Annual Meeting – Postponed

Regrettably, the Annual Branch Meeting & Potluck (which was scheduled for Sunday, March 17th) has been postponed due to illness among our leadership. Watch your email (and this space) for an update once we have a new date scheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

March 2019 Newsletter

The Encounter
by Roland Tiller, studio-tiller.com

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ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE

  • What are We to Each Other?  Our Karma with One Another and with The New Group Souls  We will consider this topic together at our March 17 annual gathering and potluck, along with great food, music, eurythmy, and a report on the new status of our library.
  • So You Think You Know the Date for Easter This Year? Is it really March 24?  Here we consider with Rudolf Steiner the pitfalls of the descent into materialism as the equinox is given a fixed date.
  • Kaspar Hauser – Protector of Human Spirituality in the Face of Evil  In preparation for lectures by Eckart Böhmer in April, we offer a short piece by Penelope Baring about the deeds of Kaspar Hauser on behalf of humanity.  According to Rudolf Steiner, If Kaspar Hauser had not lived and died as he did, then the contact between the earth and the heavenly world would have been completely severed. In case you decide to search online for more information, be aware that there is quite a bit of intentional misinformation out there.  You know…
  • Phyllis Helland, Inspired…and Inspiring Learn about this talented artist, whose paintings are now  exhibited at the Art Hall at Cedarwood School.  Not to be missed if you can help it!
  • Calendar of the Soul
  • Do You Think That’s Possible?  A poem by Bob Kellum
  • Newsletter Contacts and List of Members/Donors
  • Portland Branch Calendar and Ongoing Activities and Study Groups
  • Sponsors Page – Thanks to our sponsors for supporting our work!  Please support them in return. 
  • Save the Dates: Check the newsletter/calendar and fliers for more information and events.
FLYERS IN THIS ISSUE
  • Creating Strength and Vision: Deepening Our Inner Resources in Service of the Child, with Betty Staley
    March 1 & 2
  • METAMORPHORA, Art Hall Opening and Exhibit with Anca Hariton, March 7
  • An Overview of the Waldorf Curriculum with Nancy Thompson and Wade Cavin, March 14
  • Portland Branch Annual Gathering and Potluck
    — St. Patrick’s day!
      Sunday, March 17,  12-3:30 pm; Bothmer Hall;
    Food, music, an exploration of the New Folk Souls, and each other!
  • Kaspar Hauser and the Struggle for the True Identity of Mankind,
    with Eckart Böhmer, April 5 & 6
  • Easter Observance
    April 14, 1:30 pm
 
The DVD set of Jaap van der Wal’s Portland workshop,
The Embryo in Us, is now available!  See flier or website for details.

                                 www.portlandanthroposophy.org 

 

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February 2019 Newsletter

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January 2019 Newsletter

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December 2018 Newsletter

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November 2018 Newsletter

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