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Focus Newsletter

January 2016 Newsletter

Our Mission Statement

We are a center of Light open to all. This Light includes healing, education and inspiration

that empowers individuals to progress on their personal spiritual path to find God.

We are a gateway of understanding creating peace, love and joy in the lives of individuals, families and the world.


Meet the Candidates

We are having a "Meet the Candidates" event to meet the new 2016 Sarasota Center of Light Board. This event will be held on Sunday, January 3, 2016 after the morning services during coffee hour in Davis Hall. This is your chance to meet and talk with the "2016 Sarasota Center of Light Board".

New SCOL Board Includes:

President                Kathy Curtin
Vice President         Cyril Mayer
Treasurer                Jeffrey Lambert
Secretary                Forrest Paradise
1 Yr. Trustee          to be appointed
2 Yr. Trustee          Phyllis Town
3 Yr. Trustee          John Shores


Blessing Bowl Donation 2015

Thanks to your generosity, we've donated the following:

  • January         Canine Companions                 $179
  • February        Coffee Time                          $227
  • March            Bethesda House                    $140
  • April              Everyday Blessings                  $351
  • May              Nate's Animal Rescue              $124
  • June             Tidewell Hospice Sarasota       $170
  • July               VIDA                                   $779
  • August          SPARCC                                $250
  • September    SCOL Children's Sunday Circle   $213
  • October        SCOL Coffee Hour                  $102
  • November      All Faiths Food Bank               $260
  • December      Everyday Blessings                 $1396


Sarasota Center of Light Annual Meeting

The Sarasota Center of Light's annual membership meeting will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2pm in the Church Sanctuary. This is an opportunity for church members and friends to hear about the progress of the past year and to help formulate plans for the growth and fellowship of the church in the new year. Your energies and thoughts are needed and we hope you can join us.

The Sarasota Center of Light Bylaws approved by the congregation state that a Voting Member must have been a member for a minimum of six (6) months (as well as have reasonable, regular attendance at services).


Everyday Blessings- Christmas Angel Tree

Our SCOL Blessing Bowl for December sponsored the children at Everyday Blessings. Last year our community was very generous in making the season a special time for the children in-need.

We are happy to announce that the Center raised almost $1400 for the children. We beat our goal by $200! Thank you to everyone who donated to this wonderful cause. Happy Holidays!


Trance Medium Letizia Mason, February 2016

Letizia Mason is a Trance Medium, a Healer, and a qualified Psychotherapist. As a teacher of trance, channeling and psychic work, Letizia brings her passion for her work with self and Spirit combining the ancient wisdom with the modern understanding of altered states of consciousness.

Seating Limited to 30 for all workshops/trance sessions all held in chapel for $30 each- Payments due with reservation

Trance 1 Mediumship & Energy Work- Tuesday, 2/9 at 7:30pm
Trance 2 Mediumship & Energy Work- Thursday, 2/11 at 7:30pm
An Evening of Deep Trance with Munjiji- Saturdays, 2/13 & 2/27 at 7:30pm
Spiritual Development & Energy Work- Thursday, 2/25 at 7:30pm

Call the office at 941-953-6620 to schedule:

Private Trance/Tutorial Readings: Individual conversation with Munjiji for guidance and inspiration in your life. Recording available. $85 for 45min.
Private Aura Readings: Reading of aura field, enhancement of reading through tarot, connection with Guides/Spirit if required. Recording available. $85 for 45 minutes.


Psychic Saturday: Readings & Healings

Gift certificates are available for future readings and healings and would make a wonderful birthday or holiday gift for that special person who has almost everything. Please contact the church office to purchase a gift certificate or do so at the next Psychic Saturday, January 16th, (every 3rd Saturday of the month), in Davis Hall, 10:30am-1pm.


Ed Team News

Visiting Mediums: Trance Medium Letizia Mason will be  here 2/9-2/27. Call the office to reserve your seats and private reading. Karen Cook will be here on 3/5 & 3/6 channeling Benu: the Archangel Gabriel. Reservation forms in the lobby, office and "Visiting Mediums" page on website.

