Our History

September 2011

The Metaphysical Learning Center opens in Silver Spring, Maryland as an educational arm of the Washington Metaphysical Church

June 2014

The Metaphysical Learning Center closes when the facilitators relocate to North Carolina with plans to start a new center in the mountains

December 2014

A weekly healing meditation begins on Monday afternoons in a private residence near Sylva

June 2015

The building at 894 East Main Street becomes available

October 2015

The Meditation Center is officially chartered as a study group with the United Metaphysical Churches in Roanoke, Virginia

December 2015

After getting lots of volunteer help to remodel the space, The Meditation Center opens its doors to the public

January 2016

The Meditation Center becomes a member of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

August 2016

The Meditation Center begins teaching monthly meditation classes at the Jackson County Senior Center

September 2019

The NC Department of Transportation informs The Meditation Center that the property will be lost to eminent domain for a major road project

March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic forces The Meditation Center to maintain limited hours, with no in-person classes. Weekly classes are offered on Zoom, supplemented by recorded meditations and lessons

October 2020

The Meditation Center launches its updated website

July 2021

After 15 months of quarantine, Zoom classes, recorded classes, and a modified schedule, we returned to in-person classes. It’s good to see you again!

2023 and beyond…

Delays in the NC 107 road construction project have allowed us to stay in our current location a few years longer. We don’t know what the future will bring, but we know it’s going to be good!

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