Portland, OR -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/26/2014 -- On March 9, 2014 Eckankar Officiator Diane C. Ehrler and guest speaker Anne Archer Butcher, author of Inner Guidance: Our Divine Birthright, will facilitate an Eckankar Worship Service in Portland, Oregon. The title of the worship service is “Transforming Your Life with the Light and Sound of God.”
An ECK Worship Service is a one-hour service focusing on a particular aspect of the teachings of the Light and Sound of God. It includes stories, talks, and creative arts.
“Love is the doorway to spiritual freedom. And the Light and Sound of God opens the doorway. You must have the love of God transform your life before you can realize the gift of spiritual freedom.”
—Harold Klemp, Spiritual Leader of Eckankar, What Is Spiritual Freedom? Mahanta Transcripts, Book 11, p. 165
The 11:00am – 12:00pm worship service will be followed by fellowship from 12:00pm – 12:30pm, and then from 12:30pm – 3:00pm an Open House with music and a book signing with Anne Archer Butcher. The worship service will be held at the Portland Eckankar Center located at 7904 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR 97202
“Spiritual Freedom is growing into a state of more godliness. Becoming more aware o f the presence of God. How do you do this? By becoming aware of the lessons behind your everyday experience.”
—Harold Klemp, Spiritual Leader of Eckankar, What Is Spiritual Freedom? Mahanta Transcripts, Book 11, p. 162
Inner Guidance: Our Divine Birthright (ISBN 978-1-57043-385-6) is available at local bookstores, at online bookseller, or directly from Eckankar. For more info, go to www.InnerGuidanceBook.org.
Eckankar is a nonprofit religious organization and church with members in over one hundred countries. The spiritual home of Eckankar is the Temple of ECK in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Eckankar is not affiliated with any other religious group. Its purpose is to help individuals find their way back to God through direct, personal spiritual experiences. The word Eckankar means “Co-worker with God.” Eckankar teaches simple spiritual exercises, such as singing HU, to experience the Light and Sound of God and recognize the presence of the Holy Spirit. A modern-day religion with ancient roots, Eckankar was reintroduced in 1965. Sri Harold Klemp, the Mahanta, the Living ECK Master is the spiritual leader of Eckankar today.