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Ministers

Ministers
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Rev. Matthew Brecht; Senior Minister

Rev. Matthew Brecht is a Religious Science Minister, affiliated with Centers for Spiritual Living. 

Matthew began his ministry in 2012, completing his four years of training as a Religious Science Practitioner. He them entered ministerial school, graduating in 2019. He has been affiliated with several local CSLs and believes that we never stop learning and growing throughout our lives.

Matthew has always lived in the Seattle area and understands the demographics and quality of life this beautiful region offers. He brings this knowledge and understanding to Amazing Grace. He is connected to the LGBTQ+ community and understands the issues and challenges facing this community, as well as  many other communities in our region.

Matthew is deeply devoted to the Science of Mind teaching and what it has to offer humanity, and has become a passionate speaker, teacher, and healing force with the principles of Religious Science. He loves giving inspiring talks, teaching, creating and leading workshops, leading sacred hikes, and assisting others in recognizing their inherent Divine nature and calling in life.

He is devoted to helping others understand and connect with that which we are intrinsically connected, Nature. Having owned and operated a professional landscaping business for 20+ years with the qualities of organic land management, he understands this connection and knows it brings a restoration of peace, balance, healing, and the reminder of our intrinsic connection to everything. He is passionate about sharing this with others.

Email: matthewb@amazinggraceseattle.org

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Rev. Eric O'del; Minister Emeritus, Co-founder

Rev. Eric O’del is an ordained Religious Science minister. He has been a theater director and producer (Alice B. Theater), a college professor (Cornish College of the Arts) and a church music director (Center for Spiritual Living Seattle). All these life experiences came together in his work as a Founding Minister of Amazing Grace Spiritual Center. 

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Rev. Colette Mercier; Co-Founding Minister

Rev. Colette Mercier is an ordained Religious Science minister. She began her ministry as a Religious Science Practitioner in 2003 and was licensed as a minister in 2011, having been a student of different religious and spiritual traditions for many years. In co-founding Amazing Grace Spiritual Center with Rev. Eric O’del in 2009, her passion for Spirit and service combined with her devotion to nurturing loving community and organizational integrity. 

Contact Rev. Colette at (425) 891-7892 or colettem@amazinggraceseattle.org

Minister Emeritus, co-founder

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