L-R: Eric Lamar Thomas, Compassionate Care; Rev. Sunshine Michelle Coleman, Founding Minister & Chair; Rev. Verona Garland, Former Treasurer; Ron Marshall, Technical Consultant & Former Chair; Jessie Kreiss, Former Secretary

Rev. Sunshine Michelle Coleman

Rev. Sunshine Michelle Coleman

Founder & Chair

Rev. Sunshine Michelle has been active in Religious Science since 1980. She became a licensed practitioner in 1987 and later became a licensed minister in Centers for Spiritual Living (CSL) in 2013. Rev. Sunshine Michelle has a diverse background and experience. Her passion is in helping people to express fully with integrity from their true authentic self, which is the subject matter of her doctorate in Transformative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), as well as her ministerial focus. She is the founder of Authenticity Journey of Renewal (AJOR), a non-profit CSL affiliated focus ministry that provides tools and techniques for individuals to discover and live from their true authentic selves in spirit, mind, and body.


Rev. Sunshine Michelle has a Masters of Art degree in Consciousness Studies from the Holmes Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco. She served as the Director of Human Resources at CIIS for 8.5 years, and has worked for many years in Human Resources and Administration in the corporate world before moving into the non-profit higher education sector.  She has designed and delivered empowerment workshops and support circles, and has taught self-realization classes. She brings an enthusiastic passion to the topic of authenticity and integrity with the intention of supporting people to live their best lives all the time, no matter what they’re doing, especially while at work. She is the proud mother of Freddie Lambright, III, who is soon to graduate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. They are collaborating on a book project called Mother and Son Embracing Art, Affirmations, and Authenticity.

Eric Lamar Thomas

Eric Lamar Thomas

Compassionate Care & Intuitive Support

Minister Eric Lamar Thomas, known as The Psychic Designer, is an artist, actor, fashion designer, psychic medium, and spiritual coach. Born June 19th in Chicago ILL, he moved to East Palo Alto Ca in 1965. The son of a retired Stanford engineer and former Chicago hair and fashion model, he received his training from God, his mother, and the S.F. Institute of Design and Merchandising. A designer with over 40 years of experience, his designs can be admired in numerous places, including utube, NBC’s Entertainment Tonight, Motown’s 30th anniversary show, Bobby Jones gospel hour, facebook, and Tramaine Hawkins album and video “ Tramaine Live”



Eric has worked in retail sales for over 30 years with numerous customer service awards. As a former Licensed Practitioner for Centers for Spiritual Living, he knows the value Spiritual Customer Service. Eric served at East Bay Church of Religious Science for over 20 years. He is a former Chair of Pastoral Care for 10 years, giving support in a variety of workshops and community events, wedding support, hospital visits, sashion shows, memorials, men’s support groups, and wherever. He is currently being happily creative, designing and giving healing spiritual psychic readings. Eric’s calling is “To Be a Spiritual Support to Spiritual Leadership “

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