Our service on

August 8, 2017


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.


Lara Oshon

Guest Musician
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Lara Oshon delivers luscious piano vocals with lyrical soul. With her debut album, Emerging, she established herself as a warm, inspiring performer and talented lyricist. Her second album, Dive In, showcases her gift at musical arrangement and strong melody. On Lara’s newest offering, Born to Shine, her heart pours through with raw presence, drawing you deeply inside her most personal and tender collection of songs yet. Lara’s Georgia roots and California spirit unite to create a transforming musical experience.

For more information, go to www.laraoshon.com or email Lara at info@laraoshon.com.

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