Talking Points
New Thought at the
World Parliament of Religions


• Parliament of Religions dates are Dec. 3-9, 2009
• New Thought Delegate pre-conference will occur on Dec. 2, 2009


• This international gathering is the World’s Largest Interfaith Event
• Estimated 8,000 -12,000 participants from all over the world will attend
• A unique opportunity to address the pressing concerns of humanity from religious and spiritual perspectives


• All ten major New Thought organizations are collaborating to participate as a unified force in the Parliament of Religions 2009
• This allows New Thought to be presented as a unique movement on the international stage

Affiliated New Thought Network
Agape International
Association for Global New Thought
Association of Unity Churches International
Hillside International Truth Center
International Centers for Spiritual Living
International New Thought Alliance
United Centers for Spiritual Living & Assn. for Global New Thought
Universal Foundation for Better Living
Unity School of Christianity



A RELIGION OF “HEALTHY MINDEDNESS”: New Thought’s Uniquely American Contribution to the Arena of New Religious Community
Presenters include: Dr. Roger Teel, Dr. Frank zumMallen, Dr. Michae Beckwith, Dr. Mary Tumpkin, Rev. James Trapp, Dr. Kathy Hearn, Dr. Christian Sorensen, Dr. Kenn Gordon, Dr. Barbara King, Dr. Blaine Mays

THE COMMON ENTERPRISE OF PEACE-BUILDING: A New Model for Spiritually Motivated Social Action Within, Among, & Beyond Communities of Faith
Presenters include: Rev. Carol Carnes, Mary Omwake and Tom Zender, Julie Montague, Dr. Michael Beckwith, Rev. Abigail Albert, Dr. Heather Dawn Clark, Rev. Dr. Joan Steadman, Dr. Mary Tumpkin



•"New Thought Village" Exhibit Hall
•Youth Delegates
•New Thought Music in Sacred Music Festival and Programs
•Speakers from Australia's leading New Thought Ministries
•Indigenous Spiritual Leader and Artist, Jeremy Donovan at pre-conference event


• Register for lodging, Parliament sessions, meals, tours, and the New Thought Delegate pre-conference at

NOTE: All registrations for the Parliament/New Thought activities must be done online through to receive discounts and be included as a delegate.


For more information, contact, or (866) 821-3886