Leadership Council

Board of Trustees and Leadership Council

2019 Board of Trustees: President Dan Maynard, Vice President Nancy Cody, Secretary Greg Dening, Treasurer Greg Edwards, Members at Large: Chris Janson, Lee Nelson. One seat is open until our Members' meeting at the end of February

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:  Casey Miller Team Chair.  Doug Eagle S.A.L.T. Coordinator, Lisa Haston Coordinator for Classes, Concerts and Workshops

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: Teresa Mulford 

 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 - Chris McEnhill and Nan Podany (hosts a coffee and snack time following the Sunday Celebration Services.)    Message of Hope - Helen Pederson (distributes Unity material to hopsice, hospitals, etc.)


Administration Team: Jerry Podany as of March 2019

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



A "Building Addition Team" formed to coordinate the building of the addition with the firm of Value Engineering/Hip Homes

Team Leader: Nan Podany 

Mission:   To examine and make recommendations to the board and the general contractor regarding contracts, design and other needs associated with building an addition.

Celebration Service Team:  Jeff English as of February 2018

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

Platform subteam:  Chris Janson coordinator

Ushers subteam: Edmund Mack coordinator

Counters subteam: Stacey Ames coordinator

Choir Director: Rachel Alexander