What’s New at CSL Kelowna 💗 August 26, 2022
It was a vibrant, emotional and moving service this past Sunday with Rev. Corinne Crockett’s talk, Life Uncommon. See below for photos and more details. The Conscious Givers’ BBQ is tonight (Friday), and this weekend is a Soul Food Sunday! We hope to see you at Studio 9 or online!
This Sunday’s talk:
Receive, Harvest, Share the Bounty
— Rev. Barbara Samuel and Neal Klassen
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
— Robert Louis Stevenson
To move ahead and shift to your next level of consciousness, you may need to let go of your old ways and grow a new idea in favour of something better.
Join Rev. Barb Samuel, Neal Klassen, and our in-person congregation this Sunday, August 28 at 10:30am PT at Studio 9, 1180 Houghton Road, Kelowna, BC. Doors open at 10:15am. Please visit the event page for more details and a map. Everyone is welcome!
If you are not feeling well, please stay at home and watch us on Facebook Live.
This Week’s Science of Mind Theme
We believe and teach there is that within us which partakes of the nature of the Divine Being; thus, we are also Divine.
This is an inherent quality in all of us, but is not always acknowledged, felt or consciously realized. As humans, we must consciously engage in a spiritual practice of knowledge and truth seeking, and consciously practice it in our lives.
As Religious Scientists, we believe that there is One Power and Presence, therefore the individual personality is determined by what we believe about ourselves. We can know what we believe about ourselves based on our vibrational energy and who we attract into our experience. Like attracts like, meaning two entities vibrating at the same frequencies are pulled toward each other.
If we believe we are safe, we are open to exploring new things. The same holds true as we look at beliefs about ourselves and others. When an individual’s basic needs are met, s/he is open to exploring new possibilities.
“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”
— Mahatma Gandhi
Highlights from Life Uncommon
If you didn’t catch the talk by Rev. Corinne Crockett last Sunday, titled Life Uncommon, you can watch the replay on YouTube!
This talk was intense, passionate, and well worth watching over again!
The music at this service was very emotional and moving, too. Rev. Barb and Neal sang Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel).
Rev. Gwen Smith sang Life Uncommon (Jewel).
Conscious Givers’ BBQ is Today!
“Gratitude is a lifestyle, not an expression reserved for a special occasion.”
— Dr. David Ault
Those on our Conscious Giving Program are the financial foundation of CSL Kelowna. We are so grateful for YOU, the members of our Centre’s Conscious Giving Program, always and in all ways!
As a small token of recognition and thanks, we’d like to invite you to a Conscious Givers’ BBQ.
We’re also inviting those not yet on the Conscious Giving Program (but who’d like to be) to join us in this evening of gratitude.
The date is Friday, August 26th at 6pm, and is being held at the home of Dr. Kenn and Dr. Deborah Gordon. For more details and to confirm your intention to attend, please RSVP to this event. Alternatively, you can contact Rev. Corinne Crockett by email at email@example.com or call (250) 868-9090.
List of Events Coming Up
You can now RSVP on the event pages that are linked below! (Details for events still in grey text are coming soon.)
August 26: Conscious Givers’ BBQ
September 8: Coffee & Connection returns on Zoom!
September 11: Practitioner and Ministerial Ceremony
September 17: Quick Start class with Rev. Diane and Corinne (in person)
September 21: Spiritual Principles & Practices ONLINE with Dr. Deb and Rev. Corinne (5 Wednesday evenings on Zoom)
September 21: International Day of Peace and World Gratitude Day – let Rev. Corinne know if you are interested in leading something at CSLK
September 24: Spiritual Principles & Practices IN PERSON with Dr. Deb and Rev. Corinne (5 Saturdays in person)
November 25: Dr. Deb’s and Dr. Kenn’s retirement and CSLK 30th anniversary party
Our ministers and practitioners are in service to all of us. If you need help to see the Truth in a situation; if you are looking for clarity; if you are struggling in this challenging time; our ministers and practitioners are here to support you. You can contact them through the About page on our website, or you can submit a prayer request on the Contact page.
Thank You for Your Receipts!
We will receive about $200 from Nature’s Fare, thanks to those of you who have been dropping your shopping receipts into the receipt box on Sundays! Nature’s Fare donates 3% of the total of your purchases to CSL Kelowna! All you have to do is save your Nature’s Fare receipts, bring them to any Sunday service at Studio 9, and pop them into the box at the back of the auditorium! Every receipt helps! Thank you!
Regular Events at CSLK
See more details and dates under Upcoming Events on our home page.
Coffee and Connection resumes on Thursday, September 8th at 10am! Chat with Dr. Deborah Gordon, Rev. Corinne Crockett and friends every other Thursday on Zoom. Everyone is welcome to this time of casual connection.
Do you have an idea for an online CSLK opportunity you’d like to see and experience? If so, please email Dr. Deborah Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate our volunteers! They make our Sundays great! Let us know if you can help out with making coffee, setting up and/or after-service taking down. Contact Rev. Corinne Crockett at 250-868-9090 or email email@example.com.
Our Sunday Celebrations start at 10:30am PT at Studio 9, 1180 Houghton Road, Kelowna. Please park on the street or at Ben Lee Park (1.5 blocks from the school). You can also watch us live on Facebook or watch the replay later on YouTube.
We are holding the intention for re-creating a dynamic and meaningful VIBE program for children and youth. If you have an idea, interest or passion in this area, please contact Dr. Deborah Gordon or Rev. Corinne Crockett.
We are so Grateful for your Support!
We’re thankful for the many ways we are able to accept donations:
Online via the Ways to Donate page of our website (PayPal or credit card).
By Interac e-transfers sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By CAFT automatic transfers directly from the bank.
Cheques can be mailed to: Suite 131, 101-1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1.
For more information, please contact Rev. Melody Bailey.
“There is that within us which partakes of the nature of the Divine Being, and since it partakes of the nature of the Divine Being, we are Divine.”
— Ernest Holmes
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