Greetings and welcome to the website of The Rudolph Steiner Branch of the Anthroposophical Society. We are located near the bustling Lincoln Square neighborhood in Chicago. Map
Ongoing events are listed below. Festivals and Special events are in the column to the right.
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There are many things that need to happen to keep the branch life alive. WE NEED YOUR HELP!
"Anthroposophy opens its wellsprings, and the human will, carried by love, may draw from the waters. It brings to life love for humankind and thereby works creatively in impulses for moral action and true social interaction.” — Rudolf Steiner
EXPLORE HUMANITY’S PATH AND YOUR OWN.
Become a member of the Anthroposophical Society in America
Representing Anthroposophy: Transforming the World. An overview of our Fall Conference & AGM
Become a member of the Rudolf Steiner Branch
Please contact each event coordinator for information on a particular event.
For general questions, email: RudolfSteinerbranch (at) yahoocom
To special order a book or specific item, or for information on lodging, please call Janis Ignoffo (773) 549-5753
For information about the Festivals contact: Hazel Archer-Ginsberg (773)-549-3026 ReverseRitual (at) gmailcom
David Kavesh - President
Chuck Ginsberg - Treasurer
Mark Pelnar - Secretary
Andrei Onegin - Program Coordinator
Hazel Archer-Ginsberg - Festivals Coordinator
Kurtis Heath Estep
2nd and 4th Sundays, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm. Intentional Anthroposophical Community Study Group. Reading: Awakening to Community by Rudolf Steiner, and a pamphlet - From the Basic Ideas of Rudolf Steiner on The Threefold Social Order by G. Wachsmuth. The group desires to form an Intentional Anthroposophical Community in the Midwest, ideally in a rural setting. For good information on existing intentional communities, visit ic.org
Sunday Evenings, 5:00 to 7:00pm: The Apocalypse of St. John, by Rudolf Steiner. For more information, contact Andrei at (773) 764-2313. Location:Rudolf Steiner Branch-Upstairs
Wednesday Mornings, 8:00-9:45 am. Karmic Relationships Vol. 1, by Rudolf Steiner, incorporating: The Calendar of the Soul, Eurythmy, Focused Discussion, & Seasonal Artistic Explorations. For more information, contact Hazel Archer Ginsberg (773) 549-3026 Location: The Chicago Waldorf School Library 1300 W Loyola Ave. Chicago Il 60626
Wednesday Evenings, 7:00-9:00 pm. This study group is working with The Boundaries of Natural Science, by Rudolf Steiner. All who are interested are welcome to join us. For more information, call David Kavesh (312-451-9872)
Thursday Evenings 7 pm - 9 pm - Threshold of the Spiritual World by Rudolf Steiner, for more info. contact Clark Remington(773) 595-5793
Third Thursday mornings, 10:30 am - Noon. Once a month this group will study “Sleep and Death”, Chapter 3 in Rudolf Steiner’s book, An Outline of Esoteric Science. Please feel free to join us. Books are available at the Branch. For more information, contact Alice (773-528-5340) or Carolyn (773-539-3688).
Thursday Evenings, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. The Threshold of the Spiritual World. For more information, contact Clark Remington (773-595-5793).
First Class meets on the third Saturday of each month. (with some exceptions, see below) The lesson begins promptly at 6:00 pm. Please arrive ahead of time, so you have a chance to come into the mood of the class before the lesson begins.
After the reading of the lesson, we will take a short break. We will reconvene in a circle for conversation about the lesson. Ending time is approximately 9:00 pm.
May 20, Saturday, 6:00 p.m.: Lesson 9
June 17, Saturday, 6:00 p.m.: Lesson 10
For information, Contact Clark Remington (773) 595-5793
What is The School of Spiritual Science?
City Garden Early Childhood Waldorf School
Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Education Program
Reverse Ritual - Understanding Anthroposophy Through the Rhythms of the Year
The National Anthroposophical Society site
and The Goetheaum in Dornach
Note: All events take place at the Rudolf Steiner Branch, 4249 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618 except as noted.
Our 3-fold friends, Dottie Zold, Daniel Evaeus & Frank Agrama, came in from Los Angeles to speak with the Branch Council & have an open conversation with members & friends, about the possibility of opening a second Elderberries 3-fold Café in the unrented space at the branch.
Please join your good will with ours that these fruits will ripen - casting ever more seeds - to flourish & feed the 3-fold social organism of humanity & the Being of Anthroposophia.
We will keep you posted as things unfold.
If this initiative resonates, &/or if you'd like to help make it happen - Please let us know