4 Benefits of Belonging
Center for Spiritual Living (CSL) Seattle consists of people near and far united by our belief in a power greater than ourselves, our love of spiritual teachings, our passion for personal and global transformation and our shared vision of being a Force for Good in the world.
We believe that membership is about community.
We want to surround ourselves with those who share our values and vision and are inspired to change the world for the better. It’s about supporting and uplifting each other as we grow, learn, and give back, together. It’s also about guiding and leading our community through service. Above all, membership is about finding your spiritual home – a place where you can be and become your best self, form lasting friendships, and make a positive impact on the world.
As a CSL Seattle member you belong to a family of over 450 other members—together, we are CSL Seattle.
As a CSL Seattle member, you feel good about belonging to a community and feeling a deeper connection with others on their spiritual journey. You are interested to invest in a community that is creating a collective greater Good and you want to be part of it. You benefit from the energy and intention of a group of people supporting you along your path. Maybe you just enjoy the idea of belonging to a group of likeminded people for spiritual friendship, learning, and shared experiences.
As a member, you are an integral part of the CSL Community and you have opportunities to serve as a volunteer and meet people with similar passions. You are supported in finding a prayer partner or a Sangha and have access to the private CSL Seattle member-only Facebook group where you can share miracles, uplifting news, and read thoughtful reflections.
Spiritual Education & Inspiration
Part of Center for Spiritual Living Seattle’s vision is to provide premier spiritual education. In addition to three Sunday services comprised of inspiring talks by excellent dynamic spiritual teachers, and the mid-week “Faith Lift” online, CSL Seattle offers courses on a broad range of spiritual and life-enriching areas of study in addition to a comprehensive training to become a licensed prayer practitioner.
In addition to taking advantage of available prayer support like the Ministry of Prayer, the prayer and inspiration lines, “Thoughts to Sleep On” by phone, and several drop-in support groups, as a member, you will be invited by a licensed practitioner to submit a prayer request quarterly and they will pray for you personally. In addition, we will call you to check in on how you are doing 2-3 times per year.
Ownership of Your Spiritual Home
As a member, you enjoy sharing your time, talent, and treasure with a place that appreciates who you are. You are an owner of your spiritual home. As such, you support it financially. You are invited to the annual business meeting, regular Community Conversations hosted by the Board of Trustees, and offer direct feedback through annual member feedback evaluations. And, since you own the place, you are granted free use of the sanctuary for three hours for weddings and memorials.
Become A Member
Make CSL Seattle Your Spiritual Home
Becoming a member is a heartfelt commitment to be an active part of the CSL community. As a member, we encourage you to participate regularly in our Sunday services, classes and social gatherings, and to grow in Spirit through a well-balanced set of Spiritual Practices: prayer, meditation, sacred service, gracious giving (that is tax deductible) and spiritual study.
If you’re considering membership, we suggest you take our free Introduction to Practical Spirituality class, a two-hour workshop where you’ll learn more about the Center and our core teachings. This introductory class is a pre-requisite to our online membership course webinar, Global Path to Membership. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Questions? We’re here for you. Contact Rev. Abigail Schairer, at 206-527-8801 email@example.com.