What’s New at CSL Kelowna 💗 November 18, 2022
There's just 1 week until the Legacy Gala! We can't wait!
This Sunday’s talk:
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Science of Mind and Aren't Afraid to Ask!
— Drs. Deborah and Kenn Gordon
“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt
Curiosity on its own is one of the greatest tools we have. It keeps us open, potentially out of judgement, and keeps us on the path to learning.
Are you a person who always wants to know more? Curiosity has proven to be a driving force behind human ingenuity, creativity and progress. Think about it: most of our endeavours that lead to new things and new discoveries, begin with someone having the willingness to ask the questions and then seek the answers.
Drs. Kenn and Deb will do a question-and-answer session on anything you might like to know about Science of Mind, life or anything that might be on your mind.
You can submit your questions in advance to: firstname.lastname@example.org. If there's time, they may also take questions from the floor on Sunday morning.
Join the Gordons and our in-person congregation this Sunday, November 20th 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
Welcome to Your Dream Home
As spiritual beings having a human experience, our true home is in the realm of Spirit. We come into this human experience as perfect, whole, complete beings, one with the Creator that brought us into being. As we embark on the human journey, we encounter danger and misfortune. We can get lost, forgetting where we came from and the truth of who we are. But the truth never changes. Those who dare to confront the dark cave of their fears are the ones who are transformed. Spiritual heroes are those who remember the truth of who they are and where they come from. When we recognize that truth, we can be at home wherever we may go. We so embody Oneness that others are at home in our presence. We then empower others to remember what it is to be at home and to be the heroes of their own journeys.
The home we long for is the place where we can be our full, true, authentic selves. It’s a place of unconditional love and acceptance, where forgiveness is unnecessary because there is no harm, blame or shame. It’s comfortable and familiar — a place of sanctuary where we can rest, rejuvenate and re-create. We long for the place where we belong wholly (holy) and completely.
The home we long for already exists. It’s not outside of us. No one else can create it for us. Our true home exists within. It’s up to each of us to find the keys within ourselves. We may point out the way for others, but they also must find it for themselves. In the words of Brené Brown, “Once we belong thoroughly to ourselves and believe thoroughly in ourselves, true belonging is ours.”
The power is ours to return to the place we long for... whenever we choose.
“Evolution is the awakening of the soul
to a recognition of its unity with the Whole.”
— Ernest Holmes
A New World. A New Way.
If you missed last Sunday’s service with guest speaker, Dane Stevens, titled A New World. A New Way: The Return to Our Nature, you can watch the replay on YouTube.
While Rev. Barb Samuel was with her daughter who was birthing a baby girl into the world, Neal Klassen performed the music for us on his own! Thank you, Neal!
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.
Nature’s Fare Receipts Help CSLK!
Keep collecting your Nature’s Fare receipts; they are worth a pretty penny to us! Just put receipts from your shopping into the receipt box at the back of the Studio 9 auditorium on Sundays, and Nature’s Fare will donate 3% of the total of your purchases to CSL Kelowna! Every receipt helps! Thank you!
Regular Events at CSLK
See more details and dates under Upcoming Events on our home page.
Coffee and Connection is an opportunity to chat with Dr. Deborah Gordon, Rev. Corinne Crockett and friends every other Thursday on Zoom. Everyone is welcome to this time of casual connection. The next get-together is on Thursday, December 1st at 10am.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
By AFT 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.
“Always the Spirit corresponds to our belief in and receptivity to It. Hence there is a power within, to which each may come; a Presence which is Light; a Spirit which is guidance. This is fundamental to the understanding of the Science of Mind. There is a Spirit which knows. This is God. This Spirit which knows, knows us. It corresponds, it responds. It flows through us.”
— Ernest Holmes
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Vol. 31, Issue 47 | Editor: Annie Zalezsak