Becoming a Member
way to begin association with The Adelphi Organization is through the Candidacy program. The Candidacy program is available either
through mail or by attending classes at Adelphi. It includes a study of
The Ultimate Frontier using a four-part study guide with extensive
questions to increase your knowledge about the book, essays written by
Richard, and information about The Adelphi Organization.
Candidates communicating by
mail receive the first lesson after receipt of their application. When
that lesson is completed and returned, the next lesson will be mailed.
Candidates studying at Adelphi attend four classes on the first and third
Sundays of each month. Attending the classes offers the opportunity for
asking questions and becoming better acquainted with our community and
members. There is no obligation for the Candidacy program.
of the Candidacy program is a prerequisite to acceptance as a postulant. A
person may apply for postulancy by completing an application form and
writing an original essay outlining their reasons for wishing to become a
postulant. After an interview with the Admissions Committee and their
acceptance as postulant, the person is granted a six-month period in which
to relocate. The six-month postulancy period begins at the time they
arrive in the Dallas area. Postulants enjoy all the benefits of membership
except voting privileges which are reserved for full members.
a minimum of six months as a postulant (the postulant or the organization
may choose a longer time), full membership may be considered. This
requires that a person makes application, writes an essay concerning his
interest in being a part of The Adelphi Organization and has an interview
with the Admissions Committee to determine their qualifications for
and Participation Goals for Postulants and Members: