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Reverend Robin Haruna

After not setting foot in any church for over twenty years, Robin Haruna found Unity and immediately felt like she had come home. She has a M.A. in Communication Disorders and was ordained a Unity minister at Unity School of Christianity in 1994. Reverend Robin has served at Unity of Bandon since September 1994. She has a deep devotion to Unity principles and their power to transform lives.

Reverend Robin has served as a mentor for Unity’s Field Licensing Program. She is coauthor of Wake Up, Live Your Best Life in Spirit and author of The Ten Commitments.

Reverend Robin’s husband, Takashi is Bandon’s local computer technician and owns Haruna Computer Systems (  They are both avid gardeners and have a backyard filled with vegetables, fruit trees, berry bushes, flowers, and many native Japanese plants.  Reverend Robin is a hooker (of tapestries and rugs), quilter, avid reader, and lover of dachshunds.

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Music Director:    Elaine Beausoleil

Sound Tech:        Jason Wilhite


Volunteer Staff

Prayer Chaplains:                                             
     Barbara Bethke
    Doug Froman
      Laura Graham
                          Dorothy Tharsing (Trainer)


Board of Directors

President:               Dorothy Tharsing

Vice-President:               Amy Wilhite

Treasurer:                           Pam Bate

Secretary:                       Fred Wilson

Secretary:                 Dennis Kelleher

Director:                    Barbara Bethke

Alternate Director:     Sherry Blakely


Support Team

Peace Rocks Project:        Amy Wilhite

Care Team:       Dennis Kelleher (Co-ordinator)
      Amy Ellingson

     Karen Hughes
      Glenda deJong

       Dennis Kelleher

   Suzanne Leis
       Louise Rodgers

   Amy Wilhite


Youth Education:          Pamela Bate

Historian:            Elma Champneys

                       Library:          Charmane Mitchell, Annette Whelan

IT Manager:              Takashi Haruna
                                                   Haruna Computer Systems

Web Master:               Takashi Haruna






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