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Schedule

  • General schedule information is given at the end of this page.
  • Upcoming Time Changes

Over the coming weeks there will be changes to and from daylight savings time across the northern and southern hemispheres.  While some places in the tropics do not observe daylight savings time, time changes in the US will affect the time when participants from those areas join the online tape group meetings.

For your convenience, we have prepared a time zone conversion table for the weeks when these time zone changes will take place.  Click here to view the table.

Please note that the mainland United States makes the change back to standard time on Sunday, November 5, which will be reflected in the tape group schedule for November 11.

Our Current Study Program

On June 17, we began a new study program, which is described below the specific meeting dates.

Date:  September 23, 2017
Time:  6:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time 

Tape 232:  1958 London Advanced Class
Tape 1, Side 1:  “Using the Letter of Truth in Treatment”

This is one of three classes used as source material for Chapter 5, “Resting in Oneness,” in Realization of Oneness.   In this class, Joel mentions the pamphlet The Secret of the 23rd Psalm.  This pamphlet is available through the Acropolis Books website.

Date:  September 30, 2017
Time:  8:00 a.m. AND 6:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time 

September 30 is the 5th Saturday of the month, and this month we will have two sessions on that day.  As usual, when we have sessions on the fifth Saturday, we do not advance to the next chapter in our study book, but rather hear a recording that addresses the general theme of the current book.  For Realization of Oneness, that theme is spiritual healing, and we will hear one of Joel’s many beautiful classes on that topic.  We will hear the same recording for both sessions. 

Date:  October 7, 2017
Time:  8:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time 

Tape 236:  1958 Manchester Closed Class
Tape 2, Side 1:  “Immortality”

This is one of three classes used as source material for Chapter 5, “Resting in Oneness,” in Realization of Oneness. 

Date:  October 14, 2017
Time:  6:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time 

We will hear the same recording that we heard on October 7.


Our Current Study Program

On June 17, we began work with the book Realization of Oneness:  The Practice of Spiritual Healing, which is the collection of the 1964 Infinite Way Letters.  While Joel made his transition in June of 1964, because of the lead time required to publish the monthly Letter, it seems that he had already prepared the copy for the July and August Letters and personally written the “Across the Desk” segment.  So the Letters from January through August are especially precious because they are the last ones that Joel himself reviewed and edited.  Lorraine Sinkler, who worked with Joel for years to prepare the Monthly Letter, was asked by Emma Goldsmith to complete the Letters for 1964.

At the beginning of 1964, Joel said this about the Letters to come that year:

“…The Infinite Way Monthly Letters of 1964 consist of an entire series devoted to spiritual healing in accord with the principles of The Infinite Way.  That may not be spiritual healing as somebody else understands it; that is only spiritual healing as it is practiced in the message of The Infinite Way.  This series will include both aspects of spiritual healing that are included in The Infinite Way; that is, the metaphysical and the mystical.

The mystical approach to spiritual healing cannot be accomplished by anyone until the metaphysical principles of The Infinite Way are so much a part of them that they have become like flesh and bones unto them.  In other words, the mystical consciousness is developed through the metaphysical, and more especially through Infinite Way metaphysical, because we do have specific, consistent principles which develop consciousness.  In other words, we do not have a system that says one day that your wrong thinking produced your troubles, and then the next day that your wrong thinking isn’t a cause.  We do not give you a treatment one day for muscles and brain and heart and the next day give you another kind of treatment for something else.

In other words, the metaphysical principles of The Infinite Way are absolutely consistent, and they are based on this: That God is Consciousness, the infinite Consciousness, and that man and the universe is this Consciousness formed, expressed, and therefore, since God is incorporeal Spirit, man and the universe is incorporeal spirituality.”[1]

So our realization of oneness is essential to the practice of spiritual healing.  The basis of Infinite Way healing work is “abiding in the realization of Oneone presence, God; one wisdom, God; one power, God; and no other powers.”[2]  Joel said that these 1964 Letters would “pound and hammer” at these specific principles, so that we may develop the consciousness of the message.  We look forward to sharing and studying this inspiring book and these marvelous recordings with you.

[1] Recording #551, 1963 Instructions for Teaching the Infinite Way, Tape 7, Side 1: “The Simplicity of the Healing Truth”  (Note:  This class was actually given early in 1964, but was included in the group of classes called “1963 Instructions for Teaching the Infinite Way.”
[2] A Message for the Ages, Chapter 8


General Schedule Information

The Online Tape Group meets on the first four Saturdays of every month. We meet at different times on alternate Saturdays in order to serve the various time zones around the world. Participants can join the meetings by using a computer, a telephone, or a mobile device.

On the first and third Saturdays of each month, the group meets at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time. This provides access at convenient times from North America eastward across South America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

On the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, the group meets at 6:00 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time. This provides access to the tape group at convenient times from North America westward across the Pacific to Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

We will play the same tape for two consecutive weeks so that both time zone groups can hear it. In other words, the tape that we play on the first Saturday at 8:00 a.m. will be played again on the second Saturday at 6:00 p.m. The tape that we play on the third Saturday at 8:00 a.m. will be repeated on the fourth Saturday at 6:00 p.m.

When a month has five Saturdays, we do not proceed with our regular study program on the fifth Saturday, but may schedule special sessions and hear recordings relating to a current holiday or to another timely topic. If we hold sessions on the fifth Saturday, we hold them at both 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. We post the schedule for these special sessions well in advance.