Reverend Eunice Chalfant was born and raised in Southern California and has served as a full time minister for twenty-two years, and as a licensed practitioner for thirty. After practitioner studies with a young Rev. Michael Beckwith, she became part of the first Vision Core of the Agape Church of Religious Science, and served on it's first Board of Trustees.
From 1995 through 2004, Rev. Chalfant served as Senior Minister at the Celebration of Life Church in Dayton, Ohio. In late 2004, she returned to Agape where she served as Executive Director during that Center's period of rapid expansion. In 1997, Rev. Chalfant received Ordination from the United Church of Religious Science and, in 2004, was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Board of Preachers at Morehouse College, in Atlanta, Georgia.
On Sunday March 5th, 2017, Rev. Chalfant was elected Senior Minister for the Center for Spiritual Living Palm Springs.
I am an ordained senior minister with the Centers for Spiritual Living, I formerly served as the Director of CSL spiritual community in Raleigh NC, Assistant Staff minister in Chicago, and as Director of Youth and Family Ministries at CSL Palm Desert. In 2011 I founded his CSL focus ministry, "Evoke Peace Now" to serve in addiction recovery and in the community at large. I have developed Spiritual Education curriculum using simple ancient practices and spiritual principles combined with emerging evidence based addiction recovery practices. I support people in developing spiritual practices that have been proven to help those in addiction recovery and in finding a connection with their inner-wisdom and higher power. I coach and guide people in regaining purpose, inner peace, and self-confidence while supporting them in having a greater ability to handling life’s challenges and living a fulfilling life.
Dr. Michael served the Center for Spiritual Living Palm Springs as Spiritual Leader/Senior Minister from August 15, 2006 through August 14, 2016 and now serves as minister emeritus. Receiving the Religious Science Practitioner License in 1992 from United Church of Religious Science and Practitioner Emeritus of Religious Science from Centers for Spiritual Living in 2012.
Dr. Michael’s studies include a Bachelor of Science in Recreation & Leisure Studies, San Jose State University; Master of Arts in Management at National University, San Diego; Masters of Divinity at Holmes Institute of Consciousness Studies, Los Angeles and a Doctor of Divinity, at Emerson Theological Institute, Oakhurst, California. He also holds certificates in Life Coaching and Leadership Trainer.
Dr. Michael facilitates a healing & meditation service at the Center every 2nd Wednesday of the month and administers the 5 GIFTS for an Abundant Life workshops and books. He is available for private Practitioner sessions, spiritual counseling and officiating sacred ceremonies & blessings for birth, marriage, memorial and other special occasions.