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9:30am Meditation
10:00am Inspiration
14 Hillary Lane, Chico, CA 95973

eBlast – February 22nd, 2015

Theme for 2015 ~ WHOLENESS
Schedule of Events
Theme:  Love is the Center…
2015 Annual Business Meeting – February 22
  It takes a village!
Please join us after service to help us make this center the best it can be!

Sunday, February 22, 2015

9:30 – 9:45 pm
Contemplation Service: Rev. Duchess Dale

10:00 – 11:00 am
Inspiration Service: Rev. Duchess Dale

Special Music:  Spirit Choir

Social Hour followed by the 2015 Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Business Meeting
this Sunday following the
Inspiration Service and Social Hour
Please plan to attend the 2015 Annual Business Meeting to find out what’s happening behind the scenes at our Center. All are welcome to attend, however only members will be assigned a voting card to use for the election of new Trustees.

Please note: it is important for us to have a quorum of members for voting so please come to support our Center and have your vote count.

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago
Cross Country Film Tour

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015  7:00 pm
Movie Screening 
“Walking the Camino” a documentary by Lydia D. Smith
with a Q & A to follow.
$5.00 at the door
What is it about Spain’s 1200 year-old Camino de Santiago trail that lures people from all over the world to spend a month or more walking the 500 miles with little more than a backpack and a pair of boots? Experience part of this life-changing journey yourself with this award-winning documentary.

For more information on the film visit

New Accredited Class Offering
taught by John Boyle, R.Sc.P.
Class began on February 17 but there is still time to join.
Self-Mastery:  The Emergence of the True Self
Students leave class with…
  • A beginning bonding and commitment to each other
  • an awakening understanding of the self-mastery journey, and a realization that a commitment to the journey is a commitment to growing
  • An updated knowledge of Science of Mind fundamentals and the Divine Creative Process as illustrated in the Metaphysical Chart
  • A renewed awareness of ‘the technique and the fire’ as the two vital elements of effective treatment
Tuesday, February 17 for 8 weeks
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
$145 Non  – CNTCSL members
$135 CNTCSL Members
$125 Seniors
Course Book:  Living the Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes
Accredited SOM Class

Why We Sing!
Fundraiser Concert with our Spirit Choir
March 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets  are on sale now!
Purchase you tickets beginning this Sunday
$10 if purchased in advance or $15 at the door. 
Be sure to invite your friends, too!

Room for Thought Bookstore

Could this be you?
The bookstore team is looking for another team member to serve on Sundays in the Room for Thought. It is a delightful place to be!

We also will appreciate having a member to train as back up to serve on Mondays and Tuesdays for the Olli classes.

Talk with Sherrie or Pat in the bookstore for more information.

Sunday, March 1, 2015  7:00 pm
Annual Chico Community Choir Festival will be held at The Church of Latter Day Saints, 2430 Mariposa Ave. Come hear our own Spirit Choir and others at this free event.
Friday, March 13, 2015  7:00 pm
“Why We Sing” Fundraiser Concert with our Spirit Choir

Inner Wisdom Through Meditation


 Gayle Womack

25-year meditator-teacher


Using the meditation process as a guide to a deeper level of

self-discovery to find what one already knows but can’t access

through the rational/fearful/busy mind.


The Discovery Process:

  • Explore how one can resolve inner conflicts, become aware and find healing of lifetime scars through one’s own inner wisdom.
  • Use a meditative process to resolve and heal present moment life issues at the experiential level not through accumulating more information.  “A concept in our head is not an experience.”
  • Tune into ones own inner knowing and to no longer need to over analyze life experiences. The goal is to provide guidance not answers.
  • Meditation is a pathway to more resilience and equanimity in ones daily life. People who participate in this process most often leave with a smile on their face.

Those who know, but do not know they know


Dates:  Tuesday, January 20 – March 24, 2015

Time:  7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

Cost:  $10 per session or $75

Location:  Chico New Thought Center

14 Hillary Lane, Chico      

Continuing classes and workshops

Science of Mind Magazine Circle

Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Facilitated by Rev. Duchess (Love offering)
Please note:  Articles to be read for February 24 are on pages 72 – 78.
Shen Ming Exercise with Matt Cavender

Tuesdays – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursdays – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

(Love Offering)

A look ahead…
Sunday, March 1, 2015

9:30 am
Contemplation Service
Rev. Duchess Dale

10:00 am
Inspiration Service
Rev. Kathy Fernandes
“Answering the Call” 

Special Music
Peace and Justice Choir
under the direction of
Warren Haskell

February Affirmations
I am centered in the life of God.

Love is what beats my heart.

Love is what breathes my breath.

Love is the guiding force in my life.

I am the Love of God.

Affirmations written by
Eugene D. Holden, R.Sc.P.
February Science of Mind Magazine
Torres Shelter
Cooking Team!
Celebrating 10 Years of Culinary Service
Thank you!


Dr. Joni Samples
Congratulations to Dr.Joni Samples for the feature article in the February edition of North State Parent.  And right next to her, is an article about Cindy Carlson and her Rose Scott School.

To read their articles online, visit  

Compassionate Companioning Workshop
facilitated by 
Lori Taylor-Morgan
I’m so grateful to announce my ‘Compassionate Companioning Workshop’ for those who have lost a love one through death.
The 8-week workshop will meet once a week for two hours (time may be adjusted if needed).
Dates: Monday, February 23 – April 13, 2015
Location:  Chico New Thought Center for Spiritual Living
Cost: Early bird $299 before February 9 and $350 after February 9
Prior registration is needed. Please contact Lori at (530) 566-1883 (home) or (530) 514-6321 (cell) for details and questions.


February 15, 2015

Rev. Rosie Potestio
Rev. Rosie Potestio
Guest Speaker

Ongoing Weekly Mindfulness Meditation
facilitated by
Steve Flowers, MFT
7 Governors Lane “The Nest”
Steve Flowers is offering a free weekly mindfulness meditation group for anyone that would come home to the true refuge of stillness which is always found in our own deep being.
Please feel welcome to join whenever you like. Steve’s group meets every Tuesday from 5:00 – 6:00 pm at 7 Governors Lane “The Nest” in Chico. Bring a meditation cushion or use one of the chairs provided.

Donations are welcomed and appreciated.
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