CSL office phone number: (575) 523-4847 (HUGS)
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CSL's physical address: 575 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, NM 88001
Meditation before Sunday Service from 10:15am - 10:35am
We have reopened on Sundays!


For our safety, the Board reconsiders the mask requirements at each monthly meeting.

Pulled By Vision


To affirm is to declare that something is 100 percent true, and to stand in that truth — even in the face of all evidence to the contrary.

I receive what I need so that I give what is mine to give.

Click here to view last week's talk by Reverend Randy Granger
"It's All About Alignment"


Our prayer request button on the website!  Check it out. 
Click here to make a prayer request.
Turn in your confidential prayer requests on line, they go directly to a practitioner.

Updated Changes to CSL Office & Bookstore Hours:
For your safety, the Center for Spiritual Living in the Heart of Las Cruces is beginning to SLOWLY open the Center to some activities within the building. 
The bookstore is open!
The office is staffed 

Monday & Wednesday, 10:00am - 1:00pm,
on Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 9am-1pm.
Closed on Friday
If there is an emergency outside of business hours, call Reverend Bonnie's cell.
NA groups available on line at this link:  and have started to meet at the Center again following social distancing guidelines. 
While we recognize the health and well-being of everyone, we are being cautious in regard to our physical proximity to each other during this time. 
The Sunday celebration, with regular Sunday 
messages from Reverend Bonnie and other speakers, will be ready for your viewing on YouTube a few days after each Sunday morning on our YouTube channel (See link below) until further notice.

We are grateful for your continued support of  the Center with your prayers and tithes.
Reverend Bonnie L. Smith
Reverend Bonnie felt the call to ministry when she was in High School back in the 70’s. She attended Grinnell College where she double majored in religion and psychology graduating with a BA (1980).  Reverend Bonnie then became a certified American Sign Language interpreter, and has been serving the deaf community for over 30 years.
Rev Bonnie found her home in Religious Science in 2000 when she walked into the Albuquerque Center for Spiritual Living. She moved to Las Cruces in 2006 as she started her last year at the Holmes Institute with the goal of becoming a Community Spiritual Leader in some capacity through the Centers for Spiritual Living.  She received her MA in Consciousness Studies from the Holmes Institute in 2007. Presently she is an ordained Religious Science minister and Practitioner, and in the spring of 2013 began serving CSL in the Heart of Las Cruces, first as Interim, and then as the Permanent Community Spiritual Leader in November 2014. 

Rev. Bonnie believes that uplifting our consciousness uplifts and changes our lives. You can meet with her for personal spiritual counseling, pastoral care, or to gain a deeper understanding of these teachings by making an appointment. Rev. Bonnie and the Center are also available to serve you in celebrating life events such as weddings, & memorials, etc. In addition, she is also fluent in American Sign Language. Rev. Bonnie can be reached by calling or texting 575-635-8081, emailing, or leaving her a message at the Center.
Welcome back!

We have reopened the sanctuary
and bookstore.

For now, masks are required inside the Center, in respect for the health and safety of those vaccinated and those who are not.

Sunday Celebration 11:00am to 12:00pm

Meditation before the service
from 10:15am - 10:35am

The complete Sunday Celebration will be posted on YouTube a few days after the live service Sunday.
Two new Science of Mind Practitioners join our CSL team, Jennifer Kleitz and Judy Hunt, and we welcome back Emeritus Practitioner Geneva .
Welcome (at left) Jennifer Kleitz, RScP, and Judy Hunt, RScP
(Center) Geneva Collins Emeritus RScP, 
and Board President Bob Grier, RScP,
(at right) Emeritus Practitioners Tina Bailey, RScP and Doug Bailey, RScP

Anthony is back to host the ACIM meeting in person 
on Saturdays 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. 
Call the office for more information.

Center for Spiritual Living in the Heart of Las Cruces'
A bookshelf for the library
Donations to pay for the bookstore IPad

Donations toward paying our web designer 
Donations to pay for an ADA compliant toilet

These are items that the Center could put to good use.  If you are interested in making an in-kind donation please contact us by emailing the Center. Please provide what item you are interested in donating, your name, and a contact phone number where you can be reached. Lisa will get back with you and help you with the process.

