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Minister's Message - January 10, 2014

The famous composer Beethoven, began losing his hearing in his late twenties. He experienced the early signs of tinnitus which results in excessive ringing, whistling and high-pitched roaring in one’s ears. After awhile his hearing was completely gone, yet he continued to compose for decades. There is much to the story regarding his physical torment, anguish and ultimate surrender to his physical condition. There also exists here a powerful testament to the undaunted ability of creation to find its way when it has a willing subject. Experiencing the roar of our own......

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Triumph Gala Highlights

Triumph Gala Highlights

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Congratulations to our 2nd Annual Triumph Gala Raffle Winners! 7-Night Stay in Tuscany Prize Winner: Joy Goodman and $500 Prize Winner: Helen Besal Special thanks to ALL who supported and attended this great event. See you in 2014! Photo: David Rams...

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Minister's Message - December 19, 2013

Dear SLCA Family, As I address this by using the word family, I do so with the most beautiful and grateful of intentions. I have long ago discovered that family is rarely those we call our blood relatives but more true to form, it is made up of a patchwork of souls who have shown up in both the lows and the highs, the victories and defeats of life, actively choosing to stick around and dance this dance of life through the thick and the thin. The beautiful one’s in the above......

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Minister's Message - November 22, 2013

It was believed to be the poet June Jordan who first uttered the words, ‘We are the ones we have been waiting for.” I’ve heard this presented many times as a call for the timid, hesitant, fearful part of us to rise up and make bold choices in the way in which we engage in the world. Oftentimes, for lack of self-honoring, we resist. Our internal programming feels incongruent with such boldness and we expend great energy in our resistance to see ourselves as powerful and whole. Sometimes we go as far......

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Atlanta Minister Receives International Award

FOR PRESS RELEASE August 16, 2013 [hr] Minister of Atlanta Outstanding Religious Organization Receives International Award. Geneva, Switzerland…The 2013 Be The Change Award, honoring individuals living the example inspired by Ghandi’s moral ideal to be the change we wish to see in the world, integrating personal, spiritual practice and global activism, has been awarded to Rev. Dr. David Ault. Rev. Ault is the Senior Minister of Spiritual Living Center of Atlanta (SLCA) in Atlanta, GA. SLCA has been awarded “Best of Atlanta Outstanding Religious Organization” since 2011 and is an affiliate of......

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2013 Poetry Contest Winners

2013 Poetry Contest Winners

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Congratulations to Lorri Palko and Deb Keegan our new 2013 Poetry Contest Winners! Their co-written “Live Inspired” winning entry will also be composed as a song by our Music Director Penelope Williams. Watch presentation and read the award winning work below: Live Inspired By Lorri Palko and Deb Keegan say yes to, awakening a heart filled with a chorus knowledge uncovered by a whisper energy radiating from the universe the joy of a playful child awaken love say yes to, being the freedom of tumbleweed the creative power of a river the......

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2013 Volunteer Awards

2013 Volunteer Awards

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On Sunday, June 30, 2013 SLCA hosted a Volunteer Appreciation at Saba Restaurant in Decatur. SLCA Volunteer Award Recipients are as follows: Male/Female Volunteers of the Year Carrie Fowler & Dawn Ann Jameson, Dwight Spence & Emmett Swint Lifetime Achievement– Joe Walker (not pictured) Youth Ministry – Bill McBride Usher – Paula Davis Creative Arts Ministry (Music) – Deb Brake Creative Arts Ministry (Dance) – Katrina Reid (not pictured) Practitioner – Randy Southerland (not pictured) Media/Branding – Arthur Ratliff Outstanding Youth Volunteer – Eliza Huffman (not pictured)...

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SLCA Awarded Best Of Atlanta

SLCA Awarded Best Of Atlanta

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  FOR PRESS RELEASE May 20, 2013 Spiritual Living Center of Atlanta Receives 2013 Best of Atlanta Award NEW YORK, NY, May 8, 2013 — For the third consecutive year, Spiritual Living Center of Atlanta has been selected for the 2013 Best of Atlanta Award in the Outstanding Religious Organization category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business......

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