OCSL will continue its One-Service Schedule until our new Senior Minister is hired




Oakland Center for Spiritual Living provides spiritual tools to transform our personal lives and make the world a better place.

We offer Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services, classes that deepen your understanding and use of spiritual principles, and a community that lifts, inspires and encourages you in your spiritual journey.


April Theme: "Waking Up"

Sunday, April 19, 2015

SPEAKER: Rev. Katherine Saux

TOPIC: The Cosmic Alarm Clock

Rev. Katherine Saux

April 19, 2015 ~ MUSICIANS:


Sharon Henderson & Friends



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2015 Candidates for Leadership Council

Election of Five Leadership Council Members

Dear Members,

On behalf of the Leadership Council of the Oakland Center for Spiritual Living, I would like to invite you to the 2015 Annual Meeting.  It will be Friday evening, March 27. 

This year there is a slate of seven people from which to fill five vacancies on the Leadership Council. One of those vacancies is the Treasurer as Sanford Livingston’s term of office is up.  The nominees are:

Lori Abendroth, RScP, Sabrina Shane, Jon Eccleston, Beth VanArkel, Hubert G. Morgan and Ellen Woods.

In addition, Sanford Livingston is running for another term as Treasurer. 

You will find the biographies of the slate of candidates recommended by the Nominating Committee by clicking here.

Only members in good standing will be eligible to vote.  Please bring your OCSL membership card for quick registration to obtain a voting ballot.

Absentee ballots will be available from the nominating table beginning March 8 and every Sunday thereafter until March 25. Absentee ballots must be returned by March 25. For any questions, contact Deborah Jackson at 510-652-7269 or at 

As usual, the meeting will be preceded by a congregational dinner which is open to all congregants. Dinner will begin at 6:00.  Come enjoy some social time and make your voice heard.

Many blessings,

Garnet McQuitty

Leadership Council, Secretary


Spiritual Diversity Commision


The "Centers for Spiritual Living Diversity Commission" is pleased to offer the attached video prepared for the Diversity Commission by Reverend Georgia Prescott and the Center for Spiritual Awareness in Sacramento, CA. Video

Sacred Business Ministry - Business Directory (Click Here)

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Freedom Anywhere, April 2015

Volume 4, Number 4

Please Click Here to read this month's issue of Freedom Anywhere

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Rev. Katherine Saux, OCSL Staff Minister

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Wellness Wednesdays Suspended until September
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