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Doug Hernbrott

Facility & Operations Coordinator

Doug was born in Oak Park, went to the Art Institute of Chicago where he took courses on Film History, Filmmaking, and Art Design.  He was schooled in Religious Education from the The Oak Park School District.  Worked at Oak Park Post Office for 39 years.  Since 1975 he delivered mail to the Unity Church of Oak Park. where he met Rev. Richard Billings and his Unity collegues.  Upon retirement from the Post Office,  Doug started working for Unity Church since 2016.  He is an animal lover and avid movie fan. He is our Facility and Operations Coordinator who keeps our builidng in order, festive and filled with joy with movie nights, social events and fellowship.  He now lives in Elk Grove Village with his wife Louise and dog "Coco".   Doug will work his magic making sure your setup for your next event at Unity of Oak Park is fulfilled with your interests and needs in mind.
 

Lindsay Ambrose

Marketing & Communications

Lindsay guides people into a more spiritual + mindful way of being through her writing, education, and outreach. Passionate about supporting young children and families and loved for her nurturing guidance and calm demeanor, she has served as a postpartum doula, family education facilitator, and currently works with young children at A House in Austin whose mission is to nourish families on the West side of Chicago. She also supports Unity Church of Oak Park with teaching, outreach, and communications. Lindsay has an M.A. in writing, co-authored Peaceful Mama The Mind, Body, and Baby Connection, and is currently working on another book along with courses that nourish mind, spirit, and family to create wholeness. She is the mother of three amazing children, a wife, trail runner, reader, and traveler always looking for her next adventure. Learn more at LindsayAmbrose.com

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Dani Gilmore

Admin

Dani is a holistic life coach with her own business, Strongside; Holistic Life Coaching. She helps women and people of color, who are high achievers, perfectionists, empaths, or highly sensitive people become the G.O.A.T version of themselves to attract and elevate  their career, love, wealth, & confidence. Dani decided to become a holistic life coach in 2021 because she realized her inner worth and purpose. It matters more than ever now because her soul loves empowering, empathizing, and educating others on how to be the best version of themselves.

unity@unityoakpark.org

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Angel Lorenz

Musical Director

Angel began his music journey as a Junior in high school. But it was not until his Senior year, when he was exposed to Jazz, that he discovered music was his calling. He was accepted soon after into the Ravinia Jazz Mentor Program, where he played the Saxophone and learned from Chicago’s best – such as Willie Pickens, Pat Mallinger, Tito Carrillo and Bobby Broom. All the support, encouragement and teachings from these mentors proved to be a pivotal point in the life of this kid raised in the South Side of Chicago, originally from Celaya, Guanajuato.  Dharmastation.com

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Dan Paterno

Web Master

While at the helm of his own design and marketing company PaternoGroup.com since 1991, Dan has been volunteering and donating his time and talent to causes that touch his heart.  "Where much is given, much is expected!"

Concurrently, he's also is an accomplished hairstylist with a salon suite in Chicago's tony Gold Coast. Workshopdaniel.salon