Centers for Spiritual Living Diversity Commission
573 Park Point Drive
Golden, Colorado, 80401
Phone: 720-496-1370

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Black History month

Week 1 video Black History Month: https://youtu.be/0KX_GX31QWs

Week 2 video Black History Month: https://youtu.be/Dr9zktPtElk

Week 3 video Black History Month: https://youtu.be/5IlAUxZ6lDg

Week 4 video Black History Month: https://youtu.be/SQM7GJnhPBo

Chanukah (Dec. 6th or 13th)

The Diversity Commission invites you to celebrate Chanukah (Dec. 6th or 13th) in either a simple way by having a sacred reading having to do with Judism (sample included) or perhaps having items on an altar such as a menorah (candle holder) or some gelt (chocalate candy wrapped as coins) or small boxes wrapped as presents or a dreidel or two. If you have Jewish congregants you might ask them to light the Menorah with the traditional prayer (sample included). Some may even wish a more in depth look into this holiday by developing a sermon which explores this holiday through the eyes of a religious scientist (sample included)

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Bodhi Day - Dec. 8, 2015

The Diversity Commission invites you to celebrate Bodhi Day from the Buddhist Tradition in either a simple way by having a sacred reading having to do with Buddhism (sample included) or perhaps having items on an altar such as a Buddha statue, a Quan Yin statue, flowers, a small empty wooden bowl, incense. If you have Buddhist members in your congregation you might askthem to light a candle with the traditional prayer (sample included). Some may even wish a more in depth look into this holiday by developing a sermon which explores this holiday through the eyes of a religious scientist (sample included)

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Winter Solstice - Dec. 21st.

The Diversity Commission invites you to celebrate Winter Solstice from Earth Based Traditions in either a simple way by having a sacred reading having to do with Winter Solstice (sample included) or perhaps having items on an altar such as a wreath, yule log, candles representing the directions, pine cones. You might want to have a member “call in the directions” (sample included). Some may even wish a more in depth look into this holiday by developing a sermon which explores this holiday through the eyes of a religious scientist (sample included)

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 Kwanzaa - Dec. 26th - Jan. 1st

The Diversity Commission invites you to celebrate Kwanzaa, one of the fastest growing winter holidays in the Americas in either a simple way by having a sacred reading (sample below)having to do with African Culture (sample included) or perhaps having items on an altar such fruit, a woven basket or placemat, the Kinara ( special candle holder) simple hand-made craft gift and an ear of corn to reprepresent the children of your community.   You might want to have a member light the Kinara stating all seven principles: Umoja/ Unity, Kujicaqulia/Self-Determination (this is the Principle that falls on a Sunday this year and there is a sample sermon available), Ukima/Collective Work and Responsibility, Ujama/Cooperative Economics, Nia/Purpose, Kuumba/Creativity, Imani/faith. Some of you may even wish a more in depth look into this holiday by developing a sermon which explores this holiday through the eyes of a religious scientist (sample included)

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Passover Haggadah