Rev. Kristin Powell, Lead Minister
Rev. Kristin served as senior minister at Unity of Columbia in Missouri for 7.5 years and was previously a supervisor in Silent Unity’s telephone ministry.
She holds an M.Ed. in Education from Loyola University and a BA in Speech Communication from Miami University in Ohio.
In her alternative ministry Unity Rising, Rev. Kristin has guided wilderness fasts, nature retreats and spiritual trips around the world.
Rev. Denese Schellink, Transitional Consultant (Interim Minister)
Denese is an ordained Unity minister working in active and thriving ministries for over 15 years throughout Unity Worldwide Ministries. She is passionate about creating a world of peace and harmony through spiritual practices that bring greater awareness, transformation, and connection to self, others, and God. Her purpose is to awaken to her authentic sacred self by living fully into her Divinity. She also serves as a Certified Coach for the Q Process and the BePeace Practice.
She is mother of two young men, a new grandmother, and wife for 36 years to her husband Larry, who is the minister at Unity of Santa Barbara.
Rev. Denese's final service with us will be April 16, when she will conduct Easter Sunday services with Rev. Powell.