Celebrating 117 Years
of Spiritualism

Love is the light ... Truth is the way...........
Spring Institute 2014
April 25, 26 & 27

Class Schedule, Instructors
and Class Descriptions

Students may take two classes during Spring Institute.
Students may select one class from the Track I evening
offerings and one class from Track II daytime offerings.

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Class Descriptions <> Track I
Friday and Saturday evenings
7:15 pm -10:15 pm

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 required if taking the class for certification. This is a required course for Healing Certification. Instructor: Rev. Coy Johnston

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. Debra Desmarais

Cleansing Spaces (P611) (noncredit)
Learn methods to prevent disruptive situations from occurring in your personal space, home or workplace, as well as how to bless and protect yourself and the home. Explore methods that clear unwanted energies such as ghosts, poltergeist and entities from dwellings and land areas. This class may also include working with toxic earth energies. Discover which Spiritual Laws help to cleanse spaces and repel negativity.
Instructor: Rev. Jean Avila

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

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 commonality 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

Physical Mediumship (M203) (2 units)
Gain a better understanding of the difference between mental and physical mediumship. Learn about phenomena, the laws that govern it and the different types of physical mediumship such as materialization, transfiguration and automatic writing. This class is recommended for all individuals desiring to attend physical phenomena circles. This is a required class for Mediumship Certification.
Instructor: Rev. Carol Reed

Class Descriptions <> Track II
Saturday 8:30 am – 6:00 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

Drum Making (P639) (noncredit)
In this class, you will create a 14” drum and ponder from start to finish. We will explore how cultures world-wide use the drum for healing celebration, prayer and sacred journey work. Discover what a powerful tool the drum is for grounding and inner balance as well as how it helps to awaken and connect you with Mother Earth, Nature, Spirit and yourself. This class is an experience you will want to share with family and friends. There will be an additional materials fee of $60, payable with tuition.
Instructor: Rev. Arlene Raedel

Exploring the Elemental Kingdom, Healing with the Faeries (629) (noncredit)
This class focuses on the wonderful world elements of earth, air, fire and water. It is a study of their special energies: Earth- the physical, Air- the mental, Water- the emotional, Fire: the spirit. The class demonstrates the healing properties, affiliated Archangels, Kings of faerie categories with explanations and handouts. Exercises involve spiritual practices for seeing the spirits in their elements. Meditations and outside experience in the beautiful Grove is delightful!
Instructor: Rev. Debra Desmarais

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

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. Bobbie Coughlin

Platform Management (A302) (2 units)
This class provides instruction in conducting Worship and Healing services. It will cover procedures, etiquette and decorum, along with developing and delivering invocations and benedictions. It will also examine techniques for the criteria for the selection of platform workers. Participation in student services is required for credit. This is a required class for Associate Minister Candidates and for serving as a Chairperson at HGSA. Instructor: Rev. Coy Johnsto

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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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