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Last updated: December 17, 2013 (8 months ago)
Listing created on: November 29, 2004

Global Community Communications Alliance

(Tubac, Arizona, United States)

  • Status: Established
  • Formed: 1989  Established: 1989
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address: http://www.gccalliance.org
  • Phone: 520-603-9932
  • Address:
    PO Box 4910
    Tubac, Arizona, 85646
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    To arrange your visit, please contact us by email, phone, or US mail.

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

Spiritual Unity/Global Change

Community Description:

Global Community Communications Alliance, a multifaceted nonprofit organization, ecovillage, and church, was founded by spiritual leaders Gabriel of Urantia and Niánn Emerson Chase.

We are a cosmic family, with members and friends from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds world-wide. Service to others, soul growth, and living in divine pattern are emphasized. Healing incorporates spiritual and scientific techniques of tron therapy (an advanced form of energy transference), and morontia counseling. At the Soulistic Medical Institute a medical doctor, clinical psychologist, massage therapists, and other healing practitioners address both the body and soul. Soulistic Hospice caregivers are interfaith ministers.

Members and children of the religious order are students in the Global Community Communications Schools of Ascension Science & the Physics of Rebellion. Classes on The URANTIA Book and The Cosmic Family volumes are offered for local residents. Weekend seminars and home-study courses are also offered. Hundreds of supporters worldwide are affiliated in many ways.

We offer experiential training in organic gardening, animal husbandry, construction, and various trades at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage. Vocational training and apprenticeships are offered year-round. Our Personality Integration Rehabilitation Program for teens and adults offers individualized programs written by a team of qualified professionals.

The Sea of Glass—Center For The Arts Venue (with national & international acts & activist speakers), the Food For Ascension Café (farm to table slow food vegetarian) and Sacred Treasures(fair trade store) are located in Tucson.

Global Family Legal Services assists local and international low-income clients with immigration and other legal matters. The Out of the Way Galleria in Tubac’s art colony features CosmoArt. Spirit Steps Tours offers retreats, sacred vision quests, cosmic medicine wheels, and sweat lodges. Global Community Communications Publishing offers many spiritually oriented books: The Divine New Order and the Dawn of the First Stage of Light and Life, The Cosmic Family volumes, Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf – A Handbook on How To Defeat the 1% by starting and maintaining communities and subcultures, The Sharp End of the Needle (on diabetes, dialysis & kidney transplant), Teachings on Healing, and the Alternative Voice, a quarterly periodical fusing spirituality with activism.

Visitors welcome by appointment.

Population

  • Adult Members: 99
  • Child Members: 16
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Spiritual teachings and lifestyle are based on the Fifth and Continuing Fifth Epochal Revelation

    Members have studied and followed a wide-variety of spiritual paths and include the truths from all paths in our understanding of spiritual realities. We study The URANTIA book and The Cosmic Family Volumes

    Private and home school cooperative programs for all age levels

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
  • Education Style(s): Private Schooling at the Community

Government

  • Decision Making: By a council, group of Elders, or leadership group
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: Yes, for all or most members.
  • Location: Rural, Rural
  • Area: 185 acres
  • Land owned by: The Community
  • Current number of residences: 19

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: 100%
  • Shared Expenses: 100%
  • Required Labor contribution: 0
  • Join Fee: 0
  • Regular Fee: No
  • Additional Comments: After an entrance/initiate program for a minimum of six months, a new member makes vows to the religious order; all resources, including time and talents, are given to Global Community Communications Alliance Church. Global Community Communications Alliance Church makes financial decisions for the whole and for the individual.

    Entrance/initiate programs are a minimum of six months and require reciprocation. After minimum of six months and upon acceptance as a member of the religious order, all assets are donated to Global Community Communications Alliance.

Diet

  • Shared meals: Approximately all meals
  • Current food produced: From 50-75%
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Alcohol Use: No, this community does not permit alcohol use.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.
  • Additional comments: All meals are shared

    60-70% of organic produce grown at Avalon Gardens and farm including dairy and meat.

    healthy foods with vegetarian options at every meal

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Fair Housing Laws

Our community is a legally sanctioned church or religious organization and living in our community is restricted to members of that religion as allowed by law. Our religion does not discriminate based on race, color, or national origin. Housing in our community is non-commercial (i.e. not intended to make a profit).

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We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.
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