Where We Serve

OUnI’s work in the world is carried out by our devoted, compassionate and open-minded clergy and lay persons who serve in a variety of positions with a myriad of spiritual, medical, governmental, educational, corporate and non-profit organizations.

Chaplaincy

OUnI members are endorsed to service with the credentials of:

OUnI chaplains use their gifts in both traditional and cutting edge forms of service including:

  • APC and CPSP certified chaplaincy programs.
  • East/West or Integrative Chaplaincy. In October 2012, the OUnI Board of Directors voted to create a new form of chaplaincy combining the Western psychology model of soul care as established by traditional Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) with Eastern models including yoga and energy work.
  • Eco-Ministers and Eco-chaplaincy.
  • Hospitals and medical clinics.
  • Hospice facilities.
  • Police and fire departments.
  • Crisis assistance response teams.
  • Government including the US Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Flight Deck Officers Association, the Civil Air Patrol of the US Air Force and the NYC Transit Authority.
  • Founders and leaders of the national program to honor the chaplains serving after the attacks of September 11, 2001.

 International Interfaith Efforts and Ministries

  • World Council of Interfaith Communities.
  • United Nations Committee for Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns.
  • United Nations Eco-Spirituality Working Group.
  • United Nations Interfaith Harmony Week Breakfasts.
  • The Center for Women, Earth and the Divine (NGO).

Local Interfaith-Interspiritual-Integral Ministries and Community Building

  • Houses of worship, congregations and spiritual communities including the Common House ministries.
  • Retreat centers.
  • Spiritual living programs.
  • Interfaith airport chapels including the Metropolitan Washington DC Airports Interfaith Chapels.
  • Council of Interfaith Communities of the United States.
  • A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy.
  • Big I Conference for Inclusive Theology, Spirituality and Consciousness.
  • Spiritually Independent and SBNR websites and other social media.

Education, Training & Media

  • Teach in high schools, universities and seminaries.
  • Write, edit, and publish print and digital articles, journals and books.
  • Create, film, produce and direct videos, television shows and digital broadcasts.
  • Minister through the Chalice of the Heart community for artists.