What's Happening

Mendocino North Coast Getaway Drawing, June 3rd-September 9th

posted May 22, 2018, 1:07 PM by Julie Cooke

First prize is a wonderful prize package valued at over $700 that includes two nights lodging at the Beachcomber Motel, $150 in dining gift certificates at the Mendocino Hotel and Flow Restaurants, two tickets to the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, and a $100 Visa gift card to spend as you’d like, second prize: $100 gift certificate to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and third prize will be a basket of local products.

Ticket cost: $10 each, 3 for $25, 10 for $50

Ticket sales begin on Sunday, June 3rd and the drawing will be held after the Sunday Celebration Service on September 9th.

Tickets available in the Center Administration office at 789 Bille Road, Monday-Thursday, 10-4.

Art Show through May 31st: Jim Lawrence

posted May 1, 2018, 3:31 PM by Julie Cooke

Abstract art of Jim Lawrence is on display in the Social Hall of the Center for Spiritual Living, Paradise, 789 Bille Rd, Paradise (530) 877-5673, www.paradisecsl.org.  The exhibit covers more than 20 years of his paintings, showing a progression of styles and subjects.  Free admission.  Artwork is for sale.  On view now through May 31, 2018. Hours 10 am - 4 pm Mon-Thurs; 9 am - noon Sun.  

A Summer Bash with the Alan Rigg Band, Friday, June 29th at 6:30 pm

posted Mar 29, 2018, 11:03 AM by Julie Cooke   [ updated May 15, 2018, 2:08 PM ]

A Summer Bash with

the Alan Rigg Band

(an energetic evening of blues, R&B, jazz, Zydeco, and rock & roll)


Friday, June 29, 2018



Light dinner begins at 6:30 pm

Beer & wine available for purchase


Pre-sale tickets available Monday-Thursday, 10:00am-4:00 pm

 Call for more details

2018 Movie Nights

posted Mar 20, 2018, 2:51 PM by Julie Cooke   [ updated Apr 19, 2018, 7:10 PM ]

Friday, May 18th at 6:30 pm: "The Power of the Heart"

Friday, November 2nd at 6:30 pm: "Coco"

$10 at the door...we'll supply the popcorn.

The Peter Turner Coffeehouse, Friday, October 5th at 6:30pm

posted Mar 20, 2018, 2:48 PM by Julie Cooke

The Peter Turner Coffeehouse is an event to showcase local talent as we honor the memory of our dear friend. Beer, wine, and snacks will be available for purchase. Sign ups to perform will be available mid-summer. If you have any questions, please call the Center at 877-5673.

Save the date, Friday, October 5th at 6:30pm. Love offerings will be gratefully accepted!

2018 Second Sunday Talk & Forums

posted Jan 30, 2018, 11:43 AM by Julie Cooke   [ updated Feb 21, 2018, 2:12 PM ]

February 11th:       The Law of Circulation

March 11th:             The Law of Cause & Effect (Karma)

April 8th:                 Aging as a Spiritual Practice

May 13th:                 Caregiving as a Spiritual Practice

June 10th:               Making Friends with Mortality

July 8th:                   Angels

August 12th:           Gratitude

September 9th:     Dreams; Sleep as a Spiritual Practice

October 14th:         Spiritual Guidance, Intuition, & Infinite Wisdom


Rev. Andy’s Sunday talk will correspond with the conversational forum topic on the second Sunday of each month through October. Each topic will be grounded in New Thought metaphysical ideas and teachings.


Rev. Andy Torkelson's Sunday talk, May 27th at 10:00 am "Will" with Special Music by Alan Rigg

posted Oct 3, 2017, 11:27 AM by Julie Cooke   [ updated May 22, 2018, 12:59 PM ]

Please join Rev. Andy during our celebration service for an inspirational and enlightening talk entitled:



 “The “WILL” is the avenue through which the ‘I AM’ is expressed.”        -Charles Fillmore

If we have “WILL” –Spirit provides the “WAY”!


Affirmation: Through spiritual practice, and personal responsibility –my “WILL” is birthed, each day. 

First Sunday: Global Intention/Prayer for Peace

posted Feb 28, 2017, 8:56 PM by Julie Cooke

On the first Sunday of every month during the 10:00 am Celebration Service, 
please join us in community in an intention and prayer for global peace for all sentient beings.

Weekly Twelve Step Meetings

posted Nov 8, 2016, 12:29 PM by Julie Cooke   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 2:37 PM ]

At our Center, we are proud to host three weekly twelve step meetings:

Wednesdays: 6:00-7:15 pm (Al-Anon)       

WSO # 0001852
Paradise AFG
**Closed Meeting**

Thursdays: 7:00-8:00 pm

Marijuana Anonymous

Fridays: 12:00-1:00 pm (Al-Anon)
WSO # 0001351
Friday Noon Step Study AFG

Awakened Heart Meditation with Molly Mele every Friday at 10:00 am

posted Nov 13, 2012, 6:45 PM by Jay Cooke   [ updated Nov 9, 2017, 5:11 PM by Julie Cooke ]

Get centered in the loving-kindness of Spirit by attending Molly Mele's weekly guided and silent meditation,
every Friday from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Mindful Movement at 9:45 am, if you're interested.

Love Offerings gratefully accepted.

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