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A warm welcome awaits you in our church. On our website you will find details of Divine and Healing Services, Coffee Mornings, Special Events, Workshops and Development Groups.  We’re sure you will find the information you are seeking but if you have any queries please contact us and we will do all we can to help. The church is a charity registered in England and Wales (No. 1160231).   

Bitterne Spiritualist Church is affiliated to the Spiritualists’ National Union which is a recognised charitable body within the United Kingdom.  The aims and objectives are for the promotion of National Spiritualism as a “Religion, Science and Philosophy”.  Leaflets are available in the church library on various aspects for those wishing to enquire further. You can also visit the SNU website here.

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Please note that due to the current Coronavirus pandemic Bitterne Spiritualist Church will be closed until further notice. However we are pleased to list the following; Divine Service, Informal Chats, Distance Healing, Trance Demonstration and Meditation Classes all available on Zoom.

Divine Service.Saturday May 23rd 10.00 hrs UK time.  Speaker Minister Matthew Smith, Demonstrator Jed Mason. All Welcome.Meeting ID 975 3574 5488 Password 925538.  This is free for anyone to attend.  Donations, if desired, for church funds to paypal account spiritus4u@aol.com

Distance Healing Service 18.00 hrs UK time May 26th, June 9th and June 23rd.  Meeting ID 95040646174 Password 917212. 

Linking in.  Informal chat 0800 hrs UK time May 27th and 17.00 hrs June 17th.  Meeting ID 983 8190 4230  Password 316664.

The Light Is On. A series of talks with Mediums from all over the world. 

May 26th 19.00 hrs UK time. “Practical Spirituality “New Uses For Old Ideas” with Minister Simon James (Canada).  Meeting ID 932 2060 8330 Password 794823.

June 3rd 19.00 hrs UK time.  “Approach To Trance”  Frank Seethier (Switzerland).  Meeting ID 979 1907 9870  Password 510757

June 6th 15.00 hrs UK time “My Journey with Spirit” Brenda Sheridan (Boston, USA).  Meeting ID 973 2709 6557  Password 756210.

June 7th 15.00 hrs UK time Trance Demonstration with Brenda Sheridan (Boston, USA). Meeting ID 910 9682 8758  Password 112419.

All of these events are free, if you would like to make a donation to church funds please go to paypal account spiritus4u@aol.com

Meditation Class.  Commences Sunday May 31st 0900 hrs UK time then Sunday June 7th, 14th, and 21st.  £5.00 per session or £15.00 for the month.  For invitation email matthewsmith1959@outlook.com  This will be a closed group for a maximum of 10 people.


Saturday 3rd October 2020 10am – 4pm

Empowering Spirit”

A Workshop with Sue Ellis CSNU

Please bring a packed lunch, tea and coffee provided

£15.00 pay at the door

To reserve a place please phone 07731938587 or email bitternesc@hotmail.com


Saturday 3rd October 7.30pm

A Demonstration of Musical Mediumship with Sue Ellis CSNU

£5.00 pay at the door


 History of Bitterne Spiritualist Church

By Minister Mary Clifford & Mr. Peter Clifford

A fascinating account of the history of the church from the first Service on the 18th May 1947. Booklets are available now from the church. £1.50 each.

We have a reserved parking space available for hire Monday – Friday 8.00am – 6.00pm. The Function Room is also available for hire with a modern kitchen and facilities. Please contact Barbara for more information, phone 023 8032 6214 or email barbarag55@aol.com