The International Council of Spiritualists Inc
The International Council of Spiritualists (ICS) is an Australian association with a large membership of spiritualist churches, together with centres, groups, along with a number of individual support members.
ICS Inc has its objectives, aims, and purposes incorporated in its constitution which states that above all we wish to pursue the advancement of modern spiritualism.
We have joined together to foster and promote spiritualism as a religion and philosophy that removes the fear of death. The ICS Inc is committed in helping all members.
See below our Statement of Purpose, as originally adopted 15 September 1990; updated by special resolution in 2012
To promote the advancement, unification and recognition of modern spiritualism as a religion, philosophy and science and uphold, expound and teach its principles.
To establish the religion of modern spiritualism on a stable and permanent basis by the investigation of spiritual truths and natural laws and the religious, moral, intellectual and physical training of all members.
To foster the belief in a supreme creative intelligence and the spiritual essence of spirit in man.
Our seven guiding principles
In the fatherhood of God
The brotherhood of man
The immortality of the spirit, the continuity of the individual life, with its personal characteristics beyond the veil of death
The proven facts of communion, between discarnate and incarnate spirits
With compensation and retribution here and hereafter for all good or evil deeds done on earth
A pathway of eternal progress, open to every individual that will tread it
To assist with the formation, establishment and functioning of spiritualist churches, psychic/mediumship development groups, meditation groups, healing groups and discussion groups.
To set appropriate qualifications and proper standards of conduct, and appoint ministers, for the purposes of conducting, spiritualist church services and groups, and providing such other services as may be deemed fit.
To encourage and develop cooperation between members of the association, with churches, organisations and bodies having objectives and purposes which reflect those of the association.