Circle of Inner Light is committed and dedicated to peace and unconditional love for all those seeking to advance their body-mind-spirit growth in honored sacred space and place. Through ministry, teaching, sharing, studying, demonstration, continued, involvement, and loving service, we see for you and us, a life filled with God-Spirit. Although not affiliated with the Swedenborgian Church, Circle of Inner Light holds meetings and workshops in the Swedenborg Chapel.
Resources for Spiritual Journeys
This website, created by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, is devoted to resources for spiritual journeys. The site's name reflects a basic understanding: spirituality and practice are the two places where all the world's religions and spiritual paths come together. With respect for the differences among them, we celebrate what they have in common.
Bob Abernethy hosts an award-winning series that includes features and profiles of the people, trends, values and spiritual life that exist behind the headlines. Newsmakers, scholars and historians offer perspectives and analysis of significant events affecting the faith community, while personal profiles explore the different ways people express their faith.
Serving in common mission to the glory of God
Since its founding in 1950, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA has been the leading force for ecumenical cooperation among Christians in the United States. The NCC's member faith groups — from a wide spectrum of Protestant, Anglican, Orthodox, Evangelical, historic African American and Living Peace churches include 45 million persons in more than 100,000 local congregations in communities across the nation.
Websites on Human Trafficking
and How to Fight It:
The topic of Human Trafficking has been taken up by the Social Concern Committee of the Swedenborgian Church in 2013, led by Rev. Nadine Cotton and Lois Krebs. The following websites are meant to help the viewer explore this devastating issue and give tools that we can use to fight it.
The Collaborative Initiative to End Human Trafficking is a group of concerned persons and organizations in northern Ohio whose mission is to educate and advocate for the prevention and abolition of human trafficking, while connecting services on behalf of trafficked persons. The Collaborative members are committed to the promotion of human and civil rights, especially those of trafficked persons, and support the mission through their shared expertise in education, health care, law, and social service.
View a video and take an informative survey to see how many slaves work for you.
The flagship website for the Swedenborgian Denomination in the United States and Canada. Site includes a list of local Swedenborgian churches and an extensive archive of published Swedenborgian materials.
A vibrant online spiritual community available 24/7 for Swedenborgians and seekers from around the world to explore, share, and deepen their faith and connection to the Swedenborgian Church. We aim to create a community where our members are known to each other, where they feel free to share openly their personal journey of faith.
(The General Church of the New Jerusalem)
A sister denomination of Swedenborgian Church (General Convention)
Read the Bible, and explore the New Christian perspective on its inner meaning.
An on-line place for people who are interested in the Bible, not just in its literal sense, but in its inner, spiritual sense. The theological underpinnings of the site are based on Emanuel Swedenborg's religious works
An independent publisher of Swedenborgian materials from the New Century edition volumes, retranslations of Emanuel Swedenborg’s works, and publications by modern authors on new age topics.
A Retreat Center near Detroit where you can relax and learn in a quiet, rural environment. Location for many retreats and the wonderful and very popular Almont New Church Assembly family camp.
A gathering of women from various Swedenborgian organizations around the world who acknowledge common beliefs, explore differences, develop respect for one another's contributions, create a healing atmosphere, and celebrate spiritual sisterhood. Retreats are held semi-annually.