April Speakers

Join us for these exciting speakers in April!


Sunday, April 2 - Rev Melody Martin

Rev. Melody has both a Masters of Divinity and a Masters of Arts in Theology degree. She is also certified in spiritual direction. She loves sharing and exploring the spiritual journey with others.

Sunday, April 9 - Rev Lyle Schlundt

Rev. Lyle Schlundt was ordained as a Religious Science minister in 2008 through the Emerson Institute in California.  He graduated with an Masters in Divinity from the United Theological Seminary in New Brighton in 2015.  He recently finished his training in Chaplaincy, and currently is a staff chaplain at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Mn.  He has been a member of Unity Minneapolis in Golden Valley since 2007.  He currently lives in Spring Lake Park, Mn.

Sunday, April16 (Easter Sunday) - Rev Jim Fisher

Rev. Jim has been both an enthusiastic participant and monthly speaker for our community for many years.

Sunday, April 23 - Rev Phil Smedstad

Rev. Phillip Smedstad has been a Unity minister for 40 years, and is a Certified Transitional Ministry Consultant. He has served ministries in several states, and was the founder of two of those ministries. Rev. Phil and his wife, Lura, also founded Theophilus Divinity School in Minneapolis. He is the author of Real Wealth, and the My Next Step cards, a self-guided study in personal transformation.

Sunday, April 30 - Rev Elle Allen

Elle is a writer and a teacher of yoga movement and meditation. She has been on a lifelong religious journey through many denominations of Christianity, LUT academics through Unity Village, and Earth-based spiritual practices with a variety of elders and teachers. She served Unity of the Valley in Savage as Prayer Chaplain and offers classes, workshops, and retreats on various subjects. Elle holds a BA in Psychology, an MA in Human Resources and Industrial Relations, and legal ordination through Universal Life Church.