Global Services Report for Virtual Convention
- Outside the United States and Canada, 44 formal communities (centers, teaching chapters, focus ministries and study groups)
- In 18 different countries on every continent (except Antarctica).
- 9 incubator start ups in other countries.
- In 2016, new formal works in the UK, Argentina, Mexico, Australia and Norway. And a new incubator, CSL’s first, in Cuba.
- Stories and pictures from some global communities found at http://globalservices.csl.org/meet-our-worldwide-groups.html
Heart of Peace Project
- A new peace program providing all with how to start and grow a collective peace meditation program. Look here: http://ourcsl.org/csl-peace-initiatives
- Over 70 individuals and communities involved, and Facebook site shared by over 50 individuals.
Translated Science of Mind Books
- ” Holmes” books now in Spanish, Russian, German, French, Dutch, Italian and Swedish, at: http://globalservices.csl.org/translations.html
- 4 new Spanish Ernest Holmes books: Can We Talk to God? …How to Use the Science of Mind….This Thing Called You……The Essential Ernest Holmes.
- Updated Spanish translation of the Science of Mind textbook soon in2017.
- First Ernest Holmes book in Hindi, to be released in early 2017: Creative Mind.
Early 2017, Spanish translations of the main csl.org webpage and select articles from the Science of Mind magazine available.
- CSL’s special website designed to support global growth. http://globalservices.csl.org/ designed to be read in many languages via automated translator.
- North American community audio and video streaming archives, in multi languages,: http://globalservices.csl.org/important-links.html (over 40 links)
Spiritual Living Circles Globally
- English version of the Spiritual Living Circles program currently received in 24 global countries.
- Spanish Spiritual Living Circles program to be piloted in 2017.
Global Education and Training
- Science of Mind classes (Foundations through Practitioner) available in Spanish, Russian and Dutch.
- CSL’s online educational program classes in English and Spanish.
- Many classes (both certificated and informal) in many other languages (Mandarin, German, etc.).
- CSL’s Educational Catalog in English and Spanish.
- New Spanish ministerial program rolled out in 2017. Contact Dr. Rebeka Pina firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In 2016 Science of Mind conferences hosted in Chapala, Mexico; Southampton, England; Izhevsk, Russia; and Svetlanov, Ukraine.
- In 2017, conferences planned for many of the same countries and Geneva, Switzerland. Look here: http://globalservices.csl.org/global-events.html
CSL mini-grants made to support the spread of SOM in the Ukraine, Mexico, Ireland, Kenya and Puerto Rico in 2016.
How Can You Support Global Growth
- Your North American CSL communities can establish a partnership with a global communities. Information here: http://globalservices.csl.org/support-our-global-communities/partnership-program.html
- Volunteer translators (now in 10 languages) Rev Mark Gilbert at email@example.com
- The Global Services Committee seeks volunteers to support strategic actions. Rev Chris Plym at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Financial support welcome: http://globalservices.csl.org/support-our-global-communities/donate.html
CSL’s Global Services Coordination and Contacts
Home office: Rev Mark Gilbert, Global Services Coordinator, email@example.com
Global Services Committee:
Rev. Chris Plym (chair) firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Mary Laquet email@example.com
Rev. Pattie Mercado firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Beth Linguiri email@example.com
Guenter Maier, RScP firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Gerd Pontow email@example.com
Rev. Alex Escudero firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Savanna Riker email@example.com
Bev Schler Jacobsen, RScP firstname.lastname@example.org
- Spanish Language Task:
Rev Ogla Silva (Chair) email@example.com
Dr Rebeka Peña firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev Alex Escudero email@example.com
Peggy Shinn RScP firstname.lastname@example.org
Inés Grau RScP email@example.com
Michel Figuero RScP firstname.lastname@example.org
Aránzazu Goicochea email@example.com
- Russian language support: Anastasia Galiako and Rev Barbara Leger.