Adult Education

Whether you are new to Center for Spiritual Living or have been part of this community for many years, you will find one consistent thread running through the curriculum we offer – the opportunity to bring the message, feeling, and thought you experience during services to your daily life. What you hear can be what you learn and live through the CSL Education Program!

There are six categories of study:

  • Core Practical Spirituality
  • Practitioner Training
  • Modern Mysticism
  • Enrichment
  • Spirit At Work
  • Wealth Now!

These classes and workshops include well-rounded teachings to deepen your spiritual connection and improve every part of your life.  Please contact me directly at 206.527.8801 x5107 or EMAIL if I can be of any support in selecting your course of study. We are committed to helping you brighten your light, shining from within, out into your world.



Rev. Debora Gay

Director of Education


Adult Education Policies:

The Center for Spiritual Living Adult Education program gives adults of all ages the opportunity to journey more deeply within through study, prayer with others, and by practicing spiritual principles in their daily lives.

Certificated Classes: There are seven certificated classes that provide a comprehensive understanding of the Core Concepts of Science of Mind. They are Beyond Limits, Spiritual Practices To Live By, Self-Mastery, Watching God Grow Up, Financial Freedom, Exploring the Roots of Science of Mind, and Essential Ernest. Certificated classes may be taken in any order following Beyond Limits but may not be taken concurrently. Beyond Limits is a prerequisite to all certificated classes, to many of the other CSL workshops, retreats and classes, as well as required for Center for Spiritual Living membership.

Pre-registration:  Registration no later than one week prior to the start of each class ensures adequate class size and materials, and is encouraged.  Classes may cancel if enrollment is low prior to class beginning.  Register online at or sign up at the Registration Desk in the Celebration Hall lobby.

Pay What You Will: For Beyond Limits, Spiritual Practices To Live By, and Self Mastery, we follow a pay-what-you-will process. At registration, students pay a non-refundable materials fee of $15. At the first class, students fill out a Class Commitment Fee form, wherein you tell us your tuition amount for the class and with what frequency you plan to pay that amount. Every amount is welcome equally, to keep these three classes open to all students, regardless of finances.

Payment Plan:  Payment in full (if class/workshop fee is less than $100) is required. A minimum $100 deposit on classes, workshops, and retreats more that $100 holds your place in the event. The balance must be paid before or at the first class/workshop/retreat session.  See below for refund opportunities.

Auditing:  Auditing is available for certificated classes only.  To be eligible for the Auditing discount of 50%, you must have previously completed and passed the course within the past 3 years, and paid all outstanding balances prior to registration.  To be considered as an Audit for a class, registe in person at the registration desk in the Celebration Hall lobby on Sunday or call 206-527-8801, x5101.

Refund Policy:  Refunds are based on the date CSL’s Adult Education Registrar is notified of withdrawal, according to the following guidelines:

Class cancelled by CSL

~  100% refund

Classes with 1-4 sessions:

~  100% refund with notification to CSL prior to second class

~  50% refund with notification prior to 3rd class

~  0% refund with notification from 3rd class on

Classes with 5 or more sessions:

~  100% refund with notification to CSL prior to second class

~  50% refund with notification prior to 3rd class

~  0% refund with notification from 3rd class on

To be eligible for a refund, all withdrawals must be recorded by the Adult Education Registrar.  To officially withdraw from a class, leave a voicemail at 206-527-8801, x 5101 or email to  Withdrawals will be recorded the same day as notified if on a business day.  Withdrawals will be recorded on the first business day following notification if notification is made after business hours or on weekends or holidays.

Notifying an instructor does not constitute official withdrawal from class.  It is the student’s responsibility to make sure a withdrawal is recorded and dated with the Adult Education Registrar to be eligible for any refund.

Refunds will be issued by credit card for payments made on credit card and by check for payments made by check or cash.  Credits will not be held on the books for future classes.

Attendance:  Each class syllabus specifies the allowable number of absences. You must notify the instructor or class assistant when you are not able to attend. All homework must be made up before class completion can be granted.

Photographs: We occasionally take publicity photos during classes. Your instructor will notify you if photos will be taken in your class. If you do not want your photo taken, please let your instructor and the photographer know at that time.

Register online at or visit our registration desk in the Celebration Hall for more information.

Contact: Adult Education at: 206/527-8801, ext. 5101, Click to EMAIL