BETTER LIVING CLASSES

UTC SPIRITUAL EDUCATION MINISTRY

The Universal Truth Center’s Spiritual 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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2024 SPRING TERM CLASS SCHEDULE

MASTER & MASTER PLUS CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

JOHNNIE COLEMON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
Accredited by Accrediting Commission International

CLASSES BEGIN APRIL 8, 2024

MASTER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM


Basic Truth Principles 1

Basic Truth Principles I

Deepen your journey to better living by exploring New Thought approaches to traditional Christian concepts of God, Prayer, Jesus, and much more. This fundamental class is ideal for New Thinkers and newcomers to New Thought and the auditor ready to refresh their knowledge.

Prerequisite: NONE.
Texts: Alternatives: New Approaches to Traditional Christian Beliefs, 10th Printing (W.L. Fisher) and The New Thought Christian (W. Warch).
Days & Time: Mondays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm for 10 weeks.
Teacher: Rev. S. Taylor
Credits: 3


Basic Truth Principles 2

Basic Truth Principles II

Continuation of Basic Truth I with a broader study of New Thought beliefs.

Prerequisite:  Basic Truth I.
Day & Time: April 16, 2024 – June 18, 2024 (No Class on June 4, 2024) 7:00PM – 9:15PM (9 weeks)
Teacher: C. Osuagwu
Credits: 3



Bible 2

BIBLE II – Developing Metaphysical Eyes

The student gains knowledge of the Bible through the hidden and metaphysical meanings of proper names, keywords, and the significance of numbers and symbols.

Prerequisite: Bible I
Textbook: The Hidden Mystery of the Bible (J. E. Addington).
Day and Time: Tuesdays, 7 pm – 9 pm for 10 weeks.
Teacher: N. Emanuel.
Credits: 3



Principles of Prayer

PRINCIPLES OF PRAYER

“All of us travel the path from self to God by way of prayer. Little by little one learns to relax the physical so that God-life may enter. Take hold of the miracle-working power of Jehovah God, the victorious ally!”

You are invited to explore prayer from an awakened state of consciousness and learn techniques for achieving true communion with God.

Prerequisite: Basic Truth Principles I & II.
Textbook: Effectual Prayer (F. Foulks).
Day & Time: Wednesday, 7:00-9:00 pm for 10 weeks.
Teacher: B. Pinder.
Credits: 3



Electives


HEALTH, JOY, AND PROSPERITY

This course is an exploration of Rev. Ike’s practical “How-to” advice on living a healthy, happy, and prosperous life using visualization exercises, positive affirmations, and the God-given gifts already within you. Students will discover how basic truth principles combined with common biblical beliefs are the key to self-discovery.  An open and receptive mind is all you need to embark on this journey of TRANSFORMATION.

Prerequisite: NONE
Text: Rev. Ike’s Secrets for Health, Joy, and Prosperity-For YOU! (Dr. Frederick Eikerenkoetter).
Day and Time: Wednesdays, 7 pm –  8:30 pm for 10 weeks.
Teacher: M. Washington.
Credits: 2



THE POWER OF NOW

Learn how embracing the Present (NOW) can lead to freedom and a deeper connection with yourself and the world around you, by letting go of the past and worrying about the future to focus on the Present moment.

Prerequisite: NONE
Text: THE POWER OF NOW (Eckhart Tolle).
Day and Time: Thursdays, 7 pm –  9 pm for 8 weeks.
Teacher: M. Terrelonge.
Credits: 2

MASTER PLUS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM


MASTER’S PLUS PROGRAM SESSION II

This course offers you the opportunity to study the Gospel of John from the metaphysical perspective. Biblical themes (The Word of God, The I Am statement of Jesus and their practical application will be explored.

Prerequisite: Master’s Plus Program Session I.
Text: Mysteries of John (C. Fillmore).
Day & Time: Thursdays, 7:00 pm –  9:00 pm for 10 weeks.
Teacher:  Rev. J. Hazél
Credits: 3



WORKSHOPS


WORKSHOP SERIES: METAPHYSICAL MEANING-MAKING

Art and literature help us explore and express deep questions and big ideas. (As metaphysicians, we have plenty of both!) Our new series, Metaphysical Meaning-Making, invites you to read, watch, and discuss selected contemporary books and movies and their thought-provoking messages. The topic for the SPRING WORKSHOP is Alice Walker’s The Color Purple.

