S.E.E. East 2014 Instructors
REV ED TOWNLEY
Rev Ed Townley has served Unity centers in Beaverton, OR, Chicago, Dallas and Hartford since his ordination in 1991. One of the most in-demand speakers in the Unity movement, Rev. Ed is known for his enthusiastic metaphysical interpretations of the Bible, and for his understanding of the Hero’s Journey as a roadmap for our own, individual spiritual unfoldment. His most recent book, Kingdom Come: A Guide to the Book of Revelation was published in 2012 by Unity Books. He is also the author of The Secret according to Jesus, a guide to the Sermon on the Mount. He hosts a weekly discussion program over unityonline.com, and answers Bible questions submitted through the international Unity website, www.unity.org.
Rev. Ed is the founder of Spirit Expressing, a “non-church” ministry dedicated to exploring the creative process through which we are called upon to bring a new dimension of spiritual consciousness into manifestation. Spirit Expressing is currently offering weekly classes in the Hartford area based on Townley’s books, as well as monthly social and spiritual gatherings. Future plans include concerts, theater pieces and other expressions of creative energy; information is available at www.spiritexpressing.org.
REV EILEEN GOOR
Reverend Eileen Goor first became acquainted with Unity during the early 1980’s. She supported the work of several churches before heading to ministerial school in 1992. She was ordained in 1993 and served as founding minister for New World Unity Church in Springfield, VA for 12 years. She was honored to be presented with the prestigious Charles Fillmore award at the 2013 Unity Worldwide Ministries Conference.
Eileen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and a Masters in Education and has taught students from preschool to college. She loves working with others who are called into ministry themselves. Eileen’s avocation is raising Labrador puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind.
REV OGUN HOLDER
Rev. Ogun Holder is an ordained Unity Minister . His first full-length book Rants To Revelations: Unabashedly Honest Reflections on Life, Spirituality, and the Meaning of God was published by Unity Books in Fall 2012. One year later, Rants To Revelations Radio launched on the Unity Online Radio network. He writes the Classic & Contemporary column for Unity Magazine, which features a modern version of texts by classic Unity authors. He co-authors the Social Media & Ministry column for Unity Leaders Magazine, and he has also written for Daily Word, an internationally distributed inspirational magazine.
A humorous and engaging speaker, Ogun has been invited to speak and lead workshops at churches and spiritual centers across the country. He is the Executive Director of Unity For All, a primarily online nonprofit ministry on a mission of Global Transformation through Spiritual Education, Empowerment, and Engagement. He also serves as the Associate Minister of Unity of Gaithersburg in the Washington, DC metro area.
To connect with Ogun, read his blog, and listen to his talks, please visit www.ogunholder.com