Only Words of Love

are Spoken Here.

ISD is a mystical church and spiritual community offering sacred experiences supporting each individual’s unique understanding of a Universal Divine Presence beyond the physical world. ISD seeks to inspire all seekers of spiritual enrichment to confidently embrace and expand their personal awareness of, and alignment with, that eternal Divine Presence.

  • Apr 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Online Meeting
    With Rev. Fran Wright (This topic rescheduled from last week) Rev. Fran helps participants enrich their longer intuitive readings using hands-on exercises to help focus on other aspects of the client's life, including Love, Family, Career, Health, and Spirituality.
  • Apr 27, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Online Book Discussion Circle
    For the last three Tuesdays in April, we've been revisiting the Book of Soul by Mark Nepo, taking a deeper dive into three of the essays. And since we'll be reading them together at the beginning of the discussion, you don't even have to have read the book!
  • Wed, Apr 28
    Online gathering
    Apr 28, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Online gathering
    We all have diverse experiences with, understanding of, and acceptance of, death, which is a universal part of life. Our Online Death Cafe offers the opportunity to create an open dialogue about death, with no agenda, objectives or themes.
  • May 02, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online Class
    This six-session course, held the second Sunday of the month from March through July, will explore the differences and synchronicities of several of the world's most-practiced religions.
  • Wed, May 26
    Online Spirit Salon
    May 26, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Online Spirit Salon
    Join our online discussion: We'll be chatting about anything and everything spiritual, including how we are responding to the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Wed, Jun 30
    Online Meditation
    Jun 30, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Online Meditation
    With Rev. Rob Banaszak Join us tonight for a fun new way to experience Spirit: the Spiritual Screen Share! We'll watch an episode together of one of the most fresh, delightful and profound situation comedies ever created, and have a "spirited" discussion afterwards!

Get Involved!

A line in the Prayer of St. Francis says: 

"it is in giving of ourselves that we receive..."


At ISDDC, we encourage all seekers who feel drawn or connected to our community to reflect on how that connection can be deepened ond expanded to best support their spiritual goals and intentions. 

Engage with ISDDC by JOINING as a member, VOLUNTEERING for various services, events and activites, PLEDGING to support the church financially each year, and DONATING financial and other resources to the church in fulfillment of that pledge.

Institute for Spiritual Development

Washington, .D.C 

5419 Sherier Place NW

Washington, D.C. 20016


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