Upcoming Events ~ 5pm Sundays Rosie Bareis Sanctuary

Please join us at 1010 NW 14th Street in Bend 

By making a donation at our events, you enable us to continue to bring you the fine speakers and excellent programs you enjoy, which help support you on your path of  personal and spiritual transformation.  Donations help to cover the cost of the Sanctuary Meeting Hall as well as administrative costs.

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December 9th, 2 PM to 3:30 PM (PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME): “Ways to Heal” with Lyn Frieden

Mindful of our body-mind-spirit connection, an introduction into ways to both help ourselves and to be helped

to feel our best, utilizing different healing methods.

Lyn's Bio: Born in Australia

Lived in Louisiana for 23 years before moving to Bend with husband in 2015.

Daughter & 3 grandchildren live her. (Also 2 sons, 1 in Utah & 1 in Nevada) Total of 7 grandchildren.

Practiced chiropractic & energy work/natural therapies in Australia & Louisiana.

Opened Natural Health Care in Bend in 2015, doing energy work & natural therapies.

Practice several modalities incl. TBM (Total Body Modification), Cranio-Sacral Therapy,

NES Health, Trifinity8, Homeopathic Flower Essences, Reconnective Healing, Quantum Touch,

Reiki, Neuro-Emotional Technique, Body Code/Energy Code, study of genetic pathways, dietary & lifestyle guidelines.

Treatments include hands-on and off body work. Two computer programs.

Also distance healing.



Personal/spiritual development

Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

Helping make the world a better place

My work with healing

Mindful of respect for the planet (climate change, clean air, water, soil, way food is grown, etc.)

Speaking Experience:

ULM – University of Louisiana at Monroe – spoke on several occasions to Gerontology class on Death & Dying, offering

the Baha’i viewpoint, as part of an interfaith panel.

Grambling University, Ruston, LA – spoke to a class on “Health & the Human Potential”.

East Bend Library – spoke on “Health & Spirituality” (2x)

Have spoken at several smaller venues on health-related topics.

December 16th, 2 PM to 3:30 PM (PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME): "Sound Meditation Experience" with Erik McFarland

 Sound Meditation Experience with Himalayan Singing Bowls, presented by Erik McFarland.

 Erik creates a Sound Meditation experiences using a combination of singing bowls, chimes, and wood instruments. The mind will quiet, the body relaxes and the energy begins to flow, typically one may notice tingling sensations throughout. 


Erik will smudge the entire space, we will also do individual and a collective intention prior to the start

Erik will offer a question and answer session afterwards, people whom wish to share how their experience is encouraged. This usually sparks others to share sometimes similar and unique experiences. 

 Erik recommends bringing a yoga mat or pad to lay on, and blanket to be comfortable, additionally if the time slot is when there is sunlight it’s advisable to bring something to cover the eyes. 

Bio:   Erik has lived in Bend nearly 30 years, served 5 years in the U.S. Navy SeaBees, and was in the tech industry for close to 15 years. In early 2014 he chose a path of self-reflection, healing, rediscovery and transformation. His passion is to share what he has learned and experienced with sound and vibrational instruments. He offers singing bowl workshops, sound meditations, individual and group experiences and sells singing bowls. 

Request to Become a Presenter

Below is a form for you to fill in your information and the topic you would like to share. 

Please return promptly to be considered for our schedule.  

Email to: sacbend@gmail.com

Please use YOUR name for the FILE name.  

Please put "Request to Present" in the subject line of the email.

Request to Present Form (docx)