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Center for Spiritual Care

Integrating Body, Mind, Spirit & Creativity

March Newsletter

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Welcome!
 

Our Mission
To provide individual and small group spiritual and holistic growth experiences leading to personal clarity, emotional empowerment, freedom and authenticity. For our Mission Statement Video, click here.

We Do This in an interfaith setting, through spiritual direction, psychological counseling and programs and services that strengthen the relationship between body, mind, spirit and creativity. For details of our day-to-day offerings, click here. 

Our Primary Focus Areas include Spiritual Nurturing and Psychological Development. In addition, we feature the following:

Body Work Various therapeutic techniques help restore health and balance to the entire person. Massage therapists, yoga teachers, reflexologists, reiki masters and medical hypnotherapists provide services to help people embody their spiritual and psychological aspirations.

The Arts and Creativity Respected artists in many fields provide both quiet and lively creative environments that allow people to experience deep insights, empowerment and freedom. We offer Icon Writing workshops, spiritually-themed art exhibits, the Artists Way and a variety of hands-on workshops.

Our Lecture Program provides qualified speakers on a regular basis to discuss body, mind and spirit integration as well as the spirituality of different faith traditions, for example: the Tao, Celtic spirituality, Zen, and Ignatian spirituality.

Our Lending Library is a place to refresh your mind with the classics and contemporary thinking about spirituality. We have more than 1,675 volumes and audio and video resources.

Our Meditation Garden is a place to refresh your spirit in nature. It’s centrally located in old downtown Vero Beach. You are welcome to come and sit amidst the birds and the butterflies at your convenience.

Our Program Rooms are available for Rental for your meetings, gatherings, workshop and classes (Download the rental agreement/application)


TIME TO RENEW YOUR CENTER MEMBERSHIP

As you know, the Center survives through the commitment and generosity of our members.  We’re counting on you more than ever to help ensure that our programs and services continue to flourish during the COVID-19 pandemic on Zoom and -- to the extent possible -- in house.  Your annual membership dues are one convenient way to do that. Take a moment to renew your membership now at whatever level feels appropriate for you.  We deeply appreciate the assistance you offer the Center, and we hope to see you at one of our upcoming programs when we are able again to meet regularly on site at the Center. 

RENEW HERE

 


Seeds of Change Lending Library

More than 50 friends of the Center gathered in several Zoom circles in 2020 and 2021 to read and discuss titles they chose themselves about systemic racism and ways to open paths to greater racial unity and harmony.  This popular circle seemed to be answering a need.  A number of readers were moved by the experience to undertake action to do what they could personally to effect change.  As a result, several are now involved as volunteers and mentors in the community.  The books, which sparked intense discussion among participants, have been gathered in a special collection in the Center’s library and are available for loan.  Call us at 772-567-1233 to arrange an appointment to come in and browse.

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Center forges partnership with Treasure Coast Girls Coalition (TCGC)!

In 2021, the Center began a partnership with the non-profit Treasure Coast Girls Coalition (TCGC), which works with economically deprived girls ages 9-18 in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math, through after-school and summer  programs. The TCGC provides girls equal opportunities to pursue and thrive in STEM/STEAM careers which helps to narrow the gender pay gap, enhances economic security, and ensures a diverse and talented workforce. In addition, they teach digital technology and emotional intelligence to girls who attend Title 1 schools in Indian River County.

To keep the dream alive for these young women, they need critical support.  They are looking for volunteer mentors and educators as well as donors who can offer financial support. Please consider visiting their website at treasurecoastgirls.org for more details and to make a tax-deductible donation.

 

                                                  

Mental Health Matters Symposium

REGISTER NOW FOR ONE, TWO OR ALL THREE EVENTS!

Mental Health Matters Symposium

April 19 and 20, 2024

Emerson Center

1990 27th Ave, Vero Beach

Thursday, April 18, 2024 


Book signing and discussion at the Center for Spiritual Care, 1550 24th St, Vero Beach from 4:00pm to 7:00pm 

Click Here To Register

Friday, April 19, 2024

9:30AM – Meg Kissinger, Author of “While You Were Out: An Intimate Family Portrait of Mental Illness in an Era of Silence” followed by a discussion with Shotsi Lajoie, LMHC and a question and answer period.

11:30AM – Lunch provided

12:30PM – The Opioid Epidemic – Why should you care? SACIRC

1:30PM – Navigating Our World Through a Trauma Informed Lens – Brooke Hall, EdD

2:30PM - Frequency: Tune In (Energy and meditation) – Natasha Seeram, MSW

Click Here To Register

Saturday, April 20, 2024

9:00AM – 3:00PM – Mental Health First Aid Class

Lunch on your own

Click Here To Register

 

 

Sponsored by:
The Mental Health Collaborative
& Sunrise Rotary of Vero Beach
 







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