Our service on Wednesday, November 15, 2017

"Radical Honesty" at 7:00 pm

Discover how being radically honest with yourself and others can reshape your circumstances, paradigms, and life. Jason will share moments of radical honesty from his own path and discuss how we can have incredible breakthroughs in life by being raw and real.

Speaker

Jason Muraira

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Young Adult Group Leader
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In 2007, at age 23, Jason Muraira left his home town of Olympia, WA on a journey of spiritual awakening and self-discovery. He has since lived in Southern California, Colorado, and Oregon. Studying creative writing and literature in college, Jason nurtured his love for creativity and self-expression. He has extensive experience in the business world where he works as a corporate buyer, creative problem solver, and advocate of win-win business solutions. In his spare time, Jason enjoys playing guitar, hiking, reading, and writing. Overcoming an abusive childhood, early drug addiction, gang affiliation, and depression, Jason has developed a passion for personal growth and connection with Spirit. He seeks to serve humanity by unfolding his gifts and helping others do the same.

Musicians

Shelly Walker, LSP

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Licensed Spiritual Practitioner, Director of Practitioners
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Shelly Walker’s life focus is prayer and family. After moving to Portland from Texas in the year 2000, Shelly discovered New Thought and her passion about life lived well. As a teacher, speaker, workshop facilitator and spiritual guidance Practitioner, Shelly helps others to empower themselves to access Truth within to help transform, uplift, and renew. When the inner work is done, then the fun begins of helping to make the world a better place - for ourselves, each other and, always, the children.

Service, prayer, tithing and community, with a focus on Love and Spirit, are the foundations of Shelly’s practice. She is honored to serve New Thought Center for Spiritual Living as a licensed Practitioner of Religious Science.

Michael Ray Walker

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Musician

Michael Ray Walker is a singer-songwriter whose passion is writing and performing inspiring songs.
Michael grew up in a house filled with music and it quickly infected his soul as a means of expression. He began writing and performing songs at the age of 18 and has spent the ensuing years honing his craft. He knows that, for him, there is no joy without life-giving music.
Michael has played in many bands from his early punk rock days to emo-core power trios and performing solo on accoustic guitar.
Music and family are the two most important things in his life. Michael is blessed to live and play in Portland, Oregon with his wife and three children.

Joshua Stoddard

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Guest Musician

Joshua creates stream of consciousness music live with the intention of providing a healing/grounding environment to allow an extra level of depth for meditation practice. Joshua combines his knowledge of healing frequencies with his passion to be a space of healing in each live performance.

Gary Skye

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Wednesday Night Music Director
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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.

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It's important to me that our community both "reaches in" and "reaches out"--deepening our direct spiritual experience of Oneness so that connection with and service to the wider world come easily

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– Holly W.
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The music ministry here rocks!

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– Jami L
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I love this community

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– Sue B.
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NTCSL - a community learning together what it takes to have a more fulfilling life.

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– Ray J.
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