Teachers and Facilitators

Teachers

Reverend Bill Englehart - Senior Minister

Bill Englehart is an ordained Unity Minister. He is currently serving as the senior minister at Unity Church in Marin county California. He is a powerful and memorable speaker with a passion for sharing the practical application of Unity teachings. Before being called to ministry, he was an ... Read More >>

Reverend Medora Gordon - Director of Education Ministry

I came to Unity in Marin in 2003 and soon discovered the joy there is in working in a positive, supportive, and devoted spiritual community. I began work as the Director of the Education Ministry in 2004, entered Unity Worldwide Ministries’ Field Licensing Program in 2008, and became an Ordained ... Read More >>

Kris Sullivan, L.U.T. - Director of Youth and Family Ministry

Kris received her Licensed Unity Teacher Certificate in November of 2010. She became the Director of YFM in June of 2013. Kris has served the UIM community in multiple capacities, as a teacher, coordinator of the Unity Village Retreats 2012, 2013, 2014, August World Religions Series for 4 years, ... Read More >>

Donn Davy

Donn has had a felt connection with God from as far back as he can remember, perhaps to age four. He grew up in a loving family with 2 younger brothers in Oregon and California. His father, by then a professor at UC Davis, was appointed as a foreign advisor in Pakistan just as Donn was graduating ... Read More >>

Heidi Listug

Heidi Olise Listug has been involved at Unity In Marin since 1989 when she and her husband first joined the community. She lives in Marin County with her husband, Steven, and their adult children. She has served in many roles in the spiritual community. As a church employee she has been Youth ... Read More >>

Tom McAuliffe

In addition to serving as our beloved Chairman of the Board at Unity in Marin, Tom teaches the following workshops: Master Mind™ Prayer Partnership Process: “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” Matt 18:20 We meet to experience the Master ... Read More >>

Reverend Pat Palmer

Born in Buffalo, NY and attended New York State Colleges. Received a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics Education and over the years, taught Jr. HS, High School, and University of Florida mathematics. Later earned a Masters in counseling and worked in Vocational counseling for ten years, followed by ... Read More >>

Randy Stemmer

Randy Stemmer is a Chaplain Emeritus at Unity In Marin. He teaches several Prosperity classes, Co-Chairs the Education Prosperity Committee and serves on the Education Steering Committee. He has taught classes at Unity In Marin since 2008. Randy is also the Unity In Marin Webmaster. He is very ... Read More >>

Denise Ruelas - Registered Yoga Teacher

Denise Ruelas is a Registered Yoga Teacher with 200 hours of training recognized by Yoga Alliance, which sets international standards for hatha yoga.  She also completed 100 hours in a Yoga Advanced-Studies Immersion rooted in Iyengar and Anusara schools of hatha yoga, and has been a dedicated yoga ... Read More >>

Melanie Carter

Melanie Carter came to Unity in May of 2000.  Melanie grew up in Illinois a student of Christian Science, attended Community Congregational Church in Tiburon for several years. She then attended Golden Gate church for 10 years where she took a year of Practitioner training before coming to Unity. ... Read More >>

Shira Marin

Shira Marin, PhD, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, has been in the private practice of psychotherapy since 1981. She is honored to serve individuals, couples, families, and groups with a variety of concerns across diverse races, cultures, genders, and spiritual affiliations.

As a founding ... Read More >>

Sarah McArthur LeValley

I joined Unity in Marin in September 2011.  I quickly gravitated to the Youth and Family Ministry group volunteering to lead all the kids in holiday projects, first making ornament for the Narthex Christmas tree then making gingerbread houses.  It was a great fit and I began teaching Uniteens twice ... Read More >>

Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RD, RYT - Yoga Instructor

Andrea Lieberstein, MPH, RD, RYT, registered dietitian nutritionist, registered yoga instructor, mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindful eating instructor and coach has been practicing and teaching mindfulness meditation, and mindful yoga since 1993. In 2009 she began to teach the practice of ... Read More >>

Pamella Cavanna

Pamella has been a Registered Nurse for 50 years and concurrently with practicing nursing has extensively studied and practiced Yoga, Vipassana Meditation, Gurdjieff’s System of Self Remembering, Polarity Therapy, Women’s Spirituality, Indiginous Wisdom, Sufism and Tibetan Buddhism.
 In her class, ... Read More >>

Rev. Karen Epps

Rev. Karen Epps, an ordained Unity minister, is the Founder and Spiritual Leader of Unity Global Heart Ministry, an online spiritual community. She is currently the temporary minister at Unity of Tri-Valley, Dublin, Calif.  Rev. Karen describes herself as a fun loving and dynamic minister who ... Read More >>

Jane A. Thomas McEwen

I started attending Unity many years before becoming a member in 1998 when Unity In Marin was at The Masonic Hall for services.  It was fun volunteering in the office and being " The Church In The Boxes".  Which was getting what was needed from the office to Masonic for Sunday Services for Richard, ... Read More >>


Facilitators

Debbie Sweeney

Debbie Sweeney has been actively involved in Unity in Marin since December 2005. She has served UIM as a Worship Assistant, a teacher in the Lighter, Brighter, Healthier You Program, and serves on the Unity In Marin Education Team. Debbie is currently co-facilitating the Unleash the Genius Program ... Read More >>

Louise Yahnian

Louise has developed and implemented many classes at UIM and has been a UIM member for over 20 years. She enjoys witnessing people discover their writing voice and feels that writing can be a tool for healing and transformation. Louise attends a monthly poetry group. She is also a member of Marin ... Read More >>

Lisa Starbird

At Unity In Marin, Lisa is the Wednesday Night Service Coordinator. She works with a team and supports any and all aspects of the diverse services. She is on the Celebration Team, which oversees Sunday, Wednesday and special services. For the Resolutions to Realities group she assists Reverend Bill. ... Read More >>

Barbara Cochran - Group Facilitator

Barbara originally attended Unity in Marin when founding Minister Rev. Candi was in leadership.  She lives in Novato with her husband, Larry Gorski who is also an active member of Unity and has served on the Board of Trustees.

She is dedicated to creating opportunities for community members to ... Read More >>

Sharon Sherrard - Facilitator

Cofounder and Teacher at A Center for  Inner Peace, a nonprofit that promotes the teachings of the spiritual and philosophical  study known as A Course In Miracles.

Dick Wolgamott

Dick has degrees in engineering and a MA in Theology/ Counseling. He has had careers as an engineer, an Air Force pilot, a Methodist clergyman , and a county administrator. He has taught a number of seminars and classes for UNCA, community colleges, Churches, Elder Hostels, etc. Dick and his ... Read More >>

Ronald Joseph Fearon

Certification: Radical Forgiveness Coach. Ronald is both an American and a Swedish citizen. He is a Certified Neuromuscular Therapist (NMT) and Massage Therapist, teaching and practicing integrative healing in both California and Sweden. Having helped many people with pain relief, Ronald wanted to ... Read More >>