Rev. Shannon Marie Winters, MS, honors the interconnected truths of all paths and faiths and is dedicated to the discovery and deepening of inner spirituality, the awakening of consciousness, cultivating of spiritual practices, unfolding of possibility and inspiration, and trusting fully in the Divine wisdom of our hearts. She is author of the forthcoming spiritual memoir, The Gospel of Wisdom.
The foundation of Shannon’s ministry is the way of Christ, that is, the Divine way of love, with common values of compassion, kindness, peace, forgiveness, tolerance, and humility. Honoring and respecting all of life, she follows The Golden Rule, and strives to live in harmony and peace for the benefit of all creation. She honors the Universal oneness that is shared in mystical and contemplative practices found in the perennial wisdom within all religions and faith traditions and appreciates the diversity of paths to the Divine called by many names. Additionally, through her studies in esoteric pathways and science, and personal transformative experiences as an mystic and empath, she offers unique teachings for deepening connectedness our true Divine nature and Divine co-creation through an awakened inner life and heart experiences, in the practices of Joy Alchemy™.
Originally from California, Rev. Shannon graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Portland State University in Oregon, a Master’s degree in Biomedical Writing from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has worked in the corporate sector in the NYC area for more than 14 years, leading strategy and planning of scientific publications and is an author of numerous scientific publications. She is a Reiki Jin Kei Do practitioner (the way of wisdom and compassion) since 2012 and was ordained as an interfaith minister in 2018 through One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in NYC and is an active affiliated minister performing ceremonies and rituals around the world.
Shannon is a board member of Interspiritual Dialogue founded by Brother Wayne Teasdale. She is Managing Editor of Light on Light magazine and The Convergence magazine from the Interspiritual Network, a partner of the UNITY EARTH network. Together with her husband, she founded Sunnyside Gift Company in 2015. Sunnyside is filled with inspirations and fun gifts, including a wide range of metaphysical and spiritual practice gifts.
She resides in Hillsborough, New Jersey, with her family and joyful menagerie of rescued dogs and cats.