Ordained as an Interfaith Minister at St. John the Divine Cathedral in NY under the auspices of The New Seminary, Rev. Nettie M. Spiwack has literally thousands of hours of study and practice in a wide variety of spiritual and transformational disciplines. Her interest in multiple spiritual paths led naturally to her commitment to interfaith work.
Rev. Nettie is also an ordained Spirit-Directed Healer through Celebrating Life Ministries. For six years, Nettie studied in the program for spiritual healers with noted teacher, healer and mystic Fr. Ron Roth, Ph.D, for whom she frequently performed as a musical prayer leader during numerous intensives offered by his organization. Today, Nettie is happy to participate in events and teach with the CL community.
She was introduced to Ron Roth while studying in programs with medical intuitive and spiritual teacher Caroline Myss, Ph.D.These activities led to her meeting C. Norman Shealy, M.D, Ph.D, which resulted in initiating doctoral studies in Energy Medicine at Holos University Graduate Seminary under the direction of Dr. Shealy. In July of 2011, she joined Mahendra Trivedi’s pioneering Healing Masters program.
In more traditional pursuits, before bringing her experience and intuitive skills to the larger world of spiritual healing, Nettie spent over 25 years delivering training, workshops and human resources consulting programs in more than 60 major corporations. She has facilitated thousands of individuals and hundreds of groups internationally on issues of development, coaching, and career transitions. Nettie’s business book,Coaching Development, Careers & Performance, is in use in corporations around the world. Nettie desires that the bulk of her healing work be available for free. She continues to consult through The Career Development Team, Inc. with corporations around their employee development needs, and maintains a private career coaching practice at www.mastercareerstrategist.com
Nettie was a founding member of Soulfyre Musical Ministries, a singing group of four women ministers who met while in seminary. In five years of performing, Soulfyre dedicated their music to lifting spirit through song, chant and music from all faith traditions. Nettie played guitar and wrote original music for Soulfyre. Soulfyre’s CD is available at www.cdbaby.com/Soulfyre
Rev. Nettie has made regular pilgrimages to holy places. She had the honor of performing on two occasions with a US choir for Sathya Sai Baba at his ashram in Puttaparthi, India in front of tens of thousands of people.
In 2013, working in concert with Rabbi Roger Ross of NY and with Fr. Stephen Porter in CA, Nettie brought 17 pilgrims of different faiths on a trip to Israel that was life-changing for many aboard. The Heart of Faith Pilgrimage was an opportunity to see the Holy Land through the eyes of many faiths.
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