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Sunday Celebration Service-10:00 a.m.
Pre-Service Meditation-9:30 a.m.
Youth and Family Village-10:00 a.m.
The Riverside Community Center for Spiritual Living
3891 Ridge Road, Riverside, CA 92501
Telephone: 951.683.2343   Fax: 951.683.0343

 

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Each month, Centers for Spiritual Living Spiritual Leader Dr. Kenn Gordon offers videos that showcase and introduce the weekly themes for the CSL's 2017 Theme and Vision: Values-based Living. Here are the videos for June:

June 4, 2017: The Courage to Do the Right Thing 

June 11, 2017: Creating a Culture of Accountability 

June 18, 2017: The Father Within

June 25, 2017: Aligning Yourself with Your Actions


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Our Philosophy

The Riverside Community Center for Spiritual Living (RCCSL) supports the positive transformation of both our personal lives and the world itself.

At RCCSL, we teach people how to have a personal relationship with God. When we are deeply connected with Spirit, other areas of our lives fall into place — we can do more for others, be better stewards of the Earth, and bring more peace and harmony to the world.

What We Believe – Our Guiding Principles

We believe that the Universe is spiritual and has intelligence, purpose, beauty, and order. Our beliefs are in harmony with all the world’s great spiritual teachings, and we honor all paths to God. Whether we call it God, Spirit, Energy, or Universal Intelligence, we are ever conscious that all people, places, and things emanate from this Universal Intelligence that is within us and all around us.

You and God are Inseparable

We believe that God is a Loving Intelligence, operating in and through all life, never separate from anyone or anything. Through study and spiritual practice we come to understand our oneness with this indwelling Divine Presence. We teach and practice a way of life where we can all learn how to live in accordance with spiritual principles. These principles, which we call the Science of Mind, are as reliable as the laws of physical science. We believe in Cause and Effect and teach, “It is done unto you as you believe.” In essence, your thinking and your expectations create your reality. By studying and applying spiritual laws, you can change your unconscious beliefs and create improved conditions in your life.

Be a Part of an Inclusive Community

RCCSL teaches a New Thought philosophy that incorporates affirmative prayer, meditation, healing, visioning, and other spiritual tools to help you lead a spiritual life, think positively, and love deeply. As a member of our community, you’ll find the spiritual tools to transform your personal life and make the world a more peaceful, harmonious, and prosperous place.

The New Thought tradition dates to the 1880s and has its roots in the Transcendentalist Movement of the 1830s. New Thought has an enduring and respected legacy that includes luminaries such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emma Curtis Hopkins, Phineas Quimby, and Walt Whitman. Among the better-known authors today whose writings represent our teachings are Michael Bernard Beckwith, Deepak Chopra, Wayne Dyer, Byron Katie, Caroline Reynolds, and Eckhart Tolle.

Our teachings incorporate the ancient wisdom of all the spiritual traditions through the ages. People of all spiritual paths — Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, New Age and others — are welcome in our communities.

Core Concepts

The Science of Mind philosophy is based on 10 Core Concepts that serve as the organizing principles of the Universe.
  1. There is One Cosmic Reality Principle and Presence in the Universe - God. All creation originates in this One Source. God is. God is all there is.
  2. God is threefold(triune) in nature, having three aspects or modes of being within the One: Spirit, Soul and Body. This is God seen as the Universal Macrocosm.
  3. Spirit is the great Causative Power of the Universe. The Word, or thought, of God eternally initiates the Divine Creative Process. In this process, Law is continuously set in motion to create, from the Unformed Substance, innumerable forms which follow the thought-patterns of Spirit.
  4. In the Infinite Nature of God, all conceivable Good is eternally available, ready to flow into human experience. Through some cosmic Process, this flow of Good is activated and/or increased by human belief, faith, and acceptance. The expression of this essential belief, faith, and acceptance is prayer.
  5. This is a Universe of Wholeness, Allness, Oneness. Spirit is a transcendent, perfect Wholeness that, in Its infinite inclusivity, harmoniously embraces all seeming opposites.
  6. This is a Universe of infinite abundance, spiritual, mental, and physical. This Bounty of Spirit, this Allness of Good, is limitless and can never be depleted.
  7. This is a reciprocal Universe.For every visible form, there is an invisible counterpart. Everything in nature tends to equalize itself, to keep its balance true.
  8. The Universe exists in the Eternal Now, each moment complete and perfect within itself. In this Universal Harmony, justice without judgment is always automatic, an infallible Universal Principle. There can be no place for Divine anger, unforgiveness, or punishment.
  9. Immortality is a Universal Principle, not a "belief' or a bargain made with the Universe for good behavior. God knows only Life, its eternal continuity, evolution, and expansion.
  10. The mystic concept of the Cosmic Christ is not that of a person, but of a Principle, a Universal Presence ... the Universal Image of God present in all creation ... the "pattern that connects."

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING SERVICES


 

Namaste at noon
Wed Jun 28 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Sunday service with Practitioner Emeritus Allison Barrie speaking on "Language of the Heart"
Sun Jul 02 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Taizé meditation and healing service
Wed Jul 12 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
Companion animal memorial service
Thu Jul 20 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM

 

UPCOMING EVENTS


 

Amy Steinberg in concert at The Source-Redlands
Fri Jul 07 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
"Soul to Soul" concert with Eddie Watkins Jr.
Fri Jul 21 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS


 

"I Sing My Prayers" with Eddie Watkins Jr.
Wed Jul 19 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM