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  • Abode Village View, Monthly Update – Mar. 2017

    Update from our Executive Director - Al Bellenchia | Dear friends, We have turned the calendar to March and are proceeding with preparations for the opening of programs season. Ibrahim has updated you on several of the wonderful events on the calendar in the last couple of Village Views, and we hope......

  • Abode Village View, Monthly Update – Feb. 2017

      Update from our Executive Director – Al Bellenchia Dear Friends, 2017 is a building year for the Abode. Thanks to the work of our vast and diverse Community — residents, staff, volunteers, the Steering Committee/Board, teachers, guests, program partners, and donors — we began......

  • Abode Village View, Monthly Update – Jan. 2017

      Update from our Executive Director – Al Bellenchia Dear Friends, As I prepared to write this first message of 2017, I was reminded of a quote from author and poet T.S. Elliott:   “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next......

  • Abode Village View, Monthly Update – Dec. 2016

    Dear Ones, As we move into the second monthly edition of the Abode Village View, we have received excellent and insightful feedback on our previous editions. In an effort to hear from more readers, we have launched an Abode Communications survey to garner information about......

  • Abode Village View, Monthly Update – Nov. 2016

    Dear Ones, Welcome to the inaugural Monthly Update edition of the Abode Village View! In this newsletter, we present updates and reports from around the Abode to provide our community with a comprehensive view of what’s occurring on and around campus each month. This is......

  • New Logo, Eco-Sufism, Revamped Fundraising

    Dear Friends, We have been blessed with an abundance of sunshine and the warmth of friends and community for the kick-off of our Abode Weekend. At this morning’s Annual Village Meeting, we made several announcements that we want to share with those of you who......

  • Netanel Miles-Yepez – Abode Teacher in Residence and Tuesday Series

    Dear Friends of the Abode, We are delighted to announce that our beloved teacher and friend Netanel Miles-Yepez has begun his term as the Abode’s inaugural Teacher-in-Residence. Netanel will be living at the Abode and contributing his insight, teaching, and warm presence to the community.......

  • Abode Appeal – Thank You!

    Dearest friends, It’s Labor Day in the United States.  A day that we commemorate those whose efforts contribute to our prosperity and well-being and who work towards securing a better future for us all. It’s appropriate that we conclude the outreach for the Abode’s annual......

  • Voices of the Abode: Living the Vision

    Greetings beloved friends, As the summer ends here in New Lebanon, we are experiencing cool nights and mornings. The afternoons, still warm with sunny blue skies, are filled with crisp and breezy bursts of fresh air indicating a change of seasons. As the Abode’s first......

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