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Rev. Blanca Ibenia Aguilar
Chapel 1031 (Life is Simple Love)
United States (US), Florida (FL), Sunrise
Rev. Bill Akpinar
Chapel 1525 (U.H.S.S.)
United States (US), New York (NY), Douglaston
Rev. Jewel Alexander
United States (US), New Mexico (NM), Sante Fe
Rev. Dr. Autymn Renée Allen
Chapel 1030 (The Chapel of Infinite Possibilities)
United States (US), Texas (TX), Garland
Although I was a seasoned educator and sales rep for educational publishers, my vow of service to God changed everything in 1996. My journey from ordination to today has been one of amazing transformations and experiences integrating spiritual wisdom into the physical dimensions of my life. And, with each ministerial class I offer, I grow into fuller contact with God in ways that continue to surprise.
My ministry focuses on the LIFE4 Coaching System I developed at LIFE4 Academy. LIFE4 stands for Life Integration For Enlightenment, Equanimity, Empowerment & Enjoyment, all the elements we pursue in life. My proprietary system facilitates spiritual, mental, emotional and physical transformations easily and quickly.
My new website Alliance of Divine Life is a place for exploration, study and sharing all aspects of life. I invite you to join me.
Rev. Michael Scott Allen
United States (US), Texas (TX), Garland
Born and raised in the Methodist church, I became an agnostic in high school but returned to Christianity via direct spiritual experiences in nature, meditation, healing sessions and studying different spiritual traditions and metaphysics.
As we are responsible for being the best we can be, we can optimize and integrate the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical aspects of our human existence to advance our soul growth and expand our consciousness.
I am a board-certified Radiologist with certifications in Integrative Functional Age-Management Medicine, I took a 3-year sabbatical from my medical practice to explore spiritual healing, travel to sacred sites in Peru, continental USA, Bali, England and Scotland and study different spiritual traditions. My definition of a healer is one who guides others to heal themselves.
Rev. Dr. Nancy Ash, D.D., Ph.D.
United States (US), New Mexico (NM), Albuquerque
Nancy is an interspiritual minister and ministerial trainer with ADL, ordained in 1998 by ADL co-founder, the late Reverend Dr. Barbara Hanshaw.
Holding a Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Nancy is a writer, poet, and gifted healing conduit for those with whom she works. A former online radio network executive director, program producer, and co-host, Nancy is heard worldwide as a midwife to the New Paradigm.
Dr. Ash is Dean of the School of InterSpiritual Studies, doctoral advisor, and professor at New Earth University (online) and a mentor for the ADL doctoral program, D.D.M.S. She has authored two books: Garland of Grace: Sitting with the Dying Sun; and Doing a 360: Turning Your Life Around to Follow Soul’s Purpose. She is currently doing research for her next book, which explores the Sacred Feminine in balance with Divine Masculine principles.
Nancy's daily practice has been rooted for decades in Raja Yoga and Dzogchen of the Tibetan Buddhist Vajrayana tradition.
Rev. Lindsay Babich
United States (US), Florida (FL), West Palm Beach
Lindsay is a heart-centered spiritual healer who facilitates energetic balance and optimal frequency to support individuals in self-healing on all levels. Lindsay is an interspiritual minister and ministerial mentor with ADL, ordained in 2004 by ADL co-founder, the late Rev. Dr. Barbara Hanshaw.
Lindsay earned a degree in Anthropology and Sociology from Hunter College in NYC then followed her passion for cultural immersion around the globe. In 2004 she responded to a clear spiritual call to use her hands to support healing. She is a certified Healing-Touch practitioner and instructor, Reiki master and aroma therapist using Young Living Essential Oils. Her ministry is Vibrational Health, an ADL Healing Ministry that uses touch, sound, light and crystals as vibrational tools for self-healing.
In Divine service, Rev. Lindsay has been deeply involved for 12 years both as an officer on the ADL Board of Directors and a volunteer with Healing-Touch Buddies, and on the Board of Directors and as an Ambassador with the newly founded Joseph P. Cory Foundation, dedicated to educating individuals and communities in health and wellness.
