Founder's Center for Spiritual Living
3281 W. 6th Street, LA, CA 90020
213-388-9733
FOUNDER'S IS OPEN!!

Join us for in person services in English and Spanish
on

Sunday, May 15th at 10 am


We have all safety protocols in place, masks are optional!

While we highly recommend that congregants get vaccinated prior to coming to service, it is not a requirement to attend. Just tell us your vaccination status as you enter the building so we can seat you properly.

If you have any questions, please call our Church Office:
213-388-9733 Ext. 101 for English
Ext. 118 for Spanish
3 WAYS TO HELP SUPPORT FOUNDER'S!
 We need your support more than ever!
 
1.Donations may be made through our website:
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2.Make a donation through "Easytithe"
Just text the amount of your donation to:
213-523-7270
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3.Checks can be mailed to our address:
3281 West 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Contact our office: 213-388-9733 Ext. 101 
with any questions.
THANK YOU!!
MAKING YOUR TIME COUNT
By Rev. Dr. Arthur Chang
 
Time feels no obligation to us for being worthwhile and valuable. One moment after another, it comes into being and perishes. This rhythm, thinkers of quantum science tell us, is how reality throughout the universe comes into being and instantly perishes. Our senses cannot detect these quantum changes, which are everlastingly present.

As ingenious beings, we use the pulse of time and the openness of space to give our lives meaningful expressions beyond the vital matter of merely surviving. Time is not purely for enduring because in each droplet, it becomes seeds of actual reality, actual occasion.

We have innumerable ways to measure our good use of time. This may include time spent in connecting with loved ones, working, playing, thinking and perhaps most importantly, planting seedlings of purpose to grow into the future we wish to create and experience. God enjoys seeing us grow into such expressions of goodness.

Did I mean we each create our future? I did. Contrary to the great theologian St. Thomas Aquinas, who said only God can create, we do create. His justification was God created “ex-nihilo”—from nothing and that is what defines “creation” for him. This is not sufficient justification for accepting Aquinas’ assumption. Furthermore, even Genesis 1 noted there were certain existing elements from which God created the world. What is true for you and me is that God does not create the life we are living. We do, and with our time and thought, we can change it if we do not like it. God does not make cars and houses. God does provide us with an amazing intelligence, time, and space along with the freedom to fulfill our lives by means of our creations. Our creations are best when they serve the greater purpose of making others better as well as ourselves. This echoes, “Love"—“Love your neighbor as yourself.” It is fundamental that life is relational and time is for us to discover this and exemplify it in our lives.

If you feel you are not using your time well and there is less time than before, then it is important to do a few things to simply your life and make your time count.

7 Steps for Making Your Time Count Daily

1.    Reflect on what you would like to accomplish before the end of your life.

2.    With this vision commit the amount to time you must dedicate to your activity to succeed at your goal or vision.

3.    Weed out time wasters that leak off your time.

4.    Plan fun time to keep your mind joyous and soaring.

5.    Take care of your health as best you can.

6.    Make time for relating in this relational world.

7.    Express gratitude for all you are, all you have and all you will have.

You may need to add to or to change this list for your personal use. Do not hesitate to do so. My objective is to remind you of how much of a gift is your brief time here in this life and not to waste it. You cannot retrieve what is wasted. By not being sufficiently present in your appreciation of your great opportunity, it is likely that in following these guidelines you will be participating in a happy and fulfilled life. 

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Sunday, May 15th
 
Dr. Arthur Chang's Topic

Using Your Freedom to Create
Your Life

To be free means we are here to create our lives—our future. Because life is relational, in creating our lives we are helping others create theirs also.

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Wednesday Night Zoom Services

May 11th, 2022
Dr. Arthur's Topic

Going Beyond Your Limits

Boundaries are essential. They give us a sense of belonging and who we are. Yet, growth requires us to beat down boundaries to expand our expression and experience of life. Doing this well is vital to a good life.


