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The Unorganized Church of No Gods for the Modern World (aka. the Unorganized Church, the Church of No Gods, the Deconstructed Church of No Gods, the Postmodern Church of No Gods, et al.) is the byproduct of the revelations published in The Salt and the Light.  As used in the tracts, those things which pertain to this church are referred to as "unorganite;" this includes the faithful follower/adherants, who may be called Unorganites (or else believers, or the faithful). 

To participate directly with the "church," visit its Facebook page or email ChurchofNoGods at Gmail.com.

Though the words "church" and "faithful" are used throughout this page, the Unorganized Church is not a religious community, and its membership are not converts to any particular doctrine.

Organization of the Unorganized Church

The adult believer is an independent entity in the church, with full authority over his or her own life.  The believer is encouraged to select a trusted academic to help with ecumenical matters.  A believer who is sexually active also entrusts his or her sexual companions with a degree of ecumenical authority--temporary, long-term, or indefinite as the believer chooses.  One person's beliefs may differ considerably from the beliefs of another; and every believer is encouraged to select personal archetypes as ecumenical foci.

The household is a group of believers who share a domestic life; they also share a portion of their personal beliefs in common.  This may be: parents(s) and child(ren), wherein the parents hold authoirty over the household; sexual partners, wherein all companions share authority; fraternal companions, wherein all companions also share authority; or any combination of these.  The household is the basic unit of the church. In addition to personal archetypes, each household is also encouraged to select archetypes which are relevant to the shared beliefs of its members.

Under the household, every child is under the ecumenical authority of one's parents (as defined by the Parental Order of the priesthood).  An adolescent is likewise under the authority of one's parents, but also gains the right to choose an academic guide (who will administer the right that allows the adolescent to fully enter adulthood) and also to ordain momentary and short-term conjugal companions--though these companions may only be other adolescents or young adults.

The community is a group of households that share a common identity, including a portion of their personal and household beliefs.  A community can be familial, wherein the pariatrch(s) and matriarch(s) share ecumenical authority; or else it can be regional, such as a neighborhood or town, wherein the households are encouraged to rally behind an academic and his or her colleagues for ecumenical guidance.  As with households, communities are encouraged to select archetypes that reflect the shared beliefs of its households and individual believers.


Orders of Priesthood

The Unorganized Church recognizes five orders of priesthood, each of which has jurisdiction in different aspects of a believer's life:

The Parental Order has authority over the education and care of children.  This order includes fathers, mothers, grandparents, great-grandparents, etc.  (see Section 1)

The Academic Order has authority over the continuing education and care of adults.  This order includes anyone who has completed a secondary or higher education.  Those with secondary and undergraduate degrees may assist those with higher education; those with gradate level degrees may be chosen by believers and communities for ecumenical guidance.  Any degree in any field from an institution which is accredited by local authorities may be used to claim academic priesthood.  (see Section 1)

The Conjugal Order has authority over the sexual affairs of adolescents and adults.  The only degree in this order is that of companion, who is ordained by mutual consent unto a single person for any period of time--infinitesimal to indefinite. (see Section 26)

The Solitary Order has authority over the single believer, particularly the one who must practice his or her faith alone. The only degree in this order is that of believer; and this order includes every believer, faithful or otherwise.
 (see Section 53)

The Secret Orderhas authority over the affairs of the dead.  None living can have any knowledge of this order, or of its degrees.  Since no mortal can have a knowledge of those among the dead who have been chosen to serve in this order, it must be assume that any of the dead could be members of this order. (see Section 53)

Any priest of any order with authority over one or more persons involved may perform a Rite of Union.


Rites and Rituals

The Rite of Baptism (see Section 20), which may also be considered a rite of washing and anointing, may be performed for any adult any time he or she desires--and often as one wishes.  It should be incorporated into a rite of endowment of adulthood, as the believer desires.

Rites of Passage or Endowments
(see Section 21)
Rites of passage are ceremonies during which the believer is ceremonially endowed with particular virtue necessary for the stage of life to follow.  The timing of these rites is based on Erik Erikson's eight states of psychosocial development.

