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The Edgar Cayce Path to Spiritual Awakening
88th Annual A.R.E. Members Congress
Open to all A.R.E. friends and members, this annual event celebrates the legacy of Edgar Cayce with workshops, lectures, special guest speakers, and social gatherings.
June 16, 2019 - June 21, 2019
Virginia Beach , VA

Come Home to Your Spiritual Family at A.R.E. and experience the expanded A.R.E. campus and the fellowship of like-minded seekers!  

Bring your study group or local team, and bring the whole family—Come learn to live the Cayce readings concepts day by day!

Visit our historic campus, meet staff and board members, and learn how the A.R.E. operates. Gain a personal connection to this association that Edgar Cayce envisioned and make memorable connections with members from across the globe.

Highlights of this week of relaxed fun, friendship, and fellowship include:

  • Unique programs by favorite speakers and Cayce experts like John Van Auken and Mitch Horowitz, plus workshops, special tours, and sharing groups
  • Topics designed to inspire you to integrate key Cayce concepts into your life, work, and community
  • Activities updates and exciting news from A.R.E. staff and board members
  • A bountifully fresh opening day indoor picnic, held in our beautiful Cayce-Miller café
  • Traditions like the “Fun”-raising auction, talent and skit night, and social
  • Memories and friendships that you will look forward to year after year!

Fundraising is an integral part of keeping A.R.E. Congress open and affordable to all. If you would like to make a donation or have items to donate toward the auction, please contact Items such as artwork, collectibles, jewelry, Egyptiana, and Cayce-related memorabilia are most popular with auction goers. See Auction FAQ PDF below.

Registration Begins Sunday at 2:45 p.m.
Picnic Begins at 4:00 p.m. Sunday
Program Begins at 6:45 p.m. Sunday
Congress Concludes at Noon on Friday

 ***Open to all. Life Members may redeem their passes for this program.

Final brochure and schedule details available online 12 weeks from program start. Schedule and speakers subject to change, please check website for updates.

Receive a discount when you register for Congress and our Soul Growth Saturday event, Trust Your Intuition: Boosting Your Psychic Development with Empathic Tools To Awaken Your Sixth Sense


Join us as we celebrate the life and work of Edgar Cayce and the living legacy of his Association!
Additional Info and Schedule
June 16 - 21, 2019
Virginia Beach Headquarters
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.
215 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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is an internationally renowned speaker, a long-time A.R.E. staff member, a current director at A.R.E, and a popular leader of A.R.E.’s tours to sacred sites around the world. He is the author of numerous bestselling books including Edgar Cayce on the Spiritual Forces Within You, Angels, Fairies, Demons, & the Elementals, and is co-author of his most recent, Edgar Cayce on the Mysterious Essenes: Lessons from Our Sacred Past. His extensive knowledge of the Edgar Cayce readings, the Bible, ancient Egypt mysticism, world religions, and Christ Consciousness make him a popular and authoritative teacher.

To view John's upcoming schedule of events, visit our events search page for "John Van Auken." 



A widely known voice of esoteric spirituality, Mitch Horowitz is the PEN Award-winning author of books including Occult America; One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life; and Mind as Builder: The Positive Mind Metaphysics of Edgar Cayce. Mitch has written on alternative spiritual topics for The New York Times and The Washington Post, and appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, Dateline NBC, NPR’s All Things Considered, and a wide range of national media.