Sunday, January 13th, 10 to 11:30am

Rev. Michael Jiun Stamper, Ph.D., has been meditating since the early 90’s, practicing Zen since 2009 and is a Dharma Holder (Hoshi) and Lay Monk at Open Mind Zen Melbourne. Mike has a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies/Depth Psychology, and a BA/MA in Economics. He was ordained as an interfaith chaplain/minister in 2010, after graduating from Chaplaincy Institute in Berkeley, is an interfaith spiritual director, and was trained in Buddhist Chaplaincy at SATI in Redwood City, Calif. He has volunteered as a chaplain with the Florida Department of Corrections since 2009. He is retired from the banking industry and lives with his wife, Elizabeth, in the Melbourne. They have 7 children and one grandchild.  By donation.