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? When my father died there was no funeral, and I found that deeply troubling for reasons I couldn’t articulate. I found myself wondering how it could have been different, and how as a therapist I might help people deal with the…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? From an early age I had always had a spiritual practice in my life, and it was time to step up and go public with it. In which year were you ordained?   2006 What is your minister’s vow, and your…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I had a burning desire to experience and understand the spiritual heart of different religions and to explore what connected them together. I wanted to learn the language used to describe the nature of spiritual experience and how to create spiritually…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Just a feeling – what we might now refer to as a ‘heart-calling’, something that was an unexpected surprise. And perhaps because it was so ‘left-field’, I allowed myself to go with it. In which year were you ordained? 2008 –…

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,…

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