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UTC ADULT EDUCATION MINISTRY

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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.



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FALL TERM: 2017 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 understand New Thought Christian beliefs.   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: Dr. B. Cobb. Credits:  3


Basic Truth Principles II – Continuation of  Basic Truth I with a broader study of New Thought beliefs. Prerequisite:  Basic Truth I.  Text: Lessons in Truth, Centennial Edition (H. E. Cady).  Day & Time: Mondays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.  Teacher: Dr. B. Cobb.  Credits: 3


Bible I:  Introduction to the Bible – Understand the Bible from a historical perspective and examine scripture in relationship to frequently heard contradictions.  Prerequisite:  Basic Truth Principles I & II.  Text:  Don’t Know Much About the Bible (K. C. Davis).  Day & Time: Thursdays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.  Teacher:   J. Hazel.  Credits:  3


Bible IV:  Old Testament II – Continuation of the study of the Hebrew scriptures started in Bible III. Prerequisite:  Bible I-III.  Text:  Let There Be Light (E. S. Turner).  Day & Time:  Saturdays, 10 am-12 pm for 11 weeks.  Teacher:  Rev. Dr. A. Price.  Credits:  3


Principles of Prayer – Learn the eight steps of prayer leading beyond  just having prayers answered to maintaining the Christ Consciousness as a form of prayer.   Prerequisite:  Basic Truth Principles I & II.  Text:  Effectual Prayer (F. Foulks).  Day & Time:  Mondays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.   Teacher:  M. Johnson.  Credits: 3


Advanced Studies: Learn the true meaning of “the kingdom of God is within you” through the views of science and Fillmorian Philosophy.    Prerequisite:  Basic Truth Principles I & II and Bible I-VI.  Text:  Atom Smashing Power  (C. Fillmore).  Day & Time:  Thursdays, 7-9 pm for 11 weeks.  Teacher:  M. Johnson.  Credits:  3


Elective (Love and Marriage):   Learn the preparation required for marriage and the skills  to working together with your teammate.   This is a class to be experienced from sharing by visiting couples, discussions, and through the movie,  Loving,  about a multi-racial couple who won a Supreme Court case. Prerequisite:  None.  Text:  Things I Wish I Had Known Before We Got Married (G. Chapman).  Day & Time:  Saturdays, 11:00 am-1:00 pm for 10 weeks.  Teachers:   M. Washington and R. Washington.  Credits:  2


Elective (Prosperity):   Prosperity is your heritage!  Move beyond just wishing and dreaming.  Learn how to get into the universal prosperity vibration through the prosperity secrets of the millionaire Moses.  Prerequisite:  None.  Text:  The Millionaire Moses:  His Prosperity Secrets for You (C.  Ponder).  Day & Time:  Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm for 10 weeks.  Teacher: N. Emanuel.  Credits:  2


Elective (Spiritual Gifts):  Transform your life by understanding and using your gifts from God.  Practice using your gifts as  tools to better living.    Prerequisite:  None.  Text:  How to Use Your Twelve Gifts From God. Day & Time:  Tuesdays, 7-9 pm for 10 weeks.  Teacher:  M. Miller.  Credits:  2


Elective (Mind/Body):  Change your ways, change your life.  Begin your journey of transforming your life by aligning your body energy through a study of the 7 Chakras.   Prerequisite:  Basic Truth I and II.  Text:  Sevenfold Journey: Reclaiming Mind, Body and Spirit Through the Chakras (A. Judith and S. Vega).   Day & Time:  Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm for 10 weeks.  Teacher:  Dr. B. Cobb and Dr. G. Hutson.    Credits:  2

MASTER PLUS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Master Plus Program, Session 1: Prosperity – This is the first of three classes designed to expand consciousness beyond the metaphysical to the mystical. Learn Charles Fillmore’s 12 mystical lessons to transforming the mind to experience prosperity. A Master Plus Certificate is earned with eligibility to participate in the annual Graduation Ceremony upon the completion of all sessions. Prerequisite: Master Certificate. Text: Prosperity (C. Fillmore). Day & Time: Thursdays, 7-9 pm for 12 weeks. Teacher: Dr. B. Cobb. Credits: 3

