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Death & Cupcakes – Living Wills – Spring 2017

April 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free – $40

Sunday April 9, 2017
1-3:30 PM
at The Plant, 220 Lorax Lane, Pittsboro

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.”
― Mary Oliver, Thirst

Join us in keeping this much needed conversation about death alive. From Advanced Directives to honoring our ancestors. From home funerals and green burials to artistic expressions of grief. Let’s gather as a community and delve deeper into the topic of death and all of its facets.

This gathering’s topic is Advanced Directives and Living Wills. We will imagine, question and discuss with a Home Funeral Guide, Jenny Bingham, and a Notary will be available for finalizing dying time plans.

This event is open to anyone. This is a vulnerable topic – so feel free to express your feelings. Bring your poetry. Bring your wisdom. Bring your knowledge. Bring your tears. But most of all – bring an open mind.

And yes. Cupcakes will be served.


Jenny Bingham is a home funeral guide with Sacred Passages who has an MSW and a training in gestalt therapy. She has worked for hospice and is currently a hospice volunteer. Working with death and dying has been a calling for Jenny for the past 15 years. Jenny has a deep interest in working with others with the transformational power of death and dying. She leads workshops, groups and works individually facilitating the completing of end of life planning. In her area she offers support and guidance for those who chose a home funeral and vigil.


April 9, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free – $40
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“…We have barely disembarked into life…we’ve only just now been born, let’s not fill our mouths with so many uncertain names, with so many sad labels, with so many pompous letters, with so much yours and mine, with so much signing of papers. I intend to confuse things, to unite them, make them new-born intermingle them, undress them, until the light of the world has the unity of the ocean, a generous wholeness, a fragrance alive and crackling.”
― Pablo Neruda