Saturday, October 28, 2017

Dates: 10/28/2017 Dates: 10/28/2017 Times: 13:00 - 16:00 Location: Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230


The Los Angeles International

Association for Near-Death Studies


presents Kimberly Clark Sharp; NDEr, President of Seattle IANDS, and originator for the story of Maria’s shoe; will be our speaker at LA IANDS on Saturday, Oct 28, from 1 to 4 PM!

Kimberly Clark Sharp

Kimberly will share her prolonged near-death experience as a result suffocation and cardiac arrest and will relate the famous story of “the tennis shoe on the ledge of a hospital,” as spotted by a flatlining patient remote from that location and found by Kimberly exactly as described.

Known for her wit and warmth, Kimberly Clark Sharp, MSW, LiCSW, is author of After the Light. Named one of the “40 most influential people under the age of 40” in the Pacific Northwest in 1987 for her work in the field of death and dying, She pioneered the field of critical care social work, founded the department of social work at the world’s first bone marrow transplant center and founded Seattle International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS), the world’s oldest and largest support group for NDEr’s, now in its 35th year. She also taught death and dying at the University of Washington School of Medicine and is a retired clinical assistant professor.

We request a donation of $10 per person, but no one will be turned away.


Grace Lutheran Church

Directions: From the 10 Fwy, exit at the Overland offramp and go South to Culver City. From the 405 Fwy., exit at Culver Blvd and take Culver blvd. East to Overland Ave., where you turn South.

Grace Lutheran Church is at 4427 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA  90230, 4 blocks South of Culver Blvd. Turn West from Overland Ave. on Franklin Ave. and park on the street. The room is on Overland Ave. through the Sunday School entrance. Go down the stairs and Room 8, where we will meet, is at the East end of the hallway.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Denis Purcell at


Love and Light,