Erin brings a refreshing style to our Unity Movement. She continually weaves together realms of the secular and the sacred sharing her authenticity, music and message. In 2011, she returned to Unity Village to serve as the Senior Minister of Unity Village Chapel. Ordained in 2005, she hit the road with her message and soul-filled music traveling to over 50 Unity centers from coast to coast. She then served as the Senior Minister of Unity of Montclair, New Jersey for five years.
Erin pioneered and continues to direct Campaign for Consciousness, an inspirational awakening of consciousness around our world. This 40 day affirmation campaign that occurs annually from September 10th through October 19th, inspiring spiritually grounded and principle based social action. She serves on the AGNT Advisory Council and as Advising Minister for The Light Center & LoveLight, a Unity retreat center and permaculture-based farm with volunteer outreach programs in South Africa serving grandmothers and youth orphaned by AIDS.
Outside of Unity, you may see Rev. Erin strumming her guitar, camping by a creek, throwing pottery, crocheting Blessed Baby Hats, wading in the water or watching the moon as she wanes.
Rev Marianne Jones Pastoral Services Minister and Heart-Light Spiritual Counselor
Marianne graduated from the Ministerial Education Program at Unity School in 1987. Prior to entering ministry, she served in Silent Unity for 6 years. Since graduation, she has served in the Association of Unity Churches as International Children's Education Consultant, Chaplain as well as Youth and Children's minister at Unity Church of Overland Park. Marianne joined the ministerial team at Unity Village Chapel in 1997.
Joan has been a member of Unity Village Chapel since 2001. She and her husband, Michael, volunteer on Sunday mornings. She assisted previously in the Chapel office from 2002 to 2005, and has owned an organizing business, "Everything In It's Place," and a home rehabbing business, "J & M Home Investors". Joan and Michael have 2 daughters and 2 grandsons.
MaryEllen Davis Interim Youth and Family Ministry Director
MaryEllen is a Licensed Unity Teacher and lives in Lee’s Summit with her husband, Alan, along with three cats and three dogs. She enjoys traveling, storytelling, working with children and families, creative arts, writing, and photography. She has an educational background in Early Childhood Growth and Development and has served as a Youth Education Director at Unity in Oak Park, Illinois, and Unity of Independence, Missouri. She is a member of the National Assoc. for the Education of Young Children and the local Missouri Chapter.
MaryEllen Davis, Interim Youth and Family Ministry Director
I became a member of UVC in 1976. I was also married here at the Village. By day, I am a Dental Assistant, working with the same dentist for 30 years. Previously, I was a Y.O.U. sponsor for the teens. Now I am honing my grandma skills by serving in the Nursery. Volunteers are welcome. These kids are a blast!
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Unity Village Chapel • 1901 NW Blue Parkway • Unity Village, MO 64065 Phone: 816-251-3590 Mailing Address: PO Box 6736, Lee's Summit, MO 64064