Ongoing Programs

We are pleased to present a variety of ongoing programs at the Portland Center for Spiritual Living:

3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 PM
Monthly Meditation Service
The PCSL Practitioners present a meditative service on the third Wednesday of every month.

Saturday’s, 11:00—12:15 PM
Transcendence—12-Step Ministry for Women
Contact Nancy Ashley at 503-880-0308 for more information.

Sundays, 5:30—6:30 PM
Having Had a Spiritual Awakening Group
A Mindfulness And The 12 Steps Meditation Meeting
This is a 12-Step meditation meeting, cultivating mindfulness in recovery. The meeting is open to members of any 12-step organization. It includes a 15-minute silent meditation, a shared reading of a mindfulness talk on one of the 12-steps, and an insight meditation practice.

First Saturdays, 12:30 — 2:00 PM
Monthly Social Justice Book Club Meeting
Join us as we continue our study of racism in America and how we can make a difference. We will alternate months—a book on white privilege with one from the black perspective. Contact Nancy Ashley at 503-880-0308 for more information.

Sundays, 6:00 PM
PCSL Writers Group
Our writer’s group is open to new members each September. We meet every three Sundays at 6:00 PM. No publishing experience necessary, just a committed desire to write. With support from other writers we accomplish miracles (including newly published books!). For more information and specific location, contact Kathy Marshack at (360) 977-1196.

In 2017, the Writer’s Group published a booklet documenting a fiction writing challenge that they completed. If you would like to read the short stories, you can download or read them here. They produced a similar booklet of stories in Fall, 2018.