Sunday Morning Services ~ Welcoming the New Year!

Sunday, December 31st
9:30am & 11:15am
Rev. Bill Englehart

Location: Sanctuary

Led By: 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 expatriate living in London, working for a Fortune 50 company as an International Human Resources Director. Bill is a Black Belt Martial Artist and an accomplished Black and White photographer, who has had several gallery shows.
Bill also serves on the Board of Trustees for Unity School.
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Celebration Leader: Carolyn Gauthier

Carolyn Gauthier came out of the womb singing! Her father was a professor of music and choir director at the family’s church. Her mother played piano and sang at home as well as in the sanctuary. From the time Carolyn could see over the pews she was singing in the children’s choir.
As an adult Carolyn sang with the nationally renowned gospel choir The Lighthouse Singers of Marin for 20 years, had her own band Full Circle for 30 years and plays various instruments including guitar, mandolin and cello.
Unity in Marin has been her spiritual home for 19 years, and she has volunteered there in many capacities including prayer chaplain, member and coordinator of worship assistants and events producer. She is currently the music director and sometimes guest speaker. She believes that the Unity teachings keep her in harmony with Spirit and the world.
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Musical Guest: Cindy Acker - Choir Director

Cindy has studied music theory and piano. She was vocally trained by the late Johnny Land, and has sung with the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, the Glide Ensemble and a regularly featured soloist with the Metropolitan Community Worship and Praise Choir of San Francisco. She has led two choirs: The Amazing Graces Mira Vista United Methodist Church Choir and the River of Praise Choir of The MCC of the Redwood Empire, whom she has led in music for social justice, including Cancer Race for the Cure, a Marriage Equality performance in the Governor’s chambers, at Glide Memorial Church and at the Sir Frances Drake Hotel. She also championed the ‘small choir tour in Los Angeles and has led workshops regarding how to use a small choir to make community impact. Cindy was requested to conduct a citywide faith choir for Marriage Equality in Alameda and wrote and conducted a musical regarding the voices of youth, entitled, In Our Hands, for which she received a commissioned piece of art.
She had led 25 young people on a mission trip to El Tamarindo, where they rebuilt a school and directed a play. She speaks Dutch and Spanish, has 3 children: 30, 33 and 36, and two granddaughters 2 and 4 years (one who lives in Germany). Living with her are the youngest two children, her granddaughter, her daughter’s dog (a beagle-dalmation mix) and 2 cats. She loves the impact of social justice work, walking, live theater and concerts, especially Colors of Christmas at the SF Symphony, Zumba and having things organized.
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