The church offers a variety of classes to promote the development of its members. For more information about the classes, requirements and what is covered, please contact Rev. Mary DiGiovanni, Pastor by emailing: or call 617-861-1440.

NEW WINTER ZOOM CLASSES: These classes are offered for a donation (minimum $10 per class)

To gain access to any class please make a donation (as above), use the donation button below under ongoing classes and list the class you wish to attend and a link will be sent to you. You can also email for information & registration.

Manifest Your Best in the New Year & Beyond with Alisa Ozernoy: Monday, January 9th at 7pm

This special event will focus on how to create our best 2023.  We will be releasing blocks to abundance, setting soul driven goals through several methods, and creating a specific plan for achieving them. The intention circle will harness beautiful energy to launch our wishes into creation.  All are welcome!

Path of the Soul with Rev. Mary DiGiovanni: Wednesdays, Jan. 11th, Jan. 25th, Feb. 8th & Feb. 22nd at 7

This is a 4-part class held on 4 Wednesday evenings at 7pm.  In these classes we will explore the different initiations every soul must go through in their life.  We will be using the elements to help us understand who we are and the purpose of our experiences as we move through life.  As we understand, we move easily through the lessons of life.

Transitioning Your Life: Using Psychology and Spirituality to Cope with Clarissa Sawyer    Wednesday, January 18:  7 pm on Zoom

Learn how to proactively cope with life transitions using psychology and spirituality including:

  • What are life transitions? 
  • Why is knowledge of life transitions helpful? 
  • What are types of life transitions?
  • What makes life transitions challenging?
  • What are ways of assessing life transitions?
  • How can we cope with life transitions?
  • How can spirituality help us cope?
  • How can apply what I’ve learned to my own life?

Instructor: Clarissa Sawyer, EdD. Until recently Clarissa taught courses in adult development and aging, gender psychology, and social psychology at a Boston area university. 

Foundations of Mediumship with Rev. Mary DiGiovanni Mondays, Jan. 23rd, Feb. 6th, & Feb. 27th at 7

This is a 3-part class that will prepare you to begin Development classes for Mediumship.  It will teach the foundations that will help you in your exploration as a medium.  It is a good review for those already in development classes.  All are welcome to attend.

Loss, Grief, Mourning & Spirituality with Julia Finley Monday, January 30th at 7 pm

  • We will explore the definitions of grief, loss and mourning.
  • We will touch on how people choose to grieve and mourn.
  • We will look at the role of Spirituality during the process of loss,
    grief and mourning.
  • We will look at some strategies for coping with loss, grief.
  • We will examine some action steps for managing loss, grief and mourning.

    Presenter: Julia Finley, a licensed clinical psychotherapist with
    extensive experience in the field of mental health.

Mindfulness with Alison Yeardley Monday, February 13th at 7pm

In this session we will look at how mindfulness can help us.

We will learn some simple techniques and how we can apply them in our everyday lives.

We will look at mindfulness from both a scientific and spiritual point of view and have time for questions and discussion. 

Alison has studied mindfulness for many years and uses it daily, both at home and work as a  teacher.

 A Mindfulness Meditation is available for children upon requestPlease email name, and age of child and you will be notified as to when the class will occur.

Children’s Mindfulness and Meditation – 30 mins children’s class 

In this session, we will learn about mindfulness. We will practice some breathing exercises and calming techniques. We will end with a 5-minute guided meditation before the children can share and ask questions. 


Introduction to Spiritualism – 8 Week Course – Open to All  

 Zoom Session: Sign up today by emailing:

Start date T.B.A. Email the Pastor if interested

SIGN UP TODAY ! The Link will be sent out a few days before class and a confirmation will be sent when you register below,  Please make sure to include your email 

* Learn about the Philosophy, History, and Principles of the Religion of Spiritualism.  

*Experience the wonders of HEALING, INSPIRATIONAL WRITING  and MEDIUMSHIP at its basic level

  • Understand yourself as an energy being and get a deeper understanding of your chakras and how they relate to your thoughts & health

Get a new understanding of how Spiritualism views the Bible and other Sacred Texts. Learn about and experience the wonders of Healing.*Understand yourself as an energy being and get a deeper understanding of the Chakras and how they relate to your thoughts and to your health

Week 1: Principles and Philosophy of Spiritualism

Week 2:  Healing

Week 3:  History

Week 4:  Natural Law

Week 5:  Energy and You

Week 6:  Definitions and Terms plus Experience Inspirational Writing

Week 7:  Basics of Mediumship

Week 8:  Spiritualist View of the Bible and other Sacred Texts

**Pay for your Class here: $90 Please enter name and Intro as well as email with payment

This course is taught 3 times per year.  The donation requested is $90, which includes class materials.  Discounts are available according to need – please speak to the Pastor regarding a sliding scale. Pre-Registration is required as seating is limited.

Completion of this course is required to gain entrance into all other courses.

To Register: Please contact Rev. Mary at 617-861-1440 or email to


Continuing Education for Members

Unfoldment classes for GBCS Students are held during the seasons of fall, and spring in 10 week sessions. Donation requested is $100.

Members Spiritual Development and Healing Class

Supporting the GBCS Healing Certification Program

Teacher: Rev. Mary DiGiovanni

     On Wednesday evenings from 7 – 9

2023 Spring Session begins Wednesday March 20th – May 22nd 7pm

This class is geared to help all GBCS Members, who have completed the Introduction to Spiritualism class, to continue their education in the religion of Spiritualism.  Students are guided to look within, to discover their true essence as spiritual beings, and to develop their innate healing abilities as they recognize their oneness with Infinite Spirit, God.

Each two-hour class will help the individual to connect to the Divine Healing Energy and to look with new eyes at themselves and the world around them.  Meditations, Healing Circles, Spiritual Discussions and many different exercises will be included to assist every individual as they travel their own unique spiritual journey.  The GBCS Healing Coursework will be supported.

Presented in 10-week sessions each season.  Requested Donation $100 payable at first class.

PAY FOR YOUR CLASSES HERE: Spring and Fall Sessions $100, Healing & Mediumship. Include email with payment and mention which class you will be attending.

Members Mediumship Unfoldment & Certification Classes

Teachers: Rev. Mary DiGiovanni

Mediumship Certification Class – held on Monday evenings from  6:30 – 8:30 pm

2023 Spring Session begins Monday, March 22nd – May 24th  

This class is for returning students committed to developing their individual spirits and their mediumistic abilities.  Meditations, Exercises and learning opportunities for all to expand their understandings about the interactions between the spiritual and physical planes. This class supports the Certification Course.

Children’s Lyceum and Young Adult Classes held monthly as needed.  Please contact the Pastor for information.

 Certification Courses through G.B.C.S. are available, contact the Pastor for more information

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