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Freedom: An Experiment


Freedom: An Experiment

— Amanda Pope

Please join us on Facebook Live this Sunday at 10:30 am.

“If used properly, the same mental voice that has been a source of worry, distraction, and general neurosis can become the launching ground for true spiritual awakening.”

— Michael A. Singer

Sunday Service Meditation

Join us for a time of calm and meditation on Zoom every Sunday morning. Please arrive early for the 9:45am start. It will finish by 10:05am, so you'll have enough time for a body break and a coffee or tea refill before you sign in on Facebook Live for our Sunday celebration at 10:30am. 

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82423777379 Meeting ID: 824 2377 7379 Password: meditation

Sunday Celebration

Our Sunday services continue via Facebook Live at 10:30am. You can also watch them later on YouTube. Much gratitude for the “Sunday 6” team!


How to watch

Go to our Facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/CSLKelowna/ and scroll down until you see the video;

or

Anytime after the service, you can watch it on our YouTube channel.

Community Conversations

On July 8th, we held the first in a series of four 90-minute Community Conversations. In a safe and supportive environment, we're exploring anti-racism and topics like privilege, inherent biases, and systemic racial injustice.


Registration for the full program is now closed. If you didn't attend any sessions so far, but are keen to join for us for the last session, please contact Dr Deborah Gordon or Amanda Pope directly to discuss.


Upcoming Book Study


If you missed Community Conversations in Kelowna (or are looking for more on this topic), Centers for Spiritual Living invites you to join others from our greater organization to work towards greater inclusion.


Session facilitators, Rev. Sunday Cote, Rev. Rafe Ellis and Rev. Barbara Bue, are inviting practitioners and members to a study of the book, Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad. They will be joined by representatives from each council to assist in a large group discussion and small group circles throughout each series.


Registration is now open and there is no fee to attend. Please sign up for your respective collegial group. The schedule is as follows.


Practitioner Book Study

Mondays at 5pm Pacific (6pm Mountain/7pm Central/8pm Eastern)

August 3 to 31, 2020

Register here


Member Book Study (non-minister or practitioner)

Tuesdays at 5pm Pacific (6pm Mountain/7pm Central/8pm Eastern)

August 4 to September 1, 2020

Register here


It is our full intention that this program will create a space to be honest without shame or judgement – an opportunity to learn and grow together. These sessions will not be recorded.


Peace and Prayers, In Partnership:

The CSL Minister Council

The CSL Practitioner Council

The CSL Member Council

The CSL Diversity Inclusion Commission

Licensing & Credentialing Department

Spiritual Development Education Department


Resources: Why Affinity Groups http://www.justinccohen.com/blog/2016/10/28/white-affinity-groups https://www.racialequitytools.org/act/strategies/caucus-affinity-groups

Thank You for Your Support!

We’re so grateful we can accept ONLINE donations in several ways:

  1. On our website cslkelowna.org via PayPal or credit card.

  2. Through Interac money transfers sent to donate@cslkelowna.org.

  3. By signing up for CAFT automatic transfers directly from the bank.

  4. Cheques can be mailed to: Suite 131, 101-1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1.

For more info, please contact our treasurer Derek Hinchliffe.

VIBE


VIBE, our children’s program, is meeting by private invitation every Sunday in a Zoom experience appropriate for children. Please contact Joanne Marie for information and Zoom details.

MIND-FULL MOMENT


“What then is freedom? The power to live as one chooses.”

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Copyright © 2020, Centre for Spiritual Living Kelowna. All rights reserved.

Vol. 29. Issue 30 | Editors: Annie Zalezsak and Derek Hinchliffe

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