Avena Ward

email | 773-294-5371

Avena Ward, M.Div., believes each of us is a unique and diverse expression of Spirit’s creativity. As a spiritual guide she welcomes and accompanies people of all faiths, as well as those who don’t profess a recognized faith. She works with dreams, oracles, thoughts, feelings, and experiences — the content of your life — to help you discern new directions and increase your capacity to make a difference in the world… read more

Carolyn Wilhelm

email | 503-775-3766

Carolyn Mary Wilhelm MFA, M.Div, found her spiritual ministry through her painting and her Quaker practice of listening in prayerful silence for the “still, small, Voice” of God (1 Kings 19: 12). This listening led her to paint a powerful body of work called The Soldier Series which portrays a soldier’s journey of healing from the violence of war. Carolyn experienced a surprising encounter with … read more

Dianne Rodriguez

email | 516-673-1231

Dianne Rodriguez: As a former ballet dancer Dianne has explored through her own journey the deep connection of body mind and spirit. Dianne is passionate in helping others connect and integrate a full-bodied spirituality that shapes the “blessed being” of our human experience. Through lived experience with ability and disability her spiritual direction ministry is shaped by a belief that through grace all lives are works of art. Dianne has… read more

Laurie Smith

email | 503-974-6756

Laurie Smith, M.Div., is a healer, artist, and lifelong learner who loves to play in the intersection of art and the sacred. Through compassionate listening and creative exploration, she helps others deepen their connection with the Divine, believing that within each seeker there is a rich source of wisdom already present. As a spiritual companion, Laurie holds stories of life journeys with deep reverence, providing… read more

Marci Rau

email | 971-322-6887

Marci Rau, MDiv, BCC grew up in the Northwest immersed in the sense that God/Universe/Awareness of Oneness & All did not reside in one place or inside a certain set of four walls.  There was a deep sense of presence in nature, deep sense of the energy of the Universe flowing through her and others, creating community in a way that too often modern society hides from us and keeps us from embodying…    read more

Oralee Stiles Hamilton

email | 503-723-9983

Oralee Stiles Hamilton has a deep capacity for offering acceptance, compassion and openness to the Divine to those who come to her for spiritual direction, rituals, and emotional grief support.  Her large very diverse extended family; her spiritual and healing journeys and practices; her personal experiences with grief; and, her travel, entrepreneurial, and church experiences all contribute to… read more

Solveig Nilsen-Goodin

email | 503-381-0931

Solveig Nilsen-Goodin is passionate about offering spiritual direction, support and accompaniment for leaders, activists, organizers, healers, and anyone longing to heal-the-whole on any level.

Why? Because these are the sounds of the earth’s immune system waking up: your sacred aching for wholeness, your divine longing for justice, and your holy daring to let the Wild Spirit lead you in… read more