Questions people ask.

  • How do I contact the ministers?
    By phone: 503-296-9922 or click on "Staff" and "Ministers" Link to
  • When and where are services held?
    New Thought Center for Spiritual Living Sunday worship services are held at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Wednesday evening services are held at 7:00 p.m. We are located at 1040 C Ave in Lake Oswego, OR, 97034 Link to
  • Where can I get information on NTCSL finances?
    Current financial statements are available at the Community Information Table on Sundays. Link to
  • How did we come to the name: New Thought Center for Spiritual Living?
    “New Thought” is how people find us on the web or podcasts—people from around the world are finding our community by searching for “New Thought.” It succinctly speaks to who we are. “Center for Spiritual Living” was consistently at the top of potential names—however, another church was using the name Portland Center for Spiritual Living. Now that we are part of the same New Thought family (UCSL) sharing the “Center for Spiritual Living” part of the name not only makes sense, but is highly encouraged. Link to
  • Why did we change our name?
    New Thought Ministries of Oregon was founded as an independent New Thought church. The name was always intended to be a place-holder. Various attempts to change our name were unresolved, so we decided to wait for the “self evident” thing, trusting we would know when it was the right time to take action. The affiliation with United Centers for Spiritual Living brings our community opportunities to reach a wider audience. This is in alignment with the 2012 Vision cast by Dr. Kathy Hearn. Link to
  • How do I find out about current classes being offered?
    Click on "Programs" and "Adult Education Classes" - here you will find general information about our education program and on the right side of the page a list of current class offerings - click on any class for more information. Link to adult-education
  • How do I find out about volunteer service opportunities in the community?
    Click on the "Get Involved" link on our home page - you can see and review current volunteer opportunities - and contact program leaders for more information Link to get-involved
  • How do I find out about current events and activities?
    For EVENTS, check the "Calendar" on the home page, which links to full information for each event. For ACTIVITIES, see "Programs," for descriptions of ongoing activities of various congregant groups and ministries. Link to /calendar Link to /programs
  • Where can I see the musician lineup?
    Check out our musican's page. Link to musicians
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    Enjoying my spiritual community.

    – Ellena F.

    Thanks for creating my spiritual home.

    – Molly K.

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

    – Ray J.

    I am a devoted servant of God and celebrate with all in this Beloved Community our committment to practicing inclusivity -- All are welcome here

    – Loretta R.
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