BETTER LIVING CLASSES

UTC ADULT EDUCATION MINISTRY

ABOUT THIS MINISTRY

The Universal Truth Center’s Adult Education Ministry makes the universal spiritual principles of New Thought Christianity available to every individual through a wide variety of classes and seminars. The objective of this ministry is to teach students to live healthy, happy, and prosperous lives by releasing the divine potential within them in accordance with Divine Law.


CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE 2018-19 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

2019 WINTER TERM CLASS SCHEDULE

MASTER & MASTER PLUS CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

JOHNNIE COLEMON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
Accredited by Accrediting Commission International


MASTER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Basic Truth Principles I – Learn new approaches to traditional Christian beliefs and obtain an understanding of New Thought and its fundamental aspects.  Gain new concepts of God, Prayer, Jesus, and much more. Prerequisite:  NONE.  Text:  Alternatives:  New Approaches to Traditional Christian Beliefs, 10th Printing (W. L. Fisher) and The New Thought Christian (W. Warch).  Day & Time:  Tuesdays, 7-9 PM for 11 weeks.  Teacher: Rev. J. Batchie.  Credits 3


Basic Truth Principles II – This class continues Basic Truth I studies through a broad study of important life questions such as; Why do we suffer?  Is there a remedy for suffering?   These and other such questions will be answered.  Prerequisite:  Basic Truth I.  Text:  Lessons in Truth, Centennial Edition (H. E. Cady).  Day & Time: Thursdays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.   Teacher: TBA.  Credits 3


Bible II:  Developing Metaphysical Eyes – Gain knowledge of the Bible through the hidden and metaphysical meanings of proper names, key words, and the significance of numbers and symbols.  Prerequisite:  Bible I.  Text:  The Hidden Mystery of the Bible (J. E. Addington).  Day & Time:  Mondays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.  Teacher:  Rev. J. Batchie.   Credits:  3


Bible V:  New Testament II (Metaphysical) – Explore an in-depth study of Jesus from his birth, to his Resurrection and to his Ascension while engaging in metaphysical study and interpretation.  Prerequisite:  Bible I- IV.  Text:  Your Hope of Glory (E. S. Turner).  Day & Time:  Tuesdays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.  Teacher:  N. Emanuel.  Credits:  3


Discover the Power Within – Rediscover the divine dimensions within you and recommit to living according to your divinity through the teachings of Jesus.  Prerequisite:  Basic Truth Principles I & II.  Text:  Discover the Power Within You:  A Guide to the Unexplored Depths Within (E.  Butterworth).  Days & Times:  Mondays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.  Teacher:  M. Johnson.  Credits:  3


Advanced Studies – Gain a more solid foundation about spirituality through science in your quest for a more solid spiritual foundation.  Prerequisite:  Basic Truth Principles I & II and Bible I-VI.  Text:  Atom-Smashing Power of the Mind (C. Fillmore).  Day & Time:  Thursdays, 7-9 pm. Teacher:  M. Johnson.  Credits:  3


Elective (Prosperity) – There is an unlimited supply awaiting YOU.  Learn the spiritual side of supply as YOUR inner foundation of peace from within.  Prerequisite:  None.  Text:  Wells of Abundance:  The Seven Planes of Supply and the Law of Increase (E. V. Ingraham).  Day & Time:  Tuesdays 7-9 pm for 10 weeks.  Teacher:  P.  Broome-Webster.  Credits:  2


Elective (Bible) – Thought provoking exploration of early Christian texts leading to an assessment of your faith and the questioning of religious orthodoxy.  Prerequisite:  Bible VI.  Text:  Beyond Belief: The Secret Life of Thomas (Elaine Pagels).  Day & Time:  Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm for 10 weeks.  Teacher:  N. Emanuel.  Credits:  2


Elective (Mind/Body) – Understand energy and engage in exercises to reclaim your mind, body, and energy through a study of the 7 Chakras.   Prerequisite:  Basic Truth I and II.  Text:  The Sevenfold Journey:  Reclaiming Mind, Body & Spirit Through the Chakras (A. Judith & S. Vega).   Day & Time:  Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm for 10 weeks.  Teacher:  Dr. G. Hutson, MD.    Credits:  2

