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.
Rev. Kelly Coles is a licensed Unity minister, who graduated from Unity Urban Ministerial School in June 2018. She is interning at Unity of Livonia and will be ordained in June 2019. She has been involved in Unity 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 churches; including Westside Unity, Transforming Love Community, Detroit Unity Temple, Unity Church of Flint, Unity of Livonia and Unity of Farmington Hills. She currently speaks on the first three Sundays of the month, at Unity of Farmington Hills. She is also a substitute teacher for grades kindergarten through fifth grade. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family and friends, dancing, reading, and doing puzzles.
Board of Trustees
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.
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.
Cynthia graduated from University of Detroit with a B.A. in Humanities and Elementary Education in 1975. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She graduated from Wayne State University with a M.A. in Education Administration in 1985.
Cynthia retired from working for Detroit Public Schools teaching Language Arts and Vocal Music in June 2007.
She is a singer and songwriter. She has a CD entitled "just thinking" and three more originals for sale in online stores iTunes, Amazon , shockhounds, lala, eMusic and rhapsody.
She is currently enrolled in Schoolcraft College's Music Technology program.