Anthroposophical Society in America
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Mission of the Central Region Council
Welcome to the Central Region of the Anthroposophical Society in America website.
Regional activities within the central region are coordinated by the Central Regional Council (CRC) of the Anthroposophical Society in America. The CRC is an initiative group rather than a governing body. It has no legal or administrative responsibility other than to support the life of Anthroposophy in the central region. The way in which this mandate has been taken up, through the years, is a reflection of the individuals who have comprised the council and also responds to the needs of the times in which we live.
The mission of the CRC is to help provide opportunities for human beings longing for the spirit to meet each other soul to soul. The Central Region of the Anthroposophical Society includes members in states from Ohio to Texas, Mississippi to the Dakotas. We see networking across this region, where many members live far from centers of anthroposophical activity, as one of our most important tasks.
For more background information about the history, development and work of the CRC click here
The Regional Council
The current membership of the CRC, in order of length of time served, is as follows:
Marianne L. Fieber
Libertyville, IL – since 2006
(608) 606-3505 or email
Ann Arbor, MI – since 2010
(734) 975-6946 or email
Chicago, IL – since 2013
(773) 549-3026 or email
St. Louis, MO – since 2016
(314) 225-5878 or email
Dallas-Fort Worth – since 2018
(818) 761-5404 or email
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Central Region Activities
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Karma and Anthroposophic Psychology
An Easter-Tide Retreat with the Central Regional Council & Association for Anthroposophic Psychology
Our 2020 Retreat will take place from Maundy Thursday, April 9 through Easter Sunday at 3pm. The event will take place at the Rudolf Steiner Branch 4249 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago
AAP:James A. Dyson, M.D., Roberta Nelson, Ph.D., and David Tresemer, Ph.D. with Susan Overhauser, Ph.D.
CRC:Marianne Fieber, Alberto Loya, Hazel Archer-Ginsberg, David Howerton, Lisa Dalton
Eurythmist: Mary Ruud
- Star Wisdom
- The Karma Exercises
- Experiential PAGEANT on Holy Saturday: 'Know Thyself'
- Easter Sunrise Songtrail
- Optional service at the Christian Community
- Communal meals and time for Conversation
- 'Living into Karma through the Senses'
- 'How to find the Self in a Sea of Karma'
- 'Unfolding the Enigma of the Saturn Path'
- 'The Gesture of Karma'
- 'Christ as Lord of Karma -- how do I access this in terms of my personal psychology?'
(Program subject to change)
$125 Conference fee includes 1 meal a day
For more information and to register, contact Alberto Loya firstname.lastname@example.org
The Karma Project: A Western Approach to Reincarnation and Karma
The Central Regional Council is very excited to be embarking on this new impulse in our regional work toward strengthening our understanding of Reincarnation and Karma.
We begun, in 2018, to study a collection of Rudolf Steiner’s lectures, republished by Anthroposophic Press under the title A Western Approach to Reincarnation and Karma, edited and introduced by René Querido.
In 2019 we started to study another collection of lectures by Steiner, compiled and edited by Margaret Jonas and Matthew Barton, and published by Rudolf Steiner Press under the title The Karma of Anthroposophy.
This will provide the study content for our work together in addition to inviting special guests to offer fruits from their research and work.
In order to facilitate our dialogue on these lectures, we have laid out a series of “Zoom” conference calls to which all members and friends interested in delving into this topic are warmly invited.
The audio-conference invitations will be sent out ahead of time for individuals to register or plan to call in on their telephones to join the call. The monthly Wednesday evening call will be an hour and a quarter from 7:15 – 8:30 pm CST (8:15 - 9:30 pm EST).
2019 Meeting Schedule:
April 3 Chapter 1
May 8 with guests Roberta Nelson and David Tresemer:
from the Association for Anthroposophic Pshychology
June 5 Chapter 2
Note: No meetings in July and August
September 4 Chapter 3
October 2 Chapter 4
November 6 Chapter 5
December 4 Chapter 6
January 8 Chapters 7, 8, 9
February 5 Chapter 10
March 4 Chapter 11