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SUNDAY SERVICES: 10:00 AM
West Valley Center for Spiritual Living
9745 W. Peoria Ave ~ Peoria, Arizona 85345
623.972.3205

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

Sun. 31 Dec, 2017

Sunday Service with Rev. Karen Rice ~ "I Know I'm Not the Only One" ~ Guest Musician: Jennifer Sheets (Sun. 31 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Rev Karen Rice

Sunday Service with Rev. Karen Rice

"I Know I'm Not the Only One!"

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)

burning bowl

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.

Wed. 3 Jan, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Thu. 4 Jan, 2018

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

Seven Steps photo

 

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

 

Taize' Service (Thu. 4 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 Thursday of each month.

 

Taize

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 at Brothers Family Restaurant, 8466 W Peoria Avenue. 

 All men who attend services at WVCSL are welcome! We've been averaging 8-10 Dudes and would like to see that number increase to 12-15 or more! There is a signup in the bookstore.

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

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