Leadership Council

Board of Trustees and Leadership Council

Many of our Ministry Teams are on hiatus during the pandemic and while we await for our occupancy permit so that we can meet in person in our new buildings.

2021 Board of Trustees: President Dan Maynard, Vice President Kathy Assiff, Secretary Casey Miller, Treasurer Jane Cloos, Members at Large: Lee Nelson, Nancy Cody and Chrissie Shearer.

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: OPEN  On Hiatus through pandemic 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





Youth and Family Ministry Team:  OPEN

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: OPEN - ON HIATUS THROUGH PANDEMIC

 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.



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:  OPEN coordinator

Ushers subteam: Edmund Mack coordinator

Counters subteam: OPEN coordinator

Choir Director: Rachel Alexander ON HIATUS



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