Reverend Lisa Davis
is dynamic, second-generation Unity minister. Since her installation in 2007, many new programs have been implemented to revitalize and serve the Unity Church of Portland and its spiritual community, including organizing leadership and ministry teams.
Rev. Lisa was born and raised in Unity; and at the age of 18, she was elected a Regional Officer for the International Youth of Unity (YOU). Lisa then became a Licensed Unity Teacher, teaching classes and workshops around the country. Prior to becoming a minister, she was employed by the Association of Unity Churches as a Teen Teacher Trainer. Earlier she worked in the chiropractic profession as a clinic manager and practice-building consultant for a large, multi-doctor clinic.
Lisa was ordained a Unity Minister in 1998 and received an honors scholarship for her ministerial consciousness from Unity School for Religious Studies. She holds a BA in Religious Studies from Ottawa University.
After ordination, Lisa became the Senior Minister for Unity Church of Dayton, where she inspired the creation of a large, dynamic spiritual community that blessed hundreds of people.
It was at this time that another passion arose in ministry. Lisa started the Building Bridges International Outreach Ministry, which works with 35 Unity churches in Nigeria, supporting ministers and congregations to create healthy New Thought communities in Africa.
Since the death of her husband in 2005, Lisa spends much of her time parenting her two young daughters, Lia and Lauren. Committed to the process of spiritual parenting, Lisa is constantly on the lookout for new ways of sharing with the world’s greatest teachers and our next generation of leaders – our children.
Rev. Lisa brings to Unity Church of Portland a unique blend of management expertise, exceptional speaking skills, strong passion for spiritual principles, and a deep sense of the importance of integrity within our world. She is dedicated to the practice of Truth and building a community of higher consciousness. Lisa knows that, together, we can create the spiritual community which love is building now … and she is honored to be of service to this world and this growing community.