Classes

“Foundations of Science of Mind” Beginning January 2018

Have you ever wanted to feel really empowered?  Would you like to enhance your sense of connection with your Higher Power?  Are you ready to discover your emerging direction and purpose and how to make it happen?

Join this powerful class for a journey of self-discovery within an experiential format of lecture, discussion, sharing and process. You will learn spiritual principles and practices like meditation and affirmative prayer (spiritual mind treatment), and how to focus your intentions to create more powerful results that will change your life for the better forever. The Creative Process is introduced at the beginning of the class and then flows through each week so that the student has the opportunity to see and use the Creative Process as it works in their lives.  You can learn to make your dreams a reality!  Upon completion, you will have a solid foundation in order to deepen and grow in your studies, and you will be eligible to participate in additional certificated classes.

When: To be schedules (plus a workshop to be scheduled)

This is a Pay what you will opportunity.    Everyone Welcome CSL Suggested Tuition: $295; Audit $105.  

Text: The Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes

 

“Spiritual Economics” Beginning Monday, September 11, 2017

Focusing on prosperity issues, the student of this class will gain a greater understanding of the basic metaphysical principles which govern our financial well-being. Participants will learn how to use these principles effectively in everyday life. This is a sensible, solution-oriented class and is appropriate for the new or advanced student. We will check in during the week to report on our prosperity consciousness and support each other in realizing and experiencing our Greater Good.

We will also participate in Unexpected Income tithing. Unexpected Income increases as our prosperity consciousness expands.

This is an accredited Science of Mind class that counts as an elective toward higher studies in Practitioner and Ministry coursework.

Text: Spiritual Economics by Eric Butterworth

Tuition: $100; CSL Registration fee: $20/student

When: Mondays at 7:00 pm beginning September 11, 2017, 8 weeks

Prerequisites: Foundations of Science of Mind or Beyond Limits

 

To learn about other classes that may be offered during the year, read on …

There are many wonderful opportunities to improve your life, deepen your spiritual practice and make new friends. One of the best ways to get underway is to take classes and we offer an array of classes, programs and workshops to support you as you “change your thinking, change your life.”

Learn something new.  It is up to each of us to consciously choose what we believe, what we hold to be true within ourselves, and how we choose to contribute to a global community.

Investigate your beliefs, challenge your ideas about “the way it is” by taking classes, reading books and dialoging with others.

Explore new ways of being and Discover how you can create the life of your dreams. As you look at our latest selection of classes, listen to your heart and follow its guidance in choosing classes that will help you continue to grow strong and spiritually healthy.

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 Are ready to make a positive shift if your prosperity …

In your finances and every other area of your life

Join the Prosperity Plus Program!

Prosperity Plus, A New Way of Living (10 classes)

You will learn spiritual practices of an ABUNDANT LIFE! You will move from fear, scarcity and limited thinking to a life full of possibility, prosperity and promise. You will experience deeper spiritual practice, expanded relationships, financial security and greater self awareness and self-esteem. In this course, you will discover the 10 Laws that govern an abundant life and will be given the opportunity and encouragement to put them into daily practice. This 10 week “experiment” will be the catalyst for a new way of LIVING and CREATING There is no prerequisite, however, pre-registration is necessary.  Please advise Duke Height of your interest so a group can be scheduled.

 Prosperity Plus II, Harnessing Your Invisible Power

This is a brand new program from Mary Morrissey that is assured to drill you deeply into the essence of your being to reveal your personal greatness and raise you to greater successes than you have imagined possible.  Prerequisite:  Completion of Prosperity Plus, and pre-registration is necessaryPlease advise Duke Height of your interest so a group can be scheduled.

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Foundations of Science of Mind and Spirit 

Have you ever wanted to feel really empowered?  Would you like to enhance your sense of connection with your Higher Power?  Are you ready to discover your emerging direction and purpose and how to make it happen?

