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World Work Recordings

Joel gave several beautiful classes on world work and topics related to world work.  Since Joel’s recordings are still under copy protection, we have obtained permission to post some of these recordings in their entirety for your online or telephone listening.  Each recording will be available for one month from the time of posting for listening at any time.  There is a list of previously posted recordings at the bottom of this page.  

To hear the recording by telephone, call 1-641-715-3900, and enter the extension number 828754, followed by the pound sign (#).  After you enter the extension number, the introduction to the recording will begin, followed by the recording itself.  The telephone number and the extension number will always be the same, even as we change the recording each month.  Depending on your telephone calling plan, the call may or may not incur a charge, so it is a good idea to check whether your plan covers calls to the 641 area code.  Even if you usually participate in the tape group by computer, the telephone option is convenient when you would like to listen to the recording but for some reason do not have access to your computer.


Current Recording (Posted January 1, 2021)

The recording for this month is 507B, from the 1962-63 Princess Kaiulani Open Class, titled “1963 New Year’s Message”

  • This recording is approximately one hour long.  It is the basis for Chapter 1, “A Message for the New Year,” in The Only Freedom
  • The recording will be available for listening through January 31, 2021. 
  • To purchase the recording from the Infinite Way Office, click here.  (Remember that all Goldsmith classes are available for purchase on iTunes as well.  If you use iTunes, this may be a more convenient ordering option for you.)

Joel’s 1963 New Year’s message is also a wonderful lesson on world work, so it is an ideal choice for January.  In this inspiring class, Joel teaches that our “Happy New Year” wishes must address all of mankind, the children of God everywhere.  He goes on to say that we must have this attitude not only during the New Year season, but every day throughout the year.  Every day, we must breathe out to the world, “MY peace I give unto thee, the Christ-peace.”

Joel tells us that blessing the world is our individual responsibility, and that we do this through our realization of the Christ.  Every day, we must practice forgiveness, and we must open our consciousness to invite all mankind into universal, divine brotherhood and spiritual sonship.  He says that the apparent discords of the times are actually indicators that human consciousness is breaking up, preparing for the transition to spiritual consciousness.  Despite appearances, we are witnessing the activity of the Christ in human consciousness, and this activity of the Christ is brought about by individual realization of the Christ, which of course, is the essence of world work.

Joel says that we prepare ourselves for this realization of the Christ in us by our study and spiritual practices.  These purify our consciousness so that the Christ may be awakened in us.  But he also emphasizes that the Christ is released into this world through you only when you come to the actual experience of feeling the Presence within. Then the Christ is alive and active in you and can be a blessing to the world.

Joel encourages us to make every day of the year a “New Year,” and through the recognition of the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man, be the instruments through which God’s Grace reaches human consciousness every day.


You can listen to this recording from the Sanctuary page, which is a visually serene environment.
To listen by telephone, call 
1-641-715-3900 and enter 828754#.


Previously Posted Recordings

December 1 – 31, 2020 

Recording 252B: 1959 Halekou Special Work
“Where the Spirit of the Lord Is, There Is Liberty”

November 1 – 30, 2020

Recording 439B: 1961 Hawaiian Village Open Class
“Address the World Silently with Peace.”

October 1 – 31, 2020

Recording 118A: 1955 Kailua Study Group
“Seek – Knock – Ask”  

September 1 – 30, 2020

Recording 243B: 1959 Maui Advanced Work
“The New Life by Grace”

August 1 – 31, 2020

Recording 421B: 1961 London Closed Class
“Second Steps in Spiritual Healing”

July 1 – 31, 2020

Recording 499B: 1962 Holland Closed Class
“The Spiritual Kingdom Made Tangible”

June 1-30, 2020

Recording 428A: 1961 October Los Angeles Special Class
“Laying the Axe at the Root”

May 1-31, 2020

Recording 128B: 1955 Kailua Study Group
“Bear Witness to the Universal Nature of Illusory Error”

April 1-30, 2020

Recording 50B: 1953 First New York Closed Class
“A Meditation”
This recording was not used as the basis for any book chapter.

March 1 – 31, 2020

Recording 323A: 1960 Chicago Open Class
“The Way”
This class was one of three used as source material for Chapter 10, “The Widening Circle of Prayer,” in The Altitude of Prayer.

February 1 – 29, 2020

Recording 137B: 1956 Melbourne Closed Class
“The Principles of ‘As’ and ‘Is,’ continued”
This class was not used as source material for any book.

January 1 – 31, 2020

Tape 427A:  1961 New York Special Class (repeat)
“World Affairs Spiritually Handled”
This class is one of two used for Chapter 12, “Infinite Way Principles and World Affairs,” in Realization of Oneness. 

To view recordings posted in 2019, click here.
To view recordings posted in 2018, click here.
To view recordings posted in 2017, click here.
To view recordings posted in 2016, click here.