The Portland Spiritualist
17 Dunn Street
Sunday Services 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Please join us next Sunday after the service for a wonderful class on nutrition and intuition presented by Alfine Nathalie. The presentation is called “Eat to Live” where Alfine will divulge 10 ancient Natural Health secrets proven to boost quality of life, increase energy levels and elevate holistic well being. The event will begin approximately 12:30 PM with a $10 suggested offering. Please call (207) 797-2039 to let us know a head count for the event. Thank You
Welcome to the web-site for the Portland Spiritualist Church. The Portland Spiritualist Church is an auxiliary of the Maine State Spiritualist Association of Churches and of the National Spiritualist Association of Churches. Our National headquarters is located in Lily Dale, New York. The Portland Spiritualist Church has been serving the Greater Portland area since 1954. We are currently located in Westbrook, Maine.
Please visit us at 17 Dunn St. in Westbrook, Maine (American Legion Post #62) on the second floor. Phone us at (207) 797-2039.
A Brief History
Spiritualism is a beautiful Religion whose foundation is based on the nine statements that constitutes our “Declaration of Principles“. There may be volumes and volumes of information written about Spiritualism; there can be lectures and videos and every kind of information in every kind of media, but its’ core is and always will be The Declaration of Principles.
“Modern Spiritualism” had its’ beginnings in March of 1848 in a small New York State town named Hydesville. Two young girls, Margaret and Kate Fox began communications with a Spirit entity in their home. Through raps that seemed to come from nowhere and everywhere, the girls developed a means of communication with a Spirit named Charles Rosna. (Rosna was a peddler who had been murdered and robbed by the previous tenants of the house. It’s assumed that the bones found in the foundation of the house years later were those of Mr. Rosna.) With the assistance and the record keeping of their mother, the girls established through these communications the proof of continuous life.
The investigations of the girls in their own home soon spread out into the public with demonstrations by the “Fox Sisters” throughout the country. They were guided and protected by their sister Leah. Societies and
organizations began to spring up with the same intention of communicating with those who had passed to the “Summerland”. Over time these groups developed into Churches as the Science and Philosophy imparted by these Spirit loved ones developed into a Religion.
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