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July 30, 2017 - Befriending Forbidden Feelings


Rev. Bonnie Rose

Senior Minister
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Rev. Bonnie is the Senior Minister of the Ventura Center for Spiritual Living. She was born in New York, graduated from Duke University with a degree in Nursing, and then received a degree from the North Carolina School of the Arts in Vocal Performance.

Rev. Bonnie worked in New York for several years as a Nurse, Opera Singer, and Actress. In 1992-93, she performed in the National Tour of a Broadway Show and then decided to move to Southern California. She attended the North Hollywood Church of Religious Science, became a practitioner there, and then received a Master of Divinity from Holmes Institute.

Rev. Bonnie served as a staff minister at NHCRS for two years, prior to being led to Ventura Center for Spiritual Living. A gifted speaker and visionary, Rev. Bonnie offers dynamic leadership to transform lives and helps make the world a better place. Rev. Bonnie is dedicated to calling forth the best in all beings and working together to create a culture of kindness. Ventura Center for Spiritual Living is a journey church, where participants engage in an ongoing discovery of how to live fully and abundantly in the Infinite.

Rev. Bonnie currently lives in Santa Paula with her husband Hugh, and a large menagerie. You may contact Rev. Bonnie at either revbonnierose@venturacsl.org or office@venturacsl.org.


Will Walls

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Music runs deep in the spirit and soul of Will Walls. His voice is unique, rich and soothing. His song selections are lyrically rich and heartfelt. Walls comes from a family of singers and musicians that goes back for generations. Born in Port Hueneme, California, Walls was a navy brat whose family eventually settled in Northern California, where he was raised. He and his six siblings were the church musicians and as children they sang and performed in churches all over East Oakland. He learned and taught himself to play the bass guitar while waiting for his four sisters to get dressed for church.
Currently Will Walls is the in house singer and back up bass player at Ahiah Center for Spiritual Awakening “A United Center for Spiritual Living” in Pasadena . Staying grounded and spiritually connected have been the keys to his success

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