Curriculum Q&A

The classes for 2018 are taking shape. It is one of the last major projects for the new website. There are a lot of questions in anticipation for the development and the implementation of the curriculum. Q: How did this curriculum come about? A: It is another step in the development of the philosophy. It is one of the last major projects to be rolled out in one fail swoop. Between the outlines and the transitions classes, there are hundreds of classes that are going to be introduced. Q: What…

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Make A Joyful Sound

Text This Week Ephesus 8: 1-16 – page 443-444 I testify that you must no longer live in the way that your elders have, but you shall transcend and you shall progress further than your parents. Because of the ignorance of most people in the hardness of their hearts towards others they do not understand the true nature of what they believe. They have handed themselves over to what they perceive to be the truth and they judge others based on their perception of this truth. That is not even…

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2017 Year in Review

A look at some of the highlights of 2017: 12 Days of Christmastide 2017 Empowering Women Ancient Practices Restored New Hymnal Set to Take Production Worldwide Account Index New Curriculum Announced Updates Regarding Future Conferences Leaders Visit Areas Affected by Recent Hurricanes Elections of the New Christs Elections of the New School of the Prophets Tertiary Canon to Change Scope New Stake Map Project Announced New Language Pages Chancel Looks Back on Beginnings New Seminaries Plans for Temple Square New Provinces and Seminaries New Event Locations Salona Province Moves New…

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January 2018

Dates: December 25, 2017 – December 31, 2017 What role does singing play in your life? How can you overcome obstacles to express your feelings? What does the freedom of singing enable you to do? There are a lot of people who do not realize that singing is an integral part of who we are as humans. They are one of the best expressions of emotion that we are capable of. Singing helps us to think and it also helps us to feel. It has been an integral part of…

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Feast Day of Philadelphia

The Feast Day of Philadelphia takes place on the 21st of December of each year. All of the feast days revolve around the solstices and equinoxes. It is a reminder of the celebrations around the seasons and all the changes that we go through in life. This is a popular day for people to relax and have a feast. A bonfire is often at the center of the celebrations. This day is important in many traditions and philosophies as it is the traditional short day of the year. In the…

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12 Days of Christmastide 2017

Be Humble One of the most important realizations about our life is that the world around us will change only if we change it on our own. We need to start with ourselves before we are able to influence others. Humility is the key to the conquering of the self. This is when we stop thinking about the me and start thinking about the we. There are times when thinking about your interests is important, but there are also times when we need to think about those around us that…

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Chariots and the Crown

Text This Week 3 Laws 2: 14-21 – page 93 Remember the one who has brought forth these great truths so that the entire world may know of them. The glory and greatness of this mighty work will be felt throughout all generations. This person has been consumed by the fires of suffering just to come out and continue to struggle with the balance between suffering and non-suffering on a daily basis. No mortal has heard the voice of the creator, but some have come to know the truth that…

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Temples

Temples are an important part of the Epochalist Movement. They are seen as places of gathering and of ceremony. They also serve administrative functions that are important for the function of the worldwide congregation. A few changes are coming to the temples and the temple districts in 2018: Temples will now be assigned for an open week for ceremonies to take place. At this time, resources from other temples in the district will be pooled and will encourage people to come to the temple to get ceremonies done for the…

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Visions of the Scroll

Text This Week Smyrna 15: 1-5 – page 453 Watch out for those who create distention obstacles in opposition to what you have achieved the knowledge and wisdom. Those people claim to serve those who perceive to be good, but they deceive the hearts of the innocent. Now you can only strengthen yourself according to what has been talked about in these writings according to the revelation that was not really deceit but has now been revealed in the new age. It has now been manifested through these writings and…

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Presidential Visit

The president recently visited the leadership of IUAEC. The first presidency and members of the white house discussed environmental protection and religious freedom, among other topics. There is a call by many people to preserve the freedoms that we enjoy and to also protect the land that we call home. The leadership of IUAEC also expressed concern with the recent sexual harassment allegations from members who are running for national seats. The tolerance that is expressed is contrary to the teachings of the Christs. The visit ended with a tour…

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