Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp
Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp


DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES
Adopted by Spiritualists of America
  1. We believe in Infinite Intelligence.

  2. We believe that the phenomena of nature, both physical and spiritual, are the expression of Infinite Intelligence.

  3. We affirm that a correct understanding of such expression and living in accordance therewith constitute true religion.

  4. We affirm that the existence and personal identity of the individual continue after the change called death.

  5. We affirm that communication with the so-called dead is a fact, scientifically proven by the phenomena of Spiritualism
  1. We believe that the highest morality is contained in the Golden Rule: "Whatsoever ye would that others should do unto you, do ye also unto them."

  2. We affirm the moral responsibility of the individual, and that he makes his own happiness or unhappiness as he obeys or disobeys Natureís physical and spiritual laws.

  3. We affirm that the doorway to reformation is never closed against any human soul, here or hereafter.

  4. We affirm that the Precepts of Prophecy and Healing contained in the Bible are Divine attributes proven through Mediumship.

 

DEFINITIONS

SPIRITUALISM: The Science, Philosophy and Religion based upon the principle of continuous life, demonstrated through mediumship. Spiritualism embraces the concept of individual responsibility and the belief that the door to reformation is never closed. (See Declaration of Principles, above.)

SPIRITUALIST: One who believes, as the basis of his or her religion, in the continuity of life and in individual responsibility. Some, but not all, Spiritualists are Mediums and/or Healers. Spiritualists endeavor to find the truth in all things and to live their lives in accordance therewith.

MEDIUM: One with proven capabilities of communicating with Spirit through various forms of phenomena and who acts as a channel for information between the Spirit and Earth Planes.

HEALER: One who acts as a channel to convey Godís healing energies to others, whether for physical, emotional, mental or Spiritual Healing. This occurs through the "laying on of hands" or through absentee healing.

PHENOMENA: A wide variety of Spirit communications and manifestations including clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, healing, levitation, materialization, automatic writing/drawing/painting, trance, and "tabletipping". Phenomena is used to demonstrate the continuity of life.