Reverend Dr. Patricia Keel retired in early 2013 as the Founding Minister of Unity of Berkeley. The community, originally called Unity Center for the Creative Spirit, was filled with creative and eclectic spiritual enthusiasts. Patricia pioneered/founded the church in 2000, inspired by her doctoral study of the great women mystics; in particular Hildegard von Bingen. Her intention was to create a spiritual community built on the principles of Unity and New Thought that honored the creative artist in each person as well as the wisdom teachings of all the major world traditions.
Rev. Dr. Patricia has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Matthew Fox’s University of Creation Spirituality, known as Wisdom University, and now Ubiquity University. Her doctoral project was based on bringing the Art as Meditation focus of Creation Spirituality into Unity churches with a dynamic 7-week program series called Living The Creative Life, based on Eric Butterworth’s book. Patricia has been creating curriculum for churches since 1995 as Founder of SpiritMatters, a church growth program company.
Since leaving her role as Sr. Minister at Unity of Berkeley Patricia has travelled to India 20 times to participate in courses, trainings and deepening processes at a small spiritual school in southern India. She also traveled to Shantikunj, an ashram in northern India operated by All World Gaitri Pariwar.
In 2012 Patricia launched her new spiritual mentoring,coaching and teaching practice She is available by telephone, video on Zoom or in person for one on one sessions. If you are interested in pursuing a mentoring or coaching relationship, Patricia offers complimentary Jumpstart Spiritual Sessions to explore working together. Here is the Calendar Link to book a Jumpstart Session. Or email email@example.com to set up a free discovery conversation and consultation appointment.
Dr. Patricia is a graduate of many courses focusing on Oneness, traveling to India from 2006 through 2019. She was initiated in January 2014 as an Advanced Oneness Trainer and Sacred Chambers Facilitator. She took many groups to India in 2013-2015. In 2012 Patricia was initiated as one of a few Oneness Meditators in North America, she travelled extensively offering this transmission of peace and calm to seekers.In January 2018 Patricia was initiated as a One Consciousness Transformer to teach weekend workshops in the USA.
Currently Patricia is the part-time Minister of Unity of santa Rosa and speaks twice a month at that Unity ministry. Recordings of her lessons are available online.
Patricia’s experience on live radio in San Francisco, with her partner, poet and writer Roy Dean Doughty, led her to a venture/adventure launching an internet radio station (oneness.fm) with shows 24/7 available on the web and on smartphones and tablets. The Oneness Program http://onenessprogram.com offers interviews with Oneness Trainers and two blessings in each hour. In addition to this network, she was invited to host her Oneness Program weekly on Unity Online radio.