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Bridging Inter-Faith and
Inter-Spiritual Communities
by Linking Spirit, Service and Care

July 15th, 2021 Community Newsletter

Happy Summer Celebrations, !!!name!!!,

Board Chair's Message

Greetings Members and Spiritual Communities,

We hope you, your families and friends are enjoying the Summertime celebrations.

World AWAKE is celebrating the ordination class of 2021, those who have received their M.Div.’s and Ph.D.’s. Congratulations to everyone on your achievements and accepting the call. I am humbled to be a part of this celebration.

World AWAKE is so very delighted and blessed to have a new Board Member, Rev. Jacqui Griffin. We are in gratitude for her gracious service and wisdom she brings to our organization.
Rhonda Schienle
Rev. Rhonda Schienle
As we venture throughout the Summer, our 2021 Virtual Conference is coming together. This will be experiential, enlightening and extraordinary. Our theme is: “Ancient Wisdom and Spiritual Practices: For Healing, Transformation and Peace”

You, your friends and family are welcomed to this special event on Friday November 5th, 2021, beginning at 6:30 PM Eastern, and Saturday November 6th, 2021, beginning at 9:30 AM Eastern.

Here is the information and registration information:
Infinite Gratitude
Rev. Rhonda Schienle

World AWAKE Board Chair

Welcome New Board of Director

A joyous welcome to our new Board Member, Rev. Jacquelyn Griffin. She is a retired nurse of 45 years, and a Veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She was ordained and received her certified professional Chaplain on July 15th, 2019. She received a special medal and certificate for 22 years of service in the government of the United States of America.
Rev. Jacqui Griffin

Celebrating the Graduates of 2021

A heartfelt gratitude to everyone who attended and participated in making our graduation day so special. Many of them are World AWAKE members and serve our Interfaith community with such amazing grace and reverence. Thank you!
Rev. Dr. Rhonda Schienle graduated on June 18th, 2021 with her D.SW – Doctor of Spiritual Wellness from the New Seminary.
Rev. Dr. Rhonda Schienle
Rev. Dr. Issa Kabeer received his D. Min and Master of Theological Studies (Th.M.). Issa was also presented with a certificate of Spiritual Coaching from the New Seminary. He became a new member of World AWAKE and we are delighted to welcome him to our organization.
Rev. Dr. Issa Kabeer
Dr. Claire Nelson received her ordination from the New Seminary on June 18th, 2021. She became a new member of World AWAKE and we are delighted to welcome her to our organization.
Dr. Claire Nelson

Live Virtual Spiritual Services

Visit our Virtual Services page for a list of live streaming virtual services from the following Temples and Spiritual Organizations.

The Tree of Life Interfaith Temple

Tree of Life

The Interfaith Temple

The Interfaith Temple

Business Affiliates

Custom Visuals, LLC has been providing full website design, development and hosting for World AWAKE since July, 2017. We provide and manage our own server, which allows us to maintain control of the underlying operating system, databases, website design software, development code and 3rd party applications in use. This provides our clients assurance that Custom Visuals will quickly understand and handle their website questions and concerns. A special, discounted website design and hosting package is available for World AWAKE members at the link provided above.
Custom Visuals
Oneness Interfaith Stoles has graced us with their professional creations of stoles and generous financial contribution in return for every Stole that is purchased through the website link above. All are welcomed to use this link to request your special orders. We appreciate you Stephanie at Oneness Interfaith Stoles for all you do for us.
Oneness Stole
Mike Schienle from Wind Ridge Wood Crafts was interviewed by PBS in February, 2020 about his woodworking passion and experience. The video interview is available at Wind Ridge Wood Crafts' Facebook page.

Any purchases made from our members or extended community friends, Wind Ridge Wood Crafts will tithe back 10% of any and all purchases made to World AWAKE. Please inform Mike upon your order. Wind Ridge Wood Crafts is also on our Spiritual Store in the Business Affiliates section.
His and Hers Ring Boxes

Reciprocal Partners

Chaplaincy Institute of Maine


All Faiths Seminary International


The Abbey of HOPE

Abbey of Hope

Miracles Magazine” with founder Rev. Jon Mundy, Ph.D.

Miracles Magazine

The Tree of Life Interfaith Temple

Tree of Life

Morning Star Center for Spiritual Living

Morning Star

Inspirational Quote

Choose Peace

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