Rev. Bonnie Barnes-Kelley
Chapel 1489 (Earth Magicks)
United States (US), Florida (FL), Gainesville
Rev. Dr. Wanda L. Beebe
United States (US), Tennessee (TN), Chattanooga
Rev. Dr. Beebe received her ADL Ministerial degree in October 1999. She became qualified to mentor thereafter and held the first ADL ministerial class in the state of Alabama. She received her Doctorate of Divinity in Metaphysics and Spirituality in 2003.She has been mentoring ADL Doctoral candidates since 2005. In May 2014, she received her Bachelor of Divinity with The Metropolitan Theological Seminary.
Rev. Dr. Beebe studied and worked with the indigenous culture of the Q’ero Indians of Peru in 2001, and she based her ADL doctoral thesis on “The Andean Way of Religion and Spirituality.” She walked and completed the spiritual pilgrimage known as the “Camino de Santiago” in Spain in 2005 and has studied, and been certified, in many healing arts modalities since 1990.
Rev. Dr. Beebe’s prior work history includes experience as a Sr. Production Planner for a Fortune 500 company in New York and Human Resource Management in Huntsville, AL. Presently she is working as a Sales Consultant for a women’s designer dress shop in Chattanooga, TN, and feels this is one of the best ways to minister to people on all levels; putting the highest degree of love into action.
Rev. Paul Benedict
United States (US), Colorado (CO), Evergreen
Rev. Sandra Bolognia
United States (US), Florida (FL), West Palm Beach
Rev. Sandra Bolognia was ordained in 1985 by Rev. Dr. Barbara Hanshaw. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Individual and Family Studies, a Master's Degree in Educational and School Psychology, and a specialist degree in Math and Computer Science. She worked professionally as a social worker, guidance counselor and computer teacher of kindergarten through college and adults.
Rev. Sandra has been close to her spirit from childhood and continues to deprogram her life path as her spirit develops and evolves on Earth. Her studies in spirit beyond life experience include: astrology, Tarot, numerology, quantum physics, iridology, essential oils, heart math, sound healing, scalar energy, sacred geometry, alien implants, etheric implants, holographic inserts, hieros-gamos, earthing, holographic kinetics, out-of-body experiences, meditation, dreamtime travel, and the multi-dimensional universe.
Rev. Sandy feels that learning is at its peak when the student is seeking in the life-learning laboratory. She will ensure that your process toward ministry is woven into your personal life experience.
Rev. Stacy Bourgeois
United States (US), Georgia (GA), Lilburn
Rev. Theresa Crabtree, BS Ed
United States (US), Florida (FL), Orlando
While working for Hospice, Theresa was ordained in 2001. As a result of donating her first book to prisons, she mentored ADL’s first ministers to be ordained while incarcerated.
Theresa is the creator of the SoulCleanse®, a powerful method of releasing entities and non-beneficial energies. As an adjunct to her counseling ministry, she offers Mayan Astrology and several spiritual videos and books. Every Full and New moon, Equinox and Solstice, she hosts powerful global Celestial Gatherings.
Rev. Brian L. Crissey
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Mill Spring
Rev. Brian was ordained in 2014 by Rev. Charlotte McGinnis, He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Johns Hopkins University. Raised a Methodist, Rev. Brian has explored many spiritual paths from NSA Buddhism to Kundalini, before settling on the simple primacy of Divine Love.
At the 2015 national conference in Tennessee, he led a group of intrepid ministers into a crop circle near Gray, TN, where he coordinated a meditation through which strong subtle energies were infused into water.
With Rev. Pamela, he helps run the Granite Publishing Group, a crop-circle research site, and the Crystal Creek Center chapel. He and Rev. Pamela are now planning their second book, which outlines a clear pathway for open-minded people into the emerging new paradigm of Oneness. Rev. Brian edited the ADL E-News and web site for five years. He has ordained five ministers.
Rev. Pamela Meyer Crissey
Chapel 1038 (Crystal Creek Center)
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Mill Spring
When she attended an ADL conference in 2008, Pamela felt "at home" with the philosophy of ADL and its variety of magnificent ministers. Rev. Charlotte McGinnis ordained her in 2009.Pamela thrives on finding the connections between All That Is and the spiritual basis of our lives.
