Janine Larsen, a past president of WUUC, will be ordained as a Zen priest on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 7, at University Unitarian Church (UUC) in Seattle. Members of WUUC are invited to attend.
Janine has practiced Zen Buddhism as a UU for about 20 years, and leads weekly Zen Meditation & Study groups at WUUC and UUC. She served the UUA for 12 years as the Pacific Northwest District Executive and on the Pacific Western Region staff. She is currently the Director of Ministries at UUC.
Janine will be ordained by the Rev. James Ford, who is a UU minister as well as a senior Zen priest (roshi). The event is open to the public, and is part of a larger Zen retreat at UUC that week (click here for more information).