June 8, 2022

The Institute for Spiritual Development
Oneonta Chapter
A Metaphysical Church and School for Spiritual Development

Quick View of What's Happening at ISD Oneonta

  • Orientation to Ministry Program- Thursday, June 9, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, via Zoom

  • ISD Board Meeting-Friday, June 10th via Zoom at 6:30 pm

  • "Tarot 101- A Crash Course"- with Daya Parvati Saturday June 111:00 - 5:00 pm

  • Reincarnation and Past Life Regression - with Rev. Story Ducey. Thursday, June 16, June 23, June 30, all 5:30 - 7:30 pm

  • Magdalene Circle - Thursday, June 16, 7-8 pm

  • Reiki Level Two - w/JoAnn Saturday, June 18, 10:00 am- 5:00 pm
  • Starseed & EarthKeeper Series, Solstice Kickoff, Saturday, June 18, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

  • Midday at the Oasis at ISD Headquarters, Friday, June 24, 12-2pm

  • Mediumship 101 w/ Story Ducey, Saturday, June 25, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Earth Acupuncture w/Maggie Kilbride, Saturday July 2, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

  • ANNOUNCING: Wednesdays: “Mediumship Summer School” starts July 7th-Aug. 25th at Darling Hill Retreat

  • More details below.

  • Our previous Zoom homilies are available on our YouTube channel!  If you are looking for a little 'pick-me-up' or there is one that you would like to listen to, they are all there waiting for you at the link below

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Adult Education

Intuitive Practitioner Certificate Program

This is a rolling program, you may join in at any time.

If you are seeking a deeper spiritual connection with the ability to tune in to your own higher guidance for accurate answers to life path questions,

If you have a firm commitment to your spiritual awakening, with the desire to gain self-understanding as well as to guide loved ones, clients, as well as yourself, with your intuitive gifts,

then this program is for you. . .

Here is a link to the required course work to complete the program:

Free Introduction to the Ministry Program
Thursday June 9, 2022 5:30 - 7:00 pm, on Zoom

Those who are called to service know who you are. An ordained minister at the Institute knows that they are destined to serve the metaphysical and spiritual needs of others. Rev. Diana & Rev. Story explain the requirements of the program & expectations of ministers and ministerial students. We find our own pathway by helping others to find theirs

ISD Board Meeting
Friday, June 10th, via Zoom at 6:30pm

The Board of Directors is the governing body for the Institute for Spiritual Development in Oneonta. Visitors are welcome to attend and observe, but do not have the privilege of voting. There will be a time for public commentary, if you are not on the agenda.

"Tarot 101- A Crash Course" with Daya Parvati
Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 1 to 5 pm, with Practice & Play from 5-6 pm

124 County Highway 58, Oneonta, NY 

Build your intuitive skills using divination via the Tarot Deck with mystic Daya Parvati. This is an intensive study designed to learn the basics, so that upon completion you are comfortable and confident to read for yourself and others. Learn the road map of the tarot so you can read from any deck.

Stay until 6pm to play and practice at the Oasis, poolside!

Reincarnation and Past Life Regression with Rev. Story Ducey

3 Thursdays: June 16, June 23, June 30, 2022, all 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Attend in person or on Zoom.

Ever felt this has happened before, Deja Vu? Rev. Story Ducey, Academic Philosopher, 35 year Teacher of metaphysics, and Medium takes us on a journey to discover past lives that have created patterns of behavior & prompted choices that still affect our lives today. This is a three class series that examines our soul's curriculum. Gain insights, join the fun!

Highlighting the Magdalene Circle
Magdalene Circle

June 16,, 7-8 pm
(Monthly-every 3rd Thursday)

Mary Magdalene: Beloved of Jesus, Scorned Woman, First Apostle, Teacher, Healer, Oppressed, Dismissed and now – Sainted

Who was she?

Explore her life and journey:

• learn more about the Divine Feminine
• learn about Mary Magdalene’s spiritual Path of Devotion
• explore ways to dive more deeply into your own Path of the Magdalene .

Mary Magdalene embodied the highest qualities of the Divine, unshakeable faith, unwavering courage, love in action.

Each month a quality of Mary Magdalene; faith, tenderness, intelligence, and more is explored and activated. Meditation sessions are an opportunity to join together monthly to activate the healing frequencies of Mary Magdalene in your own life. Deepen your experience of Divine Feminine energies and connect with like hearted souls to share your experience.

