Leadership Council

Board of Trustees and Leadership Council

2018 Board of Trustees: President Dan Maynard, Vice President Lesia Batchynsky, Secretary Nancy Cody, Treasurer Greg Edwards, Members at Large: Deb Otis, Greg Dening and Chris Janson

Our Pledge: Recognizing God as our Infinite Source and Power, we, the servant leaders of Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, are anchored in the spiritual practices of meditation, tithing and visioning. Thank you, God, for the opportunity to love and to serve!


Ministry Teams

Spiritual Growth and Development Team:  Lesia Batchynsky (interim) & Rebecca Jamros (through August)

Mission:  To provide spiritual growth and development classes, seminars, activities and resources that support participants’ spiritual awakening to their oneness with God, each other, and all creation




Casey Miller

Youth and Family Ministry Team:  Casey Miller -

Mission:  Rooted in love, joy, integrity and Unity Principles, we strive to provide a safe and respectful environment that enables today's youth to become tomorrow's world changers.


A special program for our youth (ages 3 -12) is offered on the 4th Sunday of the month at 10:30 am.  The kids stay with their parents/guardians for the opening of the 10:30 Celebration Service.  The children are then called forward for a blessing before they leave for their classroom on the lower level.  they return to the sanctuary at the end of the service.


The Youth and Family ministry meets in conjunction with SGAD (the Spiritual Growth and Development Team) on the first Sunday of the month following the Sunday Service.  All are welcome to attend these meeting.

Outreach Team and Social Activities Team: Peggy Higginbotham 

 Mission:   To acknolwedge the interests of USCL and the community bu engaging with others in ways that advance the movement of shared spiritual awakening, incorporating Unity principles by creating oneness with God,e ach other, and all creation.     Sub Team:  Fellowship - Ron Shepherd (hosts a coffee and snack time following the Sunday Celebration Services.)    Message of Hope - Phyllis Jolly (distributes Unity material to hopsice, hospitals, etc.)



Administration Team: Chris Clements 

Mission:   The Administration Team’s mission is to provide effective administration support for the ministry and its mission.






Facilities Research Team: Nan Podany 

Mission:   Research and recommend a facility that will support the needs of our Mission Focused Ministry.. Currently they are exploring the feasibility of making our current building handicap accessible


Celebration Service Team:  Jeff English 

To create well planned celebration services that inspire and uplift, model Unity Principles, and include everyone