The Church of Spiritual Enlightenment Williamstown has provided Spiritual Services to the Community for over 50 years. Our Church is a Sanctuary which facilitates healing, guidance, courses, talks and readings, all are welcome.


To provide a spiritual healing and learning centre to the community which allows individuals to discover and deepen their connection with their own divinity and spiritual growth. A nurturing and welcoming place where people from all walks of life can gather, heal, share, commune and grow.


To enable others to be engaged with the wisdom of Spiritualism and Spirituality, and thereby be better equipped to live deeper and fuller lives and to serve their communities and the good of all.


While respecting the diversity in others belief’s and spiritual philosophies and teaching, we affirm that we all share a common ground in our interconnectedness and aspiration to grow in a richer understanding of our purpose in life and our place in the world.

Upcoming Regular Events

Feb 19

Divine Light Service with Rev. Barbara Witcombe & Guest Demonstrator Leanne Durham

Special Events

Feb 11


Feb 12

Divine Light Service with Special Guest : Jordie Janes

Latest News

Reflections from our Minister - August 2018

Reflections from our Minister – August 2018

There are many things in life we take for granted without giving them a second thought. It is only when they are no longer available that we appreciate their true value. Probably for each of us the greatest asset we have and what a powerful tool we have at our disposal is our mind. What a marvelous machine the mind is. It keeps our bodies functioning. It stores and can recall memories, experiences and events on-going from our earliest childhood. It enables us to live safely our day to day lives guiding us on our outward journey and accurately guiding us on our return journey to our homes. We’ve all heard the saying ‘be careful what you wish for’! It is the power generated from the mind that manifests our prayers, invocations and desires. Everything is energy and when focused through...

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At some time before the ceremony the Minister receives from Source the Spiritual name for the canditate either through meditation or inspiration. Names received by the Minister are also referenced in the bible. The name has a spiritual meaning as well as representing particular qualities, strengths, and virtues. Every name carries a certain vibration which assists in challenges and encourages the individual to work towards spiritual growth and live in their highest consciousness. The name also reflects the inner self of who you truly are, not the personality of the outer character. A naming Ceremony is a unique way to leave old baggage behind and open one’s path in a whole new perspective and to recognise one’s own Divinity.  

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Update from our President - April 2018

Update from our President – April 2018

This year for COSE has started off with many changes. We have recently made a hire agreement with the Williamstown Musical and Theatre Company (WMTC) to use the John St Hall for their rehearsals. Our Hall has been sitting idle for many years only being used a few times a year for our monthly Readings Day and occasional Trivia nights. We have had a lot of accumulated junk, probably from the 1980’s left on the stage in the hall, from the days when the hall was used as a Kindergarten. Now everything has been cleared out, and its appearance and energy has a new life to it. If you walk into the Hall now, you can feel the difference, it’s very uplifting and inviting. COSE has also employed a painter to give the exterior of the Church a much needed paint,...

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Reflections from our Minister - April 2018

Reflections from our Minister – April 2018

Trust in Spirit! That’s a big ask! For many reasons each of us like to be in control of our destiny. Perhaps it is a result of the free will we all have been blessed with but more likely it is the fear of failure and the resultant embarrassment and loss of face we perceive we will suffer in the eyes of our contemporaries. I have found through experience that when we trust in spirit without any fore-thought or pre- determined outcome then the progress to conclusion is smooth, pleasant and effortless. When the ego steps in wanting us to take control, plan the route and eventually arrive at the required result or destination then the road is often rocky, torturous and the outcome somewhat less than that desired and may often end in tears. Those in Spirit, our spirit guides...

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