Develop Your Skills

You will grow as a spiritual leader as you learn how to celebrate, mourn, support, and comfort others during the major phases of life including birth and death.

Rev. Dr. Temple Hayes shares wisdom and experiences gained from 30+ years in ministry to illustrate her empowering ritual and ceremonial process.

Learn to deliver inspirational stories and messages for all phases of life.

This course is a necessary class for anyone considering the Ordination/Licensing path. Broken down into 6-steps, the instructor provides practical examples from her own life while demonstrating how to utilize each step in the process.

  • Plan and create a variety of ceremonial templates for secular and spiritual rituals for birth, weddings and memorials that honor a variety of different faiths and beliefs.

  • Learn how to begin NOW to develop and gather your favorite poems and writings about birth to death.

  • Sample Christening, Wedding, and Funeral flow checklist and templates are included.

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Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Chapter 1 Introduction Study Guide

    • Ministerial Ceremonies Introduction

  • 2


    • Chapter 2 Christenings Study Guide

    • Christening Part 1

    • Christening Part 2

  • 3


    • Chapter 3 Weddings Study Guide

    • Officiating Weddings Part 1

    • Officiating Weddings Part 2

    • Officiating Weddings Part 3

  • 4

    Funerals and Memorials

    • Chapter 4 Funerals and Memorials Study Guide

    • Funerals and Memorials Part 1

    • Funerals and Memorials Part 2

Temple Hayes


Rev. Dr. Temple Hayes grew up in South Carolina and spent the earlier part of her career as a business owner. Having served three years of military service in the United States Army Reserves, Temple became a Science of Mind minister in 1991 and an ordained Unity Minister in 2007. Described as a prophet and mystic for our times and the new spiritual leader the world needs today, Temple Hayes is a Difference Maker, Spiritual Leader, Author, International Motivational Speaker, Humanitarian, Life Rights Advocate, Shamanic Practitioner, and President and Founder of life changing non-profit organizations. She serves as CEO and Spiritual Leader of First Unity Spiritual Campus, a New Thought center, in St. Petersburg, Florida that transcends religious denominations, embraces all ethnicity, and reaches beyond national borders, as well as on the leadership team of the Association of Global New Thought. She shares weekly inspiration with her listeners on her radio show “The Intentional Spirit” on Unity Online Radio, and is the author of the following books: “The Right to Be You,” “How to Speak Unity,” “When Did You Die?” and the CD motivational series “From Good to Amazing.” She spent thirteen years as a motivational speaker across the United States and abroad for a variety of clients including Proctor and Gamble, Washington Mutual, State Farm Insurance and Compaq. She is a much sought after and gifted public speaker, who supports causes that touch the human heart, improves people’s lives and raises the consciousness of the world. She was a twice featured speaker at Carnegie Hall in 2019 for suicide prevention and awareness and the #neveralone movement. She is a featured speaker on the Mind Dive App and an acting role as the spiritual leader in the Movie “I am Never Alone” (2020) produced by Michel Pascal and featuring Deepak Chopra, Gabriella Wright and other leading visionaries. She is a contributing author to the inspiring book "Crappy to Happy: Sacred Stories of Transformational Joy".