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UPCOMING EVENTS

Monthly Sunday Services
Fourth Sunday of Every Month

   01/23/22, 02/27/22, 03/27/22...

Each service includes immersive spiritual practices—such as musical reflection, meditation, prayer, and loving-kindness—as well as a spiritual conversation with a special guest. Our special guest on January 23 will be Kathy Freston, a New York Times bestselling author of multiple health and wellness books, notably The Lean, Quantum Wellness, and Clean Protein. Her advocacy for a more healthy, sustainable, and just food system is inspired by her concern for human health as well as animal and environmental welfare.

Compassionate Film Talk 02/15/22

 

THEY'RE TRYING TO KILL US

featuring an exclusive, pre-release discussion with film producers Keegan Kuhn (Cowspiracy and What the Health) and John Lewis (Badass Vegan).

 

The aim of this film is to encourage critical thought about justice by highlighting Hip Hop artists and activists who speak about injustice in all

its forms. The film addresses food access and food deserts, nutritional, and environmental racism, diet related diseases, racial disparities of disease, government corruption, animal cruelty, climate change and ultimately how the influence of Hip Hop could save the world.

FUTURE EVENTS


Sunday February 27 Spiritual Services with special guest Dr. Milton Mills, a Seventh Day Adventist and critical care physician in the Washington, DC area. Dr. Mills has served previously as Associate Director of Preventive Medicine and as a member of the National Advisory Board, for Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). He has been a major contributor to position papers presented by PCRM to the United States Department of Agriculture regarding Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Sunday March 27 Spiritual Service with special guest Kris Gurksnis, a vegan Wiccan living in Salem, Massachusetts who will help us celebrate Ostara/Spring Equinox.  

April 24 Spiritual Service with Special Guest Patti Breitman, an advocate for health and animals, a writer, public speaker, and co-founder of Dharma Voices for Animals (DharmaVoicesforAnimals.org). Patti is the co-author of How to Eat Like a Vegetarian, Even If You Never Want to Be One; Never Too Late To Go Vegan: The Over 50 Guide to Adopting and Thriving on a Plant Based Diet, and Even Vegans Die: A Practical Guide to Caregiving, Acceptance and Protecting Your Legacy of Compassion.

May 22 Spiritual Service with Special Guest Lydia Huston, an ACIM ordained Course in Miracles minister in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. A vegan of two decades, she is a graduate of the T. Colin Foundation for Nutrition Studies, a Main Street Vegan-certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator, and a personal chef. Our focus will be on A Course in Miracles by Helen Schucman. 

June 26 Spiritual Service with Special Guest Nathaniel Altman, a member of the Theosophical Society in America since 1970. The Theosophical Society in America is a section of the worldwide Theosophical Society, founded in New York in 1875, with its international headquarters at Adyar, Chennai (Madras), India.  Nathaniel is the author or co-author of over 20 books on holistic health, compassion, spiritual healing, palmistry, nature, and other metaphysical subjects, including The Nonviolent Revolution: A Comprehensive Guide to Ahimsa, The Spiritual Tool Chest: A Treasury of Meditations, Prayers and Blessings, and Ahimsa: Dynamic Compassion


 

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about us

The Compassion Consortium is a non-sectarian and interfaith religious center. We offer spiritual guidance, support, and fellowship to vegans, vegetarians, animal rights activists, animal lovers, and all humans who care about and advocate for animals and the planet. We recognize that many people do not see their deeply rooted compassion for all creatures reflected in houses of worship; some have even left faith traditions after seeing these innocent, loving beings excluded from the level of mercy they deserve; in many cases, they're even denied the possession of a soul.

 

The Compassion Consortium is here to supplement this "missing piece" for persons who are part of another religious or spiritual community, and those who are not. We welcome participants of all faiths or none. Our regular monthly service takes place on Sunday afternoons, 4 pm U.S. Eastern Time, to avoid interference with most church, synagogue, temple, or mosque services. While we encourage Compassion Consortium membership for those so moved, this is not a "join up required" kind of organization: we're here to serve you, the companion animals you care about, as well as all exploited, abused, and endangered animals, and the fragile ecosystem of planet Earth.

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    COMPASSIONATE FILM TALK

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Compassion Consortium is proud to present at 8:00 PM EDT on February 15 They're Trying to Kill Us with our guests John Lewis and Keegan Kuhn

February 15 Film Night featuring an exclusive, pre-release discussion with Keegan Kuhn (Cowspiracy and What the Health) and John Lewis (Badass Vegan), producers of the film They’re Trying to Kill Us.

 

The aim of this film is to encourage critical thought about justice by highlighting Hip Hop artists and activists who speak about injustice in all its forms. The film addresses food access and food deserts, nutritional, and environmental racism, diet related diseases, racial disparities of disease, government corruption, animal cruelty, climate change and ultimately how the influence of Hip Hop could save the world.

THEY'RE TRYING TO KILL US

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"May all beings everywhere be happy and free. May the thoughts, words and actions of our day contribute to that happiness and freedom for all."

 

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