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    • Thu, May 26, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 66
    This month: Martha Creek

    Widely known in New Thought, Martha’s trainings approach deep inner work as an adventure with a sense of devotion, curiosity and wonder. Ordained in Religious Science and Divine Science, Martha has served as Great Lakes Unity Consultant, and is a member of Unity Institute faculty.

    ANTN serves our members, friends, and the larger New Thought community through a series of monthly conversations, historically known as “Speaker Series”. They're held on the last Thursday of the month at 9 am Pacific time (Noon Eastern), where we interview and share ideas with key New Thought speakers, leaders and others.  

    This series of interviews is hosted by Rev. Dr. Pjae Stanley, and features the visionaries, luminaries, and thought leaders of New Thought.Recordings of each conversation are available to view on the ANTN Members and Friends channel on YouTube.

    Martha and Pjae will discuss...

    The Importance of Leaders Making Space for Loss & Grief

    • Meeting losses where they are:
    • Owning the losses
    • Being authentic with your losses
    • Understanding various kinds of losses:
      • loss of members & natural losses
      • membership numbers & support
      • divorce
      • illness, aging, mobility
      • loss of space or building
      • unable to travel, see friends & family
      • Income losses – unable to pay bills
    • How to keep up stamina – Navigate the Losses

    Our Teachings are Solid Ground for Recovery and innovation. In the midst of loss there are breakthroughs

    Getting Back to Basics

    • Loving people where they are
    • Reading Again 1st Books
      • “Discover the Power”
      • “The Power Within”
      • “The Sermon on the Mount”
      • “Lessons in Truth”
      • and more.
    • Prioritize human connection and heartstrings.
    • Reaching out to those suffering loss – discover where
    • Mon, September 26, 2022
    • 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • Fri, September 30, 2022
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Unity Village, Lee's Summit MO

    This four day program at Unity Village combines internal spiritual development with informative, insightful, and inspiring presentations.

    Early registration discount ends July 1, 2022

    2022’s Convergence Retreat & Conference features two Walden Award Honorees; Milagros Phillips, “Healing Racism from the Inside” and Bayo Akomolafe, The Emergence Network, “inviting us to listen deeply” and “to be quick with our heels.”Thought leaders, workshop facilitators, and exceptional music  bring in new perspectives on social justice, diversity, spiritual practice, and new ideas for the evolution of New Thought.

    Love • Learn • Decide • Do

    We will also be encircled with engaging and exciting music from our resident musician Amy Steinberg, an inspiring and exciting nationally touring singer and songwriter.

    You won’t want to miss this sacred time together!

    Keynote Speaker Bayo Akomolafe, Ph.D.

    Bayo Akomolafe is a poet, philosopher, and professor who believes we need a radical paradigm shift in our consciousness and current ways of living. He is cofounder and the executive director of The Emergence Network, an alliance of artists, academics, and activists reframing social and environmental problems.

    The son of a diplomat, Akomolafe was born to Yoruba parents in western Nigeria and received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology after doing research into Yoruba indigenous healing systems. He’s a consultant with UNESCO, and with his wife developed the first International Workshop on Alternative Research Paradigms and Indigenous Knowledge Promotion in 2011.

    He describes himself as a post-activist, offering that the way we respond to crisis may in fact be part of the crisis. Visit

    Keynote Speaker Milagros Phillips

    Affectionately known as “The Race Healer,” Milagros Phillips is a keynote speaker, TEDx presenter, four times author, and certified coach. She designs strategic learning programs for organizations seeking to enhance their Diversity Equity & Inclusion initiatives through race literacy.

    Her programs use history, science, research, and storytelling to create compelling, life-transforming experiences. For more than 35 years Milagros has consulted, designed, and facilitated programs across many industries.

    She is an artist, a Reiki Master and Teacher, a Sound Therapist, Teacher of A Course in Miracles, and the creator of Race Demystified, a compassionate approach to healing from racial conditioning. Her latest book, CRACKING THE HEALER'S CODE - A Prescription for Healing Racism & Finding Wholeness will be out in August.

    Milagros is a recipient of the 2021 NEW THOUGHT WALDEN AWARD for Interfaith/Intercultural Understanding.

    Amy Steinberg, Music Director for the Retreat

    Amy is an inspiring and exciting nationally touring singer, songwriter, comedienne, and performance artist. 9 Independent CDs, 4 successful one woman shows. Pianist, guitarist, and vocalist.

    Amy is a one-of-a-kind performance experience.

    Unity Village

    The Retreat takes place at Unity Village, north America's largest and most long-established property in the New Thought movement.


    Meals are included with your registration, but hotel accommodations are not – you must arrange your own.

    Rooms are available at the Unity Conference Center, and blocked for the Retreat. The web site shows them as sold out because of the block… call the hotel directly and tell them you’re attending the ANTN Retreat.
    (816) 347-5537.

    Additional rooms are available at Holiday Inn Express, and ANTN provides a shuttle to and from the Conference Center.

    Holiday Inn Express
    201 NW Innovation Parkway

    Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

    Reservations 1 888 HOLIDAY
    (1 888 465 4329)

    Front Desk 1 816-600-2405

Past events

Thu, April 28, 2022 Thought Leader Thursday - Apr 2022
Fri, April 22, 2022 One-day Virtual Retreat
Thu, March 31, 2022 Thought Leader Thursday - Mar 2022
Thu, February 24, 2022 Thought Leader Thursday - Feb 2022

Phone: (831) 372-1159


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