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Welcome

Our Mission:

To provide a safe and sacred space, into which we welcome all people and encourage them to grow in spirit, by means of meditation practice. We are affiliated with Hollow Bones Zen.

News

05-Sep-2014 - Penney has flown out to San Diego for a VJH weekend, and I will be leaving shortly for a TRUTH Project Intensive Weekend in Oshkosh Prison.

31-Aug-2014 - Penney and I completed the Treinen Farm Corn Maze, an annual event for us. We are "Maze Masters" once again. Check it out at http://treinenfarm.com/

17-Aug-2014 - Completed another successful 3-Day "Taste of Mondo Zen" Retreat. Deep Practice and Insight! Next retreat scheduled for November 7-9, 2014.

22-Jul-2014 - Alex Liosatos brought Class from Lakeland College to Still Point to learn more about Buddism and practice with us. A full Zendo with about 22 people practicing together.

13-Apr-2014 - Completed another successful 3-Day "Taste of Mondo Zen" Retreat. Next retreats are scheduled for August 15-17, 2014 and November 7-9, 2014.

18-Feb-2014 - Alex Liosatos will be bringing her Class from Lakeland College to Still Point to learn more about Buddism and practice with us.

09-Feb-2014 - Completed another successful 3-Day "Taste of Mondo Zen" Retreat. Next retreats are scheduled for April 11-13, 2014 and August 15-17, 2014.

20-Jan-2014 - Rev Khyati Penney Johns is starting weekly Meditation and "Chair Yoga" practices for Veterans at Dry Hootch on National Avenue in Milwaukee.

10-Dec-2013 - Rev Khyati Karuna Penney Johns was ordained as a Priest by Meru Danda Roshi at Still Point Zen Center.

10-Dec-2013 - Khyati Penney Johns and Meru Danda Roshi were joined by Rev Tonen O'Conner at Taycheedah Correction Institution for a Rohatsu celebration with Khyati's Buddhist Women's Group.

06-Dec-2013 - Tai Do Diane Burgbacher took at Rohatsu in St Norbert's Abbey in DePere Wisconsin.

04-Oct-2013 - Getting ready for the next "Taste of Mondo Zen" Retreat. Consider joining us for this opportunity to deepen your practice and your insight.

04-Oct-2013 - Getting ready for the next "Taste of Mondo Zen" Retreat. Consider joining us for this opportunity to deepen your practice and your insight.

17-Aug-2013 - Still Point is hosting an Instructor Training weekend for Vets Journey Home. Still Point, and Doug and Penney personally, are big supporters of this powerful healing work for Veterans.

Summer 2013 - Much more limited planting of vegetables this summer. Using some of the 2012 buckwheat and red clover seeds for cover crops and green manure.

10-Feb-2013 - Just completed another delightful "Taste of Mondo Zen" Retreat. Excellent food and some deepening of Insight was had by all.

30-Nov-2012 - Rev Meru Danda Doug Szper received Inka (Transmission) from Junpo Kando Denis Kelly at the Hollow Bones Rohatsu sesshin at St Norbert's Abbey in De Pere Wisconsin.

Following this ceremony, Meru then ordained ShoKan Mui Erich Moraine as a Priest in the Hollow Bones order.

01-Oct-2012 - Our CSA was brought to an abrupt end with an early frost in September that killed all of the tomato, squash and melon plants. A truckload of unripe fruit for the compost pile.

01-Jun-2012 - We started a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) this year at Still Point Organic Farms.

Shares can be purchased for $350 or exchanged for work (planting, weeding, harvesting). Contact Penney at 920-994-8650 for more information.

06-May-2012 - We completed another successful three-day Mondo Zen retreat at Still Point. Next one is scheduled for October 5-7, 2012.

29-Mar-2012 We will soon begin soliciting volunteer farm workers to participate in our CSA program. CSA Shares can be purchased with your cash (or check) or with your time. As food prices rise and quality declines in the stores, fresh organic produce may be a welcome alternative this year.

26-Mar-2012 We received enough donations to provide 30 sets of blocks and straps for the Yoga program at Taycheedah Correctional Institution. We are still collecting donations for bolsters. There are currently two classes of 25 each with a waiting list of 70 women! Based on early feedback, this program is a great success.

06-Feb-12 - We completed another successful three-day Mondo Zen retreat at Still Point.

Click on the 'Recipes' link to sample some of the delicious delicacies prepared by Khyati for our latest retreat.

08-Nov-2011 Still Point Zen Center will be adding two Yoga classes per week at Taycheedah Correctional Institution (Women's Maximum Security Prison - Fond du Lac, WI) in addition to the Buddhist Study Group and clergy visits by Khyati Penney Johns. We are in need of donations to support this work. See more on this Yoga outreach project and how you can donate to support the needed mats and props by going to the Yoga tab on this website.

08-Nov-11 - We just completed another successful three-day Mondo Zen retreat at Still Point. Next one is scheduled for February 3-5, 2012.

Click on the 'Recipes' link to sample some of the delicious delicacies prepared by Khyati for our latest retreat.

12-Sep-11 - Still Point Organic Farm received certification by MOSA (Midwest Organic Service Association, Inc) for vegetables grown on the farm at Still Point Zen Center.

25-Oct-11 - The organic garden produced some wonderful food, which will be used throughout the winter for our Retreats. We were also able to send some of our surplus food to the local Food Pantry.

09-Jul-11 - Change in Schedule: we will no longer be offering our weekly Saturday Morning Zen Service and Meditation practice. Stay tuned for announcements of our upcoming "Full-Day Integrated Practice" with Zen, Yoga, Mondo, Samue, and an Organic Meal from Khyati's Recipe book.

19-Jun-11 - We just completed a three-day Mondo Zen retreat at Still Point. Recipes from Khyati's Kitchen have been posted. Use the "Recipes" link.

10-Jun-11 - Plantings are growing like weeds. Or are those just the weeds. Come share in the bounty, and trade your time in the fields for food.

31-Apr-11 - We are currently planning to create a one-acre plot of Organic produce this year. If you are interested in helping (with planting, weeding, harvesting, etc.) or would like to earn a share of the produce, please contact Penney to let her know!

31-Dec-10 - We will be celebrating our Fifth Anniversary here in Random Lake with our New Years Eve Event.

20-Dec-10 - Penney Johns and Doug Szper completed a four-day "Trauma Release Facilitation" workshop at the Center for Creative Learning.

30-Aug-10 - [Rev Meru] Doug Szper continues his experiment in teaching Physics at Lakeland College.

01-Jan-10 - We begin a year-long teaching project which focuses on the basics of Buddha's Philosophy: The Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold path. Each month we will focus our talks and discussion on one of these topics. See our Schedule page for more details.

31-Aug-09 - [Rev Meru] Doug Szper begins an eight-month experiment in teaching "Calculus-based Physics" at Lakeland College.

16-Jan-09 - Click on this link to see the actual power/energy generation of the PhotoVoltaic Panels
PV System

08-Dec-08 - Click here for more information on our Solar Panels

06-Dec-07 - Click here for our 2007 newsletter

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