IANDS Groups

IANDS groups can be found in communities around the world, meeting to talk about and share near-death experiences, questions about death and dying, and the latest information from NDE research. Use the listings below to find the group nearest you.

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Category Local Groups - United States - California
Title Santa Barbara IANDS
Created 09/09/11
Greeting An open, supportive environment for Experiencers, Individuals Facing Terminal Illnesses, and their Loved Ones, as well as Caregivers, Health Care Professionals, and any others interested in finding out more about NDE's/OBE's and the light they shed on death and the afterlife.
Areas served Santa Barbara and surrounding communities
Contact Barbara Bartolomé 805-451-8646
Meeting Information
When: Monthly on the 2nd Wednesday
  • Experiencer's Circle 6:00 - 6:45pm
  • Open Discussion Group 6:00 - 6:45pm
  • Mixer & Refreshments (all) 6:45 - 7:00 pm
  • Monthly meeting (all) 7:00 - 9:00pm
  • Where: Unity Church, 227 E. Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Between Garden and Santa Barbara Streets)

    Room: Main Sanctuary

    FREE TO ALL, with voluntary (suggested $5 minimum) donation to IANDS appreciated.

    Other Information Monthly meetings may include guest speakers, viewing DVD's, open discussion, new research information, and first-hand accounts from NDE/OBE Experiencers.

    Reply to this listing to have email contact regarding additional details for this group or to be added to the Santa Barbara IANDS email list, send an email to:

    IANDS.SantaBarbara[at sign]gmail.com

    Website www.IANDS.org
    Upcoming Events

    6:00pm - 6:45pm Experiencer's Circle (Led by William Peters, MFT and James Smallwood MA) Experiencers can talk and bond w/ other Experiencers, share issues, raise questions, discuss problems, find out more information, all led by local Marriage & Family Therapist William Peters, who previously experienced both an NDE and an OBE, and James Smallwood, who previously experienced an OBE.

    6:00 - 6:45pm NDE/OBE, Death, and Afterlife Discussion Group (Led by James Kwako MD, Peter Wright CPLT CHT LBLT, and Ness Carroll PhD) Anyone interested in joining a roundtable discussion on any question, issue, or research pertaining to NDE's, OBE's, Death, Afterlife, Shared Death Experiences, and Spiritual Experiences, can join this group led by Dr. James Kwako, Peter Wright, and Dr. Ness Carroll.

    6:45-7:00pm Mix and Mingle for all. Snacks and Lemonade will be served.

    7:00-9:00pm IANDS Santa Barbara Main Meeting (Led by Barbara Bartolomé, Peter Wright, James Kwako, James Smallwood, William Peters, and Ness Carroll) Guest speakers, videos, discussions, etc.

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    Note: meeting dates, times and places are subject to change. Always check with a local group contact to confirm.

    If there is no support group convenient to you, you may be interested in starting a new group.