History of Seaside Center for Spiritual Living

1988 (July)

CHARTERED. The Seaside Center community met at the Old Cardiff Church with Rev. Melody Leopard. Attendance = 10.


Seaside moved to Cedros Ave. in Solana Beach with Rev. Doreen Williams, a full-time location with a sanctuary, office, and one child care room. Attendance = 25.

1991 (Sept)

Dr. Christian Sorensen arrived from Hawaii and became Seaside’s minister. Within six months, attendance grew to over 70 and we moved to The Del Mar Hilton. Attendance = 125.

1993 (Feb)

We moved to the Southfair Complex, Del Mar Fairgrounds. Attendance = 200.

1996 (Mar)

This was an interim move to the La Paloma Movie Theater for a few months.

1996 (July)

1010 1st St., Encinitas (The Old Red Kettle Brewery). Attendance = 275.

2001 (Oct)

We moved to our permanent home, 1613 Lake Dr., Encinitas. Attendance = 350.

2004 (Nov)

We added the Cardiff Dr. property to our campus.


Seaside’s current membership is over 700.