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Spiritual Truth Foundation

A warm welcome to our website. Whether you’re here to find out how to apply for a grant, explore the unique wisdom of the much-loved spirit guide Silver Birch and purchase his books or listen to recordings of some of our greatest speakers, you’ll find everything you need right here.

Where we started

Maurice Barbanell

Silver Birch gave his teachings through a medium named Maurice Barbanell.

Barbanell was the founder and editor of the weekly Spiritualist newspaper, Psychic News, and for half a century devoted his life to spreading spiritual knowledge through its columns and those of other publications with which he was associated.

In his own obituary, which he wrote before his passing at the age of 79 on 17th July 1981, he revealed that he was told by Estelle Roberts’ Red Cloud — a spirit guide for whom he had the greatest admiration and affection — that in a previous incarnation he had made a promise to reincarnate and devote his life to spreading Spiritualism. Though he had no conscious knowledge of that life or promise, events certainly conspired to make it possible.

Silver Birch

A psychic artist depicts him as a serious-looking native American Indian with a single feather and compassionate eyes. There is evidence to suggest that this was simply a convenient persona behind which a far more spiritually evolved soul hid in order that those who read his words would judge them not by the name attached to them but by the wisdom that pervades every sentence.

Those who knew both the guide and his medium were well aware of the differences in the way they spoke and the words they used. They both had spiritual missions and they fulfilled them admirably, particularly when working together in their unique two-world partnership. This, as you will discover, has provided inspirational answers to the questions we all ask from time to time, about life, its meaning and purpose. Those answers are needed now more than ever before as we prepare for the many challenges that confront us and our world in the 21st century.

DEAL OF THE MONTH

Each month we will have a special offer listed here on one of our products.  Be sure to check back soon to see what’s on offer!

Doris Collins - A Woman of Spirit & Positive Forces

OFFER - ends 30th September, 2020

now only £5 each

For a limited time we are offering our Doris Colins – A Woman of Spirit and Positive Forces at a reduced price.  Take advantage of this limited time offer of over 30% reduction in price.

We are also offering free copies to anyone who purchases two or more books from our online store.

RECENT PUBLICATION

TO THE GREAT SPIRIT
A Selection of Prayers by Silver Birch

Silver Birch, the spirit guide and trance control of medium Maurice Barbanell, was renowned not only for his spiritual philosophy, wisdom and guidance, but equally for his eloquent use of the English language, which he had never actually spoken while on earth.

Nowhere is this mastery more evident than in the lyrical, heartfelt prayers he offered as opening invocations at the weekly sittings of the Hannen Swaffer Home Circle, and when conducting two-world dedications of new Spiritualist venues.

This book contains a small selection of those timeless and beautiful prayers, first published in 1941 in response to requests from Silver Birch’s many admirers. It will provide a uniquely inspirational and thought-provoking resource for all who conduct public services today.

RECENT PUBLICATION

THE TRUMPET SHALL SOUND

Who hasn’t wondered at some point whether there’s life after death? Finding the answer becomes even more important when we experience the loss of someone very close.

Death raises many questions. Did they suffer? Could they hear what I whispered to them at the end? Did they mean to take their own life or was it an accident? Did they know how much I loved them? And above all – will we meet again?

This book contains verbatim conversations between spirit individuals – who gave detailed proof of their identity – and their earthly loved ones. These intimate exchanges took place in the private home circle of the world-famous medium Estelle Roberts, whose public demonstrations regularly packed London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Read with an open mind, the evidence of survival beyond death in this volume is so compelling that it will cause even the hardened sceptic to reconsider.

Silver Birch Quote

Our desire is to win you and your co-operation through the assent of your reason. We do not want to offend it, because it is one of the gifts the Great Spirit has bestowed.

— Light from Silver Birch

STF Welcomes Anne Weyns

STF welcomes new trustee. We are delighted to announce the appointment of Anne Weyns to our board of trustees. Anne was born in Belgium and studied engineering, gaining a Master of Sciences degree from Harvard University. She worked as a management consultant for McKinsey and Co from 1994-2001 and in 1999 founded the now-renowned brand,
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The Trumpet Shall Sound

Who hasn’t wondered at some point whether there’s life after death? Finding the answer becomes even more important when we experience the loss of someone very close. Death raises many questions. Did they suffer? Could they hear what I whispered to them at the end? Did they mean to take their own life or was it
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TO THE GREAT SPIRIT – A Selection of Prayers by Silver Birch

Silver Birch, the spirit guide and trance control of medium Maurice Barbanell, was renowned not only for his spiritual philosophy, wisdom and guidance, but equally for his eloquent use of the English language, which he had never actually spoken while on earth. Nowhere is this mastery more evident than in the lyrical, heartfelt prayers he
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Meet the Team

Trustees Today

  • Co Chair, Publications Manager & Secretary 

    Susan Farrow

    London
  • Co Chair & Honorary Treasurer

    Nic Whitham

    Kent
  • Spiritualist Minister

    Robert Clarke

    Herfordshire
  • Retired Businessman

    Robert N. Q. Wallace

    Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Property Company Director

    Ann Wallace

    Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Chocolatier – Owner of Artisan du Chocolat

    Anne Weyns

    Kent

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