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Ministers

Our spiritual leadership is here to serve you on your journey of awakening. Please feel free to contact us. We look forward to serving you.

Reverend Doctor Andrea Asebedo

Senior Minister

The Reverend Doctor Andrea Asebedo is our Senior Minister here in Bellingham. She brings a wealth of experience to our spiritual community and under her leadership our community is flourishing. A noted story teller as well as a student of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, Dr. Andrea has served in ministry for 30 years.

Dr. Andrea is also a licensed professional counselor with a small private practice. She is fond of saying that her work as a therapist has deepened her ability to work as a minister.

Dr. Andrea also performs numerous ceremonies including weddings, commitment ceremonies, memorials and christenings. Feel free to contact her at andreaasebedo@att.net

Erin Marie-web

Reverend Erin Marie Szymanski

Staff Minister

Reverend Erin Marie Szymanski is our Staff Minister supporting youth and families. One of the things she loves best about being a minister is helping people experience peace, love and connection with Spirit during difficult times. Rev. Erin Marie is also a professional, board-certified chaplain with many years’ experience. She gladly offers her ministerial services to help people realize the truth of who they really are.

Email: inlumendei@icloud.com

Reverend Colleen MacGilchrist

Minister Emeritus

Reverend Colleen MacGilchrist is the founding minister and Minister Emeritus of our Center where she served as Senior Minister for ten years. She is a former school teacher, residential designer and building contractor, as well as the Administrative Minister and Dean of Holmes Institute CSL-Seattle. A dynamic speaker and gifted teacher, she resides on Lummi Island with her husband Bob.