Certified Core Classes

A Jumpstart in Life:

New to Science of Mind?  Been away awhile and need a refresher?  This class opens up the “secret” of living in joy, abundance and peace. Learning the fundamentals of Science of Mind is the first step to putting into practice a powerful way of thinking about and using the natural law of the

When: 3- hour class meets for 2 weeks

Tuition:  Free + $5 for class materials

Textbooks: None

Foundations:   Life-changing Spiritual Principles and Practices

In these classes we study and apply spiritual principles their corresponding spiritual practices. We learn how to gain more clarity and less confusion about what to do and how to do it. The classes are experiential, with guided meditations and exercises to assist you in incorporating spiritual practice and understanding into your daily life.  This course is required prior to any further course enrollment.

When: 3- hour class meets for 10 weeks and a 1 day workshop

Tuition: $240 includes + $15 for materials

Books: Science of Mind – Ernest Holmes – Ernest Holmes

Spiritual Practices for Daily Living: Discovering and designing your spiritual practice

Building on the knowledge gained in Beyond Limits or Foundations, this class focuses on how to have an active daily connection with Spirit and how to find your own unique way of doing that through spiritual practices. You will explore receptive (meditation) and directive (prayer) ways of communing with Spirit to be able to choose the perfect spiritual practice for you in every moment and situation. Various forms of meditation are presented, and you will develop greater skill in verbal and written prayer, especially for others.

When: 3-hour class meets for 10 weeks

Tuition: $200 + $15 for materials

Prerequisite Info: Foundations for Living is a prerequisite for this class

Books: Journey of Awakening – Ram Dass        Can We Talk To God? – Ernest Holmes

Self-Mastery: The Emergence of the True Self

Have you ever wrestled with the impulse to react when you want to respond compassionately and calmly? Do you wonder what causes you to react in ways that leave you feeling dissatisfied? Do you have questions about integrity and compassionate communication? Do you sometimes wonder how to be a spiritual person in a practical world? This class is an inward journey exploring feelings, ego, relationships, and the process of personal change. With direct, practical advice from Don Miguel Ruiz’s Four Agreements, the work of Byron Katie and others, you will discover new ways to deepen human love, trust, and forgiveness.

When: 3-hour class meets for 8 weeks plus a 6 hour workshop

Tuition: $200 + $15 for materials

Prerequisite: Foundations for Living

Books: Science of Mind and Living the Science of Mind – Ernest Holmes

Roots of Science of Mind: Experiencing the inspiration that led to our teachings

Learn how our teachings became a system that freely draws from many religions, philosophies, literature, and sciences. Directly experience the power of those teachers and the teachings that inspired Ernest Holmes, our Founder. This class guides us through the writings of three of the most important influences in Holmes’s development: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Troward, and Emma Curtis Hopkins.

When: 3 hour class meets for 10 weeks

Tuition: $200 + $15 for materials

Prerequisite: Foundations for Living

Books:   Scientific Christian Mental Practice – Emma Curtis Hopkins

The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science – Thomas Troward

Emerson’s Essays – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Science of Mind – Ernest Holmes

Visioning: Tuning in to your Intuition

Visioning is the practice of attuning your life and your thought to spiritual guidance and direction. As you become more aware of spiritual guidance at work in your life, you begin to turn to it first before taking action or making decisions. Knowing how to ‘listen’ to spiritual guidance—and how to differentiate between other messages that pass through our awareness—becomes a valuable skill in living a fulfilling life. Visioning is about the personal transformation that occurs when you let spiritual guidance inform everything you do! In this class you learn how to vision and experience the power of visioning with others.

When: A 6 week course.

Tuition: $120 + $15 for student workbook
Prerequisite: None

Highly Recommended: The Life Visioning Process audio CD by Michael Bernard Beckwith

Financial Freedom

This class will assist you in the development of greater awareness of Spirit as the source of financial as well as personal freedom. You will explore your own current beliefs and attitudes about money to create a spiritual practice that will duplicate the nature of Spirit in your financial affairs. Learning these tools for personal freedom will give you the opportunity to apply them in all aspects of your life.

When: 3-hour class meets once a week for 8 weeks.

Tuition: $160 for 8 weeks course + $15 materials (Financial Freedom Workbook)
Prerequisite: None

Professional Practitioner Studies Year 1

This 30-week course takes the student on a deep journey of self discovery, focusing on a keen understanding of our teaching and applying spiritual principles. Students continue their mastery of life through personal responsibility, the power of choice, and structured spiritual practices. Through reading, reflective writing, affirmative prayer and classroom exercises, students develop a moment by moment awareness of what it means to live a spiritual life. (A minimum of five completed classes  and an interview are required prior to enrolling. Offered once per year beginning in September and ending in May)

When: 3-hour class meets for three 10-week sessions

Tuition: $300 for each 10 week segment.

Prerequisites: Foundations for Living, Spiritual Practices, Self-Mastery, and Roots of Science of Mind

Books: Science of Mind and Living the Science of Mind – Ernest Holmes plus other books required each term.

Professional Practitioner Studies Year 2

In this course, you will learn the necessary skills for working with clients and the application of spiritual principles in human conditions through expanded use of affirmative prayer. Students deepen their role of selfless service to our spiritual community and hone the consciousness of a healing presence. Successful completion of this 30 week course with written and oral exams culminates in licensing as a Professional Prayer Practitioner (RScP) with United Centers for Spiritual Living.

When: 3- hour class meets for three 10-week sessions  followed by  6 month Internship (additional 30 credit hours)

Tuition: $300 for each 10 week segment

Prerequisites: Foundations for Living, Spiritual Practices, Self-Mastery, Practical Mysticism, and Roots of Science of Mind

Books: Science of Mind and Living the Science of Mind – Ernest Holmes  plus other books required for each term

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