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Summer Institute 2014
***The HGSA Summer Institute has been canceled
due to the fire devastation.***
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Class Schedule, Instructors
and Class Descriptions

Students may take seven (7) classes during Summer Institute. You may select three (3) classes from Track I, one (1) class from Track II, two (2) classes from Track III and one (1) class from Track IV.

Track I has three (3) Sessions Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 am – 4:45 pm. Students may select one (1) class for each Session.

Check below for time of each Session.

Track II students may select one class to attend Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Track III has two (2) Sessions Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am – 4:15 pm. Students may select one (1) class for each session. Check below for time of each Session.

Track IV students may select one class to attend Friday evening 7:15 pm -10:15 pm and Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.

There will only be 6 (six) hours of instruction during the class session, so an additional 2 (two) hours of outside project/homework will be required to meet the criteria for credit. This includes participation in Student Services, Student Psychic Fair and/or an outside activity depending on the Instructor’s requirements. Student participation is required for class credit. Appropriate professional attire is expected. Come prepared to work.

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Class Descriptions <> Track I
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Track I Session 1 <> 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Foundations of Spiritualism (G101) (2 units)
This is a basic class for all individuals interested in the foundations, practices and principles of Spiritualism. The class will look at the pioneers of Spiritualism and the religion of today. The class will also discuss “Spiritual Gifts” and where they can be found in the bible. A brief examination of HGSA and its history is also included. This is a required class for all certificates. Instructor: Rev. Arlene Raedel

Introduction to Healing (H101) (2 units)
The class is designed to introduce students to the basic principles, laws and ethics of healing. It will cover preparation for healing, protection, invocations and benedictions. The spiritual attitude of a healer, along with the moral and ethical conduct of a healer, will be discussed. Attendance at student activities is required for credit. This is a required class for all certificates. Instructor: Rev. Donna Lopez

Platform Management Practicum (A303) (2 units)
This class is designed to provide practical experience chairing Healing and Worship Services along with developing invocations and benedictions for a variety of occasions. Credit is given for work at HGSA Student Services or other approved services. Must have previous course work in Platform Management or by consent of the Director. Participation in student services is required. This is a required class for Associate Minister Candidates. Instructor: Rev. Monica Neville

Soul Contracts (P646) (noncredit)
This class will introduce theories as to how each soul is independent and yet connected to so many. It will explore exit points, walk-ins and creating soul contracts for life lessons and experiences. Along with how spirit families, groups and clusters assist and influence us throughout our physical lives. Instructor: Rev. Carol Reed

Track I Session 2 <> 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Angels, Guides and Teachers (G106) (2 units)
An exciting hands-on class where you will meet your personal guides and teachers. Learn about the different roles and responsibilities of angels, guides and teachers from a Spiritualist perspective. This is a required class for all certificates.
Instructor: Rev. Monica Neville

Beginning Healing Practices (H201) (2 units)
Students will be introduced to healing by learning about basic healing energies and practices. Students will discuss appropriate and inappropriate practices in healing along with attitude, preparation, attire and protection. Participation in the Student Healing Services will be expected if taking this class for certification. This is a required course for Healing Certificate. Instructor: Rev. Arlene Raedel

Dreams (P605) (noncredit)
This class provides insight for a better understanding of dreams and symbols. Through interpretation of the symbols in dreams, in the language of the unconscious, you will gain greater self-knowledge and spiritual guidance for yourself.
Instructor: Rev. Donna Lopez

Hidden Garden (P651) (noncredit)
A Spiritual Art class that tells us our inner experiences that we collected on this planet and before. When we do Spiritual Art we communicate to places we hold safely inside, places that protect our truth and holds our memories. A place of healing, a Hidden Garden of who we are and a marker in our story waiting to be revealed.
Instructor: Rev. April Cunningham

Mental Mediumship (M202) (2 units)
A hands-on intermediate level class that focuses on developing message delivery techniques for Spiritualist Worship services (billets, psychometry, auras, flower readings, etc.). Students will learn the difference between Spirit greetings and Spirit readings. Students will be required to participate in student services as message bearers. This is a required class for Mediumship Certification.
Instructor: Rev. Jane Quirin

Track I Session 3 <> 2:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Chakras and Psychic Centers (G103) (2 units)
This is an essential class for all levels of students. Understanding and working with Chakras is the foundation of all mediumship and healing work. This class focuses on chakras/psychic centers including their location, color, balance and role in spiritual development, healing and mediumship. This is a required course for all certificates. Instructor: Rev. Carol Reed

