Board Members

Rev. Rhonda Lynn Schienle - Chair Person
Services Offered: Weddings, Celebration of Life
Services Provided To: Community
Bio: Rev. Rhonda Schienle is the founder of Interfaith Ministry Services LLC and Spiritual Laws, Theories & Practices Discussion Groups. She is a Board of Director for A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy as of April of 2017.
Affiliations: Interfaith
Education: American Institute of Holistic Theology (Ordained Interfaith Minister) - October 2nd 2011 and Certificate of Ordination "OUnI" on October 2nd 2011.

2004 - AIHT: Masters of Science, Holistic Ministries.
2001 - AIHT: Bachelor of Science, Metaphysics).

Rev. Rhonda has a 20+ year medical background as a Medical and Chiropractic Assistance. Cancer Care Ministry Training from the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in 2014. She has done talks for Unity of Northwest Indiana as a guest speaker and has presented at conference for AWAIC.
Certifications: Medical & Nursing Assistant, Reiki and Massage Therapist.
Memberships: AWAIC, American Association of Pastoral Counselors and Healthy Congregations Memberships
AWAIC Involvement: Board Chair 2018, Conference Presenter 2016, Leadership Council, AWAIC board member 2017, Director of Communication and Media
Business Location: Valparaiso, Indiana 46385, USA
Business Phone: (219) 771-1125
Cell Phone: (219) 771-1125
Rev. Nancy J. Wurlitzer - Treasurer
Services Offered: Romantic Ceremonies, Weddings - Baby Blessings & Christenings - Funerals, Renewal of Vows and Elopement Ceremonies
Services Provided To: Interspiritual - Inter Faith - Nondenominational
Bio: Reverend Nancy J. Wurlitzer graduated and was ordained at Saint John The Devine Cathedral in New York City from The New Seminary as an Interfaith Minister in 2004 through the Interfaith Temple.

Reverend Nancy is well known and highly recommended for her specialized ceremonies that are Personalized, Customized and Romantic. She is well known for her Weddings, Commitment Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows, Baby Blessings, Funeral & Memorial services and other special recognition ceremonies.

Reverend Nancy is also a licensed Educator and speaker on Image Management for personal & professional results. As a Licensed Cosmetologist and licensed Instructor, she has a professional background in training & development, health and wellness, marriage counseling, clinical pastoral education and training, spiritual counseling, gerontology and spirituality, health and wellness. Rev. Nancy is also a Professional Meeting and Event planner with over 20 years experience coordinating weddings and events of all sizes all over the USA.

Reverend Nancy lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, is an active A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy Board Member and is the Meeting and Event Planner for A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy.
Education: The New Seminary
Certifications: Licensed Educator and speaker on Image Management for personal & professional results
Licensed Cosmetologist and licensed Instructor
Memberships: AWAIC
Business Location:
12 Alexander Drive
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts 02675, USA
Business Phone: (508) 776-1156
Rev. Toi D. Bartone - Secretary
Services Offered: Energy Clearings, House Blessings, Blessing Ceremonies, Reiki, Pet memorial Services, etc.
Services Provided To: All groups
Bio: Bachelor Degree in Holistic Health from American Institute of Holistic Theology Masters Degree in Holistic Health from American Institute of Holistic Theology Ordained Minister from American Institute of Holistic Theology Reiki Master/Teacher
Affiliations: Interfaith Minister, however, I follow a more spiritual path rather than belonging to a specific religious group
Education: American Institute of Holistic Theology
Bachelor Degree in Holistic Health
Masters Degree in Holistic Health
Memberships: AWAIC
AWAIC Involvement: Board Secretary, Newsletter Contributor 2016
Business Location: California, USA
Cell Phone: (661) 212-8022
Rev. Teal L. Gray, N. D. - Director
Bio: Teal L. Gray Rev., N.D. is a minister, writer, artist, radio host and sacred site traveler, with gifts of intuition.
Author of Shades of Angels available on Amazon Author page:
Pursuing a Degree in Counseling and Healing, Eco-Art Therapy Certification, Graduate of American Institute of Holistic Theology Doctor of Naturology, N.D. and Theological Studies leading to Ordainment as a Non-Denominational Interfaith Minister 2011, Staff/ Associate Minister - American Interfaith Holistic Temple Member, Owner/CEO - Teal Gray Worldwide, Columnist - Dallas Entertainment Journal, Writer/Contributor - FAB Dallas Magazine
Affiliations: Interfaith Minister
Education: Ordainment as a Non-Denominational Interfaith Minister 2011
American Institute of Holistic Theology Doctor of Naturology, N.D. and Theological Studies
Memberships: AWAIC
AWAIC Involvement: Board Member 2017, Director of Membership
Business Location:
4716 E University Dr
Denton, Texas 76208, USA
Business Phone: (940) 799-1416
Rev. Dr. Stephanie Rutt - Director
Groups Provided To: I minister to my local Tree of Life Interfaith Temple community and, through my books and blog, to an extended community.
Bio: Rev. Dr. Rutt serves as Presiding Minister of the Tree of Life Interfaith Temple in Amherst, NH. I also serves as Director of the Tree of Life School for Sacred Living, LLC, in Milford, NH. Through the School, she offers the Tree of Life Interfaith Seminary program and training in Spiritual Mentoring. In addition, she offers a wide variety of spiritual studies classes. A sampling includes the Lord's Prayer in Aramaic, Psalm 23 in Hebrew, Sanskrit Mantra Prayer, Sufi Dance and Spiritual Practice. Her books include: An Ordinary Life Transformed: Lessons for Everyone from the Bhagavad Gita, The Interfaith Worship Manual: The Resource for Creating Interfaith Worship Services, Living the Prayer of Jesus: A Study of the Lord's Prayer in Aramaic and Doorway to the Sacred: Transform Your Life with Mantra Prayer.
Affiliations: Interfaith
Education: Received the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) degree from Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Centre, MA., in 2017 where she graduated with honors and was inducted into the Johnathan Edwards Society. Her dissertation, "The Call of the Mourning Dove: How Sacred Sound Awakens Mystical Unity", was awarded the Frederick Buechner Prize for Excellence in Writing. Ordained an Interfaith Minister in 2005 by the New Seminary in New York City.
Memberships: AWAIC, Interfaith Alliance, NAIN: North American Interfaith Network, Spiritual Directors International
Business Location:
Tree of Life Interfaith Temple
263 Union Square
Milford, New Hampshire 03055, USA
Business Phone: (603) 732-8345
Rev. Linda M. Rhinehart Neas, M. Ed. - Director
Services Offered: Milestone Rituals and blessings (weddings, funerals, baby blessings, etc.), guest speaker/lecturer on interfaith/interspirituality, pulpit supply
Groups Provided To: All people
Bio: Rev. Linda M. Rhinehart Neas lives in Western Massachusetts. She teaches English to immigrants and refugees, as well as poetry and writing. She has several books of poetry as well as articles and blog posts on various aspects of religion, spirituality and life. Recently, her post-graduate studies have included, World Religions through Their Scriptures, and Religion, Conflict and Peace, both given by Harvard Divinity School. Rev. Neas is also a Reiki Master/Teacher, as well as a certified Wisdom Teacher. She maintains a ministry "without walls" online at:
Affiliations: Christian, Interfaith/Interspiritual
Education: The New Seminary
Memberships: AWAIC
AWAIC Involvement: Leadership Council 2016
Conference Presenter 2016, 2017
Newsletter Contributing Writer
Board of Directors 2018
Business Location: South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373, USA
Business Phone: (413) 539-0577
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