Happy birthday to our Board President Bob Grier - July 8
2-Jul Ray Kleitz
3-Jul Tina Huyge
4-Jul Robert F. Allen
5-Jul Carolyn Sue Platt
7-Jul Liliane Pilot
11-Jul Lisa Tyler
16-Jul Donna Stryker
18-Jul Anthony Ulibarri
22-Jul Trevor Brown
24-Jul Jann July
30-Jul Leslie A. Fritz
30-Jul Larry Pass
31-Jul Katherine Conway
Spiritual Circles Discussion Group
on hiatus presently.  Call the office for more information.
Look what popped up!
Save the following Dates
(more info coming soon)........


Saturday, August 28
7pm - 10pm
Next Board Meeting
Sunday, August 15th at 12:30pm
Southern NM Pride

Saturday, October 2, 2021, in the Plaza downtown. 

We will have a booth with bookstore items and will need volunteers for short shifts between 5pm - 10pm.
 50th Annual Renaissance Arts Faire! 
Saturday & Sunday, November 6 & 7
A highlight of autumn in Young Park,
CSL will again partner with Temple Beth El
in a pastrami and hotdog booth. 
CSL's 35th Anniversary in Las Cruces

Sunday, December 5th at 12:15pm
June 2021
Greetings from your Board. This month we had a full agenda as we explored many issues related to the individual needs of the community, our budget, and the needs of our building. Rev. Bonnie walked us through an abbreviated Visioning exercise to help us get focused.

The board added six more hours a week for our new office manager, Lisa Tyler. The extra hours will cover the tasks of an Event Coordinator, something that is needed to explore ways to increase our income by expanding constructive use of our space at the Center.

The toilet in the main bathroom will be brought up to ADA compliance.

The board had a long discussion regarding whether to continue the requirement of masks in the building. Since there are those among us who will remain unvaccinated the board decided that masks will be the continued requirement during our normal CSL business hours and at any CSL sponsored event. The board will continue to research the best current practices given the status of the Covid virus, the possibility of new strains coming to our state and city, and continue to monitor the state and federal standards and requirements. Our main concern is creating as safe an environment as possible for all members of the community. We hope you understand.

Meditation is resuming on Sunday mornings from 10:15 to 10:35 with services starting at 11:00. The bookstore will be open before and after services. Remember to check the CSL website at
Love and Light,
Your Trustees

Our July tithe recipient:
Amador Health Center
Amador Health Center is the new name of the former St Luke’s Health Care Clinic on the Community of Hope campus. The mission remains the same: to provide access to vital integrated health and wellness services to all in the Las Cruces community and promote dignity, regardless of ability to pay. The vision is to provide care and bridge gaps between social services and people in need to restore hope and break the cycle of poverty.
SACRED SERVICE at our Center

Help in the Bookstore
Wisdom Through the Pages
We are seeking a volunteer Bookstore Coordinator, and volunteers who can help staff it. The Coordinator will need to do inventory, purchasing, accounting, and coordinate the other volunteers.

Contribute a few hours a month in Sacred Service to your spiritual home: volunteer in the bookstore.
Please call the office 575-523-4847 (HUGS)
if you are interested in Sacred Service.
 We have a congregant who wants to purchase gently used living room furniture, bookshelves, and a bedroom dresser. Please call the office if you have items she could consider.


below for video of Sunday services

Tithes and Donations can be made using:
~ Direct deposit to our bank account at US Bank via online transfer
~ DONATE button on the website:
~ Mailed to the office: 575 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, NM 88001
~ Dropped off at the Center, through the mail slot in the back door
Keep scrolling for lots more information!

