Ongoing Offerings

BSMC offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome. Click on the individual offerings for more information.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Learn to Meditate Classes

Children and Families




Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

September 23rd

Sunday Unplugged is a monthly opportunity for meditation practice extended beyond the weeknight one-hour sessions. Practice is from 10 am until 1 pm. Continue »

Harvest of Peace Celebration

September 23rd

Come celebrate the community during our annual gathering at the Harvest of Peace! Continue »

A Public Talk - Beyond Enemies: Sacred Outlook and Social Transformation

with Acharya Fleet Maull

October 11th

Acharya Fleet Maull is visiting Birmingham and offering this public talk open to everyone. Continue »

Radical Responsibility - A Special Weekend Program

with Acharya Fleet Maull

October 12th—October 13th

This weekend program includes Friday night and all day Saturday. Continue »

Mindful Monday Community Conversations - Mindfulness and Ableism

with Kate Smith

October 22nd

In this series, on the third Monday of each month (usually, 3rd Monday this month!), we will practice meditation 7:00-7:30 PM, and engage in a conversation about mindfulness applied to different areas of our life and society, from 7:30-8:30. Continue »