NAIC SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduation November 2019

St. James Episcopal Church (House of Prayer)

Saturday, November 16th. 2019 The Native American Indigenous Church (NAIC) Seminary/ Priory of Saving Grace & SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine (SCNM)/ Thai Yoga Center in Affiliation with the Sacred Medical Order of the Church of Hope (SMOKH) & The Eastern Apostolic Orthodox Catholic Church of the East (Syrian / Chaldean Rite) hosted the annual SCNM College Graduation, Induction and Ordination of Ministers Ceremony and Celebration.

SCNM Graduation November 2019

NAIC SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduation November 16th. 2019

SCNM Graduation PHOTO Gallery

We held our annual SCNM College Graduation at the Historic St. James Episcopal Church (House of Prayer) in Tampa, Florida. Faculty, students, friends and family members were in attendance. Several functions were served during the ceremony. Formal induction into our respective sacred religious orders. The Ordination of Ministers and Monastic Doctors, Granting of Degree’s and Diploma’s as well as the signing of a formal mutual recognition Treaty between the Taino, Borinkin Tribal Nation of Puerto Rico and NAIC, SMOKH.

We were privileged to have attendees and dignitaries from Puerto Rico, Nevis-St. Kitts West Indies, Bolivia, Ecuador, various US states and Canada. Presiding over religious ordinations was Father (Padre) Mar Basilius Adao Perrera Patriarch of the Eastern Apostolic Orthodox Catholic Church of the East (Syrian / Chaldean Rite) who traveled from Brazil to be with us. Dr. Anthony B. James Dean of SCNM, Dr. Julie A. James Registrar SCNM represented SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine, a Florida DOE Compliant Degree Granting Institution. Prof. Dr. Charles McWilliams Dean of our affiliate PanAmerican School of Natural Medicine Nevis, West Indies and Lares Puerto Rico pressed in capacity of Grand Maestro. SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduate Ken Lee Pennock was awarded dual degrees of Doctorate of Natural Medicine and Doctorate of Sacred Natural Medicine with emphasis in Ayurveda Medicine. Dr. Kenneth Lee Pennock is in addition a SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies® Thai Yoga Certified Teacher, Advanced Certified SomaVeda® Thai Yoga practitioner, Medicine Man and ceremony leader in the Native American Indigenous Church Tribal Church and organization.

Students and faculty currently attending the November 164 Hour SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certification Program, SomaVeda® Ayurveda Life Style Consultant Certification and SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Teacher Certification Program were also in attendance.

SCNM Graduation PHOTO Gallery

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Dr. Anthony B. James receives Award Pro Merito Spes June 10, 2017

Dr. Anthony B. James receives Award Pro Merito Spes June 10, 2017

Dr. Anthony B. James Pro Merito Spes June 2017

Dr. Anthony B. James, Minister and Ordained Priest, Director of Education: SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine and School of Ayurveda, Chairman: Native American Indigenous Church receives the award: The Pro Merito Spes ( Order for Rewards of Hope). The award of merit was conferred by the SMOCH (Sacred Medical Order of The Church of Hope) Missionary Diocese of the Iglesia Catolica del Oriente en Brasil, Latinoamérica y Caribe (Holy Apostolic Orthodox Catholic Church of the East in Brazil). The ceremony was conducted in the historic St. Thomas Lowland Church, Nevis, West Indies . St. Thomas Lowland Church was the first Anglican Church in the Caribbean, and the oldest church on Nevis, St. Thomas, built in 1643. Various officials from Nevis, St. Kitts, Curaçao, Columbia, Ecuador, Cuba, Venezuela, UK, Portugal, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and USA were in attendance.

The award was presented by S.A.E. Monseñor Mar Adao Pereira da Silva Arzobispo-Metropolitano: Obispo-Metropolitano and Dr. Charles Mcwilliams, Vicar Bishop Dr. of Med. Charles McWilliams– Grand Master SMOCH.

Ceremony was conducted in Nevis, West Indies, St. Thomas Lowland Church. The first Anglican Church in the Caribbean, and the oldest church on Nevis, St. Thomas’ was built in 1643.

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