What’s New at Lifebridge?
You are invited!
To a Conversation on TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, focusing on
Goal #12 Responsible Consumption and Production
Tuesday April 18, 5:30 - 7:30, Lifebridge Sanctuary
with Eileen Banyra, founder of Community Compost Company
Siennah Yang, founder Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
John Wackman, coordinator Repair Cafe, Hudson Valley
All are welcome, light refreshments at 5pm
RSVP helpful, firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-658-3439
Join Us for a Meet the Artist Wine and Cheese Reception
THE SEWING SERIES
Featuring the work of Hudson Valley Artist, MARGIE GREVE
Sunday April 23, 2 - 4 PM with a special performance by acoustic band, The Sunburst Brothers
In Celebration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with a focus on Goals #8 and #12.
Gallery at Lifebridge Sanctuary
"The Sewing Series" The woodcuts are printed on sewing instruction sheets and the paintings incorporate pattern tissue, reflecting on the historic role of “women’s work” and the once-pervasive “folk art” of home sewing.
Hand colored woodcut 26 x 34"
Viewing by appointment through June, 2017 845-658-3439
2017 Gallery at Lifebridge Sanctuary
The Gallery at Lifebridge Sanctuary features art exhibits reflecting the themes of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
If you want to be added to our e list for Gallery openings please email us at email@example.com or phone 845-658-3439.
We are looking for artists whose work reflects the work of the United Nations
Inaugurating the New Solar Array at the Sanctuary
In November 2011 Kevin Cahill, Chair of the New York State Assembly Energy Committee, and guests officially inaugurated the new solar array at Lifebridge Sanctuary. During the summer and fall, Lotus Energy installed forty-eight solar panels on six poles around the pond in front of the building. The system is expected to provide 85% of the electricity needs for the Sanctuary and over the next twenty-five years will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 261 tons of CO2 - that's equivalent to planting 10,436 trees. More
SHARING THE HARVEST
Many groups and individuals are currently working to solve the problem of hunger in their local areas by planting an extra row in their garden, donating to food banks and soup kitchens and becoming involved in various ways. We encourage you to learn more about what you can do in your local community. Some of our local agencies are:
This effort is in support of the UN Millennium Development Goals - an effort by governments and people to significantly reduce hunger and poverty by 2015.
Hear Lifebridge representatives live on WAMC
Barbara Valocore and Steve Nation speak on WAMC's Roundtable about Peace Day. Listen live.
International Day of Peace Vigil September 21, 2009
The International Day of Peace is celebrated all over the world in local communities in countless diverse ways. Join a global 24 hour meditation vigil Monday, September 21, 2009 sponsored by Intuition in Service. Register online here.
300,000 people participated in the IDP Vigil in Sri Lanka, 2004
Other IDP Resources:
Millennium Development Goals Project
As a contribution to the global mobilization of will around the Millennium Development Goals, in 2007 Lifebridge Foundation initiated a series of public discussions on the Goals for the local Hudson Valley community. In 2009 the group is holding periodic discussion meetings plus several public events. Details
On 7/7/07 the Lifebridge MDG Project Group donated a collection of 25 books on the Millennium Development Goals to the Rosendale Public Library. More
As a result of the group's preparation for the Library donation, Lifebridge staff made an informational presentation to the Town Board of Rosendale, NY. At this meeting the Town suggested they adopt a resolution supporting the MDG's. More
Town of Rochester has followed with their own resolution on August 7, 2008.
Community Week 2007
Many friends came to help our work, some from as far away as Moscow!
See details here.
Painting: “Bridge of Glory” by Nicholas Roerich, used by permission of the Nicholas Roerich Museum.