January 2018 Newsletter

 

Pencil on Paper - Christopher Guilfoil

Pencil on Paper – Christopher Guilfoil

In this issue:

  • First Class and Section Work:   Bringing impulses for this work in 2018
  • Book Review – A Way of Serving
  • Looking Ahead to 2018 in Portland
  • News from the Goetheanum – Dr. Christiane Haid, head of the Literary Arts Section and  publishing house Goetheanum Verlag; Theme of the Year
  • Biodynamic Association: The next generation of Biodynamic Farmers
  • Important Laura Summer Art Events Update
  • Calendar of the Soul: translation by Stefan Schwabe
  • Temptation, poem by Czeslaw Milosz
  • Here Come the Holy Nights Readings: Contact Tom Klein to volunteer to host a night or to receive the schedule;  [email protected]
  • Announcement about the Portland AGM in March
  • Newsletter Contacts and List of Members/Donors
  • Portland Branch Calendar and listing of ongoing activities and study groups
  • Sponsors Page:  Thanks to our sponsors for supporting our work!  Please support them in return.
  • Fliers:
    • Dispersal of Laura Summer Art 1-19
    • Visual Art as Contemplative Practice (now with Robin Lieberman presenting Laura’s work) Workshop 1/20-21
    • Meeting the Challenges of Child Development in Education and the Healing Arts with Dr. Michaela Glockler 2/23-25 – Conference information and registration
    • Sacred Gateway Workshop April 6-8, Sacramento

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December 2017 Newsletter

 

Mother with Child and Rose - Albert Steffen

Mother with Child and Rose – Albert Steffen

In this issue:

  • How Can We Unite With the Christmas Feeling, ‘Peace on Earth’, in These Times?   “Revelation of the divine in the heights of being, and peace to those on earth who are of good will.”  Rudolf Steiner 
  • Save the Dates: see sidebar at right.
  • Stefan Schwabe 3/5/1946 – 9/23/2017:  His daughters’ moving account of his passing.
  • Calendar of the Soul, translation by Stefan Schwabe.
  • Report on the October ‘Rise Up’ ASA Conference by Daniel Bittleston, Santa Cruz Branch
  • Here Come the Holy Nights Readings: Contact Tom Klein to volunteer to host a night or to receive the schedule;  [email protected]
  • Encouragement for the Artist by Albert Steffen
  • Lukas Community Job Opening
  • One Experience of the October ‘Rise Up’ Conference by Kim Sinclair – an amazing account of Kim’s experience related to the wonderful Prison Outreach Project
  • A way to donate to the Branch as you shop
  • Christmas as a Festival of Feeling:  A brief passage where Rudolf Steiner compares Christmas, Easter, and Whitsun and the soul forces related to each.
  • Newsletter Contacts and List of Members/Donors
  • Portland Branch Calendar and listing of ongoing activities and study groups
  • Sponsors Page:  Thanks to our sponsors for supporting our work!  Please support them in return.
  • Fliers:
    • The Demise & Rebirth of the Goddesses According to Michaelangelo 12/1
    • Why Art, with Laura Summer 1-19
    • Visual Art as Contemplative Practice with Laura Summer, Workshop 1/20-21
    • Meeting the Challenges of Child Development in Education and the Healing Arts with Dr. Michaela Glockler 2/23-25 – Conference information and registration

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November 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter

In this issue: Why Prepare for Advent?   “Throughout the year we fulfill the common tasks and duties of daily life; but at these festival times we turn our attention to the links which bind us with eternity. And although daily life is fraught with many a struggle, at these times a feeling awakens within us that […]

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Meeting the Challenges of Child Development in Education and the Healing Arts — Conference with Dr. Michaele Glöckler, Feb 23-26, 2018, Portland, OR

Instructions for registration: Download, fill out, and return the PDF registration form with payment by check made out to Portland Branch.  Mail registration form and payment to: Portland Branch of the Anthroposophical Society 3609 SE Center St., Portland, OR 97202 Attn: Tom Klein. You can also pay online below. For work study opportunities contact Tom […]

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October 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter

In this issue: Building a Bridge to the One Who is Dead,  by cultivating Gratitude, a feeling of Unity with all things, Confidence in life, and Rejuvenation of our souls.  Rudolf Steiner tells us that these activities help to create the ‘air’ in which we can connect with those who have crossed the threshold.  Great reading in […]

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September 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter

In this issue: Regeneration of the Michael Festival: A brief preview in preparation for our Michaelmas observance on September 30. Hosting the Sun Party: Anya Thacker’s description of our eclipse experience at her family farm, complete with photos. Eclipse Epilogue from Mary Stewart Adams Cedarwood Waldorf School is hiring event coordinators Inspiration from the Filderklinik, […]

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