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SUM is an all-denominational, non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and celebrating the truth that exists at the heart of all faith traditions. 

Click on the link below for a flyer on the upcoming World Healing Meditation Ceremonies at "The Onion" Historical Landmark 9550 Haskell Ave. mile north of Nordhoff in North Hills, CA 91343. All ceremonies begin at 6:55 p.m. Take the 405 freeway and exit Nordhoff. Go West to Haskell Ave. and turn right. Go exactly 1/2 mile to 9550 on the right side.

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Monday January 5th, 2015

 Shamanic Intention Setting

World Healing Meditation Ceremony

   6:55 p.m.

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$10 suggested Donation



Elder, Rev. Dr. Patrick Harbula


Patrick Harbula has been a leader and teacher in the human potential movement, minister, meditation trainer, spiritual psychologist, and life coach for over 30 years. He is author of the acclaimed book, The Magic of the Soul: Applying Spiritual Power to Daily Living. Media appearances include Good Morning America, Inside Edition, Dateline, ABC, NBC, and UPN News, to name a few. a sold-out speaker at Whole Life, Conscious Life, Body Mind Spirit, and Holistic Living expos.
 Patrick has presented at hundreds of new thought centers around the country and in Canada and has been a featured speaker at annual new thought conferences.
 Patrick is also a sought-after presenter on the corporate speaker circuit, and he has been a sold-out speaker at Whole Life, Conscious Life, Body Mind Spirit, and Holistic Living expos dating back into the 1980s.

Patrick is founder of the Living Purpose Institute, past president of the Spiritual Unity Movement, founding editor of Meditation Magazine and formerly a director for Sage Publications, a world-renowned social science publisher.
Talk title: Non-Attachment: The Real Secret to Manifestation and Freedom

Website: www.livingpurposeinstitute.com.



Musical Guest

 EdWing Sankey

EdWing is a multifaceted musician, whose creativity spans multiple disciplines. Sought after by a long list of world class musicians for recordings and live performances as well. A spiritual awakening in his personal and musical life, resulted in, a passionate conception of "music as prayer". He has just returned home from a well-received and life changing tour in China. 
American, of Japanese and Native American descent, EdWing is a multifaceted musician based in Los Angeles, California. In the course of his studies with mentor Jazz pianist Willie Jones II, he acquired strong and unique understandings of harmony, which he wields with generosity in his current EdWing Trio.   

While on tour in Mexico EdWing experienced a spiritual awakening in his personal and musical life, and as a result, a passionate conception of "music as prayer". This transformational experience led to his original work with tuned zythers and is documented in the 2008 release of the CD - Code of the Heart. At home inside as well as outside of the Jazz idiom, EdWing has collaborated with Ming Freeman, long-time keyboardist with New Age artist Yanni, to produce two exceptional CD's - Kuan Yin and Light Language on the New Age Transformational Soundscapes label.   

EdWing has studied with guitarists John Collins and Billy Rogers and his mastery of the instrument is in evidence on the 2009 release, I'll Close My Eyes, with organist ,jack maeby and Clarence 'C.J' Johnston on drums. He has played with pianist/harpist Alice Coltrane, singers Jimmy Witherspoon, O.C. Smith, Ernie Banks, Yvonne Butler, jazz violinists Papa John Creach, Michael White, Karen Briggs, saxophonists Teddy Edwards, Sam Most, accordionist Frank Morocco, organists  Genghis Kyle,Genell Hawkins, Leo Blevins, Craig Bistro, Mother Tynetta, as well as poet/activist Edward Olmos. and many, many more  

His current work in The EdWing Trio pays homage to the early stages of the Bill Evans Trio and then moves on to explore eclectic tonal and rhythmic trajectories that veer through Jazz, Americana and Ambient Music domains. Joining him in the EdWing Trio is double-bassist  Rob Kholer and pianist Winston Ravel  

At home inside as well as outside of the Jazz idiom, EdWing has collaborated with Ming Freeman, long-time keyboardist with New Age artist Yanni, to produce two exceptional CD's - Kuan Yin and Light Language on the New Age Transformational Soundscapes label. 

music is to praise BABA and sometimes baba comes through the sound and those moments are most sacred AUM SAI RAM /AUM KRIYA BABAJI

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SUM Board of Directors

President Rev. Nancy Fuller

Vice President Rev. Frank Williams

Secretary Rev. Burl Bolerjack

Treasurer Elizabeth Curran

Ceremonial Director Rev. Deena Efferson

Director of Healing Ministry Rev. Florence Riggs

Volunteer Coordinator Dr. Kathleen Ayl

Board Member Lyn Hopkins

Board Member Kabbalah Bach

Board Member Dr. Rev. Basia Durnas OM MMQ

Advisory Board Member: Dr. Rev. Elder. Patrick J. Harbula


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To celebrate the spiritual unity of all life through community meditation and education and to inspire and empower all who attend our World Healing Meditation Ceremonies with the life transforming experience of Healing, Oneness, and Unity.
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Previous speakers include:
Mary Manin-Morrissey, Terry Cole-Whittaker, Sri Raniji Kumra, Dick Sutphen, Lisa Garr, Linda Drake, Nikileshwari, Tiffany Snow, Michael Benner, Kahuna-Laurie Grant, Ishna, Steven Maines, Shaman-Amanda Foulger, Blackfeet Elder-Ikakiaayo, Budhist Rev. Kusala, Diana Lang, Judi Moreo, Dr. Beverly Gaard, Dr. Maureen Hoyte, Dr. Charles Geddess, and many more. For photos of past ceremonies please click here.

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