Join this powerful class for a journey of self-discovery within an experiential format of lecture, discussion, sharing and process. You will learn spiritual principles and practices like meditation and affirmative prayer (spiritual mind treatment), and how to focus your intentions to create more powerful results that will change your life for the better forever. The Creative Process is introduced at the beginning of the class and then flows through each week so that the student has the opportunity to see and use the Creative Process as it works in their lives.  You can learn to make your dreams a reality!  Upon completion, you will have a solid foundation in order to deepen and grow in your studies, and you will be eligible to participate in additional certificated classes.

Beyond Limits

In this entry level class in the study of the Science of Mind and Spirit, students are introduced to the Core Concepts of the Science of Mind and Spirit and learn how to apply these Universal Principles in their lives. They develop a practice Meditation and Affirmative Prayer to enhance their daily practice. The class is experiential, with many guided meditations and exercises to assist students in embracing and incorporating Science of Mind and Spirit Principles.

Spiritual Practices for Daily Living (aka, Treatment and Meditation)

This class focuses on the power of daily spiritual practice with emphasis on prayer, meditation and journaling.  Students develop life-long spiritual habits that support them in every area of life.  They expand on their experiences of praying about themselves to praying about others.

Power of Your Word

This is an amazing course on the power of thought and the importance of being mindful. Each week is a thoughtful approach to the deeper understandings of prayer: How does the nature of God and that of man result in answered prayer?  What is the impact of thought (and words) have on creative law?  Where do beliefs fit in?  Students will refine their use of affirmations and Spiritual Mind Treatment. Each week there are experiential exercises and practical applications.

The Essential Ernest Holmes

This class is a loving tribute to Dr. Ernest Holmes and all of the wisdom he brought to our world. The course is based upon What We Believe and each week the student has the opportunity to examine these ideas and uncover ways to make the power of this teaching come alive in his/her life. Each week has a meditation on light that takes the student progressively deeper and deeper into the light to find inner truth.

Exploring the Roots of Science of Mind

This class provides the student with an understanding of the historical roots in America of Ernest Holmes’ philosophy. Specific emphasis will be given to the works of Thomas Troward, Emma Curtis Hopkins and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Thomas Troward: Edinburgh Lectures

This course is designed to give students understanding and knowledge of the principles presented in the Edinburgh Lectures by Thomas Troward. Each week is devoted to a different chapter with the Core Principles from the Foundational Courses outlined.

Bible Wisdom

Step into a new light exploring the ancient writings of the most recognized, sanctified and vilified sacred, world text — the Bible.  You will never look at the Bible the same way again! This class approaches the Bible as an archetypal story about the evolution of human consciousness. Discover the Bible as neither fact nor fiction, but a universal myth which can support your spiritual development.

We will explore the metaphysical teachings of the threefold nature of these writings — the story of the evolution of consciousness, the partial history of a race of people and the deeper meaning as a spiritual guide.  See with new eyes, listen with an open heart and mind as you release old fears and interpretations and discover codes of illumination and the gems of Jesus’ metaphysics.

Practical Mysticism

This class is an exploration of mysticism, what it is and what it is not. It provides the framework for the student to live a more mystical life in present time. Each student sets a personal intention for his or her own life. Emphasis is given to the practice of meditation and the practice of witnessing consciousness. This class is ideal for anyone seeking to deepen his or her own awareness of the Divine reality in daily living.

Mind Body Connection

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of the mind/body connection, and the important role consciousness plays in the healing process. This course is a clear, step by step process that begins with Principle, deals with the emotional issues surrounding the body, gives emphasis to effective prayer, unlearning old concepts of duality and disease, and even practical considerations such as locating health professionals who support your belief system. This course is ideal for the beginner or the advanced student who desires a deeper understanding of physical healing.

