The Rev. Ernest D. (Ernie) Chu received the award of ordination from Religious Science International (RSI) at a special ceremony on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007 at the Center for Spiritual Living – Ft. Lauderdale, a Religious Science center in South Florida.
Dr. Arleen Bump, representing Religious Science International, the national association of Religious Science pastors, said, “It bestows the status of ‘reverend’ as a lifetime title – an award earned by notable accomplishments, years of effective ministry and teaching, and outstanding service to Religious Science International.” Dr. Bump is Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Living – Ft. Lauderdale.
Chu has served as a licensed assistant and staff minister at the Center for Spiritual Living – Ft. Lauderdale for many years. He helped start and build the center’s Midweek Service; founded the Spirit at Work outreach group; developed curriculum for and taught spiritual abundance classes; and served on the center’s Board of Trustees for nearly 12 years. His spiritual counsel, service and compassion have earned him praise and love from his numerous students at the center and throughout the nation.
Chu is now an Independent CSL (Center for Spiritual Living) Focus Minister, leading his Financial and Economic Focus Ministry through The Soul Currency® Institute he founded. His ministry is based at the Center for Spiritual Living – Ft. Lauderdale, one of the largest CSLs in the Southeast.