Our Practitioners

Practitioners are here for you!

We believe “With God, All Things are Possible.” We are here to support and nurture your spiritual growth and transformation. Our services include prayer support and counseling with our ministers and Spiritual Mind Treatment by licensed practitioners.

Watch the YouTube video, Why use a practitioner? by Rev. Mike McMorrow.

Talk to a Practitioner if you are in need of inspiration, celebration of a major event in your life and/or healing in any area: financial, relational, health or career. You are God’s wondrous gift. Let a Practitioner remind you of that!

Practitioners provide professional services. There is a fee for this service.

  • Suggested minimum for Spiritual Mind Treatment with Practitioner – $35
  • Suggested minumum for session with Ministers – $50
  • Session with the Reverend Michael McMorrow – $65
  • After Sunday Service – FREE!
  • Intern Practitioners do not charge for services.

Please contact one of the practitioners listed below to arrange a meeting. Note that all Ministers listed on the CSLGH Ministers page become licensed Practitioners before they do their ministerial training.

No one is denied Spiritual Mind Treatment for inability to pay. Prosperity issues are addressed in treatment.

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Licensed Practitioners and Ministers

Rev. Mike McMorrow

Rev. Mike McMorrow, Spiritual Director, CSLGH

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Reverend Mike McMorrow was born August 28, 1956, in Cambridge England to his English mother and Irish father. One of seven children, he spent most of his formative years at Edwards Air Force Base in California where his father was stationed in the Airforce. In his youth he was an altar boy, athlete, and Boy Scout. He attended Sierra College in Rocklin California, and worked as a carpenter and contractor in the Pacific Northwest and Southern California. Rev. Mike discovered the Center of Spiritual Living Granada Hills in 2002 as he was going through a divorce.  Mike began taking Science of Mind classes and, under the direction of Rev. Dr. Maureen Hoyt, became a licensed Practitioner of Religious Science and then a Religious Science Minister.  He became Assistant Minister to Dr. Maureen in 2007, and in 2009 when Dr. Maureen was recruited to another church, Rev. Mike was elected Pastor to the church and became its Spiritual Director. He was ordained by CSL in October 2012. Mike continues to “sharpen the saw” through continuing education in church management and spiritual development. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Stephanie, son Michael when he’s in town, and  enjoys fishing in the High Sierra with his brothers when they can get together. Read or download the PDF of Rev. Mike’s full bio here.

Rev. Nancy Woods

Rev. Nancy Woods, Head Minister

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Rev. Elizabeth Schneider

Rev. Elizabeth Schneider, Minister

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Rev. Elizabeth came to Religious Science in the late 90s, after a health challenge triggered an intense spiritual and personal journey. She became a practitioner and a licensed staff minister by 2003 and an ordained minister in 2011.  She earned master’s degrees from the University of Iowa in journalism, with a specialty in photojournalism, and counseling psychology from California State University, Northridge. She is a graduate of Coach University, studied spiritual psychology at the University of Santa Monica, worked as a freelance writer/photographer, vocational rehabilitation counselor, career coach, and university  instructor. Rev. Elizabeth’s current interests include health and fitness, writing,  and online learning.  For further information, go to www.revlizwritings.blogspot.com and www.seniordynamo.com.

Reverend Jessica Fish

Rev. Jessica Fish, Minister

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Rev. Jessica Fish, licensed as an R.Sc.P. practitioner since 1999, was originally trained at Agape with Michael Bernard Beckwith. She has a strong spiritual practice in vipassana meditation, studying with Shinzen Young and meditating online around the world through Buddhist Geeks in Google Hangouts. She facilitates the Bereavement Support Group at CSL Granada Hills. She is available for Transition Support, Grief/ Bereavement Support, and Celebration of Life/Memorial Services. Rev. Jessica graduated cum laude from UCLA with a Motion Picture/Television specialization, and holds a certificate in Management Effectiveness from USC.  She also has over 30 years experience in business communications, most recently in building Internet presence for spiritually based organizations.  Rev. Jessica resides in the spaciousness of the high desert of Acton, California, balancing her life with a big capacity for joy, a love of God, literature, music, technology, mediation, affirmative prayer, visioning, and food cooked in many languages.

Rev. Kathy Lyons

Rev. Kathy Lyons, Minister

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Rev. Kathy started her spiritual journey in the early 90s at the Glendale Church of Religious Science. Her first teacher, the late Rev. Helen Street, inspired her to study the spiritual principles in depth. Kathy received such positive results, she knew it was her calling to become a practitioner, and she became licensed in 1996. In 1998, Kathy joined the Granada Hills CSL, and Rev. Dr. Maureen Hoyt encouraged her to take SOM 400, the ministerial training course. She became a licensed minister in 2008. Rev. Kathy lives with her two cats, Precious and Raggedly Andy. Several years ago she decided to combine her passion for animals and spiritual principles and became an Animal Minister. Rev. Kathy is available for prayer support for pets, pet bereavement support, animal blessings, and animal memorials. P.S.: She is also delighted to provide practitioner services for humans as well.