 Wednesday Night Service on ZOOM!! 
To receive an invitation, email "Wednesday Zoom" to pat@founderschurch.org



Ponte al día

Los servicios en Founder's el domingo, 15 de Mayo, a las 10:00 en la capilla. Ven y disfruta de la conexión espiritual que todos compartimos. Bendiciones, Ministerio Español de Founder's.

Síguenos en Founder's Facebook en Español
 presentaciones de los practicantes:

Linea de oración de Founder's: Para obtener información sobre servicios de Founder's o para dejar un mensaye que quiere oración de un practicante, llame directamente al 213-388-9733 x 117. Puede dejar su nombre y número de teléfono y un practicante le devolverá la llamada.

Lo invitamos a realizar estudios complementarios con zoom de estudio de libros en la filosofía de La Ciencia de la Mente, ya sea los miércoles por la noche a las 7:00 pm o los viernes por la noche a las 5:00 pm. Para recibir más información y recibir una invitación, escriba a Ivania a ivalsa2000@yahoo.com.

Los invitamos a todos a unirse con nosotros y así crecer espiritualmente y aprender como "cambiar sus pensamientos para cambiar su vida".
meditation candles
Founder’s Prayer Lines are ready for your calls
 
Please call
213-388-9733 Ext. 106 for English
213-388-9733 Ext. 117 en Español
Leave your name and phone #, and a practitioner will contact you within 24 hours. Meanwhile, please use the recorded blessing to help center yourself and know that God is always with you.
Para obtener información sobre servicios de Founder's o para dejar un mensaye que quiere oración de un practicante, llame directamente al 213-260-7895 . Puede dejar su nombre y número de teléfono y un practicante le devolverá la llamada.
Ernest's Corner
The Truth is instantaneous in its demonstration, taking only such time in Its unfoldment as is inherent in the law of a logical and sequential evolution. In this invisible law of unfoldment, we must come to trust, and although we do not see the way, we must believe that the way IS and IS OPER­ATIVE. We must trust the Invisible, for It is the sole cause of that which is visible … “ … things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.” (Heb. 11:3)


The Science of Mind, Page 57-3

Featuring Dr. Arthur Chang 
Next week, on "This Thing Called Life"  
Dr. Arthur will be speaking on the theme: 
"How Your Spiritual Core Works"
The weekly broadcasts are: 
Monday: "The All-powerful Spiritual Core"
Tuesday: "Creation: from Thought to Thing"
Wednesday: "Creation as the Law of Sowing and Reaping"
Thursday: "Crossing the Threshold of Your Dream"
Friday: "Expanding through the Law of Good"
The shows are posted daily and available
24 hours per day. 
Ask for help

Sometimes it’s just not feasible to navigate the tricky anxiety, depression, isolation and trauma by yourself. For those who have underlying mental health conditions, for those who have experienced past traumas, for people on the frontlines in medicine, and for people who are lonely, this moment can be especially tough. But there are a number of free, confidential resources to turn to for help. Here are a few:
—Steinberg Institute website, links to mental health resources and care throughout California, https://steinberginstitute.org/links-research-care/
—Institute on Aging’s 24/7 Friendship Line (especially for people who have disabilities or are over 60), 1-800-971-0016 or call 415-750-4138 to volunteer. https://www.ioaging.org/services/all-inclusive-health-care/friendship-line
—Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, 24/7 Access Line 1-800-854-7771, links to COVID-19 information. https://dmh.lacounty.gov/covid-19-information/
—Mental Health Association of San Francisco 24/7 Peer-Run Warm Line, 855-845-7415. https://www.mentalhealthsf.org/covid-19/
—Fresno County Behavioral Health Warm Line, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 559-600-WARM (9276). https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/behavioral-health
—National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
—The Crisis Text Line, Text “HOME” (741-741) to reach a trained crisis counselor.
—California Psychological Association Find a Psychologist Locator,  https://www.cpapsych.org/page/find
—Psychology Today guide to therapists, https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists
Some psychologists will work with people for free or reduced rates, if needed, given the challenging times.
Founder's Practitioners are also available for prayer to address your needs. Call the church office for an appointment.
213-388-9733 Ext. 118