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I am honored and thrilled to be with you in the Saturday Night Service in this time of great unrest and opportunity. I love you and will see you there.
Peace, Rev. Amani

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What I’ve Learned From You

There is so much I’ve learned from my time here with all of you: How to be unapologetically authentic, how to support each other in times of need, how to assume the best of each other, how to listen so deeply that we are able to access the wisdom that is present within us all. It’s all so precious, jewels that I will carry with me forever, and hope to share with others along the path. Can’t wait to share what I’ve learned from all of you during my time here and share in the love of being together.

Happy Hour starts at 6pm, Service Starts at 6:30pm

See you Wednesday,
Rev. Masando

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“If we are going to find our way back to one another, vulnerability is going to be the path.”

It’s hard not to build walls, barriers and bullet-proof vests around our hearts when we find ourselves in the midst of conflict. For many of us, we have been programmed to go into defense or attack mode, to enter into the arena and fight to the death. Yet there is also a way in which we can enter into conflict without fighting, where we can enter into disagreements and still be kind, still be civil with one another. That kind of civility requires that we be vulnerable in our sharing with one another, and help to create a safe enough space where that same vulnerability can be present for all.

Walter Drew, From CSL’s Leadership Council, will be joining us this Sunday to take our community through a process where we listen to each other, honor each other, and find our way back to one another.

Please join us for our community meeting happening at 1pm, which will be facilitated by Walter Drew and will have information shared by our Board of Trustees.

Looking forward to sharing space with you all.

See You Sunday,
Rev. Masando

Rev. Kylie Renner

We take air in and breathe air out, feeding our bodies with up to 30,000 cycles per day. And yet, we often don't recognize this element as nourishment. Consider however, that you can go 3 weeks without food (earth) and 3 days without water, but you can only go 3 minutes without air.

When we fail to recognize the nourishment of air that correlates with our lack of recognition of the spiritual bounty and blessings that we are constantly experiencing and can’t go without.

Join us Sunday morning as we prepare the way for the New Year, using the wisdom of air to take fresh stock of the blessings of this year in order to be available for the next level of good awaiting us.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

"Happiness is like rising bubbles -- delightful and inevitably fleeting. Joy is the oxygen -- ever present."
Danielle Laporte

CLICK HERE TO VIEW 9:15 SERVICE.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW 11:00 SERVICE.

Rev. Kylie Renner

David Whyte says, "The marvelous thing about a good question is that it shapes our identity as much by the asking as it does by the answering. Nine years ago, I wrote a poem called “Sometimes” in which I talked about the “questions that can make or unmake a life ... questions that have no right to go away.”

"I still work with this idea. Questions that have no right to go away are those that have to do with the person we are about to become; they are conversations that will happen with or without our conscious participation. They almost always have something to do with how we might be more generous, more courageous, more present, more dedicated, and they also have something to do with timing: when we might step through the doorway into something bigger, better—both beyond ourselves and yet more of ourselves at the same time."

"If we are sincere in asking, the eventual answer will give us both a sense of coming home to something we already know as well a sense of surprise—not unlike returning from a long journey to find an old friend sitting unexpectedly on the front step, as if she’d known, without ever being told, not only the exact time and date of your arrival but also your need to be welcomed back."

Join us for Chanting, Ceremony and Big Questions to start the New Year.

New Year's Eve 7 PM

Followed by our Annual Dance Party 8 PM. BYOB

With Great Peace,
Rev. Kylie Renner

Rev. Kylie Renner

During this challenging year, a call to deepen my spiritual and devotional practices has emerged and this call has expanded to teach and practice these tools collectively. So this Saturday in pursuit of further following this call we are starting something new. Saturday nights will be a place to explore practices specifically designed to deepen our spiritual connection and thereby transform our lives. We will be starting with a topic that is of fundamental importance in our teaching namely prayer, or as I am more broadly calling it, talking with God.

We will talk about personal and collective practice, how to create space for this practice in our lives, how to honor each of our deeply personal relationship with the divine within, and how to deepen the talks we have with God.

See you Saturday at 6 PM for service, and 5:30 PM for social time.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

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Rev. Kylie Renner

It’s always an honor to be able to be a part of the first service of the new year. And while 2017 was riddled with a plethora of things many of us are probably ready to leave behind, we are also presented with an opportunity to look forward to what is yet to come, to possibilities that can be, towards our greatest good that can come from all that we have learned and experienced in the past year. This means we get to honor what has passed, taking the wisdom from each moment great and small, and utilize them as a launching pad from which we rise into the new year with excitement, clarity and motivation.

So excited to launch into the new year with you!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Happy Hour starts at 6, Service starts at 6:30

See You in 2018,
Masando

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Amani Malaika


Jan 9th - Feb 11th 7-9pm.
Cost for class $210
Participants will choose one or two songs
to perform with the band at our concert
“Arsonist Cabaret” on Feb 11th at 6 pm
and will learn the basics of promoting an
event.
Contact Patty Stephens by email at
songspiral@gmail.com with inquiries.
The band is Sid Fendley, Milo Jaramillo
and John Bartlit

Rev. Kylie Renner

Thich Nhat Hahn says, “The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.”

Join us this Christmas Eve morning at 9:15 and 11 AM where we will explore the miracle of walking here on the earth and the power of the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth while he walked here on earth that remind us that we all have the power to heal and transform our lives.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

CLICK HERE TO VIEW 9:15 AM SERVICE.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW 11 AM SERVICE.

Rev. Kylie Renner

Imagine

I’m a big fan of imagination. I agree with Einstein and others that imagination is an untapped power that can be used for so much good. With imagination, we plan a future that excites us, we get ourselves out of difficult situations, imagine life beyond grief, and even think about meaning and purpose and giant questions like death and the beyond.

This Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 7 PM will focus on the power of our imaginations to set outside what has been, creatively change what is, and step into infinite possibilities.

Please bless us with your presence.
With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

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