Sophia Conference

Reawakening the Divine Feminine

through an Anthroposophical Lens

May Peace Prevail on Earth,
May Peace be in Our Homes and Countries,
May We Awaken

Mother of the World,  1937 • by Nicholas Roerich

Mother of the World, 1937 • by Nicholas Roerich

MAY 24 & 25, 2019
Immerse, Experience, Dialog, Connect

Organized by Christianna Abel-Riley, Signe Schaefer & Carrie Schuchardt, from the House of Peace, Ipswich, MA

Conference Schedule 2019

Friday Night: 

7:30 – 9:00pm Welcome and Opening Lecture

9:00 brief break

9:15 Close of Day (for those who wish to stay)

Saturday Morning:

8:30-9 morning refreshments/Onsite check-in-registration

9-10:00 Act of Consecration (optional)

10:15-10:30 Welcome Announcements

10:30-11:30 Signe Schaefer: Echoes into the circle/Image activity

11:30-11:45 Coffee/Tea

11:45-12:30 Carrie Schuchardt: Meditative Talk on Sophia, ending in musical meditation 

12:30-1:30 Lunch

Saturday Afternoon:

1:30-1:50 The New Isis Myth

1:50 – 3:30 Meditations and Experiences with the natural world: River Prayer; Walking Labyrinth; Fire.

3:30 - 4:30 Partner Walk/Talk

4:30 – 5:15 Re-form the circle: “What shines from among us? Has there been a change or shift in the veil?”

5:30  Close of Day (for those who wish to stay)

Suggested Reading: 

  • The Search for the New Isis, the Divine Sophia,  Lecture 2

  • Why on Earth? Biography and the Practice of Human Becoming, Signe Schaefer

  • Ariadne's Awakening, Margli Matthews, Signe Schaefer & Betty Staley 

  • Isis, Mary, Sophia – Her Mission and Ours, Rudolf Steiner with introduction by Christopher Bamford

Be sure to bring:

  • Weather appropriate clothing and gear: Rain coat and rain boots; sun hat and sunscreen

  • Notebook and writing utensils

  • A pictorial representation of the Divine Feminine and or poem, song0

Onsite registration:
Friday is from 6:30 pm – 7:15pm
Saturday 8:15am – 8:50am

Questions? EMAIL:
Suggested price: sliding scale $75–$125


The Christian Community Church

10 Green River Lane, off Rte.71
Hillsdale, NY 12529


“May my soul bloom in love for all existence.” ~ R. Steiner