I love my spiritual home!"
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 Sunday, January 22, 2017
"Spiritual Living: What It Does" at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.
David Alexander is a life-long student of spiritual principles, having been born and raised in the New Thought tradition. Called to the ministry at age thirteen, Rev. David has made the study and application of universal spiritual principles his life devotion. Rev. David became a Licensed Religious Science Practitioner in 1999, received his ministerial license in 2004 and was ordained in 2006, and affiliated with United Centers for Spiritual Living in 2007. Rev. David serves on the Board of Directors for the Community of Welcoming Congregations. Rev. David writes the monthly column "Philosophy in Action" for Science of Mind magazine. Rev. David has a deep passion for New Thought history and manages the site www.newthoughthistory.org In April of 2009 Rev. David was inducted into the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers of Morehouse College. As one of the youngest and most dynamic ministers in the New Thought movement, his messages are inspiring, humorous and relevant to today's world. Rev. David serves as the co-founding and Senior Minister of New Thought Center for Spiritual Living (2004-Present). In 2012 Rev. David was elected to the first Leadership Council of the newly formed Centers for Spiritual Living organization and is currently the Chairman of the Council. Rev. David also serves as director of Strategic Alliances for Centers for Spiritual Living and on the governing board of the Association for Global New Thought with Dr. Michael Beckwith. Rev. David received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Centers for Spiritual Living in October 2014.
Laura is a Portland-based singer/songwriter and has toured extensively in both the New Thought and Jewish communities, sharing her song and spirit at conferences, services and events. Stepping into her vision of deepening her own experience of Jewish spirituality, Laura continues to be student of Hebrew, Jewish ritual, prayer and tradition. She has helped to create a bridge between New Thought and Judaism by leading Passover Seders and Sabbath services, offering workshops, teachings and writing sacred Jewish music. She is passionate about deepening our personal connection to God through music as well as bridging gaps between Judaism and Christianity through communication and education. Laura is currently writing a CD collection of her sacred Jewish music as well as a new collection of secular songs. www.laurabermanmusic.com