New Classes: "Platform Speaking and Inspired Meditation" with Cyril and Rev. Cyndy Mayer, Tuesdays, 1/5-1/26 at 7:30pm in Flexer (seating limit 6). "Astrology for Beginners" with Sue Ford, Wednesday, 1/6 at 1pm in the Ed Center. "Reiki 1 Certification" with Rafael Negron, A.M. and Mandy Main, Saturday, 1/9 from 12pm-6pm in the Ed Center ($150, seating limited to 20).

Ongoing Classes: "Meditation Circle", Sundays, starting 1/10 at 5:30pm in Davis Hall with Cyril & Rev. Cyndy Mayer. "Meditation in Motion" with Caroline Demoise, Mondays, starting 1/4 at 11am in Flexer. "Law of Attraction", 1st-4th Thursdays of the months at 7:30pm in the Ed Center with LeeAnne Moody, A.M., Liz Adams, Matthew Andrzejewski-Wilson, A.M. and Elizabeth Andrzejewski-Wilson, A.M..

The next Ed Team Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, 2/7at 12:30pm in the Ed Center.


Benu: the Archangel Gabriel, March 2016

Karen Cook, a Transdimensional Channel from Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been channeling the energy of Benu, the Archangel Gabriel, since the age of 3. Karen allows Benu to bring his energy and persona forth through her body so that we may experience his energy first hand in human form. The workshops are 3 hours in length with the first 1 1/2 hours Benu's teachings and the last 1 1/2 hours set aside for Benu to answer non-personal questions of the audience.

Sat., 3/5/16-  1pm-4pm      Topic: How to Practice Unconditional Love
Sun., 3/6/16-  1pm-4pm     Topic: Preparation for the Other Side: Life After Life

$50 for one workshop; $75 for both workshops. These workshops are open to the public. Reservation forms are online, the church office and lobby.


Children's Sunday Circle

Happy New Year Everyone!

The new year is a great time to look forward to new goals, accomplishments and dreams. We wrapped up 2015 with our Christmas festivities and now we kick off a fresh new year with experience and lessons to be had. How exciting! Our first lesson of the new year is titled "My Year".

As your SCOL Sunday School Teachers, we look forward to a new year full of teaching and fun! We always enjoy our SCOL angel children.

Love, SCOL Sunday School Teachers


SCOL Pathway of Love Commemorative Brick Program

Order Your Engraved Bricks: $50 - 4"x8" ($45 for Members)

3 lines- up to 20 characters per line

Celebrate your love of SCOL by ordering your personalized brick (s) to commemorate a family member, friend, pet, group, business, or special occasion for recognition and thanks as a tribute or in memory of a loved one.

Your engraved brick (s) will become part of the new walkway from Davis Hall to the Healing Garden and will be a special reminder to the community of SCOL's rich history.

Brick purchases will support SCOL's financial well-being and growth in the continuation and expansion of services and educational opportunities to our community.

Simply print, complete, and send or deliver the Order Form with payment to the church office (under "Store" tab on website). Full instructions are located on the form. Thank you.

Honor a loved; show your support. Order your commemorative bricks today!


Hands of Light

Hands of Light meets the last Sunday of every month at 5:30pm in the Ed Center. We make possible the monthly coffee hours, Psychic Saturdays, receptions, holiday parties, cookouts and other fun activities. We have a lot of really exciting things planned and want you to join us on January 31st. For more information, please contact Team Leader, Sherry Brune This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 478-461-7581.


David Thompson Seance CD's

If you would like to purchase a copy of a David Thompson October Seance, please call the office at 941-953-6620. CD's are $10 each and can be mailed for a cost of $5 shipping. You can pick your copy up at the church office, Monday-Friday, 8am-12:30pm.


Healing Mission

All of our SCOL Healers are certified under our Church and the State Law of Florida in Spiritual/Vibrational Healing. Any church member or immediate family in need, please call Rev. Lisa Johnson at 941-822-0255 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Our Wednesday night Candlelight Healing Service is a 7pm in the Sanctuary. Please join us. You do not need to be a member to avail yourself of a Healing. Everyone Welcome.