Meditation (G105) (2 units)
A basic meditation class designed to explore a variety of meditation techniques such as guided meditation, visualization, active (focused), passive (free flow) and how to prepare to have the best meditations possible. Learn the role meditation plays in your spiritual development as well as healing and mediumistic gifts. This is a required class for all certificates. Instructor: Rev. Monica Neville

Mediumship Development (M201) (2 units)
This intermediate level class focuses on developing message delivery in a variety of settings including psychic fairs, message circles and individual counseling. This class is required for individuals wishing to work at HGSA as psychic fair readers. Must have previous course work in mediumship development or by consent of the Director. Students will be required to participate in student services as message bearers. This is a required class for Mediumship Certification. Instructor: Rev. Christine Dreher

Native American Studies-Talking Sticks (P630)(noncredit)
The Talking Stick is a timeless Native American tool that teaches each of us to honor the Sacred Point of View of every living creature. When you create your own, you and others are able to speak from the heart and communicate clearly the sacred energy that your words hold. It is a powerful tool for all those who hold meetings, for teaching children and adults respectful listening, to assist with disputes and for conducting ceremonies when more than one person speaks. Discover your personal power symbols and materials and how they correlate with Native American Spiritual Teachings. Learn how to incorporate this personal medicine into your unique crafted Talking Stick. Students are encouraged to bring with them any special sticks, personal crystals, shells, or talismans that they would like to add to their Talking Sticks. All materials provided. Instructor: Rev. Arlene Raedel

Universal Laws (G102) (2 units)
Study Universal Laws to learn the major role these laws play in healing and mediumship. Discover the implications of Universal Laws on our daily lives, the role it plays in our spiritual development and the individual’s responsibilities in regards to natural law. This is a required class for all certificates. Instructor: Rev. Donna Lopez

Class Descriptions <> Track II
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Akashic Records (P645) (noncredit)
Journey into the Akashic Records! In our three evenings together you will learn about the history of the Akashic Records, how to access the Akashic records through the Pathway Prayer Process, and have many guided experiences uncovering and discovering the Truth of who you are, the direction of your life, releasing past wounds and more. You will come away from the class with confidence to use this sacred Soul-level resource in unlimited ways in your life. Instructors: Revs. Holly and Paul Marwood

Astrology (P608) (noncredit)
Interested in Astrology but unsure where to begin? This basic introduction class includes signs, aspects and houses for the student seriously interested in learning Astrology. Bring your own chart or submit your time, place and date of birth to the Registrar wandagfp@att.net, before July 19, for a chart to learn how to read your own horoscope. Time must be accurate within four (4) minutes for correct house placements. Instructor: Cheryl Sago

Intermediate Healing Practices (H202) (2 units)
A hands-on intermediate level class in Healing. Students will receive practical experience working with healing energies in Student Healing Services. Students must have previous course work in Healing or by consent of the Director. Participation in the Student Healing Services is required if taking this class for certification. This is a required class for Healing Certification. Instructor: Rev. Carol Reed

Class Descriptions <> Track III
Thursday & Friday
9:00 am – 4:15 pm

Track III Session 1 <> 9 am – 12 noon

Advanced Mental Mediumship (M302) (2 units)
A hands-on development class that will focus on developing techniques to enhance mental mediumship, spirit communication and channeling. This is an advanced level class for individuals with previous course work in mediumship or by consent of the Director. Students will be required to participate in student services as message bearers if taking this class for certification. This is a required class for Mediumship Certification. Instructor: Rev. Christine Dreher

Angels, Guides & Teachers Practicum (P634) (noncredit)
This class is designed to provide students with the necessary tools to meet and begin working with their angels, guides and teachers. Students will be assisted in meeting members of their inner and/or outer bands. The class will also provide practical tools to help students work with their own angels, guides and teachers. It is recommended that you have previously taken Angels, Guides & Teachers (G106).
Instructor: Rev. Monica Neville

Healing Theory (H102) (2 units)
An overview class designed to provide students with a historical perspective of healing, including biblical authority, famous spiritual healers and healing guides and teachers. Student participation in activities is required for credit. This is a required course for Healing Certification. Instructor: Rev. Carol Reed

Overview of World Religions (G104) (2 units)
Students will receive an overview of the fundamental teachings embraced in the Great Religions of the world and delve into the truths and commonalities of these various religions. In addition, students will explore how Spiritualism encompasses these teachings. Develop a universal understanding and allow oneself to be inspired by a deeper love of God and humanity. A required course for all certificates.
Instructor: Rev. Arlene Raedel