MASTER PLUS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Master Plus, Session 2 of 3:  Mysteries of John – Explore the Gospel of John from the metaphysical to the mystical in understanding the unity of God, humanity and creation.   Gain greater awareness on how to express your spiritual identity and how to live an extraordinary, spirit-filled life.   Prerequisite:  Master Plus, Session I.  Text:  Mysteries of John (Fillmore) and The Bible (NRSV).  Day & Time:  Thursdays, 7-9 pm for 12 weeks.  Teacher: Dr. B. Cobb.  Credits: 3


Ready to end debt?Ready to begin your path to living debt free?Ready to take that first step? Join Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace class! Prerequisite: None.  Resources:  Dave Ramsey’s Program Kit that includes a workbook, book, and much more including access to online resources. Day and Time:  Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm starting April 10th for 8 weeks.  Teacher:  A. Whittingham.  Credits:  0.  Payment plans are available for the $100 class registration.   

Start Date:  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 / 6:30-8:30 pm


Think and Grow Rich | Rev. Charles M. Taylor

Stop settling for whatever comes your way and start living a life of purpose and fulfillment. Everything you need to create a truly rich life is already in your possession.  Begin your realization of this by understanding and applying the Think and Grow Rich philosophy.  Become prepared to attract and enjoy your dreams becoming your reality.  Prerequisite:  None.  Text:  Think and Grow Rich (N. Hill).  Day & Time:  Wednesdays 7-8:30 pm for 8 weeks, January 9th – February 27th.   Teacher:  Rev. C. Taylor.  Credits:  0

UNIVERSAL TRUTH CENTER LIFE ENHANCEMENT STUDIES

Shift Your Worthiness and Soar:  How to Stop Shrinking, Settling and Sabotaging Your Success – ONE-DAY Workshop on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 am -3 pm.  All are invited to determine the role wounded worthiness plays in your life. Learn how to revive your sense of worthiness.   Text:  Worthy:  Simple Steps to Strength Your Sense of Worthiness and Change Your life.  Presenter:  Michelle Hollinger.  Before session registration is encouraged.  Credits:  0


Love Yourself to Great Health – Begin 2019 loving yourself to great health.  Open your heart to new ways to love and support yourself to great health.  Learn the 7 steps to eat, think, and love your way to great health.  Prerequisite:  None    Text:  Loving Yourself to Great Health:  Thoughts & Food – the Ultimate Diet L. Hay and Others).  Day & Time:  Sundays January 20th, February 10th, and 24th, and March 10th, 12:30- 2 pm.  Presenter:  Verna Roberts.   Registration fee is waived.  Before session registration is encouraged.  A love offering is encouraged.  Credits:  0


An Orientation to UFBL Teaching and Ministry Programs – Open to UTC members interested in becoming UFBL licensed teachers or ordained ministers.  Participants must have Senior Minister’s approval to participate in the Orientation.  The second of three sessions will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from noon to 2 pm.  The dates for the last session will be decided at this session.  Please attend though you may not have attended the first session.  Contact the Director of the Adult Education Ministry for details.  Credits:  0.


T’ai-Chi Chuan or T’ai Chi (pronounced “tie-jee”) – Learn to “quiet” your mind through meditation in movement.  Learn to achieve unity, harmony, and balance within and without.  Everyone is welcomed. No prior experience is necessary.   NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, BUT A LOVE OFFERING IS ENCOURAGED.  Ongoing class meets Mondays and Wednesdays (year-round), 11 am-Noon.  Text: NONE.  Facilitator:  Dr. G. Hutson, MD.   Credits:  0


Line Dance – Join the UTC Steppers and achieve fitness and improved health benefits.  Medical research reports that you can increase your energy, reduce stress, stay mentally fit and many more benefits through line dance.  A one-time $15.00 registration is required and a love offering is encouraged at all sessions.  Ongoing class meets Mondays and Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm.  Text:  NONE.  Facilitator:  B. Paschal.  Credits:0


 

Adult Bible Sunday School – Expand your knowledge and understanding of the Bible. Learn the stories of the Bible, their metaphysical interpretations, and the meaning for your life.  NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, A LOVE OFFERING IS ENCOURAGED.  Prerequisite:  NONE.  Class Requirements:  The Bible (NRSV), The Metaphysical Bible Dictionary (C. Fillmore), and a desire for greater understanding of the Scriptures.  Day & Time:  Every Sunday (year-round), 8-9:25am.  Teacher:Rev. Anna Price.


