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What’s New at CSL Kelowna 💗 July 29, 2022


Last Sunday, Rev. Melody Bailey gave a wonderful talk titled Are You Being Served, and Tanya Lipscomb returned with her beautiful, uplifting music! If you missed the service, you can watch the replay on our YouTube channel. Tanya closed out the service with a particularly beautiful song. Scroll down to the photo of her below and click on it to hear the song!


This Sunday’s talk:

Holy Roller: The blessings of a broken ankle

— Rev. Barbara Samuel



Hey, Doc, I think I broke my leg in two places. What should I do?


Don’t go to those places anymore!

Virtually every experience in your life – whether it be your relationships, your creativity, career, or overall sense of purpose – is profoundly affected by your health. As the saying goes, “If you have your health, you have everything.”

Join Rev. Barb Samuel, Neal Klassen and our in-person congregation for a Soul Food Sunday, this Sunday, July 31st 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

The One and Only

God is all there is. There is nothing that can exist outside of God since there is no outside of God! Which means everything and everyone (no matter the external, dualistic appearance) is intimately and wonderfully demonstrating a relationship with Spirit. This relationship is either discordant or harmonious by our choosing.

God is ever-present as the Presence of All that Is. The Mind that is being used by each individualized incarnation is no less than the One Mind. Our relationship to our thoughts, and our thoughts about the world, are a direct reflection of our relationship with God. This relationship indicates what we are “praying” on any given day.

We change the world by changing the quality of our relationships to the world, which in fact are our relationships to each and all of the ways that God shows up.

“We dance round in a ring and suppose, But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.” — Robert Frost


What a Blessing!

If you weren’t at our service last Sunday, July 24th, with Rev. Melody Bailey’s talk, Are You Being Served, we encourage you to watch!

Tanya Lipscomb provided the music throughout, bringing her lovely, vibrant energy to us all. She closed with a particularly beautiful song called: What a Blessing to Be Here With You. Click on her photo below to see and hear her perform the song on our YouTube channel.


Town Hall at 2pm on August 14

We are having a Town Hall meeting on Zoom at 2pm on August 14. Join us from the convenience of your own home and hear about what's next at CSL Kelowna! Connect and share what you’re looking forward to in the fall. The Board will share their plans for attracting our next great Spiritual Leader, and our Spiritual Leadership team will share their plans for classes and programs in the fall. This is an opportunity to ask any questions about this time of transition. See more details on the event page.

Meeting ID: 250 860 3500

Passcode: love


Events Coming Up

Details for the following events are coming soon. Please mark these dates on your calendar to save the date(s)!

August 14: Town hall meeting

August 26: Gratitude dinner for Conscious Givers

September 11: Practitioner and Ministerial Ceremony

September 17: Quick Start class with Rev. Diane and Corinne (in person)

September 21: Spiritual Principles & Practices with Dr. Deb and Rev. Corinne

(5 Wednesday evenings on Zoom)

September 24: Spiritual Principles & Practices 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


Practitioner Support

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.


Pop Your Receipts in the Box

You can help CSL Kelowna raise funds in a very simple way! Save your Nature’s Fare receipts and bring them to any Sunday service at Studio 9. We now have a dedicated box at the back of the auditorium for receipt collection. Nature’s Fare will donate 3% of the total of your purchases to CSL Kelowna!


Regular Events at CSLK

See more details and dates under Upcoming Events on our home page.


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


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


Coffee and Connection with Dr. Deborah, Rev. Barb and Rev. Corinne is on hiatus for the summer.

This bi-weekly Zoom gathering will return again in September.


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.


Pre-service Meditation and our children's VIBE program are currently on hiatus and are being reimagined.


We are so Grateful for your Support!

We’re thankful for the many ways we are able to accept donations:

  1. Online via the Ways to Donate page of our website (PayPal or credit card).

  2. By Interac e-transfers sent to

  3. By 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 information, please contact Rev. Melody Bailey.



The only God man knows is the God of his own Inner Life; he can know no other. To assume that man can know a God outside himself is to assume that he can know something of which he cannot be conscious.

Ernest Holmes


Copyright © 2022, Centre for Spiritual Living Kelowna. All rights reserved.

Vol. 31, Issue 31 | Editor: Annie Zalezsak

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