Rev. Jeannie Hoffman

Rev. Jeannie Hoffman, Minister

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Rev. Jeanne has lived in metaphysics her entire life, being introduced to meditation at a single digit age while fishing in a small boat with her grandmother. She studied Buddhism in college while still in her teens…and found New Thought in the ‘80s. Besides being an ordained minister of Science of Mind, Rev. Jeanne has completed studies with Richard Groves: 4 Units of Sacred Art of Living and Dying, and the Anamcara Apprenticeship. She teaches a weekly Sangha at the Granada Hills Center. Teaching meditation and the Enneagram are areas of interest. She is available for Spiritual Mind Treatment, Spiritual Discernment counseling and workshops about hospice, spiritual care giving, lay pastoral care, and others. Rev. Jeanne also facilitates silent retreats. She writes poetry and dances too!

Suzanne Jensen- Head Practitioner

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Wayne McDonald RScP

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Wayne McDonald started his life journey in Torrance California. He has lived all his life in the Southern California area. He discovered Science of Mind with Dr. Rev. Maureen Hoyt. Wayne has been Empowering People To Make Pro-Active Health Choices since 1998 with several of his Holistic Health websites. Teaching people about Health or Life, Wayne has written hundreds of health articles and has inspired others to be pro-active in their lives. He is a regular Presider for Wednesday Night Live and enjoys sharing thoughts ‘how Science of Mind has changed his life’. Wayne says, “As a practitioner, I KNOW these teachings work and I welcome the opportunity for others to discover that Truth for themselves.”


Rosalie Bate RScP

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Rosalie Bate is an Artist and a Gardner who loves to create the bouquets for the church. She has been a Waldorf Kindergarten Teacher for many years and is currently a stay at home mom. Rosalie has been coming to our center for the past 8 years and has completed all the required classes to become a Practitioner. She lives quite near the center with her husband Alex and their daughter Chloe and has found that practicing the principals of Science of Mind has been essential for healthy living.


Agneta Bylund, RScP

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Agneta found her way to our Center in 2003, from Agape. She has since enjoyed years of classes, and has been a licensed practitioner for several years. In her profession she is an energy healer, Reiki teacher, a massage therapist, and also does communication with the “other side”. As Agneta says herself, “I’m so blessed to work with God every day! It’s wonderful, and now a way of life. I never worry anymore. As long as I align myself with spiritual principles, I’m good! It’s great to be of service! Thank you!”

Judy Duncklee RScP Lay Pastoral Care Coordinator

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Judy is a Los Angeles native with Jewish Heritage, but was raised in Unity. She was introduced to Science of Mind in 1997 and started serving at the CSL North Hollywood Church.
In 2001 she was instrumental in founding a CSL Church in Chatsworth, CA with Rev. Carrie Lauer. For 10 years, she served where-ever she was needed in many administrative capacities. When she became a Licensed Practitioner in 2003, her Ecclesiastical Service expanded into the Ministry of Prayer, the Pastoral Care Ministry, the Animal Ministry and the Dept. of Education.
From 2011 to 2016 she served at the Guidance Church in Los Angeles as the Director of the Guidance Unexpected Unlimited Income Club and facilitated workshops on Prosperity. As the Secretary of the Practitioner Core she enjoyed Pastoral and Outreach calls. She served in The Silent Circle Ministry which supported the Ministers and Practitioners on duty every Sunday and shared  the privilege of creating a sacred but celebratory Service.
Now she brings her passion for Service to Granada Hills. Her mission is to share with others the spiritual awakening that has blessed her with joy, abundance and unconditional love. She is looking forward to participating in new Service opportunities and is always available for prayer, spiritual counseling and pastoral care.

Nicole Robbins RScP

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Nicole, a third generation Los Angelina, felt the connection to the Divine at an early age. Having multiple surgeries before age five, she appreciates the gift of life and understands how challenging it can be for many. Nicole earned her Master of Spiritual Psychology, with an emphasis in Consciousness, Health and Healing, from the University of Santa Monica. Shortly after, she found a home at the Center Spiritual Living Granada Hills, where she earned her practitioners license. Nicole continues to expand her spirituality, having completed the Sacred Art of Living and Dying program, with Richard Groves. She is excited to continue her Religious Science training, currently is part of the Anamcara Apprenticeship program and is currently completing Ministerial school. She’s a volunteer for the Freedom to Choose project, which runs workshops for incarcerated individuals, assisting them with self-forgiveness, releasing judgment and positive communication skills. Nicole is inspired to enjoy the preciousness of life based on her extensive personal experiences with death and the tragic aftermath of suicide. Nicole is on the board of directors at CSLGH, aids with the audio visuals and assists the Center’s burgeoning youth program.

Kathryn Hack RScP

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Andrea Recht RScP

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