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? Born in Edinburgh but emigrating to Sydney in 1955, my maternal grandmother forged an incredible path to become one of the first women ordained in Australia’s Uniting Church. A Christian feminist guided by the ‘Divine Mystery’ she lived an incredible life…

What was it about OneSpirit that attracted your interest and made you want to be involved with the organisation? I was attracted in the first instance by the role and the fact that I felt I could make a meaningful contribution. As I found out more about the organisation’s work, I was increasingly drawn to…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I was in need of restoration after a few years of deep challenge. I knew of OneSpirit through being a guest speaker on Earth-based Spirituality for many years, and felt the training would be a regenerative and nourishing experience. I also…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? After retiring, I was researching interfaith studies and unexpectedly came across OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation. Here, I found a wonderful way of embodying a spiritual life that makes sense to me, without being religious but honouring the great faith traditions from which…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? A chance encounter with a friend who had met with an Interfaith Minister about her wedding, led me to check out the website — and then I was hooked. The prospect of a community of fellow seekers really called to me,…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I was travelling on a bus in Andalucia talking with someone who told me about OneSpirit, and something in me said, “That’s it! That’s what I want to do!” I looked at the website the next day and saw there was…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? My recovery from severe and long-term ME/CFS seemed to have two aspects to it: the personal development and the spiritual. I’d spent some time training in and working in the personal development field (NLP, Coaching, Hypnotherapy) and I wanted to explore…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Meeting others who had done the training. In which year were you ordained?    2014 What is your minister’s vow, and your relationship to it? “Great Spirit, I am your love, I surrender to your grace, I commit to walk your path”….

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…

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