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What’s New at CSL Kelowna 💗 July 8, 2022


We are now permanently back in the auditorium of the main building at Studio 9 (1180 Houghton Road, Kelowna)! There is more room to spread out, and cushions for the benches in the front row! Plan to stay a while afterwards for our Circle Connection. It’s becoming a popular way for all of us in our spiritual community to get to know each other better, so please grab your coffee from the brew crew and hang out with us for some meaningful social time!


This Sunday’s talk:

Stubborn as a Mule – When I Know that I Know!

— Rev. Jeanette Vinek


“We believe in the control of conditions through the Power of this Mind.

Ernest Holmes (Declaration of Principles)

The Oxford Dictionary tells us that to be stubborn is having or showing dogged determination not to change one’s attitude or position on something, especially in spite of good arguments or reasons to do so.

Rev. Jeanette Vinek shares her insights from a lifetime of being labelled stubborn. She proposes that maybe, just maybe, this stubborn streak has evolved to a place that dwells in the possibilities of Spirit. To trust the intuitive sense of when she knows what she knows. She’ll share how we all can use the Power of Mind to create the life we imagine.

Join Rev. Jeanette and our in-person congregation this Sunday, July 10th 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.


The SOM theme for July is Living Everyday Wonder Relationships.

There is only God. The way we relate to ourselves, one another, the world, and with The Universal Power, are all interconnected and inseparable. We cannot claim to love God while hating ourselves. We cannot declare that it is a just and equitable Universe while treating others (people, animals, the Earth) unjustly and inequitably. This month is the invitation to anchor in the spiritual practice of engaged relationships and actively revelling in the wonder of how each relationship is ultimately a relationship of Spirit with Itself.

This Week’s Science of Mind Theme

You and I are We

“I am never alone, never lonely, for I have as companions and friends those people who are drawn to me by the ever-active and immutable Law of Attraction. It is not enough that I profess to love people. I must really love people more dearly than I have ever loved before, because all people are my family.

“I do not outline who shall be my friends and companions, for there is no desire to coerce, compel, or suggest anyone. I trust implicitly the Law of Attraction to bring into my environment and atmosphere friends and loved ones and establish for me a community of interest and helpfulness. As I love and cooperate with my fellow humans, so do they love me and give me their cooperation. …the Law is motivated to work for me BY MY LOVE FOR PEOPLE.”

— Ernest Holmes

The moment we really understand that everyone is an individualized expression of God, it calls us into a deeper understanding and practice of how we relate to each expression of The One.


Back in the Auditorium

We are back in the large auditorium in the main building at Studio 9. We can spread out some more, and we now have cushions for the front row benches!

After our Sunday services, we’ve instituted a time for casual conversation. There’s time to grab a coffee and then come back together to talk about the talk, or whatever is on your mind. Our Circle Connection time lasts about half an hour to 45 minutes or so. We’ve had some great conversations so far. Everyone is welcome to join in.


Thank You, Brew Crew!

We are so grateful for our volunteers! Last Sunday, Pauline Weninger was joined by Jan Mills at the coffee counter. If you can help out on a Sunday, please contact Rev. Corinne Crockett at 250-868-9090 or


Picnic at Kinsmen Park

Join us for a Picnic at Kinsmen Park at 4pm this Saturday, July 9th.


Installation Celebration and Community Potluck

We will be celebrating our Assistant Minister, Rev. Corinne Crockett at an Installation Celebration after our Sunday service on July 17th.

It will be followed by a Community Potluck. See more details on the event page. Save the date!


Events to Put on Your Calendar

We are planning a bunch of events with details coming soon. In the meantime, please mark these dates on your calendar.

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!


Our Global Vision and Our Shared Values

You can view memes of our global vision and shared values of the Science of Mind philosophy in our Shared Values album and our Global Vision album on Facebook. Feel free to ‘like’ and share them!


Inspiring Words

Connect with us through our posts on Facebook! Feel free to comment on any post on our Facebook page or in our Facebook group. Go to the Things to Remember album to see more positive messages. We invite you to ‘like’, comment and share any post that resonates!


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.



Love is the only final security in the Universe; love is the greatest healing power in the Universe, the only thing that binds people together in a community of Spirit.

Ernest Holmes


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

Vol. 31, Issue 28 | Editor: Annie Zalezsak

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