I am so grateful for this beloved community. We are so blessed!"
New Thought Center for Spiritual Living is a spiritual community and way of life that honors all paths to God. We provide spiritual tools for personal transformation and help make the world a better place.
As an Open and Affirming Community and member of the Community of Welcoming Congregations, we extend a warm welcome to all people in search of a spiritual community where they are embraced, affirmed and accepted for who they are and inspired and supported in growing into their highest potential.
Our service on Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Wednesday Night Inspiration--7:00 to 8:00 pm
"As Above, So Below"
While on a recent sailing adventure, Rev. Kathleen was captivated by the above/below mirror images of boats. What is the mirror above reflecting, as well as the mirror below? The phrase tells us that things which appear to be very different have attributes that are actually quite similar. Come along on another fun and inspiring journey!
Kathleen McKern Verigin is a licensed and ordained New Thought minister whose focus is creating ritual and ceremony that transform life events into magical memories. During the past twenty years Kathleen has designed and facilitated over one hundred unique ceremonies for a variety of life events: family blessings, housewarming parties, baptisms and baby blessings, graduations, retirement, relocating, transfer of business ownership, landmark birthdays and anniversaries, pet funerals, divorce, and health concerns. She has officiated over 250 weddings, and dozens of memorial services.
By degree, Kathleen is an educator and communicator. Through life experience she is an EMMY Award-winning television writer/producer, author, publicist, inspirational speaker, spiritual counselor and mentor, wife, step-mom and cat lover. She currently serves as Spiritual Director for Anam Cara Connections, located in Portland, Oregon USA,
Gary Skye has studied piano at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music, Stanford University, University of Southern California, and most recently, Portland State University where he earned his master’s degree in piano performance. Gary’s work as a church musician began at Santa Rosa Center for Spiritual Living where he also attended as a child. He’s served as a pianist, organist, and vocalist in various churches including San Jose CSL and Whole Life CSL. Gary has worked as a staff accompanist and vocal coach for many organizations and academic institutions, including Sonoma State University, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. In addition to his service through the music ministry at New Thought CSL, Gary maintains an active teaching studio of piano and vocal students and is a prolific composer of spiritual songs and chants.