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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, December 7, 2016

Wednesday Night Inspiration--7:00 to 8:00 pm
"New Thoughts for Old"

Replace new thoughts for old, "failure thinking" with creative success.


Rev. Larry King

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Senior Minister, Portland Center for Spiritual Living

Rev. Larry King has been the senior minister at the Portland Center for Spiritual Living in Northeast Portland for five years. He is a third-generation Oregonian, with an MBA from the University of Oregon and a MCS from Holmes Institute. His hobbies include glass fusing, ballroom dancing and reading trashy science fiction novels. You can follow him on his weekly blog, "Igniting Minds," at www.pcsl.us/blog "


Billy Mixer

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Guest Musician

Billy Mixer has been a musician his entire life. He began his professional career as teenager playing in clubs, churches, receptions and too many weddings to count. His musical journey has taken all sorts of avenues from teaching voice and piano, songwriting and traveling the country playing gigs in possibly every small town and major city coast to coast. He eventually moved to Nashville where he landed in the music industry working as a session singer, music publishing and some major record labels.

Billy has performed for HRC, Portland Gay Men's Chorus, Mazza's and is featured all over Portland. His latest endeavor is with The Blues Cabaret. Their first record is coming out Nov. 7th. Check the band out at Thebluescabaret.com.

Sharon Eng

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Sharon Eng has held principal viola positions in many parts of the world, among them: Jakarta Chamber Orchestra, New York City Symphony, and the Polish Sinfonietta in Poznan, with whom she toured China on two occasions. For 14 years, Dr. Eng directed the Middle and High School strings programs at Jakarta International School, conducting her orchestras to rave reviews in Bangkok, Budapest, London, Rome, Shanghai, Singapore and Vienna. Sharon holds BMus and MMus degrees in viola performance from the Juilliard School, is an active chamber recitalist in the United States and abroad, teaches violin/viola at Multnomah Arts Center and plays with the Raphael Spiro Quartet (www.raphaelspirostringquartet.org). She has been on the faculty of the International Music Institute and Festival at Mount St. Mary's University at Emmitsburg, Maryland since 2002 (www.imif.us).

Gary Skye

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Wednesday Service Music Lead
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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.


My heart overflows with gratitude, love, and joy as I remember the countless magical moments I have shared with my spiritual family.

– Chuck W.

I am so grateful for this beloved community. We are so blessed!

– Phil M.

The music ministry here rocks!

– Jami L

My spiritual journey has been enhanced beyond measure by NTCSL. Every aspect of my life has expanded and been enhanced during these last few years. I welcome everyone to our community.

– Linda C.
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