In 1962 she experienced an off-planet connection that couldn't readily be shared. In 1988, she met Rev. Brian, and they were clearly guided to begin a publishing company to produce books on the spiritual aspects of the extraterrestrial presence on Earth, along with books on indigenous cultures, which all spoke the same philosophy. Overall, they published 65 books.
Rev. Pamela attended Penn State, Portland State and North Greenville University, studying Psychology, and Health and Wellness, however it was at North Greenville that her passion for the connection between religion and science took on a new trajectory. She completed her degree in Divinity with Metropolitan Theological Seminary. She is a Chartered Herbalist and a Plant Spirit Medicine practitioner.
Since ADL's major transition in 2014, Pamela has worked as ADL's Administrative Director.
Rev. Liisa I. Cull
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Murphy
During her early childhood in Northern Finland, Liisa became interested in “different ways of believing” and exploring new paths to spirituality, including Lutheran and Russian Orthodox Christianity and nature-based belief systems. In 1963 the family relocated to Palm Beach County, Florida. During those formative years of “living in two different worlds,” she learned about different spiritual paths and how to honor all belief systems.
In 1997, while searching for an interfaith ministry, she came upon ADL and was instantly attracted to the idea of “The Greatest Degree of Love.” Liisa was ordained in 1998 and has been mentoring future ADL ministers ever since.
Rev. Linda DeFelice
United States (US), Florida (FL), Fort Lauderdale
Since childhood, Rev. Linda has felt drawn towards her spiritually guided journey. In 2014, she began her ADL studies; Ordained, February of 2015. Upon taking her ‘Oath of Service’, she did feel enthused that her life changed.
In 2017, Rev. Linda joined the Florida ADL Chapter's Board of Directors. In addition, she chairs its Membership Committee. As chairperson, she plans events and parties, with FL Ministers.
January of 2018, Rev. Linda signed on as an ADL Mentor. She does promote ADL, is a devoted Mentor, and Lovingly guides her students with their ministerial studies.
Rev. Nancy Haney Duke
United States (US), Florida (FL), Miami Beach
As a cancer survivor in the year 2000 I began a process of re-evaluation and claimed responsibility for my health, happiness and inner peace. I transformed my life and in the process became an ADL Minister and Mentor.
Moving from a 38 year career in the travel industry I was called to the Ministry because I loved and resonated with the ADL philosophy and training. Shortly thereafter I Co-Founded Divine Love Institute along with Nancy Livingston and today we offer Ministerial Classes Mentoring and on-going support pre and post ordination in the form of Certifications, Workshops and Coaching. We give you the tools you need to grow.
Rev. Patricia Figuccio
Chapel 1722 (Angels Healing Ministry)
United States (US), New York (NY), Glen Cove
Rev. Kenneth Gogue
Chapel 2056 (Guiding Light Spiritual Center)
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Asheville
Rev. Margaret A. "Peg" Gordon
United States (US), Maine (ME), Windham
Rev. Dr. Peg Gordon was ordained in 2000 by Rev. Dr. Barbara Hanshaw. Studying with Barbara strengthened Peg's belief that Love is our source and Source is Love. Peg received her D.D.M.S. from ADL in 2011. She has been involved in ADL since her ordination and has served three times as the Florida Board president. She has helped coordinate many ADL conferences.
One of Peg’s most heartfelt pleasures in life is sharing and living the ADL wisdom in all areas of her life, but she especially derives joy from being a mentor and sharing and receiving insights and knowledge. Peg has always been a teacher in some capacity. She worked in computer support, and as a teacher, for a Fortune 500 company, and she did similar work in hospitals. As a Reiki Master, she was able to share her knowledge with Hospice nurses in her off time, and today she continues to both teach and heal in a variety of healing modalities within her community.
She volunteers her time with the Children’s Library and is on the Board of Directors for the Newport Cultural Center and library. She is also a member of the GFWC Newport Women’s Club, Newport Maine.
