Don is an ordained interfaith minister and new director of All Souls Interfaith Gathering. He holds a Master of Divinity degree and a Masters in Land Use and the Environment. His Ph.D. research explored indicators of successful community development. He has held ministerial positions across the U.S., with a focus on interreligious dialogue. His professional interests include developing liturgical resources for interfaith groups, eco-spirituality, and advancing interfaith connections. He and his wife enjoy downhill skiing, hiking, and traveling.
Kim Marie Glynn
Minister of Service Coordination
Kim Marie Glynn has been with the All Souls Interfaith Gathering since 2012 and became an ordained minister here in 2017. She believes in All Souls pillars of MUSIC, COMMUNITY, EARTH AND SPIRIT. She is interested in the ways music and spirit can be used to heal the earth and humanity as well as how faith can help bring us all into balance in the web of life. She was raised Lutheran, has studied several spiritual traditions, and has traveled to Tibet to study Buddhism. Shamanism, working with unordinary states of consciousness, mystic faiths and traditions are all recent passions. Kim Marie also is immersed in dance and is Kripalu certified Let Your Yoga Dance teacher and believes dance is just one of the many ways to pray. She is interested in the ways interfaith unites us all and has a hunger to continually grow in community (come- unity) and oneness.
Barbara Benton has been with All Souls since 2013 and ordained as a minister here in 2017. She is most interested in leading interfaith services that illustrate the commonality of many faith traditions. She is personally most aligned with earth-based spirituality as well as Taoism and Buddhism. She also follows liberal Christian and Jewish thinkers and is currently learning more about Islam. Barbara has a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School and is a psychotherapist. She is most interested in the intersection of spirituality and psychotherapy to cultivate a deep experience of wholeness.
Michael Muzzy began the All Souls Internship program in 2011. After completing the class work and self-directed study, plus one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at the UVM Medical Center Michael was ordained as a minister in 2016. Michael’s Teachers/Mentors include Rev. Giita Clark, Dr. Hal Colston, 12 step programs, the Men Alive community in VT, the ManKind project, and the published works of Ram Dass, A Course in Miracles, Eckert Tolle, Don Miguel Ruiz, Michael Singer, Adyashanti, david carse, and Byron Katie.
Michael’s perception of Divinity is advaitic in nature and honors all pathways. He strongly encourages the individual to cultivate and pay attention to their own experience of Divinity as the doorway to wholeness and wellbeing.