The Center for Spirit, Wisdom and the Arts 
announces the opening of
 The Church of the Black Madonna with a workshop  


Our Lady, the Black Madonna 


Saturday, December 13, 2014, 9 am-3 pm


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13014 Calle De Las Rosas, San Diego, CA 92129

God loves  you and there is nothing you can do about it!


 Please contact Rev. Bonnie with any questions,  and to reserve your place. or (858) 248-5123.

    A New Home ChurcthaHonors all Wisdom Traditions

Weekly Dream Group, Centering Prayer, Worship,Workshops, Dances and Pot Luck Dinners,Counseling and  Spiritual Direction

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This Advent workshop on Our Lady, the Black Madonna is on Saturday December 13th one  day after her feast day. 


Co-Founder and Co-Directoof ThCenter and minister othe churches, Rev.  Bonnie also provides individual spiritual direction, pastoral counseling and is available foteachinanpreaching, weddings, memorial services, ritualohealing and social justice work. She offers a dream group and Center Prayer weekly. 


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RevBonnie was ordained in 1999 and has served both Unitarian Universalist and United Church of Christ Churches. She has a M.Div. from Claremont School of Theology, a M.F. A. in theater from the American Conservatory Theater, a B.A. in Visual Art froU.C.S.D. and a certificatas a dreaworkerfrothMarin InstitutfoProjective DreamWork.


Dr.Walter Rutherford, a MarriaganFamily Therapist,  has over 30 yearexperienceis a recognized PTSDexpert, and works with addictionanrelationshipsHe hastudieantaughTibetan Buddhism as a transpersonal psychologist.




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Bonnie and Walt ask you to invite your freinds and have them on our maiing list. Upcoming:
"Dog and Hello Kitty Chapel" and an Animal Blessing,  on January 4, 2015 and  on February 7, 2015 a couples enrichment workshop, 
"Intimate Relationships as Spiritual Practice" for LGBT and all sexual orientations. 

Please also join us at the "Ecological Civilization" confernece at Pomona College, June 4-7, 2015. "To see the world with ecological relations at its core means never to see it in the same way again." John B. Cobb Jr.,
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