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? I was working in pastoral care at a boarding school and was involved in developing the spiritual and moral welfare of the young people. But I wasn’t entirely satisfied with what we provided. I thought we could create something more authentic…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Rather an accidental conversation with Bernd Leygraf at a Forgiveness Project Workshop in 2009. He mentioned the course and I said “what’s that?”. He said, “google it”. So I did. I went on the website and had a look round and…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I was at a conference at Findhorn in 2004 and saw Miranda Holden speaking. There was something deeply peaceful about her, and I wanted to find out more. That led me to an Open Day, where I met a fellow Quaker….

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Listening to ‘Here I am Lord” being sung at a friend’s Ordination by the new ministers. In which year were you ordained?    2003 What is your minister’s vow, and your relationship to it? If it is your will Beloved, I will…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit Interfaith minister? I was about to get married within what was considered not a spiritually recognised union by the Church. I did not find this acceptable and searched for a more inclusive form of spirituality. While being immensely grateful for the spirituality that…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? I experienced a baby blessing held by an interfaith minister, Annie Blampied, and was inspired to find out more. In which year were you ordained?    2007 What is your minister’s vow, and your relationship to it? I don’t feel comfortable with…

What was it that first called you to train as a OneSpirit interfaith minister? Probably many things that lay hidden and unrecognised in life’s experiences, which surfaced on a storytelling course when hearing about an interfaith minister. Ears pricked up! Years later a daughter gave me a nudge! No looking back. In which year were…

What was it that first called you to join the OneSpirit training? I was pulled to ordination from childhood. With the path closed to women I wrestled for years. I decided to see it as an inner identity, not an outer path. So when I heard about the seminary my heart jumped. Thanks Lydia Trettis!…

What was it that first called you to join the OneSpirit training? In a bored moment I Googled, ‘I want to do something spiritual’. I wasn’t looking to be a minister, I didn’t know what I wanted, but the OneSpirit training popped up. I was excited as I read through the prospectus, loving the code…

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