The English prepared a history of Faithism in England titled, “How It Began.” This pamphlet tells us that OAHSPE was sold in London, dates indicating that 1882 Editions were sold, as well as the 1891 Editions. In 1903 George Morley was caught in a sudden rainstorm and took shelter in a doorway in London. A Mr. Davies had taken shelter in the same doorway, and as they waited for the rain to stop they chatted, Davies said he was on his way to a meeting with some spiritualists to discuss OAHSPE. Davies invited Morley to come along to the meeting, and Morley, felt interested, and so decided to go. Thus, Morley was introduced to the group studying OAHSPE. This proved to be amomentous event, because soon it was discovered that Morley had marked spiritual gifts. He gradually manifested clairvoyance, clairvoyance and trance. These gifts had been with him since boyhood, but of course were not understood by anyone at that time.
One evening, at the close of the meeting, a new voice, full of spiritual power, spoke addressing Morley as "brother". "Brother Morley," it said, "this circle is soon to end. It has completed its work, but you will remove to South London and there...
` ...start a Movement which will eventually spread over the whole world."
This was a startling statement to Morley who could not grasp its implication; so beyond a momentary interest, it passed from his mind. Some months later, Morley had moved to South London, and it was here that he developed automatic and inspirational writing.
Davies could not let the matter rest, and he invited Morley to visit his home for further guidance on OAHSPE. Soon instruction wasgiven through Morley in trance, a request was made by spirit that Davies should go to the local Spiritualist Society and speak to five men, each of whom was described by the spirit guides, all the men unknown to Morley. At first Davies was reluctant to do this saying he had already approached these men, and they had shown no interest in OAHSPE.
"Go” said the Spirit, "and tell them we wish to speak to them; they will come."
Trusting in this guidance, Davies conveyed the message, and each man said they would attend. On hearing the
angelic instruction, they agreed to unite in Kosmon Service. Thus, on April 26, 1904, in the house of F.T.A. Davies in South London, the first Faithist Centre in Europe was formed, and here through Brother Morley, the preliminary teachings and a simple Rite weregiven. About the same time, the Community of Faithists had started meeting in the home of one of the members, and in late autumn word was given that the time to start public work had come. Although they felt ill equipped to undertake public meetings, and Brother Morley had never spoken in trance outside of their Faithist group, they decided to proceed as instructed. The first public meeting was August 21, 1904. There is a photograph someone took of a sign in a first floor window that read, “Faithist Meeting”. The room and entryway were packed with standing room only. Brother Morley spoke in trance, and then came his first public demonstration of clairvoyance. So great was the power brought by the ''unseen” that every request for information was answered with descriptions and answers that were accurate. The meetings continued on Sundays and Wednesdays and many who were enrolled continued as members until they passed on.
After WWII, the group was told to move out of London because of the trauma suffered by both the people and the earth from the bombings and V2 rockets. One of the members had bought property dating back before the time of Henry VIII, and offered the property for Faithists. The daughter of another member bought an adjoining piece of property with a small building that was converted into the Temple.
It was the custom for those who were Ordained in England to be told at their Ordination the work each would do for Kosmon. One member would go into the heavens and read the book where this information was recorded. Sister Cora Bennett was Ordained when she was 16, and was told that she would return the Light of Kosmon being carried by the Kosmon Church of England to Guatama (the angels' name for the Americas). She spent many years avoiding this prophecy. Finally, in the 1970s she began to miss her family who had all moved to the United States. They were located from Florida to California, and she decided if any of them asked her to stay she would buy property and settle nearby. Only one brother asked her to stay. He lived in Inyokern, and she bought undeveloped property and had a mobile home placed on it. We now understand this property is under Ya'tonts heavens, and within 20 miles is found thousands of rock carvings that anthropologists say are the oldest spiritual rock carvings on this continent. Aspiring Faithists convinced Sister Cora to offer lessons leading to Ordination. She contacted those in England who trained the Priesthood for the Temple there, and with their help she developed lessons that about 40 students of OAHSPE began. Twelve eventually finished the studies, and were Ordained over the next three years in Inyokern. While the training and Ordination was under the spiritual guidance of the angels of Kosmon Church of England, the angelic teachers made it clear that those being Ordained in Guatama were not to be clergy of Kosmon Church of England, but were to establish their own vibration for Guatama. Automatic writing, clairvoyance, clairvoyance and trance has developed among the clergy. After Sister Cora's passing, Gwen Walton completed the transfer of the Light that had been carried by England for about 100 years, by sharing much of the sacred information they received through the trance addresses. There have been two more Faithists Ordained since Sister Cora passed into spirit, all the clergy associated with Universal Faithists of Kosmon. Spiritual studies are offered to those who are interested. In addition studies toward Ordination are on-going with a Postulate Investiture held in Inyokern at the time of the recent Board Meeting in November. Another Investiture is tentatively planned for March, possibly at the Equinox.
Today the property Sister Cora gave to Universal Faithists of Kosmon is the home of the Archives and the new Retreat Center. Faithists are welcome and because space is limited at this time, reservations are necessary to stay at the Retreat. Preference is given to Postulates and Clergy; however, motels are available in the area.