Sunday Speakers

Reverend Alice Carpenter - Senior Minister & Spiritual Director

Rev. Alice received her ministerial training in the Redding Church of Religious Science where she served as Staff and Assistant Minister for 2½ years.  She became Pastor of the Center for Spiritual Discovery in San Jose in 2001, and was ordained in 2004.  Rev. Alice served RSI/ICSL as co-chair of the 2005 Asilomar Conference, and later as chair of Church Chartering Committee. Feeling the need to return to the business world, she resigned as Pastor in December 2008, but continued as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Center for Spiritual Living Los Gatos until February 2010. After a 10 month respite, she returned to Center for Spiritual Living - Los Gatos as interim pastor in January 2011, and became Spiritual Director in November, 2011. She brings to her ministry a blend of eastern perspective, practice and devotion to Spirit, coupled with a simple and practical approach to the principles of the Science of Mind.

Speaking Dates: April 1st & 22nd, May 6, May 13th, 20th & 27th, June 3rd & 17th

  Reverend Jacqueline Chohan - Minister

Rev. Jacqueline Chohan recently became a board member of the Center for Spiritual Living - Los Gatos. She was formerly co-pastor of Center for Spiritual Growth located in Belmont, California. She trained with Rev. Dr. Marcia Pearce and Rev. Dr. Maxine Kaye. She lives the principles of Science of Mind. She was ordained in 2009. She currently enjoys guest speaking, facilitating workshops and teaching T'ai Chi Seishin.

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Marilee Clemons, RScP

Marilee Clemons serves as the Licensed Practitioner at Center for Spiritual Living in Los Gatos. She is a long-time student of the Science of Mind. Although officially retired, she provides counseling service two days at week at a charter middle school. Working with children has always been one of her joys. She was a hospice volunteer for 2 years and now works part-time for that same hospice. Her faith is strong and she trusts in the goodness of Life.

Speaking Date: May 27th


David DiLullo - Musician and Inspirational Speaker

An engaging, energetic, soulful and thoughtful speaker, David has the ability to take a concept, and expand it into spiritual enlightenment, an amazing gift that he presents to the world. His music adds to the ambiance of the room and is very special and up-lifting. It is all very meditative and inspirational. He also possesses an incredible ability to use the drum to invoke wisdom, feelings, a "heart beat" meditation, which is phenomenal. David comes to us on outstanding recommendations from the Unity Spiritual Center of San Jose and HeartSpace Teachings and has led inspirational drumming for Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Cheri Huber, Centers for Spiritual Living, East West Bookstore, Foothill College and more. As a percussionist, Dave has performed with Steven Halpern, Ann Licater, Jeff Oster, Shambhu, Grammy nominated bassist Michael Manring, Gypsy Soul, Rickie Byars Beckwith, Eddie Watkins Jr, Nadine Risha, Gina Sala, and many more.

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  Reverend Carolyn Douglas

Rev. Carolyn Douglas has followed the philosophy of the Science of Mind since 1984. She was licensed as a Practitioner of Religious Science in 1992, and received her Masters of Divinity from Holmes Institute School of Conscious Studies in 2001. Rev. Carolyn received herf irst Letter of Call to New Perspectives Corporate Chaplaincy in 2001. She received a Letter of Call for Assistant Minister to the FireLight Church of Religious Science and Science of Mind Center in 2002. In 2003, Rev. Carolyn received her Letter of Call for Senior Minister to the FireLight Church of Religious Science and Science of Mind Center. The Fire Light Church is now known as Illuminata Spiritual Center, San Jose. Rev. Carolyn was ordained in May 2004.

Speaking Date: June 24th


Rev. G (Susan Gable)

Rev. G Susan J Gable, MH ‘G’, as known and called by her friends, has been a conscious seeker and wayshower of Truth from an early age. Her formative years included a variety of metaphysical studies in Christianity, Goddess Worship, Wicca, Native American Traditions, Asian philosophies, plus seven years of Spiritual study with a full body channel. All of which laid the ground work for her understanding & embracing the philosophy and practice of Science of Mind as a Religious Scientist. In 2009, G became a licensed practitioner and in 2014, became a licensed minister with the Centers for Spiritual Living. Currently, she keeps busy as a guest speaker, workshop creator / facilitator, metaphysician, spiritual counselor.

