Barbara has practiced Zen for thirteen years and ordained as a priest with the dharma name Ryusen Rakushin - Flowing Fountain, Joyful Faith.
Brad Byrum has practiced Zen since March 2000. In addition to leading retreats at Montara Mountain Zendo, Brad is active in the community of Saint Edmund's Episcopal Church, where he leads contemplative retreats in the Christian tradition. He excels however at sweeping up leaves and preparing lunch.
St. Edmund's Episcopal Church
Montara Mountain Zendo is graciously hosted by the community of Saint Edmund's Episcopal Church, which has as its mission the call to be a safe place for all people to explore spirituality