how we engage? What would make it better?

We will soon put up information about any modifications going forward. Meanwhile, early bird enrollment is open for 2018 until 1/1/18 at the rate for this current year. 
 
We emailed the Righteous Mind Reflective Reading packets in March.  Didn't receive yours? Contact sandra@breadoflife.org.   

Beginning in 2017 Bread of Life

offers a tax deductible Affiliate Membership specifically designed to support those who engage the world as spiritual directors, case managers, therapists, social workers, leaders of faith communities, non-profit leaders, chaplains, mentors or other forms of ‘tending other’s souls.’

As someone in the role of providing soul care for others you can become vulnerable to ignoring your own need for depth engagement with others of similar commitment for encouragement and renewal of your own soul.

Does this feel familiar to you? y                           

  • You long for opportunities to go deeper with companions of like heart and be inspired.
  • You have begun to wonder whether you are really making a difference in what you do.
  • You love what you do, but it’s been too long since you’ve felt the freedom to simply sink into participation without regard for your role.
  • You have become irritable or impatient with clients, colleagues, or those under your care.
  • You have lost the spark that first called you to the work.

Self-care is not self-ish, rather self-care is a priority and necessity - not a luxury – in the type of work we do. It also is challenging to find and maintain such meaningful connections in the midst of our roles and many responsibilities.

The Gift of Membership     

Supports you as a 'soul-tender' and the work of Bread of Life by giving access to services.   


The membership is $150/year and is fully tax deductible. We will send you a receipt for your tax records. Sign up now for 2018.

Exclusive Affiliate Member Offerings

Affiliate Members will have exclusive access to relevant and evocative member gatherings designed to deepen and support you in your calling. Most often in the form of a monthly brown lunch on the third Wednesday at Bread of Life in Sacramento. Topics in 2017 included:

  • Resistance- the Many Colored Coat
  • Forgiveness in our Lives
  • Legacy
  • The Righteous Mind
  • Progression and Regression as a Dynamic Polarity
  • Recognizing Triggers/ Cultivating a Non-Defended Response
  • And more!

Networking Opportunities

Connect with colleagues and others from various backgrounds to support your ongoing development and work. A periodic Members-only newsletter will help build and maintain connections.

100% Tax Deductible

A way to support Bread of Life’s commitment to provide access to those with limited financial resources, so they, too, can engage others on a dedicated journey of depth in a way that builds a regional community of practice.   

Bread of Life-Developed Resources

Affiliate Membership provides access to resources which can be adapted to other settings – i.e. spiritual direction agreements, the Money Autobiography, the Righteous Mind Reflective Reading packet and access to our library. We also encourage you to share resources of potential value to others. We support Open Source for the tedning of our world!

Next Steps

You can enroll using the Paypal button above or by calling Jenny in the office (916) 648-1803 for assistance.  You can also send a check to 1260 Fulton Avenue, Suite A, Sacramento CA 95825. 

Be sure to include your: Name, address, phone, and email and also your soul-tending vocation.

 
QUESTIONS?  Contact Tom Morgan tom@breadoflife.org