Rev. Eva Gourley
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Charlotte
Eva helps her clients heal physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually by first removing physical-body stresses like sensitivities, toxins, parasites, molds, viruses, and bacteria. She uses ESR therapy, a technique similar to NAET but which uses multiple vials and frequencies to remove toxins. For cost effectiveness, she minimizes supplements and integrates personalized advanced isotonic remedies. As an intuitive counselor, she finds the specific ages at which woundedness patterns originated in the client's inner child (ICR therapy). She works the nine-energy systems of Eden Energy Medicine, using tuning forks, light therapy or many other tools. For mental issues, she incorporates EFT tapping, and spiritually, as a minister, she guides her clients to find the Greatest Degree of Love in all situations.
She feels very fortunate to do her work. She is passionate about helping others heal on all levels. This work allows her to continue evolving as an individual and continually stay on the cutting edge, incorporating effective modalities to assist others on their healing journeys. She incorporates remote work with everything she does in the office, which allows her to support her clients wherever they are in the world.
Rev. Hunter Gourley
Chapel 2076 (The Love Chapel)
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Charlotte
Rev. Colleen A. Haney
Chapel 1314 (Communicating Energy)
United States (US), Florida (FL), Boca Raton
Rev. Carolyn Sue Harris
United States (US), Idaho (ID), Hayden Lake
Rev. Harris was born in Colorado and attended the University of Denver, where she met and married Harry, the love of her life.
Long a believer that a person should be treated and healed as “whole” beings, rather than separated into physical, mental, and spiritual aspects, she earned a Masters in massage therapy, finished her B.A. degree in Psychology at Ottawa University, and graduated from both the Unity School of Christianity and the Crystal Healing Academy. She is a certified hypnotherapist and holistic therapist who worked with 20–25 clients per week until 1993, when she found ADL.
Carolyn was ordained as an ADL minister in 1994. She rearranged her schedule to write her book, And The Word Was Perfection. She subsequently began mentoring in 1992, ordaining 95 ministers, and teaching others who just wanted to learn.
Upon Harry’s passing, she retired and moved to Northern Idaho, where she resumed teaching. She regularly attends other classes and seminars to learn about new healing modalities, the latest being the Reconnection‐Light Therapy. Currently, she is working on her second book and is hosting a monthly study group centered on ADL’s approach to life’s questions. She teaches in person and by telephone.
Rev. Dr. C. Hinson
Chapel 1600 (The Samsara Center)
United States (US), Florida (FL), Orlando
Rev. Therese Inzerillo
United States (US), Missouri (MO), Kansas City
Rev. Inzerillo was ordained as an ADL minister in 1997. She is originally from Kansas City, MO, where she once again resides, Therese spent 15 years in the desert southwest (Phoenix/Sedona, Arizona). Her experiences and opportunities there greatly expanded her spiritual awareness and wisdom. Having studied world religions, she embraces an eclectic spiritual philosophy, believing that all religions are based in love, sharing different dimensions of Divine Wisdom. Her own spiritual path is a tapestry of wisdom from Catholicism, Native American, Unity, Self-Realization Fellowship (Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda), Hinduism, Esoteric Teachings of Ageless Wisdom, Buddhism, Spiritualism, Mysticism and other Truth Teachings.
In her ministry, her passion has been as an advocate for peace and non-violence. She considers Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. King, Jr., among her spiritual heros. She also is passionate about teaching individuals how to tap into and hone their intuition to follow their guiding inner wisdom to achieve their highest good and to nurture a profound relationship with the Divine. In addition to being a minister, speaking, teaching and performing ceremonies, Therese has worked for the past 19 years as a holistic-health practitioner/instructor and is certified in many healing modalities.
Rev. Tiya Keyze
United States (US), Florida (FL), Ponte Vedra Beach
Rev. Heidi Kowalchyk
United States (US), New York (NY), East Nassau
Rev. John P. Kowalchyk
United States (US), New York (NY), East Nassau
Rev. Rina Lichtinger
United States (US), Florida (FL), Ft. Lauderdale
Rev. Nancy E. Livingston
United States (US), Florida (FL), Plantation
Rev. Barbara MacDonald
Canada (CA), British Columbia (BC), Delta
Rev. Geraldine "Jerri" Mannion
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Hendersonville
Jerri's spiritual journey began at 18, where he lived for six years, meeting several deeply spiritual souls whose life journeys greatly influenced her own. She earned a degree in Anthropology from the University of the Americas, an interest that has since broadened to include all life on and off planet, as well as advanced physics. Her insatiable drive to get to the truth of who and what we are has led her to focus more deeply on our relationship to Source/God. As she puts her energy there, she connects with and awakens to an awareness of our purpose ― which is to walk in the world as an expression of our Divinity.
