Who we are in this very moment
What we are DOING to achieve our Vision
We are a loving and vibrant spiritual community.
We teach and inspire all
to experience joy and abundance,
and to practice Sacred Service.
What we live by
We are centered in God.
Through our thoughts, words, and actions,
we encourage Spirit-rising to co-create
a world that benefits all.
inspiring each other to do and be all we can.
We know our oneness with the Divine.
esteeming and delighting in one another.
We let God, who IS love,
guide our lives.
We practice inclusiveness
to promote greater understanding
among people in a spirit of unity.
and in classes, small groups and activities.
We know welcoming is about relationship
and a lesson in humbleness.
Reverend Kelly Kincaid was installed as the new Minister of Unity of Farmington Hills, on July 28, 2019. She became an ordained Unity Minister, on June 17, 2019; and graduated from Unity, Urban Ministerial School, as a Licensed Unity Minister, on June 11, 2018. She and her new husband, Howard, live in Detroit Michigan, where she was born and raised. She has been a Unity Truth student since 1999 and has two adult children, Ashley and Deon Jackson, who grew up learning Unity teachings. Rev. Kelly has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She was in retail management for over 28 years; but her true calling is in ministry and teaching. She is passionate about living and teaching Truth principles and loves helping others see themselves through God’s eyes.
Rev Kelly has facilitated various spiritual classes throughout the years and has been a guest speaker at several Unity churches. She is also a substitute teacher for grades kindergarten through fifth grade. She enjoys spending time with her new husband, family, friends, dancing, reading, and doing puzzles.
Michael Barry has been involved with Unity for over 25 years and has been a member of Unity of Farmington Hills since 1998.He previously served Unity of Farmington Hills on the Board as Treasurer and President in its early years. He met his wife RoxAnne in 1994 at what is now Renaissance Unity and they have raised their two daughters in Unity with the support of the Uniteen and Youth of Unity programs.
Michael has a Master’s Degree in Finance from Wayne State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University. Michael has 33 years of experience in the financial industry advising institutional investors like municipalities, higher education, endowments, foundations and pension plans,providing guidance to help them reach their financial goals.
Michael also serves on the Board of Directors of Volunteers of America and is actively involved with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a fundraiser and athlete with their Team in Training endurance athlete program. He has completed 15 triathlons including the vaunted Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon as well as 4 half marathons, 1 full marathon and a 125 mile road cycling event in the desert of Nevada.
I was introduced to Unity by my husband, Carl Klaes, about 8 years ago. We were married by Pastor Barbara Clevenger and received our initial Unity education training from Kathy Long. I was draw to Unity by the sincerity, warmth, love and acceptance one receives from the Unity family at Unity of Farmington Hills.
I have been a Registered Occupational Therapist for 35 + years with a passion for helping people to be as independent as possible both physically and mentally. Together Carl and I are proud parents of 5 wonderful adult children. My interests include gardening, cooking and being on (or in) the water.
I feel it is a privilege to serve on the Board with an amazing talented team and to be part of the Unity community and to serve others in hope they receive the same spiritual fullness as I have at Unity of Farmington Hills.
Bonnie has been a member of a Unity Church for 30 years. She attended Unity of East Lansing before coming to Unity of Farmington Hills. She loves the sincere, loving and always open-armed welcomes she receives when walking into Unity of Farmington Hills. She decided to become a member of UFH, and also accepted the invitation to become a UFH Board Member just this past year.
Bonnie has traveled the world. She is originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and has lived in numerous states, as well as overseas. Matter of fact, both of Bonnie’s daughters were born overseas; one in Guam and the other in Spain. She has six grandchildren who live in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. They keep her very busy, especially when it is Robotics competition season!
Attending the University of Nebraska, Bonnie received degrees in Nutrition and Business Management. In addition, she became certified as a nursing home administrator. She feels she has been blessed with opportunities to use her skills as a clinical dietitian, administrative dietician, nursing home administer and health care marketing executive for a large healthcare system.
Bonnie has served on several boards over the years. Her most rewarding memories are when she was a board member for Shelter Home, a safe home and support system for abused women and their children.
Alex Brodrick has been involved with the Unity movement for 20 years. He is a member of Unity of
Farmington Hills Church and previously served as their first Board chair. He recently returned to the
board as a trustee.
Alex met his wife Mary at a Vaudeville Show in Kentucky. They have three adult children. Their
daughter lives in Kentucky with her husband and son. Both sons reside in Michigan, one of whom is
married. Alex is a proud PopPop for his Kentucky grandson.
Alex has an MSW from Florida State University and an MPA from Kentucky State University. He
graduated college at Eastern Kentucky University and junior college at Warren Wilson College in
Swannanoa Valley, North Carolina.
Alex serves as President/CEO of Volunteers of America Michigan. He has served with Volunteers of
America for 36 years. He is an ordained minister with the Volunteers of America church.
My name is Hope Angela Williams and it is with pleasure that I share my background with the Board Members of Unity of Farmington Hills and appreciate being considered for board membership.
I have been following the Unity practices and practicing as Metaphysician for nearly 16 years and formally began my spiritual journey in 2004 thru attending Agape Spiritual Center from (2004-2007) under the leadership of Dr. Michael Beckwith. I relocated back to Michigan in 2007, and became a contributing member of Renaissance Unity and produced mini-stage play styled productions for various holiday sermons and events under the leadership of Reverend Jim Lee. My future goals include eventually becoming a Unity Teacher and also using my artistic and creative skills as a Filmmaker and Playwright to reach, teach, and enlighten spiritual communities through spiritual based productions.
In addition, I am a creative spirit and professional career experience as an independent filmmaker and Playwright, and Event Promotor, Motivational Speaker and Social Media Personality. In my spare time, I enjoy researching media and marketing trends and use my Psychological Spiritual Insight and Project Management skills to teach motivational life balance techniques via the online tag of 1000Hopes on multiple digital platforms including a YouTube Channel, Facebook and Instagram.
I am a proud Detroit Michigan native and the majority of my life has been spent in Michigan working in Corporate America as a Project Management Consultant across various industries with a specialization in managing and coordinating the efforts of Marketing Campaigns and the digital footprint of small and large corporations.
My educational background includes two degrees which includes the following:
- Graduate of Central Michigan University with Bachelor of Science Degree (double major in Psychology & Sociology)
- Graduate of Chapman University in Orange, California with a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Film Producing and Media.
My professional licenses and certifications include the following:
- Certification as Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute.
- The Michigan Real Estate License Sales Agent Credential
My additional interests include investing in and helping to rebuild the community and using my creative and marketing skills to help my husband Brian Williams and Business Owner of expand Detroit Essence Photography & Media studio through the offering of event specialty programs.
I currently live very close to Farmington Hills and reside in West Bloomfield, Michigan. I am really grateful to have become a member of the FH Unity community and look forward to a prosperous journey within the Unity of Farmington Hills family.