Institute for Spiritual Development

A Metaphysical Church and School for Spiritual Development 

Oracle Group
Mondays at 10am in person at Darling Hill Retreat with Rev. Story Lucile Ducey
Dream Circle will now be hosted by
Rev. Amanda Hoover
Thursdays 10am-11:30 am

A seer since childhood, Story is an academically trained philosopher and classically trained Psychic-Medium, who is now serving as the Co-Director, here at ISD Oneonta.

35 years of experience in teaching Metaphysics  in the Metropolitan New York area. Story is a former faculty and board member of the Metaphysical Center of New Jersey, a graduate of Columbia University, and The New Seminary.

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Every Tuesday 2:30-4pm via Zoom
with Rev. Renee Ranke, Psychic Medium
About Renee:

Renee Ranke is a psychic medium, channel, spiritual healer, and metaphysical minister, now serving as the Director of the Intuitive Practitioner Program here at ISD Oneonta. She has studied with various teachers through Lily Dale, NY, Omega Institute, and Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment.

Her passion is helping others discover ways to align their physical world with the beauty and grace of their spiritual self. Finding, embracing, and developing your own unique divine connection can bring peace and calm in the midst of life’s inevitable storms.

  RSVP to Renee with interest in attending this circle.
Guided Healing & Insight Meditation and Intuitive Development Circle
Every Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm Eastern,
 via ZOOM, with meditation simulcast on facebook live.
with Rev. Diana Friedell 
Diana is owner of the 20 year old business, called Tuning In - Tuning Up!  She has a teaching degree from SUNY Oneonta, taught Acting at Hartwick College, trained at Fellowships of the Spirit in Lily Dale, NY, coordinates the annual SHIFT NY Holistic & Spiritual Arts Fair and now serves as Pastor, Co-Director and teaching faculty for the Institute for Spiritual Development in Oneonta, NY. She is also available for private readings & services through her website below.
RSVP with interest in attending this circle to Diana at

Multidimensional Happy Hour 

with Rev. Amanda Hoover

The first Friday of every month from 6:30-7:30 pm Eastern on ZOOM.

Join your guides and higher self for an all natural HAPPY HOUR party in the higher planes with Amanda. 

FULL Description and ZOOM LINK on Calendar

AND Amanda is now hosting Dream Circle every Thursday at 10-11:30 am (starting Oct. 6th, 2022)

Amanda Hoover Bio:

Amanda Hoover is the founder of "Net of Love", and is a recently ordained Minister through ISD. She has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, a Masters of Science in Education and is a certified school counselor and school administrator.  She has studied metaphysics, spirituality, and world religions at the college level.  Amanda is a Reiki Master and is a certified life coach. She has received extensive professional development in mindfulness in education and training in meditation.


Path of the Magdalene Meditation Sessions
on the Third Thursday of Every month on Zoom
Dale Capristo is an energy practitioner focusing on Reiki Sessions and Magdalena Energy sessions at Luminosity Reiki. She is passionate about sharing with others techniques for holistic healing and balance. Dale is a Reiki Master Practitioner active with Reiki since 2006, and a certified Magdalena Healing Practitioner since August 2018.
Email Dale with interest in attending this circle