Arlington Street Zen Center

OutBreath - LGBTQ Meditation Community
OutBreath - LGBTQ Meditation Community
Public group

Arlington Street Church

351 Boylston St cnr with Arlington Street · Boston, MA

How to find us

Enter the Church on the Boylston Street side, next to Parish Cafe.

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An evening of meditation practice, led by Rev. Kim K. Crawford Harvie, Senior Minister. Sessions include seated & walking meditation, Dharma talk, and conversation. This practice is open to all, beginning and experience practitioners.

The warm, inviting evening includes two short seated meditations; walking meditation through the gorgeous Arlington Street Church sanctuary and Public Garden; and community discussion.

Rev. Kim K. Crawford Harvie is an extraordinary and inspired leader in the LGBTQ community. She is founder of The Shared Heart, a traveling exhibition and book of photographs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers, designed to support the Massachusetts Safe Schools Initiative. The Legacy Foundation named Rev. Crawford Harvie Uncommon Woman of the Year. The Women's Educational and Industrial Union of Boston honored her as one of 100 outstanding women in the Commonwealth. She is recipient of the Maximilian Kolbe Award for Community Service and was named Provincetown Citizen of the Year. In 2004, she performed the first same-sex wedding in a church in the United States.

Rev. Kim has been a Zen Buddhist practitioner since 1977.

For more information on the evening: Arlington Street Zen Center (

Prior to the ASZC at 7:00 pm, you are also warmly invited to join the Buddha's Belly Book Group at 6:00 pm in the Hunnewell Chapel. Check out the ASC website ( for information on what book the Buddhas Belly group is currently reading.