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Track III Session 2 <> 1:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Advanced Healing Practices (H203) (2 units)
A hands-on class for advanced healing students that will focus on enhancing healing techniques and practices, how to conduct healing circles and classes along with working with healing messages. Must have taken courses in healing practices and techniques, meditation techniques and practices or by consent of Director. Participation in the Student Healing Services will be required if taking this class for certification. This is a required class for Healing Certification.
Instructor: Rev. Arlene Raedel

Advanced Physical Mediumship (M303) (2 units)
A hands-on development class that will focus on developing techniques to enhance physical mediumship and the development of physical phenomena. This is an advanced level class for individuals with previous course work in mediumship or by consent of the Director. Students will be required to participate in student services as message bearers if taking this class for certification. This is a required class for Mediumship Certification. Instructor: Rev. Christine Dreher

Laws and Ethics (G107) (2 units)
This class is designed to introduce basic Spiritualist principles and the laws and ethics of healing and mediumship. It will cover preparation, protection and attitude, attire, appropriate vs. inappropriate practices as well as invocations and benedictions. It will look at ethical, moral, professional and spiritual aspects. Attendance at student activities is required for credit. This is a required class for Healing and Mediumship Certification. Instructor: Rev. Carol Reed

Past Lives (P632) (noncredit)
This hands-on class will explore our mind, body, soul connections in the context of past lives.Gain insights into current situations through perspectives gained from the study of past existences. Instructor: Rev. Monica Neville

Class Descriptions <>Track IV
Friday 7:15 pm – 10:15 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12 noon

Cleansing Spaces (P613) (noncredit)
This class is designed to help you create and maintain a balanced home and workspaces to ensue only positive energies surround and support you on your spiritual path. Learn processes to bless and protect your home and property, remove and clear unwanted energies and lost souls. This class is hands-on and will cover how to create and use vortexes and long-distance cleansings. Learn how to work with your guides, angels, animal, and earth energies. Bring a jacket and walking shoes for a soul crossings walk and let’s see what we find! Instructor: Rev. Jean Avila

Hands/Palms and Feet Tell All (P647) (noncredit)
What are they revealing about you? Understand your hands and feet can change depending on the choices you make. Do you know that the size, shape, texture, positioning, lines, crosses, circles, line connections, etc., in your palms all mean something. Did you know that they tell everything about you? There are no two hands or feet that are exactly alike, including your own. What does your major hand reveal vs. your minor hand and what does it mean. Why is your hand changing? What do your feet say? Get the answers to these questions in this class. Find out what your hands and feet are saying to you. Instructor: Rev. Cheryln

Walking the Labyrinth (P648) (noncredit)
The labyrinth is a powerful meditation tool, helping to quiet the mind and allowing time for personal reflection. The walk towards the center draws you deeper into yourself. The path back out connects you to your true self. In this class, you learn about different labyrinths throughout history and copy one on paper for home use. Students will walk the labyrinth at the Grove, a Star Merkaba, in the evening as well as in the daytime to experience the different qualities of energy available. Experience the labyrinth as a metaphor for life. Instructor: Rev. Arlene Raedel

One Step Beyond (P650) (noncredit)
The process of dying. This class will help you understand the process of change we call death and how to help people understand the temporary separation. Not having fear of dying and loss helps with the true meaning of freedom. Learn how the process is unique but yet organized for our elevation to continue to evolve. A good class for a Counselor, Reverend or yourself. Peace can be lived and offered.
Instructor: Rev. April Cunningham

Trusting Your Inner Voice (P649) (noncredit)
This class will help you trust your inner voice to connect and live an authentic life guided by spirit. Explore different concepts and tools to guide you on your path and build your personal spiritual connectivity. Learn to set your personal sacred space, use your body as a pendulum, identify the signs and symptoms when connected and identify hidden beliefs that block your flow of connection. Instructor: Lupe Carter, MA


Harmony Grove is located in a rural setting with limited amenities. It is recommended that students come prepared with a flashlight for evening activities, flexible and comfortable clothing for weather changes and bring any materials you need for class or for the Psychic Fair. It is also recommended that all students bring at least one change of clothing that is professional and would be acceptable for platform, healing and/or Psychic Fair work.

Harmony Grove Spiritualist Association is open and receptive to new thoughts and progressive philosophies
of Spiritualism. If you are an ordained Spiritualist Minister and would like to serve at Harmony Grove:
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Harmony Grove Spiritualist Association assumes no responsibility or obligation regarding, and does not warrant either expressed or implied, the content and the materials presented in any séance, circle, class or
workshop conducted on the premises.

 
 
 
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