Saturday, May 27, 2017

"Kirtan" with Acharya Mangalananda, 7 pm, May 31

Acharya Mangalananda with a few students at the Omkareshwar ashram school

This Wednesday Acharya Mangalananda brings his traditional kirtan devotional music to the Center for Spiritual Living.  Although an American by birth, through a lifetime of association with Indian culture and twelve years living in a small ashram in central India, he has learned by deep immersion the traditional spiritual music of India.  His kirtan is couched in the mystical ragas of India and is full of the lively ecstatic joy of the Divine Names.

You can learn more about Kirtan with Mangalananda by following this link.  The service begins at 7 pm.  All are welcome.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

"Hard-Wired to Create", Rev. Joyce Duffala, 7 pm, Wednesday, May 24

Ricardo Gomez Angel, Photographer, at

The cells in our bodies are creative. The thoughts in our minds are creative.  Let's harness the Power of Spirit to get them to create what we want.

Join Rev. Joyce Duffala as she explores our innate urge to create and how to use that gift in support of what we want.  The service begins at 7 pm, with time to enjoy light snacks and conversation in the social hall after the program.  All are welcome.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

"Finding Inspiration Everywhere", Rev. Janet Tobin, Wednesday, May 17, 7 pm

Got preferences, prejudices, and predispositions? Are they getting in the way of your natural self-expression and ability to find creative solutions to everyday challenges? Let’s explore ways to sidestep these blocks to creativity and open to the inspiration that is all around us.

This coming Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Rev Janet Tobin will be speaking at the evening service, on the topic “Finding Inspiration Everywhere!” Join us at the Center for Spiritual Living, Santa Rosa at 7 pm, and plan of staying a bit after the service for light snacks and conversations with others in our community.

See you on Wednesday!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

"Being in the Flow", Rev. Tara Steele, 7 pm, Wednesday, May 10

Wednesday evenings, we gather as spiritual community, to learn, to connect, to share in spiritual practice.  This Wednesday, Rev. Tara invites us to consider what it means for us to "be in the flow", our flow, Spirit's flow, that one amazing Presence in every breath.

The service begins at 7 pm, with musical inspiration from Sky Nelson.  All are welcome.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

"You Must Create," Dr. Kim Kaiser, 7 pm, May 3

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Each of us is a unique expression of the One, the Divine Urge that is in, as and through each person.  This Wednesday, Dr. Kim speaks to the theme "You Must Create."  Creativity is an essential quality of our nature.  How is It showing up in our lives, moment to moment to moment? 

The Wednesday evening service begins at 7 pm in the sanctuary.  All are welcome to the service as well as the light snacks and conversation afterwards

Monday, April 24, 2017

"Ever-Expanding Good: Changing within the Changeless", Rev. Joyce Duffala, 7 pm, April 26

Whatever beauty you see, there's more

We lead our ever-changing lives within a Changeless Reality. What looks to us like evolution is really an increasing awareness and embodying of the Good of our true divine nature. Come let more Good in!

Wednesday evening service begins at 7 pm.  All are welcome to the program as well as the opportunity to chat with others while enjoying light snacks after the service.

Monday, April 17, 2017

"Why Does Perfection Look So Imperfect?", Rev. Ruth Barnhart, 7 pm, April 19

By Oleg Chursin,

How do we reconcile our teaching of wholeness and perfection with our human experience? And if it is all perfect, why do we pray?   

Join Rev. Ruth Barnhart as she explores navigating our spiritual journeys in human form. The service begins at 7 pm, with meditation in the Meditation Room at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome.