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Laurelin's Other Services and Organizations



Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn


Laurelin Retreat is home to Temple Beth-El, of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. This esoteric organization is open to men and women who are interested in spiritual self-development. According to Wikipedia,"influences on Golden Dawn concepts and work include: Christian mysticism, Qabalah, Hermeticism, Ancient Egyptian religion, Theurgy, Freemasonry, Alchemy, Theosophy, Astrology, Eliphas Levi, Papus, John Dee & Edward Kelly, Enochian magic, and Renaissance grimoires, as well as Anna Kingsford & Frederick Hockley." Contact us if you would like to learn more.




Denominations currently planning to use the Chapel include:

- Five Gates Spiritual Church (Hoodoo/ Spiritual)

- St. Cyprian Independent Catholic Church

- First Communitarian Church of Bethel

It will be a place for solitary prayer, votary offerings and when weather permits, outdoor services.


A member of the Missionary of Independent Spiritual Churches, or "The Small Church Denomination."

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