Rev. Joanne Burns, cse, lut
Rev. Joanne Burns is a Certified Spiritual Educator, Licensed Unity Teacher in both Adult Education and Youth Education and a licensed and ordained Unity Minister with a specialty in Youth & Family Ministry.
Over the course of the past 25 years Joanne served as a YFM Director, Associate Minister, and Senior Minister in various churches across the US. Her first hand experience in the family, pastoral, program and corporate size churches in both a volunteer and staff capacity offers levels of insight that is a valuable asset to the Unity movement.
Rev. Jo has worked with the Association of Unity Churches as a contributing writer of the Youth & Family Ministry Guide and Teen Ministry Manual. She has contributed ideas towards best practices in YFM, edited curriculum writing projects, field tested new lesson plans for upcoming publications, and served as a volunteer on the Education Services Ministry Team for many years.
In addition, she served as Conference Assistant at the International Y.O.U. overseeing the details to facilitate the annual Y.O.U. Conference while also acting as Head Sponsor for the International Peace by Piece Program. Rev. Jo is a recipient of the Distinguished Youth Service Award from the Association of Unity Churches in 2002.
Rev. Joanne also served as part-time staff for the South Central Region as the Uniteen Consultant and Teen Ministry Trainer specializing in education for those serving with any age group within Teen Ministry. She is extremely passionate about and dedicated to the creation of consistent and high quality spiritual education for all ages.
Most recently Rev. Jo served as an Associate Minister in Communications and Ministry Development for Unity of Mesa in Arizona. She has also served as the Senior Minister for Unity of Fresno in California, and the Youth and Family Minister for both Unity of Phoenix in Arizona and Unity Spiritual Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
She is grateful and honored to be serving as Senior Minister at Unity Spiritual Center of Panama City. firstname.lastname@example.org
Unity Spiritual Center of Panama City is a member of Unity Worldwide Ministries