Order of Sacred Path-Degree Requirements

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and Application Request Links

You may seek membership into the Order of the Sacred Path by completing the Request for Admission Form, indicating your desire to become a part of the Order and your fulfillment of the requirements of 1st Degree Initiate (listed below). Upon acceptance, you may then choose to work toward the achievement of Levels 2 and 3. Certificates of Achievement are awarded at each level. Graduates of the Third Degree will be eligible to participate in an Initiation Ceremony, and will receive a special plaque recognizing full membership in the Order, and honoring this Higher Consciousness achievement.

The requirements for acceptance into and movement through the Degrees of the Order of the Sacred Path are:

 

1st Degree Initiate (Mind)

As a candidate for 1st Degree membership in the Order of the Sacred Path you are invited to:

  • Demonstrate that you are of good character, have a spiritual calling, and are willing to honor your calling;
  • Consider yourself to be more spiritual than religious;
  • Be prepared to show that you are psychologically stable, emotionally mature, and intellectually open to MetaSpiritual Truths. (List three references and the email’s of those character references);
  • Be established on a spiritual path of your own choosing, and be acquainted with the teachings and disciplines relevant to your spiritual perspective;
  • Be willing to serve others selflessly.
  • Be open to the Universal Truth that you are a spiritual being having a human experience.
  • See your spiritual growth as the lifelong pursuit of a higher state of consciousness.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to defriend any and all religious dogma, exclusivism, and inhumanity — and question unquestioned answers.

The Application Fee is $29. When you click on the “Add to Shopping Cart” link below, you will be taken to a payment page. Once your payment is processed, you will be directed to an Application Page, which contains a link to the Application for Admission into 1st Degree Initiate for the Order of the Sacred Path.

(Click here if you would like to review a PDF version of the application before applying. The actual application is designed to be completed and submitted online.)

OrderOfSacredPath-Logo$29 – Application Fee for 1st Degree Initiate in the Order of the Sacred Path

 

Once accepted into the 1st Degree (Mind), you are invited to:

  • Create a regular spiritual practice and a Spiritual Space that is dedicated to your practice.
  • Adopt four of the Spiritual Practices referenced in one or more of the Your Spiritual Practice volumes outlined on our website and/or our Podcasts, and briefly report how each has contributed to your spiritual growth.
  • Participate in two webinars conducted by Revs. Drs. Cher and/or Bil Holton, focused on expanding Consciousness and strengthening the ability to quiet the mind and focus inward.
  • Complete a minimum of one 30-Day Challenge offered by The Global Center for Spiritual Awakening.
  • Schedule a 30-minute mentoring call (Zoom, Skype, phone call, or in person) with Revs. Drs. Bil & Cher to discuss what you’ve learned and the impact of your spiritual work.

 


Upon completion of the requirements listed above, you become eligible to move into the 2nd Degree of the Order of the Sacred Path (Idea).

The Application Fee to move into the 2nd Degree Initiate status is $49. When you click on the “Add to Shopping Cart” link below, you will be taken to a payment page. Once your payment is processed, you will be directed to an Application Page, which contains a link to the Application for Admission into 2nd Degree Initiate for the Order of the Sacred Path.

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$49 – Application Fee for 2nd Degree Initiate in the Order of the Sacred Path

2nd Degree Initiate (Idea) — Requirements

Upon acceptance, you become eligible to begin working on the 2nd Degree requirements.

As a candidate for 2nd Degree membership in the Order of the Sacred Path, we invite you to:

  • Read four of the higher consciousness references listed in the Enlightened Reading Guide and write an Enlightened Thought Tweetable, suitable for publication on our website, for each book. You will also have an opportunity to share your insights from the books with us during a personal conference call (Zoom, Skype, teleconference, or in person — your choice).
  • Adopt four additional  Spiritual Practices referenced in one or more of the Your Spiritual Practice volumes and/or Podcasts and briefly report how each has contributed to your spiritual growth.
  • Read at least two of our blogs archived on our website, and share a key insight you’ve gained from the material you read.
  • Complete a minimum of one 30-Day Challenge offered by The Global Center for Spiritual Awakening.
  • Schedule a 30-45 minute mentoring call (Zoom, Skype, phone call, or in person) with Revs. Drs. Bil & Cher to discuss your program work, share what you’ve learned, and discuss your commitment to your spiritual work.

