OUR INTERIM MINISTER
Rev. Barbara Schreiner-Trudel, Interim Minister, Verity Centre for Better Living, Sr. Minister of Unity Church of Agape, Prayer Chaplain for Unity Canada, was ordained December 1998 with the Centers for Spiritual Living (CSL). Her ministry began in Vernon, BC as the Sr. Minister of the Okanagan Centre for Positive Living where she served for 18 months. In 2000, Rev. Barbara moved to Toronto, ON and founded the Centre for Spiritual Living and served as Sr. Minister for 11 years. Upon the death of her father, in June 2011, Barbara needing time to heal, left CSL.
Rev. Barbara met the Rev. Evan Reid, founder of Verity Centre for Better Living, in June 2010 and she experienced a deep connection with him. In September 2011 Barbara started attending Verity and assisting Rev Evan by overseeing the Prayer Practitioner team, speaking one time per month and teaching non-accredited classes. During these past ten years Rev. Barbara attended most classes taught by Rev Evan and deepened her understanding of Metaphysical Bible a foundational aspect of the Universal Foundation for Better Living and Unity.
Recently granted Ordination within Unity Rev. Barbara continues to study and expand her knowledge and understanding of metaphysics. A journey that began at age 27 Rev. Barbara continues to expand her relationship with God through prayer, meditation and ongoing studies of scripture. Barbara believes in collaboration, cooperation and community as foundational to the success of her ministry.
Her life is an expression of the joy she experiences as a minister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Grateful to Rev Evan for the years they worked together her wish is to ensure that his legacy lives on; creating better lives for all who are willing to learn.