She raised three children with her husband, earned a Masters degree in Social Science/Anthropology, became a professional mental-health and addiction practitioner, and became certified in Healing Touch and Reiki. In 2006, she moved to NC, where she encountered beautiful like-minded souls who continue to guide her journey. She was ordained into ADL in 2015, and now, as an ADL mentor, she has found a whole new level of service and a deeper faith in the Divine Plan unfolding for us all.
Rev. Gregory Lindsey McCoy
United States (US), Missouri (MO), Independence
Ordained in 2006, Rev. Greg is an accomplished artist and linguist. He is a Spiritual Evolutionist who follows an Earth-honoring, inclusive and alternative Spiritual Path to Enlightenment and Healing. He is both a Reiki Master and a student of Healing Touch. He is Vice-President of ADL's Heartland Chapter, and an Alternate At-Large Member of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council. He is a member of the Permanent Executive Committee of Cultural Crossroads, Inc.
Rev. Greg has a background in Fine Arts and Art History, and his creative outlets are varied. He is a percussionist as well as an artist and is currently Web Designer for the ADL's Heartland Chapter. He is an intermediate-level genealogist and a linguist and has for many years taught Scots-Gaelic language and Celtic Studies through public and private lessons. He is also a retired licensed Radiologic Technologist. He leads ceremonies and discussion groups, in which he helps to develop spiritual and consciousness potential, and focuses on artistic expression of the Sacred through classes, exhibits and conferences.
Rev. Mary McCoy
United States (US), Missouri (MO), Independence
Rev. Mary’s passion in life is to bring people together in love, knowledge, community and Spirit. She was ordained into ADL in 2006 and follows an Earthwalking Path in the service of Evolving Spirituality. She believes in Universal Energy and promotes healing through Reiki, Healing Touch, and the power of Love. She is an At-Large Member of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council. She is Founder and President of Cultural Crossroads, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that conducts multicultural education with a focus on the commonalities among peoples.
Prior to founding Cultural Crossroads, Inc., Mary was founder and director of IDIMO Dancers/Dance America, a performing international dance troupe. She was a teacher and co-director of a community-based ethnic dance organization, and a member/performer with numerous ethnic dance groups. Recently retired from full-time employment as a real-estate attorney with 30 years experience in title underwriting, she holds a B.A. from UMKC Law School. She also served as director and officer of various professional real estate associations during her real-estate career.
Rev. Charlotte McGinnis
United States (US), North Carolina (NC), Flat Rock
Rev. Charlotte is an interfaith minister and expert on holistic health and wellness. She co‐founded “The Art of Living Well” Radio Network on Blog Talk Radio. She is a success strategist who helps people solve problems, define their goals, and create a plan to “make it happen.”
A leader in holistic-health and spirituality, she founded The Palm Beach Center for Living in 1994, which showcased hundreds of prominent speakers and spiritual seekers. The Center provided offered outreach programs to disenfranchised men, women and children in Palm Beach County. She opened the Namaste Center in Hendersonville in 2011.
In 1994, Charlotte became ordained minister in ADL and since has served on the Board of Trustees as President and Treasurer. She also teaches Ministerial Classes and has ordained many ministers. She enjoys sharing her insights with others and has lectured widely. In 2009, she became a certified Life Success Consultant, which has enabled her to combine spiritual thinking with practical coaching to reach greater audiences with more pertinent advice. She offers seminars and individual sessions in Zen Golf, A Course in Miracles, and life and business strategies. She is coauthor of A Golf Course in Miracles.
Rev. Dr. Linda Marie Nelson
United States (US), Tennessee (TN), Nashville
Rev. Dr. Linda Marie Nelson was ordained into ADL in 1998. She is an ADL Ministry Teacher and Doctoral Mentor. Her ministry includes mentoring, spiritual counseling, and sacred ritual and ceremony. She taught Communication and Public Speaking at Florida Atlantic University and Broward Community College. She taught in public and private schools, and she co-founded the ADL Education Committee and served as its first Chairperson.
