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Week of February 23, 2020
 
Sunday Message: The Day I Learned to Love It All
with Kenneth Winfrey, ABQ CSL Board of Trustees President
Special Music with the Amazing ABQ CSL Players & Michael Herndon

Want to know what happens when you really get a chance to ask God why. Kenneth Winfrey will share his profound, personal, near-death experience. Discover what happened the day Kenneth says he learned to love it all.

Join us on Sunday to learn how his experience affirms for all of us the serenity, security, warmth, and presence of a living, loving Universe. 


11:00 AM Sunday in the Sanctuary

Sunday Message Discussion Questions
  • Have you ever asked God why?
  • What aspects of Kenneth's experience can you relate to?
  • Do you now see ways for yourself, going forward, to affirm the presence of a living, loving Universe?

Calendar

  • Friday, February 21
    • Core Strength Foundation Training 11:00 AM. Integrate physical well-being with spiritual health through mindful movement. Hosted by Catherine Rosul. 
    • Drumming & Potluck 12:00 PM for the potluck; 1:30-2:30 PM for the free-form drumming. No experience necessary.
    • Labyrinth Walk & Meditation 6:00 PM in the Labyrinth Building facilitated by Mary Deaguero.
       
  • Sunday, February 23
    • ABQ CSL Spirit Singers Rehearsal 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary. Rehearse the week's congregational music and join in leading the music during Sunday Service. All are welcome.
       
  • All Week
    • Week 4 Winter Series SpiritGroup Meetings. Groups are now closed for this series. Spring series begins in April, with New Host Orientation March 22, 2020.
       
  • Tuesday, February 25
    • T'ai Chi Chih  6:15 PM to 7:15 PM (plus optional meditation afterwards). Beginners and continuing students welcome. Led by Christa Keller.
       
  • Wednesday, February 26
    • Heart, Mind, and Spirit in Recovery Group 7:30 to 8:30 PM. For more information, call Clarissa Crowe, RScP at (505) 319-0151.
       
  • Thursday, February 27
    • Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting 6:00 PM. See the Board's bulletin board in the Sanctuary lobby for the agenda.
       
  • Friday, February 28
    • Core Strength Foundation Training 11:00 AM. Integrate physical well-being with spiritual health through mindful movement. Hosted by Catherine Rosul. 
    • Drumming & Potluck 12:00 PM for the potluck; 1:30-2:30 PM for the free-form drumming. No experience necessary.
Upcoming Events & Announcements

Board of Trustee Elections
Board Elections are just around the corner. Elections are held at our annual meeting, which is typically at the end of April or beginning of May. This year there will be three open seats on the board. If you are interested in serving our community via a seat on the Board, please find the lavender information packet and application in the lobby near the Board bulletin board. Current board members are also happy to answer questions. 
 

Journey into the Womb of Love
Embodying the Qualities of the One Unity
with Maboud & Tara Andrea Swierkosz
What does it mean to live from the core of love deep inside our own being Through Dances of Universal Peace, song and silence, movement and stillness, group sharing and deep listening, we will embark on a journey towards Wholeness. We will extend an invitation to release our bodies to the Breath, which may carry and reveal certain Qualities of Unity, Wazifahs. When we invite these Qualities to live within and become embodied, hardened part of our humanity may soften and become more fluid, allowing us to live more fully in the Present with greater loving kindness, gentleness, fairness and compassion.

Please register with Susan Erika at (505) 235-0437 or seawbh@gmail.com. Bring your own lunch. Thank you for being fragrance free. For more information, click here.

Saturday, March 28 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM in the Labyrinth Building. Sliding scale $45-$75. Mini retreat donation appreciated. Make checks out to Tara Andrea Swierkosz.
 


ABQ CSL Essentials

 

Support Us

If you wish to support the Center and our mission of Love in Action, please use these links:

Contact Us

  • For prayer support, email our Practitioners at prayer@abqcsl.org.
  • For questions or suggestions about back office operations, email Lisa Taj McCellon, the Center's "Operations Goddess," at office@abqcsl.org.
  • For questions about the facility or suggestions for community involvement, email Jeffrey MacNutt, RScP and Community Director, at facility@abqcsl.org.
  • For comments, additions, or corrections to our newsletter, website, and/or Facebook page, email media@abqcsl.org. Newsletters go out every Thursday morning; please send any announcement requests 3 weeks before the event start date.

Board of Trustees
Have questions, suggestions, or comments? Please let the board know: board@abqcsl.org
 

The monthly board meetings are where Board members review Center business through reports from the Treasurer, the Minister, and the Finance Committee and vote on matters as needed. It is a forum to bring new business and raise concerns. Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Monthly board meetings are typically the fourth Thursday of each month, starting at 6:00 PM. 

Board working sessions are meetings set aside specifically as work days to give us time to finish tasks, address topics not normally addressed in the monthly meetings, or when our work load is such that the monthly meeting is not enough time. These meetings are also open to the community. Working sessions will be called on an as-needed basis, typically on the second and/or fourth Thursdays of each month, starting at 6:00 PM.

Agendas for both types of meetings are posted in the lobby the Sunday prior to the meeting.


Your current Board of Trustee officers are:
President: Kenneth Winfrey
Vice President: Lisa Crawley
Treasurer: Cliff Wintrode
Secretary: Mickey Quintana
Assistant Secretary: Edker Matthews
Board Members: Caren Phillips, Paula Worley, and Rev. Amani Malaika (non voting)
Executive Advisor to the Board: Candace Sestric (non voting)


Agendas for both types of meetings are posted in the lobby the Sunday prior to the meeting.

In Case You Missed It
ICYMI: Watch last Sunday's service. Click here.
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