A positive path for spiritual living

Ministers

On Easter Sunday, April 16,
Rev. Kristin Powell will become our new Senior Minister!

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Rev. Denese Schellink, Transitional Consultant (Interim Minister)

Rev. Denese SchellinkDenese 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 was most recently the Transitional Minister for Unity of Hemet. 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 will be at Unity of Walnut Creek until a new senior minister is hired, currently targeted for April 2017. Read more about the search.
 

Rev. Sheila Gautreaux, Associate Minister

Assistant Minister Sheila GautreauxRev. Sheila is a Unity minister, a Licensed Unity Teacher (LUT), inspirational speaker, author, Radical Forgiveness coach and teacher, Course in Miracles facilitator, retired opera singer, mother and grandmother. She has taught the esoteric teachings of Jesus and the Bible, along with tools for understanding and deepening the experience of prayer, meditation and forgiveness, in classes and workshops throughout the US, Canada and the Caribbean.
 
Rev. Sheila is the founder of Spirit Wings Gospel Choir and of Spiritual DIVAS: Divinely Inspired Visionaries…Awakened, a motivational and empowerment process for women. Her compelling metaphysical column, Message for the Miracle-Minded, appeared monthly in the Spiritual Potential segment of empowermag.com for four and a half years. 
 
She is the author of Praying Through A Storm: How Prayer Works, How to Make it Work for You, a book on the power and process of prayer, and Messages: Essays on a Spiritual Journey, an anthology of her metaphysical columns from 2001-2004. She also has released a meditation CD entitled Light Visions. Rev. Sheila currently serves as Assistant Minister, Music Director and Choir Director at Unity of Walnut Creek and is working on her third book The Long Journey Home.
 

 

 

 

See Rev. Sheila in Action

It's Your Birthday...Again!
November 24, 2013

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