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Jane Westbrook

Featuring Artist Patricia Forbes! www.patriciaforbesart.com
Music and entertainment by Shawn Madden!
Wine and cheese!
Exhibition and sale of fine art from artists and collectors in the ACSL comunity. All proceeds will benefit the 2nd building A/C fund. All donations must be received by Sunday, June 3. Please stop by the table in the 2nd building on Sunday to purchase raffle tickets for two amazing pieces (raffle tickets also available at the event).
Come to shop and socialize!

Rev. Andrew Groves


September 23, 7:00 pm
Sid has been on the Board of Directors of this wonderful organization for three years.
This will be the 8th benefit concert, and the 2nd that ACSL has had the privilege of hosting.
Check out this line-up! See you there...

Rev. Kylie Renner

with Rev. Rebecca Allen
Starts Monday May 14th, 6:30 PM

The purpose of this course is to foster the personal transformation of every student into a Consciousness of Wealth. Through teaching, sharing, experiential exercises and prayer these classes ignite the individual's realization that God is the Infinite Source of the life we are created to live - one of abundance of health, wealth, creative self expression and fulfilling relationships.

Rev. Kylie Renner

Openness is an ability to go with the flow, as Taoism puts it, without expecting predetermined outcomes. It means being receptive to new possibilities, without prejudging them. It is an ability to make yourself available to out-of-the-ordinary opportunities, and to Spirit itself. There is freedom in openness because there is no need to fear what we are letting into our lives or what we are letting out of us.

Join us on Sunday as we open to freedom, purpose, love, peace and prosperity.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

By being receptive, we can avail ourselves of the spiritual wealth available to us. By being open, we can receive things beyond what we ourselves might imagine.
Deng Ming-Dao

Rev. Andrew Groves

I'm a "cat person". Still, I freely admit that most cats have lousy attitudes. Plenty of people do, too. And it really can make a difference if we just adjust our outlook, shift our perspective, apply a positive spin... Affirmations and upbeat statements of belief are terrific! They can create a "container" for Divine Goodness to show up in our lives.
But affirmative attitude adjustment is just the first step. We've got to be willing to go deeper if we want to experience lasting transformation. Because sometimes the way life shows up doesn't seem to jive at all with the simple positivity of "It's all God - It's all Good". Sometimes life totally chafes against any and all notions of Universal Goodness, right?
It can seem like our crummy attitudes are justified. We might get frustrated.
But I wanna tell you - this is where it really gets good! These discordant times, when affirmative attitude rubs uncomfortably against experience - this is when we're drawn deeper to examine and transform our beliefs. And beliefs are where it's really at.
Can't wait to see you this Sunday, at 1:15. With Love, Andrew.

Rev. Kylie Renner

We have been asked to support the Road Runner Foodbank Stamp Out Hunger Day May 12th, by sorting the donations of non-perishable goods that are collected by letter carriers and brought back to the postoffice substations. The following shifts are open, and you can either send Rev. Kylie an email at revkylie@abqcsl.org or sign up on Sunday.

Steve Schiff Substation
9719 Candelaria NE
2:00pm – 4:00pm (10 needed)
4:00pm – 6: 30pm (8 – 10 needed)

Academy Substation
6255 San Antonio NE
2:00pm – 4:00pm (10 needed)
4:00pm – 6: 30pm (10 needed)

Rev. Kylie Renner

The Navajo blessing, "May you walk in beauty," catches the essence of Operation Beautiful. Beauty is both a path you travel and what surrounds you on the path. Seeing beauty is not about self image or esteem, but about fully participating in creating the life we want to experience and the world we want to live in. We start this practice with the assumption that beauty is everywhere just waiting for you to notice it, and begin to see our own transformation happening all around us.

Join us on Sunday for Global Youth Sunday, as we are joined by the Matsiko Children’s Choir, and our very own Youth who have set a tone for the deeper recognition of our essential beauty.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Audrey Hepburn

Rev. Kylie Renner

Everybody loves the image of the butterfly. The metamorphosis from a wormy little weed-eater to a beautiful flying creature is such a dramatic transformation - it's inspiring, a miracle, a promise. How can we not love that? But I wonder if part of our attraction to this metaphor includes the idea that life needs to turn us into mush, into "caterpillar soup," before we can emerge winged and victorious. Sometimes it seems like growth and change can occur only after we've been broken-down. I say - Nonsense!
Yeah, dramatic emotional-psychological-spiritual-physical redemption makes a good story. Yeah, a climactic turn-around and triumph is a powerful narrative. But we don't need to adopt this as a model for our own enlightenment! Struggle and hardship don't have to be a component of our awakening. Transformation can be smooth. It can breezy and empowering and joyful. And just because we didn't suffer for it, doesn't make it less valuable.
Please join us this Sunday at 1:15. Spiritual growth is fun, my friends.
With love, Andrew.

Rev. Kylie Renner

I have been known to be skeptical of prescriptions, and step by step instructions to our Spiritual lives, but I recently came across a way of explaining the process of unlearning all the rubbish we have accumulated over time and really breaking free that is so compelling that I can’t help but share it with you. Join us on Sunday as we take a collective step to the freedom of waking up.

With Great Love,
Rev. Kylie Renner

Understand the obstructions you are putting in the way of love, freedom, and happiness and they will drop. Turn on the light of awareness and the darkness will disappear. Happiness is not something you acquire; love is not something you produce; love is not something you have; love is something that has you. Anthony de Mello

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Earth Day. The environment. Yeah, it's complicated... All the interwoven issues associated with sustainability, preservation, progress, and responsibility can seem so overwhelming sometimes that we get discouraged and even frightened.
But like so many issues in life, the greatest opportunities are right there smack dab in the middle of the biggest upsets. And it seems to me that our care for Mother Earth holds the potential to be the single biggest unifying idea on the planet. WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER! And while we may have different opinions about what to do and who should do it when it comes to the environment, the Truth is that every single one of us - quite literally - is standing on common ground.
So let's celebrate our commonality, the Wholeness of humanity, and our connectedness with the Earth, our Mother.
Join me this Sunday at 1:15, as we anchor ourselves in Spiritual Principle and transform the world.
With Love,
Andrew

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