Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30
March 12 – April 16
**Class is closed after the 2nd session.
Facilitated by Rev. David Howard
Join Rev. David for an exploration of Walter Starcke’s book, It’s All God. In this book, Starcke has managed to take one of metaphysics’ greatest truths and put it into a form and flow of words which are easy to grasp. He has done a masterful job of clarifying the necessity of finding a realistic balance between living in the Absolute and the Relative world: It’s not a matter of “one or the other,” but rather, discovering the key to doing both at the same time.
Realize this Double Thread aspect, “It is possible for the man of earth aspect of my being and my man of God potential to finally communicate with each other and truly function as one…just as it is possible now for you to move into greater spiritual awareness and experience your own Divine Humanity.” – Walter Starcke
Walter Starcke’s extraordinary life reads like fiction, but it’s true! On his quest for life’s ultimate answers and with his uncanny ability to perpetually reinvent himself, he donned the roles of modern mystic, Broadway producer, successful business entrepreneur, powerful keynote speaker and author of eight best-selling books — It’s All God, The Third Appearance, The Double Thread, The Ultimate Revolution, The Gospel of Relativity, Homesick for Heaven, Joel Goldsmith & I, and The Star Keys.
His mentor and most influential teacher was the Christian mystic and author of The Infinite Way, Joel S. Goldsmith – an association that began in 1946 and lasted until Goldsmith’s death eighteen years later. As Joel knew himself, there was much more to reveal and share, which Starcke continued to do through his life.
At the INTERNATIONAL NEW THOUGHT ALLIANCE conference in 2001, Starcke was awarded its MYSTICAL CENTURY award. Starcke held a Doctor of Divinity degree from Emerson Theological Institute, and sat on the Board of Directors for Unity School at Unity Village Missouri.
Above all else his life was centered around his spiritual work.
Dismantling Toxic Masculinity: Beyond the Basics
Thursday, March 21st
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Discussions about masculinity and how we teach men and boys to behave continue to be at the forefront of public conversation. From the #metoo movement, to the online "manosphere" of pick up artists and incels, to the blatant sexism of our President, to the recent Gillette ad, the implications are clear: we need to do more to challenge how men are socialized to interact with each other, women, and others impacted by sexism. Even more profoundly, we need to ask how we are teaching men to think about themselves.
Join this training with Regan Byrd Consulting LLC to discuss male socialization, hegemonic masculinity, and the problem with gender binaries, from a WOC perspective.
These trainings are offered at low cost to allow for community participation and access. The cost to attend is $20, which can be paid via Venmo @Regan-Byrd, PayPal via firstname.lastname@example.org
, or in person. If the cost of the training is not feasible, scholarship tickets are available. Please email Regan at email@example.com
An Afternoon of Spirit Messages with Deb Sheppard
Saturday, March 23rd
4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Deb will share Spiritual lessons she has learned from more that two decades of being a liason between you and your loved ones in the Spirit world. She will deliver detailed messages of love, comfort and encouragement from loved ones on the other side. You’ll leave forever changed – with a fresh new perspective on life and death, a stronger connection to the spirit world and the comforting awareness that you are not alone!
Come join us, for an Afternoon filled with laughter, love, answers, and spirit connections! This will be an interactive, wonderful and powerful experience. You will leave feeling a deeper connection to Spirit and comforted in knowing that your loved ones on the other side of the veil are always with you. Ask your most weighty questions about life, love and the afterlife in this intimate, beautiful and safe setting! Bring your friends and join us for this powerful experience.
Family Drum Circle
Sunday, April 7th
Drumming is a universal expression that transcends all boundaries. Whatever your age, occupation or cultural background everyone communicates through the language of rhythm.
Whether you are two or ninety two, the magic of drumming will leave you with a natural high and a lasting memory of good fun and group unity.
Join us and together we will discover our inner rhythm!
Feel the heartbeat of your soul as rhythm as we come together as one!
We have extra drums!
Igniting the Fire of the Heart
Friday, April 12th
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
An Evening of Participatory Devotional Chanting from Around the World.
Dear friends, you are warmly invited to participate in an evening of musical richness, deep silence, contemplation, and sacred ecstasy. Your back-up band--led by Gayan, Marcy, Ken, Kath, and Eddy, is waiting! We’ll be chanting and entering into the heart of mystical lineages and wisdom streams from East and West, imbibing their wisdom and coming into deep being and presence together. There are as many reasons to chant as there are infinite expressions of life and humanity. Come find yours, and whatever is ignited in you, please allow it to pour forth as a blessing for our gathering and the world. As we let the music have its way with us, a field emerges where we dance as we are being danced; where we sing as we are being sung; and we pray as we are being prayed by the Beloved Source and movement of all. Through our intention and gentle surrender, chant has the power to bring us into a ravishingly intimate experience of the present as it moves and flows through our bodies.
Come energize, rejuvenate, connect, and experience oneness in community.
Offered on a Love Donation basis. All welcome--kids too! Your presence is the greatest gift. Suggested $15 minimum for those who are able.