Meditation is More Than You Think

This is an introductory meditation course that begins with the beginner and moves step by step through the powerful tool of meditation in many different modalities. Topics include meditation with light, mantras, sound, movement, breathing, and more. Each week is very experiential with various forms of meditation that the student can then take with them for a richer practice at home.

Financial Freedom

This popular course contains in-depth material that allows the student to examine his or her belief systems, and to gain a new perspective of how this system of beliefs is at work in their lives. Interplay of thought, emotions, desire, action, spirit, and all facets of being work together to create a new level of well-being and abundance in the individual’s life. A comprehensive workbook and creative exercises are included.

Principles of Successful Living

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of his or her place in the Spiritual System, and the part that consciousness plays in demonstrating greater good. On a very practical basis, this course offers the opportunity to set an intention for concrete demonstration of good, and to study the tools for achieving this demonstration. Emphasis is given to use of the Law of Mental Equivalents, Affirmative Prayer, and the qualities of living a spiritual life.

Visioning

This class is a walk through the powerful tool of Visioning. It includes the history of how visioning began in our movement with the inspiration of Dr. Michael Beckwith, offers weekly opportunities for visioning at different levels from the individual to the community to the global and explains the role of visioning in our Global Heart Model.

Self Mastery: The Emergence of the True Self

The Self-Mastery class focuses on healing the perceived separation between personality and Spirit. Through an active exploration of the creative nature of thoughts and feelings, beliefs and emotions, the students have an opportunity to gain mastery in the art of living as a conscious, intentional being.

Metaphorical Interpretation of the Bible

This class provides a look at the Bible as story and myth.  It draws on such diverse sources as Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Jelaluddin Rumi, Joseph Campbell and Aesop.  You will learn how to interpret the many stories in the Old and New Testament and awaken to how these stories are being played and re-played in life today.

This Thing Called You 

This class was created to deepen the student’s understanding that s/he is an individualized expression of God.  Topics of exploration include: co-creation, the power of belief, your inner authority, and how to increase your faith.

What is True for Me About Relationships?

Relationships can contribute to some of our most heart-opening joyful experiences as well as create some of our most painful challenges.
In this class, Practitioner Jenn Fay, RScP, will lead us in and exploration of relationships through a class called “What Is True for Me about Relationships,” created by Rev. Jane Beach. This 8-week course explores relationships from different perspectives: with ourselves, with family and a significant other, the other people who are in our lives, and our relationship with our Spiritual Source. We will also examine our relationship with acceptance, forgiveness, and change, plus a section on our place in the world.

WWJD? (What Would Jesus Do?)

The class will follow the story of Jesus (as told by John) from the point of view of the Ancient Mystery Schools. This version of the Jesus story is a mystical course of study for those who want to live as the Christ. It is a story of initiation and empowerment.

The class will use the book, Bible Interpretations First Series by Emma Curtis Hopkins. This is available through Amazon (if you order through Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com, and select Celebration Center as the organization you wish to donate to, and a portion of the sale comes to us!) or Wise Woman Press. Read chapters “All is in Divine Order” and “Jesus and Nicodemus” before the first class.

This is a great text for deep work. You may find answers to questions such as:
1) What to do when you’ve done your best but have seen no results;
2) What to do when you really messed up;
3) How to stop working so hard;
4) What to say when people speak unfavorably about you;
5) The important step we leave out when “treating” for conditions.

 

Professional Courses

Are you curious about the requirements to become a Licensed Practitioner of Religious Science (aka, Licensed Practitioner of Science of Mind)?

If you are feeling a Divine nudge to higher service, it may be the call to become a licensed Practitioner of Religious Science. After meeting the prerequisites which include at least 7 basic and advanced classes from specific areas of study, you will enter a two-year program of professional studies.  The first year is open to anyone wanting to investigate the possibility of being a practitioner and to engage in depth in Science of Mind. The second year of the program is by invitation based on the dedication demonstrated and commitment.  Please make an appointment with Duke Height to learn more about the program and how it will serve you.