To ring in the new year, Scientologists from around the world gathered at Flag, the religion’s spiritual headquarters, in honor of the International Association of Scientologists.
Mr. David Miscavige, ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, led a celebration of epic adventure and expansion across the past 12 months.
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We honored the life and legacy of our Founder, L. Ron Hubbard.
Mr. Dan Sherman, L. Ron Hubbard Biographer, introduced those whose lives were forever touched by their encounters with Mr. Hubbard. All told, the video interviews spanned half a century of his life—from his high-school days to his naval career and from Dianetics to Scientology.
Union High School
Classmate, George Washington University
Naval cook, served under Lt. L. Ron Hubbard
Soweto, South Africa
Met LRH when he was 12 years old
“Factually, there is no ‘staying the same’ in this universe. One is either going UP or going DOWN. And that’s why EXPANSION is the gift LRH most wished for in exchange for the legacy of his tech.”
Then we invited communities around the world inside.
Our Churches soon became a home for everyone.
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We work with over 169,000 organizations across every international time zone to bring our social betterment and humanitarian programs to millions.
They have performed “miracles” and have been called “Angels” and “Heroes,” and for good reason. Scientology Volunteer Ministers have brought hope and positivity to 196 nations.
For more than four decades, we shared The Way to Happiness and enlightened over 130 million people with moral values.
AROUND THE GLOBE
We have been helping generations better understand their 30 rights and freedoms—now empowering hundreds of millions.
THE TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS
We have worked with educators, law enforcement and government agencies to tackle drug abuse head-on and on a global scale.
programs and online courses
You can count on it.
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In our Advanced Organizations around the world, Scientologists continued to advance to greater heights.
During a historic year, the Advanced Organization and Saint Hill in the United Kingdom welcomed Scientologists from more than 40 nations.
At the Advanced Organization in Sydney, Scientologists achieved another milestone step in their spiritual counseling every four hours.
The Advanced Organization in Copenhagen, Denmark, expanded Academy course completions four times over.
The Pacifica Bridge in Los Angeles increased training, processing and Grade Chart completions—all by a factor of five.
At the Advanced Organization of Africa, it was not only highest ever auditors made and highest ever auditing hours, but they broke records across all delivery.
AT OUR SPIRITUAL HEADQUARTERS
The focal point for every Scientologist planetwide, Flag welcomed parishioners from nearly 60 nations.
Aboard the Scientology religious retreat Freewinds, another parishioner reached the pinnacle of the Bridge to Total Freedom every single week.
That’s how we told the world