Rev. Sherry is an ordained minister, teacher, spiritual counselor, empowerment coach, workshop facilitator, and inspirational speaker with more than 35 years experience in the Metaphysical/New Thought arena. She was licensed as a Religious Science Practitioner at the Agape International Center in Santa Monica, California, under the tutelage of Michael Bernard Beckwith, in the early 90s, and was subsequently ordained as a Spiritualist Minister in Lily Dale, New York. In the mid-90s, she founded the Center for Practical Spirituality, the purpose of which is to empower individuals to live richer, fuller lives through the practical application of spiritual principles and tools in their everyday lives. Because she enjoys working with people from different faiths, belief systems, and traditions, Rev. Sherry was very recently ordained as an InterFaith/InterSpiritual Minister through the One Spirit InterFaith Seminary in New York, New York.
Rev. Sherry has also served as a Hospice Chaplain, providing end-of-life spiritual care and support to patients and their families. She currently maintains a private spiritual counseling/empowerment coaching practice, working with individuals from all over the country, from all walks of life, who are dealing with the diverse challenges of daily life and living. Also an attorney for more than 35 years (licensed to practice law in both California and Ohio), Rev, Sherry utilizes the unique combination of her spiritual consciousness and legal training and experience to help people come home to themselves and live to their fullest potential.
As an ordained minister for more than 16 years, Rev. Sherry has officiated numerous nondenominational weddings and ceremonies, and supported many couples in creating spiritual, religious or non-religious wedding or commitment ceremonies and rituals, and vow renewals in many different environments and locations. Whether you want a ceremony on the beach, in the forest, on a farm, a home, an auditorium, a church, or elsewhere, Rev. Sherry would be delighted to assist and support you in creating a very special ceremony that reflects who you are as a couple—your beliefs, your vision, your style, and your values.
Rev. Sherry is honored to serve the counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara and San Mateo. Pre-marital Visioning and Pre-marital spiritual counseling are also available.