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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.


Sunday, July 20, 2014: Dr. Carol Carnes

Topic:"Ruts & Grooves"



Dr. Carol Carnes


Music: Sunday, July 20, 2014: Lisa Ferraro & Erika Luckett

Lisa Ferraro & Erika Luckett






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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New & Existing OCSL Members - URGENT!

Whether you have been a member for years or want to join OCSL, it is a legal requirement to have our members on file as having signed an application and been approved by the LC. It was not done in the past. We are bringing OCSL up to date and in compliance. Any one who wishes to be an active voting member of OCSL must fill out the application and join now in 2014. This is a necessary function of the business aspect of OCSL. We need to have accurate records of membership. There will be an annual or every two years renewal. This is standard operating procedure for Churches and Centers in our organization. We look forward to getting your application. Deadline is July 14! Contact Constance Chapman after July 14 for additional information and assistance at



Are you ready to step into leadership at OCSL?We are currently seeking candidates for our special election to be held in September at the special meeting of members.At the meeting we will elect five members to the Leadership Council to fill the new positions created by our updated bylaws. The Leadership Council is the steward for the overall direction, health and manifestation of vision for the Center and the community at the highest level possible. Click here for the application, which includes membership requirements and what Council membership means.

OCSL has new bylaws! At the Annual Meeting on March 21 the proposed revisions to our bylaws were approved. You will find these here. The Core Council is now the Leadership Council. Over the summer a newly constituted Nominating Team will recruit, screen and interview potential candidates for the five new positions on the Leadership Council, and there will be a special election on September 12 to elect your new leadership representatives. The application form for the Leadership Council can be downloaded here. The three current Council members who shall continue to serve until the 2015 Annual Meeting are Katherine Saux, Sanford Livingston and Geri Carder. Constance Chapman and Ellen Piepenbrink have graciously and generously agreed to extend their terms until the September meeting. For the Annual Meeting PowerPoint presentation Click Here. For the Annual Meeting notes Click Here. The notes are also posted on the Social Hall bulletin board.

We are on the way to transformation and always under God's guidance.

Blessings to all.

Katherine Saux, Chair

Leadership Council



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Weekly Reading from
the OCSLSunday Service


June 8, 2014 Open Forum Power Point.


Sunday Mornings




Wednesday Evening Oasis
Meditation at 6:30 pm
Service at 7:00 to 8:00pm


Wellness Wednesdays Suspended until September

Contact: for more information.

Yoga/Meditative Movement Mondays, 6:30–8pm

Deeksha: Tuesdays, 12–1pm

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