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SSL NEWS!  

    • November 28, 1p.m. Christmas Tree Trimming
    • December 4, 1 p.m. - "Joan's Mexican Food" Lunch and the movie "The Way to Happiness"
    • December 11, 2 p.m. - Memorial Service for Terri Harris.
    • December 12, 1:30 pm: Christmas Potluck and Rose Sunday. Our first potluck and holiday music sing-along with the Cohens.  
    • December 19, Christmas Concert in the Sanctuary
    • December 22, 7:30 p.m. Candlelight Service with Mary Ekler.
    • December 25, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Christmas Breakfast
    • December 26, 9:30 am - World Peace Meditation with Monica Gump
    • December 26 - 11:00 a.m. Special music during service with Tina Meeks


    Classes


    "Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself"

    Tuesdays, October 19 - December 14 6:30 - 8:30 PM




    Classes above are offered with a Zoom hybrid option.  Please contact Rev. Dr. Kristina Collins for details.

    Past Events

    Taize Meditation Service

    October 24, 2021

    Click here to view the service


    Links to this Week's Service Recordings


    Sunday, Wednesday "Open at the  Top"  

    and Friday "Inspiration by the Bay"

    Facebook Live Recording Links



    Notification regarding Facebook Live Stream Services


    Due to current increased security concerns in Facebook and other social media platforms, SSL has recently made changes to the policy regarding interacting in group activity such as FB Live streamed events.  Please note that Facebook has determined that accounts that have no profile photo associated with it has a higher likelihood of being a fake account designed to either scam vulnerable participants and/or to propagate inappropriate messages both on our personal pages and during livestream events. 

    It is advisable that you follow the instructions below to ensure that you may continue to interact in FB Live events: 

    • To participate by commenting during our events, create a Facebook account, join the Sanctuary for Spiritual Living (SSL - Covina) group (an account is not required to view livestream events via the links below).
    • Ensure that your privacy settings in your account are set to "friends only."  
    • Ensure that you have a profile photo in your account (an image of you is not required - you may choose an image of nature or your favorite pet.
    • Contact Peggy Huber or Monica Gump if your comments are not shown in FB Live events, we can restore them as well as provide help with the above instructions.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your cooperation in keeping our online presence safe. 

    Sunday Service Nov 28, 2021 "Appreciation and Celebration" Rev. Dr. Kristina Collins

    • 0:00:00   Welcome & Invocation
    • 0:19:00   Sunday Talk 
    • 1:01:00  Healing Meditation


    Inspiration by the Bay Nov 26, 2021 Rev. Dr. Carol Bliss


    Open at the Top Nov 22, 2021 Rev. Dr. Greg Dorst



    Go here for a complete list of recording links


    COVID 19 and Church Safety

    Please visit the COVID-19 Updates page for info on church policies that have been established to ensure safe interaction during Sunday Services and other church event. 

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    Supporting our Church

    We appreciate your continued financial support and pledges to our wonderful Sanctuary. About 35% of our budget comes from classes, events and rentals. The expenses are of course on-going, although some will drop because of us not heating rooms.
    You can make your donations by credit or debit by using the button below,  or simply mailing a check to the Sanctuary.

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    We understand the concern and disappointment at having to postpone the events we have been so looking forward to.  Be conscious that these measures are temporary and we hold Divine anticipation for all to return to normal in time.  We embrace cooperation with CDC guidelines for staying safe and preventing the spread of COVID 19 as part of our spiritual practice affirming wholeness and vibrant life for all.
    You will soon receive information on SSL's comprehensive plan to manage services, classes and meetings in light of the COVID 19 pandemic.



    From my heart to yours, 
    Rev. Dr. Kristina Collins

        "God is my Wholeness, Strength and Life. I am vibrant, healthy and strong." 

    From my heart to yours,

    Reverend Dr. Kristina Collins

    Open at the Top" service at 7:00 pm

    We help one another to see Life’s “big picture” and to allow God to fully embrace our lives for true health, happiness and well-being.

    A Wednesday meeting place where Rev. Greg Dorst JD, CADC II brings people together to experience the Science of Mind in everyday life.

    Rev. Greg says, “We all have our issues in life, our ups and downs. Let’s use the greatest set of spiritual tools known to humankind, literally given to use by Ernest Holmes and the mystics, to apply to our real-world situations. How you make these ideas ‘work’ in your life is the challenge. To learn about our philosophy is one thing, to LIVE it is another.”


    Connect with Rev. Greg on Twitter Top @g_dorst

    Visit Rev. Greg's You Tube VLogs


      Our Church family opens its arms to you!

      If you are here for the first time, we hope your visit will give you a sense of what our community is about. We are people from all walks of life, joined by a common belief in the Eternal Presence we call God, who created a perfect universe with love. We embrace Life as a gift to be appreciated to its fullest. We accept all humanity in the conviction that we are all one in creation.

      This website is intended to provide basic information on who we are, what we believe in, and how we put it in daily practice. If you live in Southern California, come and spend some time with us. If you are visiting our region, stop by to take a respite from your travels. You will find our welcome as warm as our weather.

      For those of you who are already familiar with our Church, welcome back. This website is published to give you up to date information on the many activities taking place every month. You can hear about the people you know and love, and schedule to visit us on special occasions, or every Sunday. Either way, a loving SOM hug awaits you!

      Please take a look at a schedule of our events and classes, go to the SSL Church Calendar Page.


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