About…

Shirley Calkins Smith

Shirley Calkins Smith Registered Lily Dale Medium

Rev. Shirley Calkins Smith

Evolutionary Tutoring , a “reading” given with the intention of mirroring back a person’s belief system, tuning into the Christ or the innate perfection as well as options and potential that may not be obvious.  The most important aspect of the session is to become more conscious of the guidance and loving support of the Inner Presence.  “Light” will be shed on relationships, unconscious patterns and lessons to be learned in this life time.

Ordained in 1978, Board Member and Vice President of General Assembly of Spiritualists.  She was Associate Minister and Co-Pastor of the Church of Divine Inspiration with Rev. Marion L. Newbie (her mentor and friend) in Rochester, NY for 14 years.

Shirley has taught mediumship at Fellowships of the Spirit for twenty four years.

Founded a “Spiritual Awareness Retreat Center” at 14 Cottage Row in Lily Dale, NY 1984-1990.

Registered Medium in Lily Dale, NY from 1980 – 1990 and 2007 to present time.

Director of Student Affairs at the University of Science and Philosophy, Waynesboro, VA, 1990 – 1996.

Shirley is following her bliss facilitating and teaching transformational breathwork,  and  uses EFT, Hemi-sync technology as well as other healing modalities at her  “Women’s Empowerment Weekends” and “Experiencing Oneness Weekends.” Shirley is available year-round for private session healings and readings…

Joan McElligott

Joan helps facilitates the weekend programs and has been involved in self/help and self/actualization for over 30 years.

She was ordained by Rev. Marion L. Newbie at the Church of Divine Inspiration, Rochester, NY and assisted her in all areas of running the church and participated in development classes for 12 years.

Joan has a background in Course of Miracles, breath work and Emotional Freedom Technique and various other modalities.  For the last 25 years she has assisted “Empowerment” weekends that changed many lives.