Join us to create an energetic field for a personal encounter of the Magdalena Energies within.

Dale Capristo is an energy practitioner focusing on Reiki Sessions and Magdalena Energy sessions at Luminosity Reiki. She is passionate about sharing with others techniques for holistic healing and balance. Dale is a Reiki Master Practitioner active with Reiki since 2006, and a certified Magdalena Healing Practitioner since August 2018.

Reiki Level Two
with JoAnn

Saturday June 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

124 County Highway 58, Oneonta, NY 13820 

Reiki, a form of energy healing, is an ancient practice that is used to reduce stress, improve health and quality of life, and supports physical and emotional healing. Reiki level two expands upon these healing abilities.

Starseed & EarthKeeper Series: Solstice Kickoff
Saturday June 18, 2022 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

124 County Hwy 58, Oneonta, NY 13820

This first event of the summer series on June 18th is FREE! 
Come celebrate the Solstice with sacred fire ceremony and learn about creating sacred fire ceremony from our hostess Maggie Kilbride. Bring a drum and/or offering for the fire to kickoff our summer series.
Meet the teachers and learn about the light language of Earthkeepers/Starseeds.
Presented by: Maggie Kilbride, Connie Lull, Kimberly Winsor and Amanda Hoover

Midday at the Oasis Social Time
Friday June 24, 2022 12:00-2:00 pm
Monthly, on the second and fourth Friday
124 County Hwy 58, Oneonta, NY  

Gather in with us at the new Lotus Center, on the 2nd and 4th Friday between 12 noon and 2pm for light lunch, laughter, & library time. We will at long last link together with all of those we have only seen on zoom for the past year! Yahoo! The Lotus Center is now located at 124 County Rd 58 (Hemlock Rd.), Oneonta, at the home of Tom Landon. Please let Tom know if you plan to drop in! Enjoy Casual conversation with fellow members and friends of ISD Oneonta. In the warm weather we will be poolside! Bring a dish to pass if possible, but don’t worry if you don’t have one- we just want to SEE you!
Peruse the ISD Members’ library, choose to take out a book on an array of metaphysical topics, including dream interpretation, channeled guides to life, dealing with loss, and much more.
We also have a set alone Edgar Cayce collection with more than 50 books written by Edgar Cayce, his son, Hugh Lynn Cayce, and many interpretations and commentaries from other authors.
Contact Tom Landon if you would like to attend: (240) 285-8011
 Mediumship 101 w/ Story Ducey
Saturday, June 25, 2022 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In person or on Zoom.

Lotus Center 124 County Highway 58, Oneonta

Learn the principles of Evidential Mediumship for yourself, your loved ones, and your clients. Develop your own language of symbolic communication and sequential questioning. Deliver accurate messages with evidence.

This class is open to anyone and is also a required course for the Intuitive Practitioner IPP Program.

Earth Acupuncture w/Maggie Kilbride
Saturday July 2, 2022 5:00- 7:00 pm
18 Caroline Ave. Mt. Vision, NY 13810 

In this class we will explore the action of giving acupuncture to the earth to help heal and bring energy down from our star relations to reenergize Our Mother. This technique was taught to Maggie by one of her Peruvian teachers. It is not exclusive to any one earth people, but is seen in cultures throughout the Earth.

Mediumship Summer School Class
Thursday July 7, 2022 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Weekly on Thursday, until August 25, 2022
Via Zoom Meeting 

Our Mediumship Summer Class begins Thursday July 7th and runs through thru August 27th from 5:30 to 7 pm.
Be a part of our Mediumship Summer School Class!
Enjoy small group study with five fabulous evidential Mediums from the Institute for Spiritual Development in Oneonta, NY.
Each has her own style and expertise.
Learn new techniques and above all join our class to Practice, Practice, Practice!
Open to All Levels of experience.
Come practice and partake in in-depth discussions with like minded souls about the seriousness and sacredness of communication between the planes of existence or 'Mediumship.'
Some students study mediumship because they are grieving and seek evidence of life after life for their loved ones ---or they have experienced spiritual forms of contact and want to learn more.
Teachers---Story Lucile Ducey, Judy Lynn, Renee Ranke, Christine Springle, and Diana Friedell

Lightseeker's Discount

Are you committed to your spiritual unfoldment and to expanding your intuitive skills through regular practice with a like-minded supportive community, under ISD Faculty’s excellent tutelage?

