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Rev. Debora Gay

Education Director, Minister to the Practioners

“I am continuous learner and teacher. Whatever I learn, I start teaching organically by talking to people or by forming a class. The outcome is a living experience of life.”

Among her many contributions to the CSL community, Rev. Debora Gay oversees the Education Department, where she develops the Center’s Spiritual Study curriculum and works with CSL’s inspired and gifted teachers.

Prior to joining CSL in Seattle in 2007, Rev. Debora served for two and a half years as a minister at the Center for Spiritual Living in Olympia, Washington. While she joined CSL in a part-time role, she transitioned from part-time to full-time in November 2012. Today, among her many contributions, she serves as a steward of the overall spiritual community and ministers to CSL’s Prayer Practitioners/ Spiritual Counselors.

Rev. Debora embarked on her spiritual journey after a successful career in public service, where she specialized in public policy, administration, and program development for local governments. She became a licensed Practitioner in 2000 and entered the ministry in 2007 after earning her Master’s Degree in Consciousness Studies from Holmes Institute in Colorado. She also earned her MBA in Public Policy from the University of Washington.

Rev. Debora integrates the spiritual wisdom of a minister with the practical wisdom of a professional administrator using the languages of logic, finance, intuition, prayer, and spiritual visioning.