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Karie Hillery  

Karie Hillery

International recording artist Karie Hillery has spent her life bringing her uplifting music to every imaginable venue worldwide. Her work as a musical “peace ambassador” has grown to include speaking engagements combined with musical performances. Designed to empower and increase awareness, Karie’s presentations highlight the interconnectedness of all cultures and belief systems, and inspire a deeper respect for the Mother earth. Karie is accompanied by Will Norcutt and Del Penny.

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Rev. Jane Holt  

Reverend Jane Holt

Rev. Jane Holt is a staff minister at the Center for Spiritual Living in Fremont, CA. She serves in various capacities: teaching, speaking, event coordinating, and facilitating spiritual empowerment workshops. She says, This teaching made sense to me on all levels and changed my life when I began to apply what I was learning. She received her ministerial license in 2003 and was ordained in 2010. Rev. Jane brings a wide range of skills and experience to her ministry. She has worked in both the profit and non-profit fields and in areas such as leadership development in a variety of multi-cultural venues.

No Speaking Date: April 15th


Chris & Diana Johnson

In2it is the music of Diana Johnson, RScP and Chris Johnson, RScP. Both are practitioners of the Science of Mind and Spirit, licensed by Centers for Spiritual Living. They teach classes and hold workshops and retreats in which attendees grow spiritually through contemplation of Divine Truth. They also write and perform uplifting music that supports New Thought teachings and Spiritual Growth. Their music and teaching is inspired by the teachings of Science of Mind, Unity and other New Thought disciplines. Drawing on many years of spiritual study and the works of Ernest Holmes, Joel Goldsmith, Christian D. Larson, Emmet Fox, Eric Butterworth, Neville Goddard and many other New Thought authors and teachers, Diana and Chris synthesize the best of what is "out there" and present it in ways that are spiritually transforming and enriching. They believe deeply in the power of music to help bring about a greater embodiment of the teaching, affecting not just the intellect, but penetrating deep into the heart where Spirit dwells.

Speaking Date: June 24th

BJ King, R.Sc.P.  

B. J. King, R.Sc.P.E.

When I walked into First Church of Religious Science 26 years ago, the first words I heard spoken by Dr. Scott was, “Something great and wonderful is happening today and you are a part of it.”  I knew I had found my right place to be one with a loving, supportive GOD. I felt called to become a Practitioner and began that course of study.  I am in my 19th year of being a licensed Practitioner and I am so grateful I answered the call.

I have been honored to pray and counsel with individuals and families, present motivating workshops, facilitate classes, being a guest speaker at other churches.

Speaking Dates: April 8th & 29th, June 10th

Rev. Sherry McCreary  

Reverend Sherry F. McCreary

Rev. Sherry F. McCreary is an inspirational speaker, spiritual counselor, personal empowerment coach, healer, teacher and workshop Also an attorney for more than 30 years, she has developed keen insights and invaluable skills, utilizing the unique combination of her spiritual consciousness and legal training. In the late 1970s, Rev. Sherry McCreary became a licensed Religious Science Practitioner at the Agape International Center, studying with Michael Bernard Beckwith.She was later ordained through the Fellowships of the Spirit School of Spiritual Healing and Prophecy in Lily Dale, New York. She continues her work as a nationally-known inspirational speaker and facilitator of workshops, classes, meditation groups, vision groups, study groups and retreats on a regular basis.

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Reverend Toni and Reverend Joe Niemiec

Rev. Toni and Rev. Joe both recieved their ministerial training in the Redding Center for Spiritual Living and served as co-pastors of the Spokane Center for Spiritual Living until last fall. They are now retired and traveling.

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