Thank you God for this community."
Our service on Sunday, April 30, 2017
"The Joy of Living" at 9:00 and 11:00 am
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.
Originally hailing from the NYC music scene, Laura Berman tours extensively nationwide and has reached acclaim for her soul-touching vocal power and accessible yet poetic songwriting style. Laura is called toward an inward journey, and connecting with others through her music and voice, and makes her life work about healing, expression and expansiveness. She has performed alongside best-selling authors Neale Donald Walsch and Marianne Williamson as well as at the renowned Agape International Spiritual Center in Los Angeles. While in NYC, Laura was a session singer as well as a touring singer/songwriter, sang back up for Grammy Award Winner, Enya, on the David Letterman show, and was a featured vocalist in the children's feature film release, "Clifford's Really Big Movie" and accompanying Soundtrack. She now calls the Pacific NW her home, with her husband, songwriter and producer Craig Benelli. Laura's latest CD release, "Everything in Between" speaks to many dimensions of a life journey, and is available now via iTunes and CD Baby.