Thursday, 25 July 2013

Death Café Murfreesboro, Tennessee with Shirley Bowman and Rami Shapiro

Death Café coming to Murfreesboro, TN
Tuesdays, August 20th, 27th and Sept 3rd
from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch). Dessert and Beverages will be provided.

Location: Unity of Murfreesboro, 130 Cannon Ave., Murfreesboro, TN 615-907-6033

The objective of Death Café is “To increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. The intention is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for those who would like to share their thoughts and feelings about death free from any particular ideology or conclusions about life, death, or the afterlife. Possible topics for discussion include, but are not limited to: feelings about death; the physiology of death; the philosophy of death; spiritual aspects of death. Everyone is welcome regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, religion or faith, or ethnicity. The facility is wheelchair accessible. Facilitated by Rami Shapiro and Shirley Bowman (see brief bios below).

A suggested donation of $10 per session or $25 for all three sessions is requested. This is for expenses including maintenance costs for the building we use as well as the cost of dessert and beverages.
Please register by calling 615-907-6033 or email unitychurchoflife @   

Rami Shapiro is an award winning author of over two dozen books on religion and spirituality. Ramus received rabbinical ordination from the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion, and holds a PH.D. from Union Graduate School. A congregational rabbi for 20 years, Rabbi Rami currently co–directs One River Wisdom School (, blogs at, writes a regular column for Spirituality and Health magazine called Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler, and hosts the weekly Internet radio show, How to be a Holy Rascal on Unity On-line Radio ( His newest book, Perennial Wisdom for the Spiritually Independent (SkyLight Paths) is due out in September. Rami can be reached via his website,

Shirley Bowman is the Minister at Unity of Murfreesboro ( She received her ordination from Unity Worldwide Ministries. Prior to attending Unity Institute and Seminary, she served for thirty years as a Registered Nurse. Her nursing career included several years of experience in dealing with death and dying in various settings, including Hospice. She can be reached at unitychurchoflife @   

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