Publishing Team News

SCOL's Publishing Team offers to you our first CD, The Voices of Spirit, Teachings of the Angels- Famous People- Volume I. This CD is available for purchase for $14 at the church office weekday mornings, at services, and at Psychic Saturdays. This unique treasure of Spirit wisdom and guidance, is timeless and relevant to today's living, is by way of our founder Rev. Dorothy Flexer's Trumpet Mediumship.Trumpet Mediumship is extremely rare today. We invite you to experience the energy of these wise and loving beings for yourself. Thank you for supporting SCOL's efforts to uplift and educate.

-Jen Blecher, 727-644-9041 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Considering a Membership at SCOL

Our spiritual family is a joy for many! Often folks ask about how to become members, so we'd like to explain how simple it is in 5 easy steps:

1. We offer a free Basic Concepts Class at least twice per year, comprised of two condensed classes on our beliefs and history. Attendance at these is required and allows us a chance to get to know each other; however, attending does not require you to become a member.

2. Upon completion of the Basic Concepts Class, ask a SCOL member to be your Sponsor.

3. Fill out a blue SCOL Petition for Membership card, and a letter or short explanation about your reason for joining. These are usually available in the lobby or office.

4. Submit this to us.

5. Upon approval, we will contact you to set a date for you New Members Ceremony. This is comprised of a short candle lighting ceremony which is usually a part of one of the Sunday services.

Lastly, in accordance with the Bylaws to be  a voting member, you must be a member for 6 months and attend at least two services per month. If you have any questions regarding membership, please contact our Board of Directors. We look forward to welcoming you!


Sermons on CD's

If you would like to purchase a copy of a sermon, AM or PM please fill out the "Books & CD's Order Form Envelope" located in the lobby. Please enclose $5 and place the envelope in the contribution plate. You will have your CD the following Sunday.


Discovering New Book

Our bookstore selection is fantastic! There's a lot of buzz right now about all the encouragement folks are finding in some of our newest books, such as: Evidence of Eternity by Mark Anthony. We also have a variety of books by Toni Winninger. Benu tapes and CD's are free to lend to members at the SCOL office or available for purchase.


Simple Ways to Give

There are two easy "green" ways to support SCOL's ministry, or tithe on an ongoing basis. All donations are tax deductible.

1. Give through our secure PayPal link on our website at www.sarasotacenteroflight.com. At top right, click on "Donate".

2. Mail check or money order to SCOL at 2710 Browning St., Sarasota, Fl 34237.

If you would like to discuss Giving Plans or remember SCOL in your Will, please email us today at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For your Giving Planning, our Tax ID is 65-0501429. Thank you for empowering us to share Metaphysical Spirituality with many!


Planning For Success

We invite you to contribute to our Endowment Fund for the Center's long-term fiscal health. All contributors, whether a direct donation or bequest, will be considered as "principal" of the fund and cannot be withdrawn. The interest from the Endowment Fund can be used for the Center. Management of the fund will be kept with our Trusted Amerprise Financial Advisor.

We have an informative brochure that explain ways to give: Lighting the Way for the Future. This is available in our lobby or can be mailed for our office. Let's all think of ways to leave part of our resources to the Center in the future. In this way, many thousands of people who come after us will be able to find the same love, harmony and education that has drawn us here. Thank you for supporting this ministry.


Center Services Schedule


Date Morning Evening Messages
Matt A-Wilson, A.M.
Matt A-Wilson, A.M.
Lori Haynes & Rev. Cyndy Mayer


Blessing Bowl

Elizabeth A-Wilson, A.M.
Rev. Julie Fox
Lori Haynes & Rev. Julie Fox
Cyril Mayer
Cyril Mayer
Lori Haynes & Rev. Cyndy Mayer
Rev. Julie Fox
Rev. Julie Fox
Lori Haynes
Guest Speaker,        Al Potts
Guest Speaker, Geoff Potts
Al & Geoff Potts

Services Schedule

Healing Service 7:00 pm

Morning Celebration 10:30 am
Evening Celebration 7:00 pm

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Upcoming Events

SCOL Board Meeting
An Evening of Deep Trance with Munjiji with Letizia Mason
Children's Sunday Circle
Morning Celebration Service
Meditation Circle with Cyndy & Cyril Mayer
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