Our Music Ministry


Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing is known for its eclectic and inspiring music.  All styles of music are represented and appreciated at Unity! Whether it's listening to a guest musicians (both amateur and professional), attending one of our Sunday Services of all-music or enjoying a special afternoon concert--people have said over and over again how much they were inspired and moved by the music that resonates in our spiritual space.

Prepare to dance and be MOVED!


Jeff English - Music Director


Jeff holds a Master's Degree from Michigan State University in Choral Direction. He is also the choral director for East Lansing High School. You'll find him active (along with his wife, Jennifer, and their family) in local theater productions both as an actor and as a musical director. Jeff is a consummate pianist and vocalist. He leads our Unity Jazz Band which plays in every Sunday morning service. In addition, Jeff is a composer of individual songs and musical scores. Come sing with us!


Lucille Olson - Music Director

  Lucille is well known around town for her music.  Lyricist and composer of over 200 songs, Lucille is best known for her piece "Our Thoughts Are Prayers".  Lucille directs a popular new thought chorus comprised of members ofUnity of Greater Lansing and Fellowship for Today.  Her many CD's include "On the Lighter Side", "Music for Healing", and "Here We Go Again".  Each one features lyrics that are Truth driven and inspirational - a sermon in a song!



The Unity Jazz Band

Each Sunday a group of accomplished and talented musicians combine with Jeff, on the keyboard, and Lucille, on the piano, to support our service with exciting and inspiring music. Whether they accompany the congregation in singing, backup our guest performers, or become the performers themselves, we are richly blessed with their wonderfully uplifting music!  John Loose on Guitar, Justin Valla on Bass, Michael Rosetos or Steve Edwards on drums with Jeff English at the piano/keyboard.

Guest Musicians

Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing regularly schedules guest musicians to play during its Sunday morning celebration service.  All types of music including pop, jazz, classical, country and rock are welcome as long as the lyrics encourage and inspire!  We draw from Michigan State, several High Schools and local amateur and professionals. Both vocal and instrumental music is presented.
Regular Guest Vocalists include: Winnalee Zeeb, Matt Bliton, Linda Abar, Colleen Bethea, Elizabeth Kunc, Samara Valla, Jim Noble.  Special Guests: StoweGood, Tony Cryer, Robert Wayne Brown, Jace McCoy, Nathan Walker
Guest musicians include: Rodney Page


If you enjoy singing as part of an enseble, we have a wonderful choir comprised of members of Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing and Fellowship for Today members.  Contact Lucille Olson for more information. Choir practice is 6:00 pm Suinday evenings.