Listen to the 6/17/2020 Unity Online Radio broadcast of Black Lives Matter: A New Thought Response for Social Justice, Part 2 featuring Rev. Celeste, Rev. Gaylon McDowell, Rev. Sheila McKeithen and Rev. Greg Stamper. You can access it here.
The conversation went into a second part and is continued here.
A spiritual leader, Celeste began her Religious Science studies at Agape International Spiritual Center in California. She became a licensed practitioner and then went on to study at Holmes Institute, where she received a Masters degree in Consciousness Studies. Celeste is an ordained Religious Science minister who has pastored three communities. Currently, Rev. Celeste is the Associate Minister at Unity Washington DC. She is a visioning facilitator, a social activist and a diversity trainer.
Rev. Celeste has directed outreach ministries to convalescent homes, children’s hospitals, hospices and prisons providing shut-ins with love and light. She has been the guest speaker or facilitator across the country, including many Religious Science centers, Unity centers and other New Thought centers, the International Centers for Spiritual Living annual conference, the International New Thought Association annual conference and the INTA Ministry Development conference. Rev. Celeste is a concerned community activist with a global consciousness.
Celeste has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama from the University of Southern California. She has a background as an actress, director and producer.
Celeste has written over a dozen scripts for the stage, television and film. Celeste worked with Her script “A Dream Deferred” garnered an award from the Black American Cinema Society and is available in the Special Collections of the Los Angeles Public Library. Her poetry, short stories and essays have been published in various publications over the years. Rev. Celeste’s book entitled “In Spirit, In Love” is composed of some of her spiritual poetry and spiritual essays, and is also available on Amazon.com. Celeste has been a contributing writer to several e-zines and spiritual magazines. She blogs on her site and regularly contributes to her podcast Mystic Magic.
“I found Reverend Celeste to be diligent and fully committed to purpose to provide spiritual sustanance and guidance to her congregation. In addition, she is a very effective church leader, teacher and counselor with a profound grasp of spiritual principles and the ability to communicate them effectively.” – Andrea McNeely
“Loved the facilitator – warm and knowledgeable – reinforced the “Oneness” element and if we as humans can be Love and drop ego, we can do so much.” – David Aurilio