She was elected to serve on the ADL Board of Trustees for three years. Born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Long Island, Rev. Dr. Nelson now resides in Nashville, TN. Primarily retired, Linda Marie continues to enjoy mentoring for ADL and cooking Italian for her friends and family.
Rev. Dr. Umi Neuman
Chapel 1727 (Rambam Wellness Center)
United States (US), New York (NY), Brooklyn
We help community Care counseling we train how to cope with life in a positive way God loves us in whatever we do I'm trained as Reverend Rabbi MD ND one of the Rev Muriel zinso who I mentored we are working with a orpanage in Africa to help the community it's a privilege to do God's work
Rev. Dr. Jo Ann "Elf" Pessagno
United States (US), Maryland (MD), Rockville
Rev. Dr. Jo Ann ("Elf") Pessagno was ordained in 1984 and received her Doctorate of Divinity with ADL in 2003. She has served on ADL's Board of Trustees since 2014 and as President from 2016 to 2019. She was re-elected to a new term in 2019.
"Whenever I am asked about ADL, my standard answer is God is Love, and we spread Love wherever we go."
I've based this philosophy on Mother Teresa, who said, "Spread Love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier."
My mission as a mentor for ADL is to shine a light where there is a veil of darkness, and to spread love in all areas where needed through embracing ADL's concept of practicing the greatest degree of love.
Rev. Dr. Pessagno is currently employed as General Manager of Cathedral Park Condominium and serves as the Secretary for the District of Columbia Legislative Action Committee that is working to revise the D.C. Condominium Act of 1976.
Rev. Dr. Becky Rector
United States (US), South Carolina (SC), Travelers Rest
Rev. Dr. Becky Rector has been a mentor for ADL since 2010. She has ordained nearly 20 ministers, and has worked with five D.D.M.S. Students (three of which were students of the late Rev. Dr. Robert Estling).
Rev. Dr. Becky’s teaching is that we all have a powerful light within us, and we are destined to greatness and destined to thrive. All we need do is to connect to our truest heart’s desire and live from that space.
Whether working with her as a student, as a client of her counseling/healing work, as an attendee at one of her workshops, or as a guest at a Sunday service where she appears as a guest speaker at various Unity Churches, you will find that she will strive to activate that light within you and help you find ways to keep it powerful, lighting the way forward in your life.
Rev. Evelyn Robinson
United States (US), Tennessee (TN), Mountain Home
Rev. Vickie Spray
Chapel 1591 (Your Life Expressions)
United States (US), Florida (FL), Crawfordville
Rev. Spray was ordained into ADL in 2006. Through her ministry at Your Life Expressions, she has assisted many in their awakening process. Humanity is being called to stir and to walk into a place of higher consciousness, and her clients are answering that call. The emergent process, however, can sometimes be a startling and painful evolution.
Rev. Spray is a spiritual counselor who offers a bridge for that awakening and transformational development. She walks with her clients as they discover their true identity. Her clients drop their old stories created by family of origin, culture and religion, and they claim their new stories of empowerment, clarity and possibility as they move outside the box of self-limiting identity. She helps her clients discover their unique purpose and to experience themselves as authentic human beings who now can live more joyous and peaceful lives.
Drawing upon her own personal healing and spiritual journey, her years of study and her experience with assisting people in their awakenings, she offers an inviting avenue through which people can claim their true spiritual inheritance. She loves mentoring those who want to become ADL ministers, helping the students transform and step into their own ministries.
Rev. Sheridan M. Springer
United Sates (US), Florida (FL), Leesburg
Rev. Dr. Diana St.Clair
United States (US), Virginia (VA), Roanoke
Rev. St. Clair was ordained into ADL in 2012. She is pastor of the Heaven's Gate Prayer Ministry, Inc., and is the author of The Gift of Healing. She is president of Heaven's Gate Supplies. She completed her Doctorate of Divinity of Metaphysics and Spirituality in 2017. She completed her Ph.D., Masters, and Bachelor programs with Metropolitan University (now New Earth University).
She completed her Master of Science degree in Psychology at the University of Phoenix in 2010. She earned both a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management and an Associate Computer Science Degree from National Business College. She holds a diploma from the Institute of Children’s Literature in Writing for Teenagers and Children in West Redding, CT. She works as a Spiritual Counselor and Spiritual Healer, and she is a Reiki Master. In the business world she is a polished and friendly business manager.