Join us! May 25, 2024, 1 pm –  3 pm
Rev. Tawnicia-Ferguson Rowan


UTC LIFE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM


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, 8:00am – 9:25am.
Teacher:  Rev. Dr. A. Price



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Prayer Meeting

Attend the UTC Prayer and Healing Ministry weekly prayer meeting.  Join in the prayer, Sunday church service lesson reflection, and much more. Expand your knowledge of God through the many names of God.  NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, A LOVE OFFERING IS ENCOURAGED.

Day & Time: Every Tuesday, 6pm – 7pm.
Facilitator:  Rev. R. Ashley.



SILVER FOX MINISTRY

Rev. J. Hazél’s Ministerial Project Comes Alive!

EAT SMART, LIVE STRONG – Nutrition Education for Older Adults
– Sponsored by “FEEDING SOUTH FLORIDA” – A USDA government-funded program that includes senior citizens as one of its focal points.

Mature adults, in age, have different nutritional requirements from those of the general population. They may need a lower energy intake, higher protein content to preserve muscle mass, and a greater supply of vitamins and minerals to maintain good bone health. Come learn how all of this pertains to your individual diet.

Join our journey of learning how to use the foods we love to improve our health with FREE nutrition education and recipe sampling!

Day & Time: (In person at UTC) Wednesdays, 11:00 am

  • 3/13/24 Making Healthy Eating a Part of Your Lifestyle
  • 3/20/24 Physical Activity is Key to Living Well
  • 3/27/24 Setting the Stage for Healthy Habits
  • 4/3/24 Building a Wholesome Diet
  • 4/17/24 Smart Strategies for Shopping
  • 4/24/24 Best Practices for Healthy Living

“See Flier for session details.” 
PLEASE REGISTER. NO FEE IS REQUIRED.
Instructor: Carl Britton, Jr., Nutrition Educator Health and Wellness



Supporting Senior Livelihood

SUPPORTING SENIOR LIVELIHOOD

A program dedicated to securing activities, classes, and resources for Senior Citizens at no cost to participants. “Supporting Senior Livelihood” decreases isolation and provides a sense of community that is empowering and energizing within this population. Light refreshments will be served at each class.

Day and Time: (In person at UTC)  – Tuesdays, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

April/16/2024 – Tech Support (computer & phone)
April/30/2024 – Painting for Beginners
May/14/2024 – Candle Making Made Easy
May/28/2024 – Healthy Cooking

PLEASE REGISTER. NO FEE IS REQUIRED
Organizer – Michelle Grant, Insurance Advocate



FINANCIAL LITERACY

Welcome to the empowering world of financial literacy! The six-week course will explore the importance of understanding money management, budgeting, investing, and so much more. Included with the interactive sessions is the exploration of real-life scenarios that allow participants to apply their newfound knowledge in practical situations.

Day and Time: (In person at UTC) Saturdays, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

  • 4/6/24
  • 4/13/24
  • 4/20/24
  • 4/27/24
  • 5/4/24
  • 5/11/24

PLEASE REGISTER. NO FEE IS REQUIRED
Instructors – Elizabeth Waithe and Tinho Young – MIRAMAR FINANCIAL ACADEMY




Toastmasters

Attend the weekly Universal Toastmasters Club #7653 meetings. 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.

Day & Time: Every Saturday, 8am – 10am.

WELCOME!

WE’RE SO GLAD YOU’VE DECIDED TO TAKE SOME CLASSES WITH US!
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 REGISTRATION FEES
The registration fee for each class in the Master Certificate Program is $20.00In addition, a love offering is encouraged. The registration fee for all Master Plus Program sessions is $75.00 (includes registration fee and love offering)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 also some FREE classes and workshops.  A love offering is encouraged. All programs are scheduled in Eastern Standard Time (EST).


IN PERSON
You may register in person Sundays, immediately following the service and Monday through Thursday by calling the Universal Truth Center at 305-624-4991.


ONLINE
Registration is available online at utruthcenter.org.


BY MAIL
Complete a Class Registration envelope and enclose your check in the envelope.  You may make check payable to Universal Truth Center and mail to:

Universal Truth Center for Better Living Inc.
Attn: Spiritual Education Ministry
21310 NW 37 Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33056


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


BOOKS AND SUPPLIES
The 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 or can be purchased online at www.utruthcenter.org.  Students are encouraged to purchase books from the UTC bookstore to ensure their book is from the same publisher used in the class or workshop.  Classbooks should be purchased before the first day of class.


CLASS DURATIONS
All Master Certificate Program required classes meet for 10 weeks.  All elective classes meet for a minimum of 8 weeks.  The Master Plus Program classes meet for 10 weeks.  Details about the duration of Life Enhancement Classes are included in the class descriptions.


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 Spiritual Education Ministry.


REGISTER EARLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!