New Church of Scientology building pops up in LoDo

KUSA Denver’s Erica Cobb covers the opening of the newest Church of Scientology in Denver, Colorado, just blocks from Coors Field. DENVER – The newest Church of Scientology now calls Denver home. Located at the corner of 24th and Blake streets, the 44,000-square-foot church is one block away from Coors Field. While the church is brand new, the building itself is not. The structure, built in 1916, is the former American Radiator Company building. The new owners decided to preserve many… Read more

Overcoming the Stress of a Traumatic C-Section

I had a pretty traumatic emergency C-Section nearly three years ago when my daughter was born.  Since then, I’ve had an immense amount of pent-up emotion and upset connected to that operation.  Even after several years, I would constantly find myself still very much caught up in that incident. Not a day went by that I did not mull things over in my head, thinking of alternate endings, of what I should have could have done to change it, etc…. Read more

Happy Juneteenth!

According to the Juneteenth website: “Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.” What is truly shocking, and something I only learned about a few years ago, is that there are actually more slaves today than… Read more

New Ideal Church of Scientology for the Mile-High City

| DENVER, COLORADO • JUNE 16, 2012 | On Saturday, June 16, more than a thousand Scientologists, guests, and state and city dignitaries assembled in Lower Downtown Denver to dedicate a new Church of Scientology. The Church stands one block from Coors Field in the heart of the Ballpark Neighborhood Historic District. The building, originally constructed in 1916 for the American Radiator Company, is a renowned example of Denver’s urban revitalization. The Church meticulously preserved the landmark’s original features, including the… Read more

Youth for Human Rights African Leadership Campaign

Tim Bowles, Scientologist and Director of International Development of Youth for Human Rights and Joseph “Jay” Yarsiah Youth for Human Rights Program Director for Africa discuss the Human Rights Leadership Campaign they have implemented in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and other  African countries to curtail atrocities and prevent them occurring in the future. Read more

Un-Making Old Descisions

“You make New Year’s resolutions. And you make them into the teeth of old resolutions which were different. Then you don’t keep your new resolutions and you tell yourself you are weak-willed. You aren’t weak-willed. You are simply obeying yourself as of yesterday.” — L. Ron Hubbard (Handbook for Preclearsp.265) When did you first make a decision to be a good parent?   I came across that quote while on studying the book Handbook for Preclears at my local church. It was… Read more

Scientology Reboots Ideal Church in Silicon Valley

| SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA • JUNE 9, 2012 |   Thousands of Bay Area Scientologists gathered on Saturday, June 9, to celebrate the rededication of the Church of Scientology Stevens Creek in San Jose.  The ceremony marked the transformation of the 57,000-square-foot Ideal Church of Scientology (Ideal Org) to better accommodate its ever-growing congregation and extend Church of Scientology humanitarian programs to all communities across Silicon Valley. Ms. Darlene Bright, President of the Church of Scientology Stevens Creek in San Jose… Read more

Marketing Like Crazy

This article from Gulf Coast Business Review about Scientologist Joy Gendusa is primarily about her business activities, but it stresses her application of Scientology principles in her work, so I thought it would be a good represenation of Scientology and Scientologists.   BY: ROD THOMSON June 01, 2012 Joy Gendusa’s PostcardMania business is marketing, and when it came to surviving the recession and its aftermath, she turned up the marketing heat for her own firm. Joy Gendusa maneuvered through the… Read more

How did you get into Scientology?

This is the second in a series of posts answering this question.  Anyone having a story to share, send it along! People ask me this question all the time. I get it from people of different faiths and of no faith, from the curious, the sincere and the cynical. My first answer? “I read a book.” And even though that was a few years ago (38 to be exact), that’s what I tell people today who want to know about… Read more

Church of Scientology opens new Santa Ana home

Courtesy of RON GONZALES / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER SANTA ANA – The Church of Scientology of Orange County, formerly in Tustin, held a grand opening on Saturday, June 2 for its new home at 505 N. Sycamore St. The church about six years ago purchased the historic 48,000-square-foot Santa Ana Performing Arts and Event Center, which was built in 1931 as the Santa Ana Masonic Lodge. Church officials said about 5,000 people attended the event to see the dedication, led… Read more


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