December News


Sundays for Women

ST. PAUL – Body Balance Healing Center will present "Sundays for Women" from 2-4:30 p.m. on both December 4 and 11, at the center, located in Suite F at 400 Selby Ave., in St. Paul.

This event, just for women, will include presentations on mind, body, spirit and emotion, meditation training and practice, and a sampling of energy healing by Rachel McBride and massage by Marcheta Madden.

The cost is $60 for each session. There is a limit of 12 women per session. Make reservations by calling Marcheta at (651) 228-0825 or Rachel at (651) 470-4567, or e-mail [email protected]

Bazaar, Psychic Cafe at LHSC

MINNEAPOLIS – Lake Harriet Spiritual Community will host the Holy-Daze Bazaar and Psychic Cafe from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, December 3-4, at 4401 Upton Ave. S., in Minneapolis. Admission is free.

Want to add a little more magic to this special time of year? This will be a weekend of readings and healings, workshops, performances, shopping, art, and food. Hand-made and imported gifts, crystals, swords and athames, clothing, games, music and lots of fun is in store.

For those who missed it at the Fringe Festival, Gina Citoli will present her musical, Mama Earth, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Tickets are $15.

For more information on the bazaar, as well as detailed bios on healers and vendors, visit For more information on Lake Harriet Spiritual Community, visit or call (612) 922-4272.

Spirit United Church hosts Winter Solstice Event

MINNEAPOLIS – On the night of the winter solstice, Spirit United Church will honor the renewal and rebirth of light, of warmth, and of life with powerful and remarkable ritual.

Spirit United will join with the spirits of ancestors at this crucial turning of the year to assist the light in its rebirth. Bring your drums and rattles for open drumming, starting at 6:30 p.m. on December 21. The drumming is the prelude and preparation for the ceremony, which begins at 7 p.m. The community will join together in music and chant, in movement, meditation and song, to invoke and to celebrate the birth of light. All are welcome. Free will offering.

Also, on Saturday, Dec. 3, Spirit United minister Ron Moor will offer a one-day intensive on "The Winter Mysteries" at Spirit United. It is an education and a preparation for the Winter Solstice Holy Days and Nights.

The church, located at 3204 Como Ave. SE, Minneapolis, embraces Ageless Wisdom, Esoteric Christianity and the unifying principles of all spiritual paths that demonstrate love, compassion and unity. For more information, visit or call (612) 378-3602.

Holistic Preschool

ST. PAUL – Sun Angels Holistic Preschool Program has been created by Dr. Kyra Mesich, a mom and holistic practitioner, conveniently located off of Interstate 94 in St Paul. It is a very small, part-time, in-home program for kids around age 3.

As a mom, Dr. Mesich saw a need for a preschool program that would support little ones’ energetic soul development, as well as their mind and body. Sun Angels treats each child with the utmost respect as an important being who has chosen to be born during this demanding and changeable time in history. Little children greet the world with optimism and excitement. At Sun Angels, children are given the foundation to continue that way of life through adulthood.

At Sun Angels, kids feel safe to develop and grow in mind, body and soul. Activities will include: drumming and music; song and dance; physical exercise; rudiments of meditation and yoga; appreciating nature, animals and food; learning time; creative time; and intuition time. The program’s hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun Angels is allergy aware and holistic remedy friendly. For more information, call (651) 468-7739 or e-mail [email protected].

Levoy, Callings Author, Aligns Passion, Purpose For Living Authentic Life

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. – Gregg Levoy, author of One Spirit Book Club selection Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life, will present the Sunday message on January 8 at Unity Christ Church during the 9:15 and 11:00 a.m. services.

Levoy also will facilitate a four-hour workshop, "Follow Your Callings: A Hands-on Workshop," at 1:30 p.m. the same day. The workshop is provided for a $30 suggested love offering.

The author’s message speaks to those who are ready to make a career change or creative leap, take on a new role or let go of an old one, launch a new venture or relationship, or simply make a course-correction in life or work. His style is dynamic, humorous and hands-on as he takes a creative approach to the challenges of listening and responding to personal callings.

A former adjunct professor of journalism at the University of New Mexico, and former columnist and reporter for USA Today and the Cincinnati Enquirer, Gregg Levoy now is a full-time lecturer and seminar-leader in the business, educational and human-potential arenas on the subject of Callings. Levoy has made frequent appearances on radio and television and his work has been published in the New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, Psychology Today and Omni, among others. For more information about Levoy and Callings, visit

Unity Christ Church of Golden Valley accepts and welcomes spiritual seekers of all faiths, and regularly hosts noted authors and speakers. It is located at 4000 Golden Valley Road. For more details on Levoy’s appearance, call (763) 521-4793 or visit

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