The work of OneSpirit interfaith ministers takes many different forms, as we bring our ministry into every facet of life. Here are some examples:

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? To deepen my spirituality and to be explicit about my passion for spirituality. It started when I went through a minor crisis – where I realized that to be of help to someone I knew in need, I had to enact…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Many things: a close friend embarking on the training; my on-going search for a spiritual home following a breach with my local Anglican parish, and failure to find another which met whatever my ill-defined needs were; questions about my vocation from…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Ministry has always been a calling, but when I was in the Christian church I struggled not only with my own, but with all mono-religious views. They made less and less sense, and their common elements felt so in tune with…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? A desire to be more aware and available to my patients as a Macmillan specialist palliative care nurse. Internally, a deep longing to explore spirituality in an experiential way. Wherever I clicked, googled or read, the Interfaith Seminary came up! It…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? As a corporate trainer, I felt that spirituality was missing from my work. I wanted to learn more about the major faiths, apply it all on a deeper level, and find a more meaningful way of working and being in the…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I had already been asked to conduct a few weddings and baby naming ceremonies. A friend told me about the training and encouraged me to apply. I knew, as soon as I went to the open day, this was for me….

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Religion was always in the background of my childhood. My parents came from a Muslim household, although my mother converted to Christianity. I drifted away from Christianity in my 20’s, as I struggled to reconcile being gay with what I was…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I’d been living in Hong Kong for about 7 years, after having lived in Findhorn. I felt the need again for more spiritual nourishment, and was drawn to both the community of Auroville in India, and the Interfaith Seminary (as it…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I was a peace activist, passionate about bringing peace to our streets in Manchester in our late gang culture back in 2006, after my son received a 9-year prison sentence. I was seeking office space and approached local headteacher Laura Roberts,…

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