Rev. Elizabeth Longo – Transitional Minister
We are honored to have Rev. Elizabeth Longo serving our spiritual community as our Transitional Minister.
An ordained Unity Minister, Rev. Longo is uniquely qualified to guide Unity congregations in transition such as ours. She is certified as a Transitional Specialist by both Unity Worldwide Ministries and Interim Ministry Network, and is a certified a Life Coach. She has served as the Transitional Minister at Unity in the Rockies, Renaissance Unity of Cleveland, and Unity of Vero Beach in Florida. Previously she served as Sr. Minister at Unity of Fort Lauderdale and was the Associate Minister at Unity on the Bay. She also serves the Unity movement as a mentor in the Field Licensing Program. Rev. Longo is part of the faculty of Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute and writes for many of the Unity publications and for Daily Word.
Rev. Longo attended the School for the Work by Byron Katie, studied Non-Violent Communication directly with Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, the founder, and is deeply immersed in transformational practices. She is certified as a Coach by the Academy of Coaching Excellence. Her adventurous spirit and search for truth have taken her to India, Peru, Bali and other places to study Buddhism, Shamanism, and the Vedas. She facilitates retreats, classes, workshops, and awakening seminars throughout the country. Her passion is to serve those that are ready to transform and fully awaken to their true power. Her dynamic message speaks to the heart of who we are as unique loving divine beings here on a soul’s journey to self-discovery and transformation.
Cynthia Roberts, Licensed Unity Teacher and Adult Education Director
Now celebrating her 12th year at Unity of Pompano Beach, Cynthia Roberts is an enthusiastic, joyful teacher whose scholarly studies enhance Unity of Pompano’s classes, workshops and special services. Since 2012 Cynthia has facilitated a Power Hour class on Sunday mornings to empower students to live healthy, happy, balanced lives. Cynthia’s eager students engage in lively discussion regarding spiritual principles and how to apply these principles in their daily living.
Cynthia is also a welcome guest speaker for our Sunday Celebration services. Combining her engaging teaching style with her deep love of Unity principles and wisdom, she offers insights and wisdom for enhancing and deepening our spiritual growth.
Cynthia has a B.S. in Education with a Major in Mathematics and teaching Minors in Social Studies, Science, & English. She holds a Masters Degree from Southern Illinois University in Curriculum, Instruction & Media with a specialty in Mathematics. Cynthia has taught various classes in high schools & colleges for 50 years. Cynthia also has 23 years of experience in Corrections from various leadership positions in the Illinois Prison System.
Cynthia is married to Stephen Roberts. Cynthia enjoys reading, walking, traveling, painting, and sewing. Cynthia and Steve’s family includes 9 children and 14 grandchildren. Their move to South Florida in 2010 and their involvement at Unity of Pompano has been a many-faceted blessing.
Rev. Darby Mackenzie Line – Assistant Minister/Director of Operations
Rev. Darby Mackenzie Line has served as our Assistant Minister and Director of Operations since 2021. She brings to our spiritual community a broad background that includes 10 years of non-profit administration, 27 years as a healing arts practitioner, and ordination as an interfaith minister. As the daughter of an Episcopal priest who stood up courageously for interracial and interfaith understanding in the 1960s, her upbringing was grounded in equality among all God’s children.
Darby holds a BA in Music and an MA in Journalism, as well as licensure as a massage therapist and certification as a clinical aromatherapist. Ordained by One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York, Rev. Darby is active in local interfaith work as Vice President of JAM & ALL Interfaith and with other organizations. In addition to directing the general operations at Unity of Pompano Beach, she also serves as occasional guest speaker for Sunday Celebrations, offering messages that combine her passion for Unity principles, the wisdom of all faiths and spiritual healing.