MASTER PLUS GRADUATE COURSE

Jesus, An Investigative Study – This course supports the Master Plus graduate in maintaining lifelong learner practices through advanced study. Engage in a scholarly, investigative study of Jesus and the 30 years missing in scripture. Prerequisite: Master Plus Certificate. Text: Jesus: The Explosive Story of the 30 Lost Years and the Ancient Mystery Religions. Days & Times: April 1-5, 2018, Sunday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, and Monday-Thursday, 6-9 pm. Teacher: Dr. B. Cobb. Credits: 0

UNIVERSAL TRUTH CENTER LIFE ENHANCEMENT STUDIES

The UTC Entrepreneur Program – You will master how to create a business idea, understand your business market, and learn how to make your idea a reality. During the 2018 Winter Term you will put theory into practice by creating your business idea and developing your business model. There will not be any class meetings during the 2018 Winter Term. Your classroom experience will resume during the 2018 Spring Term with a focus on operations, finance and accounting. Theoretical and practical hands-on approaches, multi-media presentations, and entrepreneurs sharing their tips will be the varied learning opportunities to help aspiring entrepreneurs. Prerequisite: None. Text: None. Handouts will be distributed at sessions. Day & Time: Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm for 6 weeks. Facilitators: Dr. B. Cobb, M. Legore, V. Roberts , and local entrepreneurs. Credits: 0.



HIDDEN FIGURES Movie Discussion
– Engage in discussion topics reflected in the movie and conversations reflective of their spiritual implications. Prerequisite: None. Texts: Revealing Word (Fillmore) and Hidden Figures (Shetterly). Days & Times: Saturday, November 18th, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm. Registration: $25.00. Facilitator: Ms. T. Ferguson-Rowan. Credits: 0.


BOOK CLUB – The club formed January 1, 2017 continues to December 31. 2017. Prerequisite: None. Text: Even Happier: A Gratitude Journal for Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment (T. Ben-Shahar). Days & Times: Once a month, September to December 2017. Teacher: M. Washington. Credits: 0.
PARTICIPATION IS CLOSED AND THE CLUB IS NOT ACCEPTING PARTICIPANTS.


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, A LOVE OFFERING IS ENCOURAGED. Ongoing class meets Mondays and Wednesdays, year round from 11 am-Noon. Text: NONE. Facilitator: Dr. G. Hutson


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 onetime $15.00 registration is required and a love offering is encouraged at all sessions. Ongoing class meets Mondays and Tuesdays, year round from 6-7:30 pm. Text: NONE. Facilitator: B. Paschal


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. Days & Times: Every Sunday (year-round), 8-9:25am. Teachers: Rev. Dr. 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. 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 on 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.


WELCOME!

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


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

REGISTRATION FEES

The class registration fee is $15.00 or otherwise noted in the class description. 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.  A love offering is encouraged during classes, workshops and seminars.

IN PERSON

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

ONLINE

Will be available soon.

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 on the Universal Truth Center.  Students are encouraged to purchase books from the UTC bookstore to ensure your book is 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.

REFUNDS

If your class is cancelled 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.

CHILD CARE

Requests for child care MUST be made in writing at the time of registration.  You will be notified prior to the first day of class as to whether your request can be accommodated.

