West Valley Center for Spiritual Living
9745 W. Peoria Ave ~ Peoria, Arizona 85345

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Sun. 31 Dec, 2017 - Sat. 6 Jan, 2018

Sun. 31 Dec, 2017

Sunday Service with Rev. Clyde Goins ~ "Forgive, Release, Accept" ~ Guest Musician: The Bradfords (Sun. 31 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

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Sunday Service with Speaker: Rev. Clyde Goins

"Forgive, Release, Accept"

Guest Musician: Jennifer Sheets


Don't miss the food and fellowship that happens after service. All are welcome to join us!

Be Blessed, Inspired, and Grateful (and therefore B.I.G. for God!) every Sunday at the West Valley Center for Spiritual Living.

Burning Bowl Ceremony with Sue Witter RScP (Sun. 31 Dec, 2017 6:00 pm)

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Burning Bowl Ceremony

with Sue Witter RScP

Sunday December 31th, 6:00 PM


The Burning Bowl Ceremony has become a beloved annual tradition at WVCSL. Join us in releasing the old and making way for the new.

Love offering. 


The New Year is upon us and offers the promise that we can leave behind that which no longer serves us, and it gives us the opportunity to begin fresh and new. In this season of shorter days, the darkness offers us the opportunity to look at our core, to give us the chance to release unwanted conditions in our life, to go of an old way of being, and make room for new beginnings. Many of us can feel the need to heal through releasing old patterns of some kind. It may be a quiet tap we can hear, and it may be the loud and obvious need for change.

The late American Protestant minister, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, once wrote: “There is a spiritual giant within you, which is always struggling to burst its way out of the prison you have made for it.”  THE BURNING BOWL CEREMONY is a transformative ritual designed to identify and symbolically release the old year, and to invite in what you want as you begin a new year.  This ritual focuses on letting go of old hurts, grudges, resentments, regrets, sufferings, mistakes, thoughts, feelings, behaviors or patterns that might be holding you back in some fashion.  It is a simple outward sign of our awareness of what needs to change in our lives, and to prepare the present moment for the creation of the upcoming year as we consciously go forward.

Across religious traditions, fire is a powerful symbol of wisdom, knowledge, passion, purification, transformation, divinity and light. Fire inflames, consumes, warms, illuminates, inspires and serves as a catalyst for change.  This Burning Bowl Ceremony is a fire ceremony designed to help us listen and be still so that you can hear your authentic self and create intentions that are meaningful and filled with purpose.

Thich Nhat Hahn teaches us, “If we face our unpleasant feelings with care, affection, and nonviolence, we can transform them into the kind of energy that is healthy and has the capacity to nourish us.”

Please join us in this wonderful ritual that honors any intention to let go in a concrete way.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

West Valley Center for Spiritual Living


Mon. 1 Jan, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Tue. 2 Jan, 2018

Prac II (Tue. 2 Jan, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Prac II meets on Tuesdays from 6 - 9.

Taize' Service (Tue. 2 Jan, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Led by Kay Fontana, RScP, Taize' is a time to join together in prayer, chanting, silence and candle lighting to commune with God and speak our truth.

This special service is held the first Tuesday of each month.



Wed. 3 Jan, 2018

Mid-Week Service with Rev. Clyde Goins (Wed. 3 Jan, 2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

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Mid-Week Service with Rev. Clyde Goins

Buddhist Boot Camp


Join Rev. Clyde for a mid-week service that includes meditation, presentation and discussion.
Rev. Clyde will focus on working the spiritual muscle as he reviews the Buddhist Boot Camp Topics and explores the SOM Principles to live a happier and fuller life.
The book that will be discussed (suggested but not required) is Buddhist Book Camp by Timber Hawkeye. The book is on order and will be available in the bookstore soon. The book can also be purchased through Kindle.

Thu. 4 Jan, 2018

Holiday Un-Decorating (Thu. 4 Jan, 2018 8:00 am)

Holiday Un-Decorating

Thursday January 4th - 9 - Noon


What goes up, must come down. Help us put away the lovely decorations and trees for another year. We'll have the Divine Dudes will be here on Saturday.  .

Conversations in Consciousness (Thu. 4 Jan, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm)


'Conversations in Consciousness' with Rev. Cheryl

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Join Rev. Cheryl Hawkins at noon for questions and discussion on the Principles of Science of Mind. Bring a sack lunch if you like, or just bring your curiosity and consider the practical application of Religious Science in daily life. No charge, all are welcome!

9745 W. Peoria Ave.

Seven Steps for Successful Life Transitions Workshop (Thu. 4 Jan, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

'Seven Steps for Successful Life Transitions Workshop'

with Practitioner Cheryl Kauper, RScP

Thursdays beginning December 7th through January 25th ~ 6 to 7:30 pm

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Seven Steps for Successful Life Transformations Workshop 
Seven Steps for Releasing 2017 and Freely Moving into 2018

The “Seven Steps for Successful Life Transformations Workshop,” explores a system for dealing with life changes. The process is a flexible and adaptable process, whether it relates to a friend, family member, business colleague, or even an aspect of you. The relationship can be undergoing any sort of transition, be it by death, disagreement or geographic distance. This formula has stood the test of time and is useful in dealing with any challenge or change in life. This Seven Step process helps you release old parts of yourself, as well as let go of resentments and "hang ups" from the past thatkeep you from accessing your highest possibilities. You'll also be able to build on your strengths to open to your soul and come to appreciate your unique gifts in new ways!This versatile process also provides a vehicle to review and release the past year, and opens up to making empowered, conscious choices in the New Year.Please feel free to attend, even if you know you will miss some of the classes as a result of the holidays.

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017 thru January 25, 2018
Duration: 8 Consecutive Weeks
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Materials: 1 Workbook and 2 Meditation CD’s (will be provided at class)
Cost: $85 Registration Includes Cost of Materials (payments can be arranged)
Facilitator: Practitioner Cheryl Kauper, RScP


Fri. 5 Jan, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Sat. 6 Jan, 2018

WVCSL 'Divine Dudes' Monthly Breakfast (Sat. 6 Jan, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am)

WVCSL 'Divine Dudes' Monthly Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Divine Dudes have breakfast with each other the first Saturday of the month at 9 am in Papke Hall.

 All men who attend services at WVCSL are welcome! This is a service oriented group and newcomers are always welcome.

If you have any questions please contact John Kruger at 623.826.8477.

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