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Mesa - Sharing/Discussion Small Group
This Central Arizona IANDS (CAI) Sharing / Discussion Group (SDG) will meet at 6:00 pm monthly on the second Friday (except when a month starts on Friday, then the group will meet on the third Friday for those months only). These CAI/SDG small group events will meet in the Annex Bldg. at Unity of Mesa, 2700 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ. The CAI/SDG meetings will focus on sharing personal experiences using a facilitated peer support model. Sharing of first person experiences such as near-death, spiritually transformative or other life-changing experiences is embraced. All participants have experiences worth sharing. All can benefit when experiences are shared in an environment emphasizing mutual respect, caring and confidentiality. A love offering is suggested to help cover group expenses but no-one is ever turned away for lack of funds. Central Arizona IANDS is maintained as a legal affiliate of the International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS) and is eligible for IRS 501c3 tax-deductible donations.

Unity of Mesa

2700 E. Southern Ave. · Mesa, AZ

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NOTE: There are now two (soon to be three!) Phoenix area IANDS groups scheduling events on this meetup site!

Mesa IANDS - meets at Unity of Mesa, 2700 E Southern Ave, Mesa

Northwest Valley IANDS - meets at Advent Episcopal church, 13150 W Spanish Garden Dr, Sun City West

Prescott IANDS - meeting location being selected soon in Prescott, AZ

There are two meeting types - Guest Speaker Events & Small Sharing Groups.

Guest Speaker Events (when scheduled after talks in Tucson on the 2nd Thursdays monthly Oct - May):
Mesa - Fridays at 7pm at Unity of Mesa
Northwest Valley IANDS - Sundays at 2pm at Advent Episcopal
Prescott IANDS - tba

There will be small group sessions in Mesa and Northwest Valley starting 1 hour before guest speaker events.

Central AZ IANDS is a registered group with the International Association for Near-Death Studies ( ). For 40 years IANDS continues to be the acknowledged leader in reliable information, education and support for near-death (NDE) and spiritually transformative (STE) experiences. Central AZ IANDS partners with Tucson IANDS to sponsor guest speakers on these topics from October through May - typically then on Fridays at Unity of Mesa and Sunday afternoons at Advent Episcopal in Sun City West.

This group is open for anyone drawn to this subject. We are all seekers and experiencers and it is not necessary to be near-death to have the features and effects of an NDE (which by the way is the definition of a spiritually transformative experience or STE)!

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