Our Staff & Board

Rev. Aliza Bloom Robinson

Our Minister: Rev. Aliza Bloom Robinson, Transitional Consultant

Since our last minister resigned in April 2022, Rev. Aliza has been working with Unity of Springfield. She loves transition and is guiding us through a self-discovery process and preparation for our next senior minister. We expect to fill our position by Summer 2023.

As of February 2023, our Search Packet is available at Unity Worldwide Ministries. We are open and receptive – preparing to welcome our Senior Minister, as a partner in co-creating our Spirit-led future!

“Our hearts are open in welcoming our new minister and co-creating a path that is Spirit-led for our future.”

Read more about our history and previous ministers here.

Chris Farishon

Chris Farishon, Office Manager

Having been a member of Unity for over 15 years, Chris feels right at home being of service here at Unity of Springfield. Bringing together her experience in business management, entrepreneurial endeavors, energy mastery, and spiritual ministry, she is grateful for the opportunity to assist in the wellbeing and growth of this exciting organization.

Jennifer Brown, Youth and Family Ministry Director

Jennifer Brown recently moved to the area with her cat, Cleo. She discovered the Unity movement in 2007 and quickly became a dedicated member.  Since then Jennifer has served the movement in Quincy, Illinois is multiple ways. This service included being the Youth and Family Ministry Director, a Trustee, Office Administrator, and a volunteer on a variety of service teams.  Her daughter, Tracy, has been the inspiration of her life leading her to be involved in the Adams County Girl Scouts and becoming an Educational Consultant with Discovery Toys. Jennifer is a nature lover with a green thumb who enjoys gardening and camping with her daughter. Her desire to serve the community and empower others led to her employment with Golden Bridges and serving Unity of Springfield as the Director of Youth and Family Ministry.

Board of Trustees

Chris Smith
Becky Phillips
Vice President & Secretary
Alyssa Furling
Myra Thoele
Nancy Long
Linda Canter
Ron Hawrelak

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