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A native Memphian who found Unity in 1994, changing my life forever; married to Jim West and have one son and a step-daughter; a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a degree in Health Information Management (although her heart belongs to the University of Memphis where she also did undergraduate work); now retired; since retiring have done volunteer work with Crossroads Hospice in the past and currently at the Woman's Exchange; love music (especially opera), reading, needlework, traveling and all animals.
Born in Wilmington, NC and moved to Memphis in 1955; was active in Presbyterian Church as a Deacon and Elder marrying Linda Warren (Barnhardt) in 1995 and joining Unity Church of Memphis; served 3 years in US Army from 1967 to 1970; worked in telecommunications until retirement in 2010; has one son, one stepdaughter, one stepson, 7 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren; enjoys reading, traveling, golf, fishing, and spending time with his family.
"Looking forward to serving Unity Church of Practical Christianity as a board member and liaison to Building and Grounds committee. Unity Church has helped me grow spiritually and I am thankful for the opportunity to serve."
An active member in Unity churches for at least 34 years; a retired Chicago police officer, mother of 4, grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 4; "known as a peacemaker" because of her good listening skills, patience and understanding; When attending First Unity Church. she served on the Board of Trustees as both President and Vice-President; chaired the Hospitality committee for 4 years and taught in Sunday school.
A seeker of Unity Truth for over 16 years; passionate about reading, meeting people, and making soup; has a “total of 1 wife, 5 children/stepchildren and 2 cats."
Native of Chattanooga, TN area; graduated from University of Memphis with master's in counseling; married with a daughter who lives in Atlanta; professional career focused in program development, organizational management and executive leadership, visioning and development; came to Unity through attending events at Unity Village; has been with this church since earlier 90's; ordained Interfaith Minister with a love for studying, experiencing and accepting the many paths God has for bringing us all into His embrace of Oneness; her passion includes being of service to others' health and well-being through a wholistic practice, the Caring Center, and community involvement that makes a positive difference in the lives of others.
"My daily offering to God is how may I be of service to You this day? Use me to do Your Will Your Way! It is my joy to serve my church!"
New Board Members
The following people were elected to the Board on February 22, 2015. Bios for the new members and the election of officers will be posted as soon as the information is available.
A native Memphian, her work experience has been in the realm of middle to upper management in fields ranging from land development to technical analysis in commodity trading. She is an author of four novels and six nonfiction books on spiritual psychology. Having discovered Unity in the early 80's and having married a Unity minister in 1986, new thought has been a constant in her life for over 30 years.
"My greatest desire is for Unity Church of Practical Christianity to be a dynamic place of learning directed toward spiritual growth as individuals and as a church, whether that learning comes about through Sunday worship, classes, volunteer work, community outreach, or social interaction with each other."