 


Upon completion of the requirements listed above, you become eligible to move into the 3rd Degree of the Order of the Sacred Path (Expression).

The Application Fee to move into the 3rd Degree Initiate status is $149. When you click on the “Add to Shopping Cart” link below, you will be taken to a payment page. Once your payment is processed, you will be directed to an Application Page, which contains a link to the Application for Admission into 3rd Degree Initiate for the Order of the Sacred Path.

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$149 – Application Fee for 3rd Degree Initiate in the Order of the Sacred Path

3rd Degree Initiate (Expression) Requirements

As a candidate for 3rd Degree membership in the Order of the Sacred Path your adventures to complete include:

  • Read four more of the higher consciousness references listed in the Enlightened Reading Guide and write an Enlightened Thought Tweetable, suitable for publication on our website, for each book.
  • Adopt four additional Spiritual Practices referenced in one or more of the Your Spiritual Practice volumes outlined on our website and/or our Podcasts. You will also have an opportunity to share your insights from the books, and their impact on your spiritual growth, with us during a personal conference call (Zoom, Skype, teleconference, or in person — your choice).
  • Participate in three conference calls with Revs. Drs. Bil and Cher Holton, discussing your progress and receiving mentoring guidance.
  • Outline briefly what your spiritual life work looks like, and how it benefits humankind. Include your mission and vision, beliefs and values, bio, website information, goals and first actions, etc. Send this summary to us via email or snail mail.
  • Create a compilation of what you have accomplished, either formally or informally, full time or part time, toward your life work. Share a brief synopsis of what you have done, and what your future plans for continuing enlightenment include.
  • Schedule a 30-45 minute mentoring call (Zoom, Skype, phone call, or in person) with Revs. Drs. Bil & Cher to discuss your program work, share what you’ve learned, discuss your commitment to your spiritual work, and celebrate your induction into Full Membership of the Order of the Sacred Path.

Upon completion of the requirements identified above, you become eligible for graduation, which affords you Full Membership into the Order of the Sacred Path.


Privileges and Opportunities Available to Full Members in the Order of the Sacred Path:

As a graduate of the 3rd Degree of Initiation, you have the opportunity of participating in a graduation ceremony, and will receive a plaque recognizing you as a member of the Order of the Sacred Path. As such, you are invited to participate in on-going spiritual enrichment activities open only to Full Members of the Order, including:

  • Monthly group mentoring calls with Revs. Drs. Bil & Cher Holton
  • Master Consciousness Group open only to Order Members
  • Special Member-Only Discounts on products and services offered by The Global Center for Spiritual Awakening
  • Special discounts and participation in Spiritual Thought Leader Think Tank Retreats and Workshops.
  • And much more!

 


Recertification

Because Spiritual Enlightenment is not a static goal, the Order of the Sacred Path acknowledges the need for ongoing and continuous enrichment and spiritual adventures to continue the process. Therefore, the re-certification process occurs every 3 years, as defined in the process below. After two re-certifications, you become eligible for Lifetime Status in the Order of the Sacred Path.

In order to receive Recertification Status as a full member of the Order of the Sacred path, you will, over a three-year period, complete the following requirements:

  • Attend at least one Think Tank Retreat or special workshop open only to Order members.
  • Participate in a minimum of three 30-minute mentoring calls over the three-year period.
  • Attend a minimum of three spiritual enrichment activities (these could include workshops, special speakers, book studies, etc.) To qualify, we ask you to submit a full description of each event or activity, along with a review of the key learnings you received from it.
  • Summarize your spiritual experiences over the past three years, how you are experiencing your life work, and what your plan is for continued spiritual growth during the next three years.
  • Create or update your Personal Spiritual Credo.
  • Submit a Request for Recertification as a Member of The Order of the Sacred Path.

Recertification Fee: $50

Upon recertification, you will receive a Letter of Recertification, and remain eligible to take advantage of all the privileges and opportunities open to Members, listed above.