Rev. Lawrence Palmer – Co-Minister
Rev. Lawrence Palmer is a native of Mississippi. As a youth, he felt a calling to spiritual service, and he has served as a minister for more than 40 years. Lawrence began as a Baptist pastor and then found his way into Unity. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 1992, he graduated from Unity Ministerial School in Missouri.
Lawrence has served Baptist congregations in rural Mississippi and Louisville, KY, and Unity congregations in Kansas City, Sarasota, St. Louis, Colorado Springs and Memphis. Additionally, Lawrence has served in leadership positions for Unity on the local, regional, national and international levels.
In addition to his theological and metaphysical schooling Lawrence has completed training in Silva Mind Control, Heart Math, Gateway Voyage at the Monroe Institute and is a practicing Reiki Master. Lawrence has also experienced intensive training in Shamanism with Michael Harner, Sandra Ingerman and Serge King.
Lawrence’s preaching and teaching style has been called intuitive and interactive. He has a deep passion for experiencing and facilitating personal growth and spiritual development.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Lawrence enjoys boating and hiking, woodworking, cooking, reading, Native American flute, and exploring states of consciousness.
Unity of Pompano welcomed Lawrence to our spiritual family in June 2015 to co-minister with his wife, Bev Spivey.