SCIENCE OF MIND Classes: THE FIVE BRANCHES OF LEARNING

 
   

Ernest HolmesAs the Universe is run by an Infinite Mind, so one’s life is controlled by their thinking; ignorance of this keeps him in bondage; knowledge will free him.

— Ernest Holmes

 
I. Foundational Level
 

New Foundations
Essential Holmes

     

FOUNDATIONS
Updated Curriculum! Would you like to enhance your spiritual connection to a Higher Power? Are you ready to discover your emerging direction and purpose and how to make it happen? Learn the nine spiritual principles and practices that will change your life for the better forever. Join Rev. Larry King for 10 weeks of self-discovery and revelation within an experiential format of lecture, discussion, sharing and process.
Pre-requisite for most SOM classes.
10 weeks: 30 credit hours
+Saturday workshop

• ESSENTIAL ERNEST HOLMES
This course 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 her/his life. Each week has a meditation on light that takes the student progressively deeper and deeper into the light to find inner truth.
10 weeks: 30 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations*
*may be taken without meeting the prerequisite, but no credit will be received.

 
   
   
     
 
II. History/Philosophy
 
  Exploring Roots
Edinburgh Lectures
Bible Wisdom
 

 

EXPLORING ROOTS
The roots of Science of Mind run deep and wide through the religions, philosophies, literature and science of human-kind. This course 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.

10 weeks: 30 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

EDINBURGH LECTURES
Expanded knowledge of spiritual principles as presented by Judge Thomas Troward (one of the most influential people to Ernest Holmes). Students & teachers create questions for the class to make discussions lively & relevant. A class designed to provide an in-depth walk with our life-changing philosophy.

8 weeks: 24 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

• BIBLE WISDOM
Students are introduced to ways of interpreting stories (parables) from the Hebrew Bible as a foundation for understanding the teachings of Jesus. Involves reading, discussion, role-playing, problem-solving and creative arts.

10 weeks: 30 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

 
     
The educational program of the United Centers for Spiritual Living offers
adults of all ages the opportunity to realize the Presence of God as all life,
to discover their inherent Creative Power, and to experience the
Presence and Power in their daily lives.
Fall 2016 Classes
• Foundations • Practical Mysticism
More Information
Register Sundays at PCSL.
Contact Rev. Larry King @
503-501-6599 with any questions.
 
 
   
III. Consciousness
 
   

Practical Mysticism
Meditation: More Than You Think

 
 
 

PRACTICAL MYSTICISM
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 life. Emphasis is given to the practice of meditation and the practice of witnessing consciousness. This course is ideal for anyone seeking to deepen his or her own awareness of the Divine reality in daily living.

10 weeks: 30 credit hours
Pre-requisite: Foundations

MEDITATION:
MORE THAN YOU THINK

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.

8 weeks: 24 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

 
   
IV. Practical Applications
 

Self-Mastery
Visioning

5 Gifts

 
 

SELF MASTERY
A deeper inward journey opening the door to reveal the wholeness of self and deepening the experience of Oneness in Spirit. Explore feelings, ego, relationships and the process of change, while discovering new ways to deepen human love, trust, forgiveness and gratitude.

8 weeks: 24 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

• VISIONING
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.
8 weeks: 24 credit hours
Pre-requisite:
Foundations

5 GIFTS for an ABUNDANT LIFE
Through teaching, sharing, experiential exercises and prayer these classes ignite the individual's realization that God is the Infinite Source of the life we are created to live – one of abundance of health, wealth, creative self-expression and fulfilling relationships. Through the active practice of giving the GIFTS of Gratitude, Intentions, Forgiveness, Tithing and Surrender in our everyday lives, our goal is to fully realize that we are the Abundant Love of God.
8 weeks: 24 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

 
   
   
V. Spiritual Practices
 

Treatment & Meditation
Power of Your Word

 

 

• TREATMENT & MEDITATION
This course focuses on the student developing lifetime habits of meditation and Spiritual Mind
Treatment. Spiritual Mind Treatment for oneself is reviewed and strengthened, and then students advance to treating for other people.

10 weeks: 30 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

POWER of YOUR WORD
This is an amazing course on the power of Spiritual Mind Treatment. Each week is a thoughtful approach to the deeper understanding of prayer: How does the nature of God and man create prayer, the impact of creative law and beliefs, what to pray for, affirmative treatment, and the state of continuous prayer.
8 weeks: 24 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

 
     
    VI Electives  
   

Spiritual Economics
Essential Emma Curtis Hopkins

 
 
 
 

• SPIRITUAL ECONOMICS
Does money seem elusive? Do you feel there will never be enough prosperity in your life to "relax?" Through readings, discussion and fun exercises, participants of this class will learn how to use spiritual principles to enhance their financial well-being and true sense of abundance. Join us on a journey of spiritual discovery leading to financial freedom.

8 weeks: 24 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations

•ESSENTIAL EMMA
We will study the 12 Lessons of Spiritual Science as taught by the New Thought movement's "teacher of teachers," Emma Curtis Hopkins. This class is for you if you are ready to transform your life and demonstrate the powerful force for good that you are meant to be.
8 weeks: 24 credit hours

Pre-requisite: Foundations


 
     
    Professional Practioner Studies  
   

Practitioner I
Practitioner II

 
 

This two-year course prepares the student for a career as a professional Religious Science Practitioner (RScP).
(6 courses, minimum 156 hrs)

 
 

Pre-requisite:
Beginning students who enroll at
the Foundational level will take a minimum of two full years of study before entering practitioner study.

I. FOUNDATIONAL LEVEL
Required courses
New Foundations (30 hrs)
Essential Ernest Holmes (30 hrs)

II. HISTORY/PHILOSOPHY
Required: 1 course
Roots (30 hrs)
The Edinburgh Lectures (24 hrs)
Bible Wisdom (30 hrs)

III. CONSCIOUSNESS
Required: 1 course 
Meditation: More Than... (24 hrs)
Practical Mysticism (30 hrs)

IV. PRACTICAL APPLICATION
Required: 1 course
Visioning (24 hrs)
Self Mastery (24 hrs)
5 Gifts (24 hrs)

V. SPIRITUAL PRACTICES
Required: 1 course
Treatment & Meditation (30 hrs)
Power of Your Word (24 hrs)

 
   
   
   
   
 

 

 
   
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