Rev. Michael Tobolski
United States (US), Maryland (MD), Mt. Airy
Rev. Tobolski is a Reiki Master and Spiritual Counselor. He spent many years in corporate America as an executive in the hospitality industry, and now works in a global non-profit that focuses on the empowerment of women around the world. He is also an entrepreneur.
He was raised in a traditional religion, but he soon began searching for a spiritual home that was not based in fear, and he eventually found ADL.
He works to integrate business and spirituality in all aspects of life, and he finds that ADL provides a community of strong spiritual support.
Rev. Dr. Karen Turek, D.D.M.S., Ph.D.
United States (US), Nevada (NV), Reno
My early studies of world religions and the humanities sparked a “wanting to know more vibration” that spurred my lifelong spiritual journey.
After many years of searching I found the Science of Mind philosophy and became a licensed Practitioner. I developed, and facilitated many workshops to provide tools for transformation as well as Taize services and monthly Vibrational Healing Services.
One blessed day I prayed with a lady who had recently lost her daughter. As it turned out she owned a hospice and asked me to join her Spiritual Care Team as a Chaplain!
My urge to deepen my spiritual roots continued and I was led to ADL drawn by the knowledge that LOVE is the sum of all Spiritual Laws. In 2012, I was ordained by Rev. Dr. Nancy Ash, I was conferred with my D.D.M.S in 2015 and earned my Ph.D. from New Earth Theological University in 2017.
Today, I am the Spiritual Care Coordinator and Director of Bereavement for a hospice in Reno. I am an “End of Life Educator.” perform memorial and funeral services as well as weddings, baptisms, blessings and patient specific religious and cultural rituals.
Rev. Susan Warner
United States (US), South Carolina (SC), Landrum
I was first ordained as a Priest of Melchizadek in 1999. For me, this was a prayer ministry. In
2012 I was ordained as an Alliance of Divine Love (ADL) minister by Reverend Charlotte
McGinnis. The two ordinations mark a distinct rite of passage in my personal journey of service
to divine love. Whereas the first ordination was a fulfilling prayer ministry, my ADL service led
me to an assisted living facility where I have served for the past 6 years as a Chaplain. I then
became a Certified Life Coach, a Spiritual Counselor, and an ADL Mentor.
I realize that being an ordained minister encompasses all that my own journey has been and more.
To me, the most important thing about being an ordained minister is in declaring to the world
“Yes, I stand for Love!” The ADL expresses this so beautifully in our mission to do, be, and
express the highest degree of love in all of our dealings.
I hold a BA in Psychology and an AS in Human Services/Addictions. There are many different
ways to serve humankind and at the same time claim our birthright to abundant prosperity as
ministers of the Alliance of Divine Love. I believe with all my heart that this planet needs more
ministers whose hearts, hands and lives are dedicated to the highest degree of Love and so it is
my heart's desire to be of service as an ADL Mentor.
Rev. Wendy West
United States (US), Tennessee (TN), Gatlinburg
Ordained in 2017, Rev. Wendy is dedicated to helping others connect with their authentic Higher Selves. She delights in creating a special space for people to grow on their paths, and finding their own inner voices through education and mentorship. She is an Intuitive Guide, Animal Communicator, and Shamanic Leader who walks the path of spirit ceremony, psychic channeling, mediumship and artistic expression. Wendy believes that being in the Present Moment and trusting the Process is the road to enlightenment and connection with The Divine One.
She holds two degrees in Fine Arts and has produced glass professionally for over two decades. Her work is held in private collections across the US, and is represented professionally in Gatlinburg, TN. Every piece is embedded with, and is inspired by, her inner voice and her commitment to expressing her Truth.
Wendy found that her psychic abilities and personal philosophy resonated with ADL, and the Native American tradition that all living things are one, and worthy of respect and reverence. Wendy is an Animal Communicator and Intuitive Guide who facilitates sixth-sensory guidance, pet-life issues, pet transitions, and Shamanic Journeys. She supports all types of interspecies communication, teaches workshops, and mentors.
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