Youth Ministry Staff & Volunteers

Youth Minister: Rev. Diane Venzera, CSE, LUT

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Diane is a Certified Spiritual Educator, Licensed Unity Teacher and an Ordained Unity Minister with a focus in Youth & Family Ministry. She has worked in Youth & Family Ministry for the past 20 years, including serving in the role of Executive Director of Spirit’s Light Foundation, a 501 (c)3 corporation. She currently serves as the Chair Emeritus of the Board for Unity Worldwide Ministries

She also serves as the youth and family ministry consultant for the Great Lake. As the Regional Consultant, Diane serves over 200 churches by consulting with and training the Youth & Family ministry teams. Diane is passionate about being an advocate for children and teens and for creating and developing materials and programs that assist them in recognizing their own Divine nature.

How to Get Involved
There are a variety of ways to be of service in our youth ministry programs. Below are the descriptions of these opportunities.

If any position interests you, read through the volunteer requirements. You can also download the
"Youth Ministry Volunteer Forms" PDF files that can be found on the right side of this page.

Volunteer Requirements
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Must have attended UNW for at least 3 months.
Must practice Unity principles in your daily life.
Must be willing to make a 6 month commitment to the programs.
Must be available to teach a class at least 2 Sundays a month.
Must be willing to undergo a background check.
The Process of Becoming a Teacher or Assistant
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Review the teacher/leader/sponsor responsibilities.
Fill out the application and give to Rev. Diane.
Review the Youth Ministry Handbook.
Review the Youth Ministry Commitment Form.
Schedule an informal interview with Rev. Diane.
Attend the next scheduled spiritual educator's training.

These standards draw to us individuals who are passionate about their own spiritual growth; who understand the importance of spiritually supporting the growth and unfold of our children and teens; and will provide them a system of support as they serve our ministry.

Benefits Received from Volunteering in Our Programs
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All Sunday lessons and supplies are provided.
Training opportunities (local, regional & national) provided.
Free CD of the Sunday service.
Accelerated personal spiritual growth.
Support provided if you choose to become a credentialed leader through Unity's Certified Spiritual Educator or Licensed Unity Teacher programs.
Blessings from being part of something greater than all of us.