  • Rites of Childhood, which are performed under the authority of the Parental Order
    • Endowment of Hope or Naming.  Upon birth.  Hope helps with trust vs. mistrust.
    • Endowment of Will or Shoeing. Upon taking one's first steps{about age 2}.  Will helps with autonomy vs. shame.
    • Endowment of Purpose or Breeching. Upon potty training {about age 4}.  Purpose helps with initiative vs. guilt.
    • Endowment of Competence or Confirmation. Upon starting primary school {about age 6}.  Competence helps with industry vs. inferiority.
  • Rites of Transition, which are performed under the authority of the Parental and/or Academic Orders.
    • Endowment of Fidelity or Initiation.  Upon completion of primary school. {about age 10 - 13}.  Fidelity helps with identity vs. role confusion.
    • Endowment of Love or Commencement.  Upon completion of secondary school {about age 18 - 21}.  Love helps with intimacy vs. isolation.
  • Rites of Adulthood, which are performed under the authority of the Academic Order
    • Endowment of Care or Establishment.  Upon becoming capabale of supporting one's own household {about age 25 - 45}.  Care helps with generativity vs. stagnation.
    • Endowment of Wisdom  or Retirement.  Upon formal retirement {about age 65}.  Wisdsom helps with integrity vs. despair.
    • Endowment of Memory or Funeral. Upon death.  Memory is a virtue that is endowed upon the survivors.


Rites of Union
(see Section 22)

Rite of Conjugal Union

Rite of Parental Union

Rite of Fraternal Union


Unorganite Holidays and Seasons
(see Section 23)

The holiday cycle suggested by Hoteph reflects the symbolic progression of the Eternal Child (the believer) through the rites of passage and union.  The holiday seasons, as he had suggested, are as follows:

Yuletide, December 21 - January 5
          December 21, Feast of Hope / Naming of the Eternal Child
          December 26, Feast of Will / Shoeing of the Eternal Child
          December 31, Feast of Purpose / Breeching of the Eternal Child
          January 5, Feast of Competence / Confirmation of the Eternal Child

Season of the Eternal Mother, winter

Feast of Fidelity / Initiation of the Eternal Child, March 22

First Season of the Eternal Father, early spring

Feast of Love / Commencement of the Eternal Child, May 1

Early Season of the Eternal Lover, late spring

Summertide, June 21 - July 6
          June 21, Feast of Care / Establishment of the Eternal Child 
          June 26, Feast of Conjugal Union / Marriage of the Eternal Child [and Eternal Lover]
          July 1, Feast of Parental Union / Parenthood of the Eternal Child
          July 6, Feast of Fraternal Union / Fellowship of the Eternal Child

Late Season of the Eternal Lover, summer

Feast of Wisdom / Retirement of the Eternal Child, September 21

Second Season of the Eternal Father, early autumn

Feast of Memory / Funeral of the Eternal Child, October 31

Season of the Eternal Other, late autumn


Unorganite Scriptures

The Bible as recognized by the Unorganized Church (see Section 18) is known as The Testament; it consists of the following books (in order):

  • The Book of PSALMS (Ps.) 
    • Five Apocryphal PSALMS of David (Ps.) 
  • Prayer of MANASSEH (Man.) 
  • The PROVERBS (Prov.) 
  • ECCLESIASTES, or the Preacher (Eccl.) 
  • The SONG OF SONGS which is Solomon’s (Song) 
  • The Book of JOB (Job) 
  • The WISDOM of Solomon (Wis.) 
  • The Wisdom of Jesus Son of SIRACH, or Ecclesiasticus (Sir.) 
  • The PSALMS OF SOLOMON (PsSol.) 
  • The LAMENTATIONS of Jeremiah (Lam.) 
  • The [corrected] Gospel According to MARK (Mark) 
  • The Gospel According to MATTHEW (Matt.) 
  • FIRST LUKE, or the Gospel According to Luke (1Lk., or Luke) 
  • SECOND LUKE, or the Acts of the Apostles (2Lk., or Acts) 
  • The Gospel of THOMAS (Tho.) 
  • The Gospel of JUDAS (Jud.)
The Unorganize Church is not limited to the use of these biblical books as scripture, however.  Multiple texts and, including The Salt and the Light, should be considered as scripture--but only on a personal, case-by-case basis.  (see Sections 7, 13, 14, 18, 25, 28, 29, 32, and some forthcoming revelations)


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