Bournemouth Spiritualist Church
16 Bath Road
Site updated 17 July 2015
Spiritualists define spiritual healing as a form of healing by the use of forces and energies from the world of Spirit, channelled through the healer by the laying on of hands on or near the body, or prayer, or direction of thought from a distance. Spiritualist healers carry out healing in accordance with the philosophy and teachings of Spiritualism.
There is a tendency to think that spiritual healing is effective only owing to the faith or belief of the person requiring this form of healing. This is not true. A child or animal does not know what faith or belief is and yet they receive and can feel benefit from spiritual healing in the same way as anyone else. If a faith or belief is required, then this could be termed faith healing, which may not necessarily have a spiritual context behind it.
Spiritual healing requires no faith or belief whatsoever on the part of the person seeking healing, nor is it necessary for a person to have the same belief as that of the healer administering the healing. The only requirements that are helpful are that a person should have an open mind and a positive attitude towards their well-
Spiritualist healers aim to administer healing to whoever is in need regardless of race, colour or creed. All SNU-
Spiritualist healing is a form of mediumship, where the healer attunes and allows beneficial energies to be transmitted to the patient. Communication mediums receive information from a spirit communicator, which is passed on to the recipient of the message; however, the healer often has no prior knowledge of the patient’s state of health or why the patient has come for treatment, yet often the patient appears to receive help for the very condition that has caused him to seek help.
The SNU recognises four methods of healing. These are:
Patients requesting spiritual healing are advised to ensure that they are consulting a registered Approved SNU Spiritualist Healer. All registered healers carry a registration card, which certifies their name, registration number and renewal date of registration.
To find out more about spiritual healing, contact the SNU Healing Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
The contents of this page can be found in leaflet form in the church foyer.