Rev. James Parker
Traditional Sunday Services now at Emanuel Congregation | 5959 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago | 11:15am CT
Rev. James Parker has served as Unity Chicago’s Senior Minister since March of 2018.
Rev James Parker is a seasoned, ordained and licensed Unity Minister. He is the former Founder & Senior Minister of Christ Unity Church of Ann Arbor. He is also a former Officer and Consultant having served as Regional Representative for the Great Lakes Unity Region, consisting of eight States and 140+ churches.
Additionally, Rev. Parker served with the Unity Worldwide Ministries – Standards Team, where he was tasked by the UWM Board of Trustees to create, support and implement UWM International policies and procedures throughout the Unity Movement. Rev. Parker is a proficient public speaker focused in metaphysical and bible concepts.
Christine has been a Unity Truth student since June 1991. She has served as Unity Chicago’s Service Coordinator since July 2019. Christine is a board certified professional counselor, an ordained Christian Fellowship Minister, a Licensed Unity Teacher (LUT), and a certified Prayer Chaplain Trainer.
Gabriella (Gaby) earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in dance from Baldwin Wallace University. She has taught preK-12 through adaptive performing arts and alternative learning. Prior to her role as Youth Director, she was a Y.O.U. Sponsor for Unity Chicago, was active in Unity of Greater Cleveland , and participated in Uniteens and Y.O.U. Great Lakes Retreats.
Janet retired from the University of California Office of the President, where she served as director, academic personnel policy and compensation and interim chief of staff to the provost. She returned to Unity Chicago after more than 25 years, joining the staff as office assistant in March 2020.