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About Us

We are a welcoming community that embraces many spiritual paths. There is no dogma here. No one will tell you what to think or how you should act. Our community celebrates diversity. We believe in freedom, personal accountability, and mutual respect.

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About: Who We Are
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Our Founders

Drs Kenn and Deborah Gordon founded the Centre for Spiritual Living Kelowna in 1993. Since then, the community has grown to include many staff ministers, spiritual coaches, and a vibrant community of members.

About: About Us
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Rev. Karin Wilson

Interim Senior Minister

Rev. Karin joined the CSL Interim Ministry Team in 2019. She’s a member of the CSL Events Committee, co-chair of the 2023 Global Themes team, and is a strong advocate for Visioning. Rev. Karin has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology, specializing in religion. Her 20-year journalism career was focused on Indigenous relations. She has a daily Facebook Live program, PandemicLove.

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Rev. Corinne Crockett

Assistant Minister

Reverend Corinne Crockett has been a licensed minister since 2014. She has served as our Board president, head of practitioners, Compassionate Care Team coordinator, Wednesday mid-week service coordinator, part of our Education committee, on our Ceremonies Committee and coordinator of Tom’s Jam night. The focus of her Master’s thesis was spirituality and healthcare.

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Barbara Samuel

Musical Director

Reverend Barb brings an energetic and heartfelt connectedness to Sunday Services as our Musical and Artistic Director. She oversees guest musicians and special services with her Co-Director and husband, Neal Klassen. About once a month, Barb leads Soul Food Sunday, a service filled with uplifting music and inspiration, and Neal shares amusing anecdotes through Science Corner.

About: Meet the Team