YOUTH PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
Children are not “empty vessels,” but full expressions of Spirit waiting to be revealed. At Center for Spiritual Living we teach our youth to believe in themselves and trust their own intuition and wisdom. We provide them with a safe and nurturing environment to explore their spirituality and to gain a foundation of values using Science of Mind principles. We encourage our youth to develop a personal relationship with Spirit through the practices of:
•Arts, Crafts and Music
•Service and Community
Science of Mind principles form the basis of our youth curriculum. We teach children that Spirit manifests in and through all of creation. They learn how they can interact with Spirit as a co-creative partner. Our youth program present great ways to grow and nurture the innate curiosity and keenness that exists in our youth. Key principles taught at CSL are:
•Life Skills and Strategies
•Making Good Choices
•Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem
Nursery (Newborn to 3 years)
We provide childcare service for infants and toddlers. We believe seeds of spirituality can be planted even in the early years. Our volunteers provide a loving environment for babies and toddlers that supports their natural creativity.
Youth (4 to 12 years)
Our youth classes are all about learning in a fun and loving environment. We teach children to form an inner connection with Spirit. We work with them to develop character traits such as compassion toward others, creativity, respect and integrity.
Our teen program focuses on teaching them to understand their unique ability to create their own experience. As their bodies go through changes, so do their minds. We encourage and teach rites of passage into adulthood so they can make the transition from child to adult smoother. We also incorporate the use of technology and apps for smart phones to help them develop a daily spiritual practice.
April 1 – Easter: You Are A Conscious Creation of Spiri
You are an expression of God entitled to a life of love and joy! Come for class and stay for our annual Easter Egg Hunt after service.
April 8 – My Subconscious Made Me Do It
What you believe (even unconsciously) creates your actions. Be conscious about your beliefs to build the actions and life you want.
April 15 –Embrace Your Inner Rebel
You are connected to the One Mind, all the answers, and a knowing that guides you. Sometimes, our inner rebel is trying to tell us something based on that connection.
April 22 – Earth Day: Gratitude—The Gateway Drug to Awesomeness
Let’s be thankful together—thankful for our world, our community, ourselves, and more. Gratitude creates happiness and contentment.
April 29 – Fear is For Suckers
Don’t get sucked into fear. It’s made up stories leading you down the wrong path.