Transformation of the Cave

January 29, 2023 @ 10:30AM — 11:45AM Mountain Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Althea Center for Engaged Spirituality : 1400 N Williams St Denver, CO 80218 Get Directions

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Transformation of the Cave

Throughout history the Cave has represented or been seen as a symbol of everything from the underworld, the unconscious, the womb of creation as well as a sacred retreat where we seek healing, refuge and a place to commune with the Divine. During this talk, we will explore the transformative properties of the cave and its comparison to the past few years as we seek to be reborn into a new way of living. Join Rev. Elzia Sekou on January 29th at Althea Center as we explore a new way of living.

All are welcome. Stay for our community lunch directly afterwards! We'll also have an in-person Deep Dive at 12:30 pm with Rev. Elzia Sekou to explore the Sunday message further.

If you are unable to physically attend, we will also live-stream our gathering on our Facebook page starting at 10:30am MT. Make sure you turn on notifications for Althea on Facebook so you can be notified as soon as we go live. During the gathering, we invite you to submit your prayers, comments, and feedback.

Featured Speaker: Rev. Elzia Sekou

Rev. Elzia Sekou is the Sr. Minister at CSL Denver and a current member of the CSL Ministerial Counsel. Professionally, Rev. Elzia serves as the Lead Application Engineer at LTCI Partners LLC/NFP, focusing on IT strategy, process improvements and system transformation. Additionally, Rev. Elzia serves on NFP’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Advisory Board and as the Co-leader of The Black Professionals – Business Resource Group.

He is a former college professor, past chair of Cultural Diversity and Human Relations Commission for the city of Lakewood CO, a Special Focus/ Young Adult minister at Mile Hi Church and was former Islamic Imam. He is an avid student of ancient wisdom traditions focusing on Ancient Egypt (Kemet), Islam & The Tao.

He holds a B.S. degree in Management from Florida A&M University and a Master’s in Management Information Systems from the City College of NY. He’s a strong advocate for community building and has been active in servicing the community by sitting on several boards, participating as a member of the Denver Juvenile Drug Court and conducting Rites of Passage Programs.

He’s a husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and has lived in 5 states and Australia giving him a unique perspective on relationship building and cultural differences. His motto is “ Don’t go where there’s a path, go where there is no path and leave a trail.

Featured Musician: Matthew Quiggley

Matthew Quiggley is a local musician who is currently a chef and yoga instructor at Althea. Singing and playing guitar since he was ten Matthew is currently working on a a spiritual album of twenty two songs dedicated to universal love and peace. The album is being released one song at a time, so currently three songs are available on all online music applications. In addition he plays his songs, which he calls songs of devotion, during his yoga nidra classes at Althea, or what he likes to call yoga with pillows.

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