Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Sunday Evening Exploration with Practitioner Sherry Vierra, "Faith Walking", 7 pm, Sunday, January 13

“Spiritual Power is of no particular value to us until we use it. 
We must not only be conscious of this Power, 
we must be actively conscious of It.”        
Ernest Holmes, Living the Science of Mind, p 8

At this Sunday's meeting, we will look to the 23rd Psalm to discover how spiritual power enables us to fearlessly face anything. The conversation begins at 7 pm in Room 11, North Wing. All are welcome.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Sunday Evening Exploration with Practitioner Maggie Cole, "The Thing Itself: Design and Define Your God", with Music by Tom McCurry, 7 pm, North Wing

"You are to realize that the Power within you is a Divine Authority. It is a dispenser of the Divine Gifts. It is a giver of life, of joy. It proclaims the Kingdom of Heaven, the harmony of the soul, and the unity of all being." ~Ernest Holmes 

The Thing Itself, as Ernest Holmes refers to God, the Divine and all the other names that have been bestowed on the Infinite. I came to embrace “The Thing Itself” as it assisted me in laying down the idea that I had grown up with, that God was a man in the sky. Whatever word is used to describe it, it is probably different for each of us.

Tonight we have the opportunity to define our own God, to give It the identity that we want to assign to It. What would you like your God to look like, feel like, be like? In what ways would It serve you? It’s a fascinating exercise, creating our own personal God.

Our beloved Tom McCurry joins us to give his gift of music and the beauty of his presence. The conversation begins at 7 pm in the North Wing. All are welcome.

Monday, December 24, 2018

"Open to Your Heart's Yearning for 2019", Sunday, December 30, 7 pm

Photo by Sarah Ball on Unsplash
On Sunday evening, December 30, we gather in spiritual community to listen to that still small voice within. Although that voice is always available, we seem to pay a bit more attention at year's end.

Join Ministerial Intern Siota Belle, Practitioner Kathy Galvin, and Rev. Tara Steele in a sweet spiritual practice. First, we'll listen for what wants to emerge in 2019. Then we are invited to create an intention to move in the direction of our heart's yearning. Finally, we'll seal our vision with a circle of prayer. 

We gather at the peace altar in the sanctuary at 7 pm on December 30. All are welcome. 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Sunday Evening Exploration with Ministerial Intern, Dr. Siota Belle, "More Love, More Life," 7 pm, December 23

In the index to topics in the Science of Mind textbook, "love" takes up almost two pages. Here is just one of Ernest Holmes's commentaries on Love:

"ALWAYS EXPECT THE GOOD. Have enthusiasm and, above all, have a consciousness of love -- a radiant feeling flowing through your consciousness at all times. Treat yourself until you have an inner sense of unity with all Good."                 Page 184:3 

At the Sunday Evening Exploration, Ministerial Intern Siota Belle invites us to consider the question, How does love move you forward? All are welcome to the gathering that begins at 7 pm in Room 11, North Wing.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Sunday Evening Exploration with Sherry Vierra, RScP, "Who am I and Why am I here?" 7 pm, Sunday, December 9

Just because the question is big, the answer may not be as complicated as we think.  Let's talk about it.

Practioner Sherry Vierra facilitates the conversation which begins at 7 pm in Room 11, North Wing. All are welcome.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Sunday Evening Exploration with Practitioner Maggie Cole and Music by Star Tom, "Availability to God", 7 pm, December 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson said that the Universe remains to the heart unhurt, and Jesus said, “It is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” This kingdom is something we do not earn; it is the gift of heaven. We may have refused to receive the gift; it has never been withheld.

It is intended that we be happy. It is meant that we live to the full; that we sing and dance and be glad; that we love and be loved in return. Let’s make ourselves as available to God as God is to us, all the time.

In our circle of conversation, facilitated by Maggie Cole, let's uncover our availability to God. It is here, always giving Itself to Itself, which is each one of us. In this unveiling, the kingdom of heaven is revealed. The gathering begins at 7 pm in Room 11, North Wing, and is enriched by Tom McCurry's beautiful music. 

Monday, November 19, 2018

Sunday Evening Exploration with Elias Owens RScP, "Loving without Attachment," 7 pm, November 25

Many Spiritual teachers/ traditions tell us that we suffer because we are attached to the outcome of our desires; of getting what we want and what we believe we deserve. Byron Katie says, “Personalities don’t love, they want something.”

Can we truly love unconditionally? Without “needing” reciprocity? Let’s explore the idea of “being” Love, and the love that we are being sufficient unto itself.

Practitioner Elias Owens leads the conversation which begins at 7 pm. All are welcome to this gathering in Room 11, North Wing.