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Release Date: May 31, 2013
82nd Annual A.R.E. Congress Continues Tradition
Begun by Edgar Cayce in 1931 with New Option:
Online Live Streaming of Opening Address
Virginia Beach, Va. – A.R.E.’s annual Congress is a long-standing tradition begun in 1931 by Edgar Cayce for members and staff of A.R.E. This year’s celebration, Building a New World from the Inside Out: Living Christ Consciousness, from June 16 to 21, marks the 82nd anniversary of the week-long program. This year, a special one-day Soul Growth event featuring Sidney Kirkpatrick will be held on June 15. For the first time in history, an online video live-stream of the opening lecture featuring John Van Auken is available on Sunday, June 16 from anywhere around the globe.
The special June 15 Soul Growth event Edgar Cayce: His Life and Soul Group and Their Lessons for Us Today will feature Sidney Kirkpatrick, internationally acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet. This insightful program offers a glimpse into the inner workings of the dedicated community of men and women who were Edgar Cayce’s soul group and explores their lessons, triumphs, and tribulations with insights applicable to life today.
This year’s Congress festivities Building a New World from the Inside Out: Living Christ Consciousness, from June 16-21, include special presentations by favorite speakers like G. Scott Sparrow, P.M.H. Atwater, John Van Auken, and Ann Jaffin, plus interactive workshops,
sharing groups, and a bountifully fresh “Picnic on the Nile” themed lunch. Additional annual traditions include a “FUNraising” auction, talent and skit night, and a social. This year’s Congress will be followed by the 30th Annual IASD Dream Conference, presented in cooperation with A.R.E., from June 21-25, 2013.This Dream conference, which begins on the last day of Congress, features world-renowned keynote speakers including A.R.E.’s Executive Director and CEO, Kevin J. Todeschi, and over 140 presenters from around the globe. Learn more at ASDreams.org.
Those members unable to travel to Virginia Beach can still be part of the annual activities by joining John Van Auken for an online live-stream video of his presentation "Raising the Inner Light: Practices for Expanding Consciousness” on June 16 at 7 p.m. (Eastern Time). The video will be available on-demand through July 31, 2013 for $34 ($24 for A.R.E. Members). Visit EdgarCayce.org/online for details.
Open to all, the special June 15 one-day Soul Growth event Edgar Cayce: His Life and Soul Group and Their Lessons for Us Today is $129 ($99 for A.R.E. members) and the 82nd Annual Congress Building a New World from the Inside Out: Living Christ Consciousness from June 16-21 is $75. A special discounted price of $164 is available for attendees of both programs at Edgar Cayce's A.R.E., 215 67th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. Please, register soon to guarantee your space. For more information or to register, please contact the A.R.E. conference registrars at 800-333-4499 or 757-428-3588, ext. 0, or visit us online at EdgarCayce.org/conferences.
Edgar Cayce founded the non-profit Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) in 1931, to explore spirituality, holistic health, intuition, dream interpretation, psychic development, reincarnation, and ancient mysteries-all subjects that frequently came up in the more than 14,000 documented psychic readings given by Cayce, who died in 1945. The mission of A.R.E. is simply to help people around the world change their lives for the better through the ideas and information found in the readings. The Virginia Beach headquarters is a popular site for locals and tourists with free daily lectures, a Health Center and Spa, the Cayce/Reilly® School of Massotherapy, an extensive metaphysical library, a meditation garden, a stone labyrinth, and a bookstore and gift shop. Visitors from around the world come to our conferences to hear expert speakers on subjects like ancient mysteries, holistic health, and spiritual development. A.R.E. also maintains an affiliation with Atlantic University. Through its many programs, services, publications, and membership outreach, Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. provides individuals from all walks of life and a variety of religious backgrounds with tools for personal transformation and healing at all levels-body, mind, and spirit. For more information about Edgar Cayce's A.R.E., please visit EdgarCayce.org.