Meet the Faces of

Spiritual Life Center

Leadership Team

Rev. James Trapp

Senior Minister of Worship

Rev. Deborah Phillips

Assistant Minister

Paula Mandella

Director of Music and Arts


Elaine Laroa

Operations and Finance Manager

Spiritual Life Center's Board of Trustees


Board members demonstrate a deep commitment to their spiritual lives, as well as a passion for service. They dedicate themselves to serving the SLC community for a period of three years. Each Board member brings specialized professional and personal skills, which may include business, finance, construction, real estate, education, volunteer services, communication, health and technology experience.


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Kim McClaughlin


Membership Committee Chair

Youth and Family Program Board Liaison

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George Piper


Finance Committee Chair

Facilities Committee Member

Welcome Team Board Liaison

Trustee Recruitment Committee Member

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Deborah Moskovitz


Youth and Family Ministry Representative

Music and Arts Representative

Rev. Penelope "Penny" Clement
Abundant Community Team
Music and Arts Representative
Women of Spirit Board Liaison

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JG Gonsalves

Abundant Community Team Chair

Music and Arts Representative

Lavender Lights Board Liaison

Rev. Richard Mercer

Facilities Committee Chair

Men of Spirit Facilitator

Sally Scion

Community Giving Committee

Board Liaison

Branding Committee Chair

A Course in Miracles Facilitator

Dr. Jennie Lorena Thomas

Saftey & Security Committee Chair

Membership Committee Member

Lavendar Lights Steering Committee

Trustee Recruitment Committee Member

Rev. James Trapp

Senior Minister

Finance Committee Member

Audio-Visual /Production Team Member

Welcome Team Member