Celebrating New Thought in Atlanta

since 1979
Rev. Dr. J. Kennedy Shultz

First introduced to Religious Science while working in New York City - Kennedy Shultz became a pillar of the organization.  As founder of the Atlanta Church of Religious Science, one of the fastest growing churches in the movement.  He also served as President of Religious Science Interntional and was a highly sought ofter speaker at New Thought functions around the country.  

Dr. Shultz retired in July of 1999, and made his transition on Sept. 13, 1999.

It all started here...
summer 1979

in July of 1979 J. Kennedy Shultz started gathering and teaching at the Admiral BenBow in Atlanta.  Schultz was not yet a minister, but his friends were adiment that he start the gatherings.  He became the founding minister after his graduation in the following months.

November 1979
Church Charter recognized

Religious Science International officially recognized and granted the charter for the Atlanta Church of Religious Science.

Rev. Paul Gonyea
Recognized for 30 years of service.

The President of the Religious Science International Board of Trustees, Dr. Kenn Gordon sends his blessings and certificate comemorating the churches 30th anniversary.

Rev. Dr. David Ault

In the churches third decade, it welcomes its 3rd minister to lead.  Dr. David Ault spearheaded a season of growth and change as the community branched out and purchased its own building for the first time.

March 2012
granted legacy community status in the newly formed Centers for Spiritual Living

in 2012 the two branches of Religious Science organizations completed their historic birthing of a new organization to carry their legacy forward: Centers for Spiritual Living.

Visit Centers for Spiritual Living
Celebrating 35 years of service and community!
Rev. Dr. David Alexander
2019 - Present

After 1 year on the SLCA speakers council in 2018, the SLCA Board extended an offer to Dr. David and family to become the 4th Spiritual Director in SLCA's history.

Celebrating 40 years and the installation of our 4th Spiritual Director.