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


2017-2018 ACADEMIC CALENDAR - UTC ADULT EDUCATION MINISTRY

SELECT ONE OF THE TERM TABS BELOW TO SEE THE SEMESTER SCHEDULES
FALL TERM September 5, 2017 – November 30, 2017

August 20, 2017
Fall Term Registration BEGINS
Financial Peace Registration BEGINS

September 5, 2017
FALL TERM BEGINS

September 16, 2017
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR FALL TERM

October 23, 2017
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

November 6, 2017
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK CLASSES

November 11, 2017
JCTS Commencement Rehearsal

November 12, 2017
JCTS Commencement Program

November 13, 2017
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF VETERAN’S DAY

November 13, 2017
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES (Required Classes)

November 16, 2017
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS, I CLASS

November 23-24, 2017
UNIVERSAL TRUTH CENTER CLOSED FOR 
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

November 30, 2017,
FALL TERM ENDS
WINTER TERM January 9, 2018 – March 30, 2018

December 17, 2017 -2018
Winter Term Registration BEGINS

Dec. 17, 2017- Jan. 19, 2018
Registration Continues for 2018 Winter Term & Financial Peace

January 8, 2018
2018 WINTER TERM BEGINS

January 15, 2018
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF M.L. KING, Jr. DAY

January 19, 2018
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR 2018 WINTER TERM

February 26, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

March 12, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES (Elective Courses)

March 19, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK COURSES (Required Courses)

March 26, 2018
Registration Begins for 2018 Spring Term

March 29, 2018
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS, II CLASS

March 30, 2018
WINTER TERM ENDS
SPRING TERM (April 9, 2018 – June 30, 2018)

April 2- 5, 2018
Master Plus Graduate Course

April 1 – 20, 2018
Registration Continues for 2018 Spring Term

April 9, 2018
SPRING TERM BEGINS

April 11, 2018
Financial Peace Class begins

April 20, 2018
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR 2018 SPRING TERM

May, TBA, 2018
JCTS Colloquium

May 28, 2018
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

May 29, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

June 11, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES

June 20, 2018
Last Day for Financial Peace Class
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES (Required)

June 28, 2018
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS CLASS

Term Ends 6/30/2018
FALL TERM
FALL TERM September 5, 2017 – November 30, 2017

August 20, 2017
Fall Term Registration BEGINS
Financial Peace Registration BEGINS

September 5, 2017
FALL TERM BEGINS

September 16, 2017
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR FALL TERM

October 23, 2017
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

November 6, 2017
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK CLASSES

November 11, 2017
JCTS Commencement Rehearsal

November 12, 2017
JCTS Commencement Program

November 13, 2017
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF VETERAN’S DAY

November 13, 2017
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES (Required Classes)

November 16, 2017
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS, I CLASS

November 23-24, 2017
UNIVERSAL TRUTH CENTER CLOSED FOR 
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

November 30, 2017,
FALL TERM ENDS
WINTER TERM
WINTER TERM January 9, 2018 – March 30, 2018

December 17, 2017 -2018
Winter Term Registration BEGINS

Dec. 17, 2017- Jan. 19, 2018
Registration Continues for 2018 Winter Term & Financial Peace

January 8, 2018
2018 WINTER TERM BEGINS

January 15, 2018
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF M.L. KING, Jr. DAY

January 19, 2018
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR 2018 WINTER TERM

February 26, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

March 12, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES (Elective Courses)

March 19, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK COURSES (Required Courses)

March 26, 2018
Registration Begins for 2018 Spring Term

March 29, 2018
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS, II CLASS

March 30, 2018
WINTER TERM ENDS
SPRING TERM
SPRING TERM (April 9, 2018 – June 30, 2018)

April 2- 5, 2018
Master Plus Graduate Course

April 1 – 20, 2018
Registration Continues for 2018 Spring Term

April 9, 2018
SPRING TERM BEGINS

April 11, 2018
Financial Peace Class begins

April 20, 2018
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR 2018 SPRING TERM

May, TBA, 2018
JCTS Colloquium

May 28, 2018
NO CLASSES – OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

May 29, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 8-WEEK CLASSES

June 11, 2018
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 10-WEEK COURSES

June 20, 2018
Last Day for Financial Peace Class
LAST WEEK OF CLASS FOR 11-WEEK CLASSES (Required)

June 28, 2018
LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR MASTER PLUS CLASS

Term Ends 6/30/2018