Science of Mind Magazine

Properly known as “Science of Mind Magazine: Guide for Spiritual Living”, a metaphysical magazine publication that has been around since 1927 by Dr. Ernest Holmes. The magazine inspires readers to create happier, richer and more satisfying lives by using spiritual principles. This monthly publication has 40,000 subscribers around the world and a Facebook following of more than 400,000. It is available at Barnes & Noble and independent bookstores and comes in print and digital formats. It is published by Centers for Spiritual Living, which is headquartered in Golden, Colorado. 

Holmes developed a universal philosophy and tools for spiritual living that profoundly resonate to this day. His work provides us with a personal spiritual path, an understanding of our relationship with the Universe, and a connected and joyful approach to daily living.

You can get Science of Mind Magazine from us! 
Send us $5.50 via PayPal for a mailed copy,
or come by the Center to pick it up for $4.95 on
Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays
 Copies available from 10am - Noon.
Buying on Amazon?
They have a great program we participate in. 

In order for the Center to get a small percentage of the sale, the sale has to be placed on the
If you just purchase from the regular old website, it is not credited to our church. 

Please use the link above to buy on Amazon.

Have your purchases on Amazon automatically credited to CSL's account. These donations don't cost you anything extra, and you can be helping your spiritual home increase revenue.

Sign up on Amazon Smile so that $5 of every $1000 spent will be allocated to The Center for Spiritual Living
in the Heart of Downtown.

Thanks all, we got more than $145.00 from Amazon last month!!
NA meetings at the Center
Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays Noon - 1 pm
with masks and social distancing followed by intensive wipe-down.

Wednesday NA Women are meeting via Zoom only
You are loved. Stay connected with your CSL staff 
via phone or text. 

Reverend Bonnie L. Smith (575) 635-8081
Lisa Tyler (706) 889-0146
Kathleen Wolf (575) 571-5311
Katherine Conway (713) 504-2259
Please see our website for updates regarding events and virtual meetings.
Haiku is a contemplation. A moment. A meditation.
         Resplendent blossoms
         Vibrate in the morning light
         Sage blesses my home

                                                     Liliane Pilot, RScP
         Bridge called Rainbow

         Where our beloveds gather
         Such a Blessed place

                              Brenda De Haven

Retreat Registration Pricing

Early Bird Registration (Valid June 1 - July 16, 2021): $99 USD
  • Includes the offiical SOAR Gratitude Gift Pack shipped to your desk in time for the  retreat! 
Standard Registration (Valid July 17 - August 14, 2021): $139 USD

Registration includes access to all of the virtual programming on August 13 & August 14th. Additionally, sessions will be recorded for later viewing up to 90 days. The event will be hosted on a virtual event platform. 
Stay tuned for the official website launch on June 1 that will include all programming, speakers, workshops, and musical performances that will be included in this year's SOAR! 
Beloved Friends,

We are checking-in with an update on the Retreat regarding COVID-safe practices already in place!  We have been working closely with the Big Sky Resort on planning this year’s retreat to ensure the very latest CDC guidelines are followed for your comfort, well-being, and peace of mind.  Extra precautions are being taken such as enhanced cleaning, distancing and masks, and minimizing contact at points of sale.

With this level of care and consideration, we can all feel confident in having another wonder-filled time together!

Please check our 
website for updates and information!

Hope to see you there!  
Register TODAY!

Love and blessings,

Your Board of Directors,

Rev. Dr. Charles Geddes
Rev. Kathy Young
Dr. Katie Levi
Dawn Balogh
Rev. Michael Gott
Rev. Ali Benjamin
Please see our home office's website, 
Centers for Spiritual Living: Home Page,
for spiritual communities, publications, spiritual tools,
how to become a practitioner and other classes.


 Visit Our Website!

~Contact Us~
(575) 523-4847 (HUGS)
575 N. Main St.  Las Cruces, NM 88001

By Request
For Pastoral Care (By Appointment):
Reverend Bonnie Smith is available for private counseling & prayer
Rev. Bonnie Smith (575) 635-8081
Please be aware that you may appear in our social media in pictures/footage of the congregation.  If you do not want to appear on camera, please tell a staff member before the service.
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