 

Toastmasters – Attend the weekly Universal Toastmasters Club #7653 meetings every Saturday, 8-10 am.  Become a part of Toastmasters International, a world leader in communication and leadership development.  Attend to gain greater self-confidence and personal growth through your participation.  Register and join Toastmasters International at the meeting.


Prayer Meeting – Attend weekly prayer meeting conducted by the UTC Prayer and Healing Ministry every Tuesday, 6-7 pm.  ATTEND for prayer, Sunday church service lesson reflection, and much more. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, A LOVE OFFERING IS ENCOURAGED.   Facilitator:  Pauline Broome-Webster.


PRESENTING UTC’S NEWEST TEACHERS

Left to right: Shakira Taylor, Myra Solomon, and Deborah Parrott. (Not pictured: Charles Pouncy)


ONLINE CLASS:

Life is a game. Prepare to play the game in 2019. Learn the rules of the game of life. Ideal class for beginning truth student. Prerequisite: None. Text: The Game of Life (F. S. Shinn). Days & Times: Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. Teacher: Dr. C. Pouncy Credits: 2.


UTC FLIPS OUT ON PRAYER!

Begin 2019 with prayer leading to your breakthrough and join the celebration on April 7, 2019, when UTC FLIPS OUT on prayer. Plan to participate in these events:

  • Wednesday, February 6th, 7-8:30 pm at UTC – Join this conversation on co-creating your day with God.
  • Sundays, February 10th and 17th in community room following service – Visit FLIPS prayer wall to give and take a prayer request. You can post your prayer and take a prayer from the wall to give your support for the next 21 days.
  • Wednesday, March 20th, 7-8:30 pm at UTC –Join this conversation on The Law of Mind Action.
  • Sunday, March 24th, 12:30-1:30 pm – Join this interaction with FLIPS. Bring your device for a social experience as UTC prepares to take prayer to the world.
  • Sunday, April 7, 2019 – FLIPS goes LIVE on Facebook.

Facilitator: S. Taylor. Credits: 0


A Talk: Moving from Devastation through Spiritual Mentoring

Have you faced a challenge that has left you feeling devastated? Join this talk on using spiritual mentoring to help you move forward. Explore becoming a mentor. Examine the UFBL Principles as a source to healing. Join the talk on Tuesdays in the month of February, 7 pm-8:30 pm on February 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2019. Facilitator: D. Parrott. Credits: 0


WELCOME!

We’re so glad you’ve decided to take some classes!



REGISTRATION INFORMATION

IN PERSON

You can register in person Sunday through Thursday at the Universal Truth Center.

ONLINE

Selected classes are available online.  The registration fee for these classes is $65.00 (includes registration and love offering)Students MUST register at UTC before first class session.

BY MAIL

Complete a Class Registration envelope and enclose your check in the envelope.  Mail your registration to the Adult Education Ministry at the Universal Truth Center.   Register Early.   Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

CREDITS

Students in the Master Certificate and Master Plus programs earn 3 credits for all required classes and 2 credits for all elective classes held for 10 weeks.  Electives are not offered in the Master Plus Program.  Students of the Life Enhancement Studies do not receive credits.

BOOKS AND SUPPLIES

Faculty will discuss class texts and other required materials at the first-class meeting.  All required and supplemental books for classes are available at the Illuminations Bookstore at the Universal Truth Center.  Students are encouraged to purchase books from the UTC bookstore to ensure your books are from the same publisher used in the class or workshop.  Class books should be purchased before the first day of class.

CLASS DURATIONS

All Master Certificate Program required classes meet for 11-weeks.  All elective classes meet for 10-weeks.  The Master Plus Program classes meet for 12-weeks.  Details about the duration of Life Enhancement Classes are included in the class descriptions.

REGISTRATION FEES

The registration fee for Master Certificate Program classes is $15.00.  The registration fee for all  Master Plus Program sessions is $75.00.   ALL registration fees are non-refundable.  All registrations received on or after the first-class meeting are assessed a $5.00 late fee.  There are some FREE classes but a love offering is encouraged.  Some classes do not require a registration and it is stated in the class description.

REFUNDS

If your class is canceled for any reason, a refund check will be mailed to you two weeks after the cancellation of the class.  All issues regarding refunds MUST be directed to the Adult Education Registrar.

UTC LOCATION

21310 NW 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

Please don’t hesitate to email us or give us a call at (305) 624-4991.

How do I get there?

