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youth virtual sunday service youth programSundays 9:30-10:15am EST

Every Sunday, our Youth Program teaches children and young adults 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.

You and your children are invited to join Kirby Monestime, CSL Youth Director, for a virtual Zoom Sunday Service Youth Program this and every Sunday 9:30-10:15am EST.

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Youth Program Classes

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.

Teen Program

The program focuses on teaching teens 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 technology and apps for smart phones to help them develop a daily spiritual practice.

Youth Program Curriculum

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:

  • Core Values
  • Life Skills and Strategies
  • Problem Solving
  • Making Good Choices
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem

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:

  • Affirmations
  • Meditation
  • Arts, Crafts and Music
  • Service and Community

 


Meet Kirby!

Kirby Monestime
Youth Director

meet kirby

Kirby Monestime has been attending CSL for almost 3 years now. The CSL community has come to represent a path to love, abundance and spiritual refinement for him. Currently, Kirby is a Director of Marketing and Sales for a Dental Practice Management company. With over 15 years of marketing experience and supporting small and large clients like JPMorgan Chase and American Express, Kirby understands the importance of strong leadership, flexibility, organization and creativity.

Kirby grew up in Long Island NY, yes in the town of Amityville where the famous movie the Amityville Horror was filmed. At a very young age of 12, Kirby became a Junior Vacation Bible School teacher, providing kids ages 3-7 love and support through the creation and delivery of a Bible based curriculum. During his teenage years, he also played various leadership roles in supporting his local church’s Children’s Ministry as well as the Royal Rangers Spiritual Youth program. Kirby has always had a passion for inspiring young adults to live their fullest life.

Kirby relocated from NY to Fort Lauderdale in 2015 after meeting his amazing and loving better half Michael. Together they continue to explore and embrace the science of mind philosophy and teaching. Through volunteering in the CSL Sunday Youth ministry over the last 6 months, Kirby quickly realized that his heart was led to playing a larger role in the CSL community as well as in being a light to the youth in the church as they transform into loving, compassionate, self-fulfilling adults. In his spare time, Kirby works out, enjoys movies and can often be found spending time at home or having others come by for a meal and friendly fellowship. Kirby is excited to embark on this new role of Youth Director and welcomes thoughts, ideas or feedback on how to build a safe, loving and engaging community for our kids.

Youth and Family Services: January Curriculum


January 3rd - Spiritual Fitness

Do you want to know if you are spiritually fit? Ask yourself,
How loving am I?,
How free am I?,
How honest am I? (are you authentic),
How wise am I? (are you learning as you go),
How much at peace am I?,
How joyful am I?,
These questions can help you determine if spiritually fit. When we live in love, freedom, honesty, wisdom, peace and joy, we are being spiritually fit. Being spiritually fit doesn't mean you are perfect, it is just an awareness of where we are and who we are being.

January 10th - Motivation Recharge

Behind all negative behavior is fear. Whatever is happening, whether you call it success or failure, it is there to unfold something great within you. Think big and start small, but just get started. Step into your power and rise to your potential.

January 17th - Soul Detox

Before you can get the best out of yourself, know what brings out the best in you. If something is not good for you, get rid of it. When you detox, you are removing yourself from a toxic situation. To detox yourself: Understand your sensitivity, people treat you the way you allow them to treat you. Take an honest look at yourself , be honest with your feelings and thoughts. Answer the question, do you really want to change? How committed are you to the process of change?

January 24th - Minding Your Language

Make LOVE your only four letter word. Say what you mean and mean what you say. Walk your talk. Use powerful phrases like I am strong, I am healthy, I am creative. Use the phrase I am experiencing vs. I am. When you use positive language, you will feel much calmer. Once words come out of your mouth you cannot take them back. Be Wise with your words.

January 31st - Holding Your Power and Living With Joy

You have power! Be aware of your own energy. Be authentic and true to yourself. Take yourself away from situations that cause you fear. Unhappiness is a bad habit but Happiness is a natural state. Remember to go to your happy place when things don't feel right. You can live for yourself and not others. Focus on your heart center. Allow nature to restore you. Nature holds a restorative power. All in all, remember to love yourself and others.

Affirmation