Introducing the Lightseeker’s Discount:
For a donation of $40/month you may attend any & all OPEN Development Circles throughout the month. That's up to 15 circles a month!
If you attend 3 circles a week, the normal suggested donation for the month would be $120, and with the Lightseeker’s Discount, you pay only $40.
Please mark your donation (at the donation button on the website home page) as being for the monthly ‘Lightseeker’s Discount’.
Join us during the week for our open Online Development circles for anyone looking to further their spiritual and intuitive growth!

Join one/two/or join them all!
Take your pick. We have meditation and messaging or 'dream weaving'....please join us and tap into your own spiritual connection

Suggested Donation for these circles is $10 Please click below to make a donation to ISD and note what circle the donation is for

Introducing the “Lightseeker’s Discount”:
For a donation of $40/month you may attend any & all OPEN development circles.
eligible for the Lightseeker's discount are
 written in green below* )
Weekly Development Circles:

2:30pm-4pm EST

* Learning & Psychic Development Circle

With Renee Ranke. These experiential intuitive development circles are designed to be a place to step away from the weight of the everyday world. Click below for additional information and the Zoom link.

email interest or questions:mysticalmomentsremembered@gmail.com
5:30-6:30 pm EST

*Wise Wednesday Meditation and Intuitive Development Circle

Facebook Live meditation and Zoom intuitive development circle with our own pastor and co-director, Rev. Diana Friedell
Click below for additional information:
RSVP to Diana info@dianafriedell.com

10-11:30am EST
and also
7:30-9pm EST

*Dream Message Circle

With Rev. Story Lucile Ducey. This circle is dedicated to receiving, recording and discussing the messages many of us are receiving in our ‘night school journeys.’
Click below for additional details
RSVP to Story storyducey@gmail.com
If you plan on joining the evening circle, please RSVP to Story by the night before (Wednesday Night)


Monthly Circles:

3rd Thursdays
7-8 pm EST
Next circle is Thursday June 16th

* Path of the Magdalene Meditation Sessions
Path of the Magdalene Meditation sessions are an opportunity to join together monthly to activate the healing frequencies of Mary Magdalene in your own life.
Click below for additional information
RSVP to Dale to receive the Zoom Link dalecapristo@gmail.com
1st Friday 
6:30-7:30pm EST
Next circle is Friday June 3rd

* Multidimensional Happy Hour

With Rev. Amanda Hoover. Join your guides and higher self for an all natural HAPPY HOUR party in the higher planes with Amanda. Our carefree lighthearted higher guidance and connecting with like-minded souls is a great way to go into the weekend feeling rejuvenated and full of loving vibration.
Click below for additional details and Zoom link

Weekly Groups
Group Participation Price: $10/Session, payable directly to Story Ducey. (Not part of Lightkeeper's Discount Pass)
Contact Story for more information
Monday Oracle Group, for the summer months, is on Monday mornings from 10-11:30 am.

Oracle Group

With Story Ducey. This experimental group will focus on deep meditation for healing and renewal and seeking guidance, teachings and homework from Spirit.
Click below for additional information:
email interest and to get the Zoom link:storyducey@gmail.com

Check out our June 2022 events calendar on ISDOneonta.org for upcoming events and remember to like and follow us on Facebook to see our events posted there.
Pictured above-Kimberly Winsor

ISD Oneonta Board of Directors

Kimberly Winsor - President
Tom Landon - Vice President
Sali Dellysse - Treasurer
Jaya Buckland - Secretary
Susan Owens - Trustee
Christene Springle - Trustee
Maggie Kilbride - Trustee
Story Ducey - Trustee
Jo Ann Wormuth - Trustee
Diana Friedell - ex officio

Our ISD Leadership
Shown left to right, Rev. Diana Friedell, Rev. Story Ducey
Diana Friedell - Pastor, Co-Director
Story Lucile Ducey, Co-Director
Adult Education/Programming Chair
Ministry Training Program
JoAnn Wormuth Healing Program Director
Renee Ranke - Intuitive Practitioner Program Director
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