 FROM I-95:
Take FL-826 W to NW 167th St in Miami Gardens. Take the exit toward NW 37th Ave/Douglas Rd from FL-826 W. Drive north on 37th Ave/Douglas Rd to 213th street

FROM THE TURNPIKE:
Take Florida’s Turnpike to FL-817 S/NW 27th Ave/University Commerce Ct in Miramar. Take exit 4X from Florida’s Turnpike. Take NW 211th St to NW 37th Ave/Douglas Rd in Miami Gardens. Drive north on 37th Ave/Douglas Rd to 213th street.

Distance Learning Opportunities


The Adult Education Ministry offers classroom participation opportunities for interested students not living in the Greater Miami area.

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

Contact the Ministry Director for information and details

Universal Truth Center
305-624-4991

ADULT EDUCATION MINISTRY 2018-2019 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

SELECT ONE OF THE TERM TABS BELOW TO SEE THE SEMESTER SCHEDULES
August 19, 2018                                                          
Fall Term Registration BEGINS
Financial Peace RegistrationBEGINS

September 4, 2018
FALL  TERM BEGINS


September 15, 2018

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR FALL TERM

October 21, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

November 4, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK CLASSES

November 10, 2018
JCTS Commencement Rehearsal

November 11, 2018
JCTS Commencement Program

November 11, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES

November 12, 2018
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF VETERAN’S DAY

November 18, 2018
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS I

November 22-23, 2018                                             
UNIVERSAL TRUTH CENTER CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

November 30, 2018
FALL TERM ENDS
WINTER TERM January 7, 2019 – March 30, 2019

December 16, 2018
2019 Winter Term Registration BEGINS

December 16, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Registration Continues for 2019 Winter Term & Financial Peace

January 14, 2019                                                           
2019 WINTER TERM BEGINS

January 21, 2019                                                         
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. DAY

January 19, 2019
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR  2019 WINTER TERM

February 24, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

March 10, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES

March 17, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK COURSES

March 24, 2019
Registration Begins for 2019 Spring Term

March 28, 2019                                                           
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS II

March 30, 2019                                                           
2019 WINTER TERM ENDS
SPRING TERM (April 7, 2019 – June 30, 2019

April 1 – 20, 2019
Registration Continues for 2019 Spring Term

April 7, 2019
2019 SPRING TERM BEGINS

April 10, 2019
Financial Peace Class begins

April 20, 2019
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR 2019 SPRING TERM

May, TBA, 2019
JCTS Colloquium

May 26, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

May 27, 2019
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

June 9, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES

June 19, 2019
Last Day for Financial Peace Class
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES

June 27, 2019
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS CLASS

Term Ends 6/30/2019
FALL TERM
August 19, 2018                                                          
Fall Term Registration BEGINS
Financial Peace RegistrationBEGINS

September 4, 2018
FALL  TERM BEGINS


September 15, 2018

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR FALL TERM

October 21, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

November 4, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK CLASSES

November 10, 2018
JCTS Commencement Rehearsal

November 11, 2018
JCTS Commencement Program

November 11, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES

November 12, 2018
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF VETERAN’S DAY

November 18, 2018
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS I

November 22-23, 2018                                             
UNIVERSAL TRUTH CENTER CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

November 30, 2018
FALL TERM ENDS
WINTER TERM
WINTER TERM January 7, 2019 – March 30, 2019

December 16, 2018
2019 Winter Term Registration BEGINS

December 16, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Registration Continues for 2019 Winter Term & Financial Peace

January 14, 2019                                                           
2019 WINTER TERM BEGINS

January 21, 2019                                                         
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. DAY

January 19, 2019
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR  2019 WINTER TERM

February 24, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

March 10, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES

March 17, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK COURSES

March 24, 2019
Registration Begins for 2019 Spring Term

March 28, 2019                                                           
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS II

March 30, 2019                                                           
2019 WINTER TERM ENDS
SPRING TERM
SPRING TERM (April 7, 2019 – June 30, 2019

April 1 – 20, 2019
Registration Continues for 2019 Spring Term

April 7, 2019
2019 SPRING TERM BEGINS

April 10, 2019
Financial Peace Class begins

April 20, 2019
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR 2019 SPRING TERM

May, TBA, 2019
JCTS Colloquium

May 26, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

May 27, 2019
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

June 9, 2019
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES

June 19, 2019
Last Day for Financial Peace Class
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES

June 27, 2019
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS CLASS

Term Ends 6/30/2019