REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITATION WORKER CERTIFICATE

Any person in good standing who is a current subscribing member of the Spiritualist Church of Canada (SCC), may, upon satisfying the conditions imposed by the SCC, be granted a certificate accrediting the particular work for which the recipient is qualified. For this purpose, the Board of Governors will assess the personal, educational and training qualifications as well as the experience of each applicant. 

SPIRIT HEALER ACCREDITATION SUBMISSION FOR POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK TO BE SENT TO THE SECRETARY ONLY 

As part of your submission for accreditation as a healer, a Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required.  Once you have obtained this document either email directly to Mary Schamehorn at secretary@spiritualistchurchofcanada.com or mail to our Head Office. DO NOT INCLUDE THIS DOCUMENT with your application and testimonials that are sent to the Education Chair.

 

APPLICATIONS

Applications for a certificate must include payment of the established fee, which shall be refunded in the event that the application is not accepted. Applications must be accompanied by a letter signed by two (2) officers of the Church of which the applicant is a member, verifying the applicant’s statements and attesting to his/her ability to demonstrate the work for which the certification has been requested.

 

Alternative procedures can be arranged for our members applying for certificates who do not live near a spiritualist church. Please contact our education department to discuss our elective courses and alternate ways of assessing your abilities.

 

Conditions:

A certificate shall remain in effect as long as the holder

  • maintains a current subscribing membership with the Spiritualist Church of Canada

  • upholds the principles and philosophy of Spiritualism,

  • continues to demonstrate the phase of Spiritualism for which the certificate has been granted,

  • conducts him/herself, in accordance with Spiritualist Church of Canada’s Code of Conduct and Ethics, in a manner that appropriately represents the religion of Spiritualism and does not bring discredit upon the certificate holder, to Spiritualism or the Spiritualist Church of Canada to which he/she belongs.

A certificate may be revoked at any time if the Board of Governors deems the above conditions have not been met.

 

LECTURER

The certificate as a Lecturer is granted to an applicant who satisfactorily demonstrates his/her gift as a lecturer.

Those applying for a Lecturer’s certificate must have knowledge contained in the Spiritualist Church of Canada Level 1 Foundation Courses, S206 Comparative Religion and S208 Platform Etiquette, or provide proof of equivalent knowledge. Applicants must have presented at least twelve (12) talks in the applicant’s own and/or other Spiritualist Churches. Testimonies signed by an authorized person of the church where each of these twelve (12) talks took place must also be provided.

 

MEDIUM

The certificate as a Medium is granted to an applicant who satisfactorily demonstrates his/her gift of Evidential Mediumship.

Those applying for a Medium’s certificate must have knowledge contained in the Spiritualist Church of Canada's Level 1 Foundation Courses, S201 Mediums and Mediumship, and S208 Platform Etiquette, or provide proof of equivalent knowledge. Applicants must have demonstrated Evidential Mediumship on at least twelve (12) occasions at the applicant’s own and/or other Spiritualist Churches. Testimonies signed by an authorized person where each of these twelve (12) evidential mediumship demonstrations took place must also be provided.

The student Medium will be required to demonstrate Evidential Mediumship before a panel of three members of the Spiritualist Church of Canada’s Board of Directors, who are experienced Mediums.

 

SPIRITUAL HEALER

The certificate as a Spiritual Healer is granted to an applicant who has obtained a Healing Certificate and has completed two (2) years of Spiritual Healing in a Spiritualist environment.

 A letter signed by an authorized person of the church where the applicant has served as a Spiritual Healer for the required period must also accompany the application.

 The applicant must also submit three (3) testimonials, from persons who have received Spiritual Healing through the mediumship of the applicant.

 

Healing Testimonial should include the following information:

 

1. The healing recipient is to provide specific details of the healing received.

i.e. location, date and time

2. Clearly state if the healing addressed a specific issue or was for general well being and how it helped.

3. The testimonials should be from 3 different timeframes and 3 different people within the applicable period.

 

Those applying for a Spiritual Healer certificate must have knowledge contained in the Spiritualist Church of Canada Level 1 Foundation Courses, S203 Spiritual Healing, and S208 Platform Etiquette, or provide proof of equivalent knowledge.   The applicant must also possess a clear understanding of his/her limitations under the laws that apply to the practice of Spiritual Healing.

SPIRIT HEALER ACCREDITATION SUBMISSION FOR POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK TO BE SENT TO THE SECRETARY ONLY 

As part of your submission for accreditation as a healer, a Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required.  Once you have obtained this document either email directly to Mary Schamehorn at secretary@spiritualistchurchofcanada.com or mail to our Head Office. DO NOT INCLUDE THIS DOCUMENT with your application and testimonials that are sent to the Education Chair.

The Board of Governors of the Spiritualist Church of Canada reserves the right to test applicants.

The Spiritualist Church of Canada reserves the right to modify, update or amend the information and or requirements contained in this document.

 

The Board of Governors meets the 2nd Friday of the month, with exception of July and December, in which there are no board meetings. It is then all applications are presented to the board for approval.

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