Niki de soto (administrator)

Niki is an ordained Interfaith Minister who has devoted herself to teaching an understanding of the world’s religions, focusing on our inherent similarities of faith and belief.

Niki also has over 20 years of experience in marketing, and currently is President of her own marketing firm, Vitalex, Inc.


Lisa Yelenick (YFM Coordinator)

Lisa Yelenick is the USCR Teen Ministry Consultant. She previously held this position from 2001 to 2010.  She began her service in teen ministry as a volunteer sponsor volunteer in 1992. All of her 5 children grew up in Unity and participated in the amazing experience of Youth of Unity.

Lisa’s love and commitment to Y.O.U. is supported by parenting facilitator certifications, Peace Ambassador work, Nonviolent Communication training and experience and many years of Spiritual Education and Enrichment classes (SEE).  

Lisa continues serving as Youth & Family Ministry Director at Unity Spiritual Center Denver where has served on the staff since 1995.  She has be actively engaged in studying and practicing the Unity principles since 1979.

With a deep love for youth and a desire to facilitate spiritual unfoldment, she provides a strong foundation of unconditional love, understanding, acceptance and inclusivity.

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Rev. Scott Schell (accountant)

Rev. Scott Schell is the minister of Unity Columbine Spiritual Center in Boulder, CO. Scott was ordained in 1994 but his history with Unity began in 1968 when his family started attending Unity of Des Moines. Scott is a CPA and has worked in both accounting and management positions. Scott has been involved with the finances of our region for over 20 years serving first as treasurer and now as accountant.