Special Events

High Spirits Ministry – Lions and tigers and birds, OH MY!!!

America’s Teaching ZooMoorpark College Campus; September 29, Saturday, 11 am. 

Join the High Spirits Ministry for a visit to America’s Teaching Zoo on the Moorpark College campus.  We’ll arrive at the Zoo at 11:00 and spend some time viewing the exhibits and animal shows prior to embarking on a Behind the Scenes Tour at 12:45.  During this VIP only tour, we’ll see where they send the large carnivores to play, see where they make 130 exotic animal meals each day, and have other up close and personal opportunities with the staff and animals.    Animal demonstrations, discovery stations and animal encounters are ongoing throughout the day!  

General admission price:  Adults $8.00, Children and Seniors $6.00, payable at the gate.  Under 2 Free.  Cash or check only. Sorry, no credit cards.

OPTIONAL Behind the Scenes VIP Tour:  Additional $7, payable in advance at time of VCSL registration. For more information or to pre-register for the VIP tour, click here.  For additional questions,  Contact Jennifer Merlich for at 805-479-9269. 


50 Sticks of Dynamite – Concert and Silent Auction

Saturday, October 20th – time TBD

Tickets $15, $20 at the door.  For more information and to pre-purchase your tickets at the reduced rate, click here.

Join your Center family and friends for a joyful evening of fun and music with the renowned 50 Sticks of Dynamite.  Proceeds from the Concert will benefit Step Up Ventura.


Our Rescue Bunnies have arrived!  They are ambassadors of goodwill, here to teach us about wholeness and kindness.  They live in a Rabitat, situated in “Rumi’s Field.”  We are growing their food, composting their waste, and acclimating them to their new home.  This just in:  The congregation voted to name the Bunnies Emma Hopkins and Waldo Wabbit.

Photo by Wendell

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