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Classes

We are a dynamic, involved teaching center. We offer Science of Mind foundational and advanced classes accredited by the Centers for Spiritual Living, as well as workshops and special focus classes. It is through regular class attendance that we experience practical applications of spiritual principles and begin to embody a change in consciousness. We encourage all serious seekers of spiritual truths to attend our classes. Daytime and evening classes are offered on various days of the week. Please see our calendar of events for the current class schedule.
 
 


Classes can now be attended through Skype! If you are interested in taking one of our classes via Skype, please email the office at opcrs@hotmail.com and someone will get in touch with you and send you the instructions to connect with us.


 

You may pay your tuition for your Skype class by using this "Donate" button. Please add a comment in the PayPal window designating the class and date the payment is for. 

Fall Accredited Classes Begin the Week of Sept. 9, 2018

From Whence We Came -- A History of New Thought

If you like history, then exploring the roots of Science of Mind is a course for you, but have no fear, you won’t have to memorize dates or names of places. The history is a backdrop to the ideas, notable people, and writings that converged to become what we call Religious Science and the New Thought movement. 

There will be assigned readings, brief written work, and study questions to stimulate class discussions. This is a prerequisite class for Practitioner Training.

This accredited class is open to all at any time. The textbooks for this class are: "A Philosophy of Ernest Holmes – Holmes Papers Volume 1", by Ernest Holmes, "Emerson’s Essays", by Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Scientific Christian Mental Practice" by Emma Curtis Hopkins, and "The Edinburgh Lectures" by Thomas Troward These are available in our bookstore.

Receive a $50 discount if this unit is paid in full by the end of the second week of classes.

Class begins: Sept. 11, 2018; ends: Dec. 4, 2018. 12-week course. (no class the week of Thanksgiving)  

Time: Tuesdays, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Tuition: $25.00 per class (plus registration fee if taking the class for credit)

Instructor: Melissa Blevins, RScP

 


 

The Art of Abundance

This class combines the principle of abundance with the clarity of “spiritual economics.” This in-depth, interactive course will guide students into a clear understanding of the limitless abundance available to everyone and how they can personally access it in their own life. This course explores 10 specific “rules” or practices that, when followed faithfully, lay the foundation for an enriched and vibrant life filled with purpose and meaning.

This accredited class is open to all at any time. The textbooks for this class are "The Art of Abundance" by Dennis Merritt Jones and "Spiritual Economics" by Eric Butterworth. These are available in our bookstore.

Receive a $50 discount if this unit is paid in full by the end of the second week of classes.

Class begins: Sept. 12, 2018; ends: Dec. 5, 2018. 12-week course. (no class the week of Thanksgiving)  

Time: Wednesdays, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Tuition: $25.00 per class (plus registration fee if taking the class for credit)

Instructor: Rev. Mary Beth Speer

 

Spanish Language Class: Self Mastery/Emergence of the True Self – Dominio de mi Propio Ser/El Surgimiento de mi Propio Yo

In this class, we will discover and learn that there is a Divine Presence at the Center of our Being. The Perfect Life of God is in and through us, in every part of our being.

En esta clase va a descubrir y aprender: Que hay una Divina Presencia en el centro de nuestro ser. La Perfecta Vida de Dios esta en nosotros y alrededor de nosotros, en cada parte de nuestro Ser. 

This accredited class is open to all at any time. The textbooks for this class are the Spanish language version of The Science of Mind and Living the Science of Mind, both by Dr. Ernest Holmes. Libros: La Ciencia De La Mente y Viviendo La Ciencia De La Mente por Dr. Ernest Holmes.

Receive a $50 discount if this unit is paid in full by the end of the second week of classes.  

Class begins: Sept. 13, 2018; ends: Dec. 6, 2018. 12-week course. (no class the week of Thanksgiving)  

Time: Thursdays, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Tuition: $25.00 per class (plus registration fee if taking the class for credit)

Instructor: Rev. Vilma Torres

 

 
Prosperity Class

The Thursday Night Prosperity Class starts the study of a new book beginning Sept. 13, 2018 with the selection of "Prosperity" by Charles Filmore. Join in on the group at any time and learn about your divine gift of prosperity. Meet with like-minded people who are working to improve their consciousness for abundance and prosperity.

Time: Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30pm

Tuition: Love Offering

Instructor: Rev. Vilma Torres