Our Ministers

Rev. Richard Maraj

Rev. Richard Maraj inspires people to live better lives through his powerful spiritual teachings. His charismatic, relatable speaking style combines a depth of spiritual knowledge, sharp intellect, great sense of humor and contagious enthusiasm to touch and energize his audience into expanding their understanding of God, life and themselves. Richard's positive, uplifting messages have helped many people experience greater joy, peace and prosperity through the practical application of basic spiritual principles.

For many years Richard worked as a successful motivational speaker who traveled throughout North America to address large Fortune 500 and other companies. During the early 1990s, he felt a strong call to ministry, and was compelled to attend ministerial school.

He was ordained as a Unity minister in 1998, and began his ministry as an Associate Minister in Raleigh, NC. Soon afterward he became Senior Minister of Christ Church Unity in Kansas City, MO, and quickly became a much sought-after guest speaker for churches throughout Canada and the United States. He is currently the Senior Minister of Unity of Phoenix, one of the largest Unity ministries in the world, where he has served since 2005.

Richard has a degree in political science from McMaster University and continues to have a passion for learning. He is a strong advocate for community service, and also enjoys a variety of activities and hobbies, which include performing as a stand-up comic. In addition, Richard is currently completing a book called The 4 Most Important Questions You Can Ask Yourself.

Rev. Richard Rogers

Rev. Richard Rogers does everything in a BIG way! A gifted and inspired teacher, coach and minister, Rev. Rogers has been a spiritual teacher and leader to thousands of individuals over the past 20 years, and has worked and studied with the great spiritual teachers of our time.

For over 14 years, Richard led Unity of Phoenix into one of the greatest Unity churches in the country. In 2006, he stepped down to reinvent himself and created the "Mastering the Impossible" coaching program, and has worked with clients all over the country to help them create the impossible in their lives.

He has also created numerous additional programs, articles and audio books, including "Principles of Prosperity," "Life beyond Limits," and "Healing the Soul." His books and teachings combine the wisdom and language of a spiritual messenger who will lift you up and challenge you to live your own greatness.

In 2013, Richard accepted a position to rejoin the staff at Unity of Phoenix to lead our Wednesday Evening Service. He loves the experience of creating worship experiences! Richard is a powerful, dynamic and humorous speaker; his friendly, engaging style will delve right into your heart and soul … strengthening your connection to God, expanding your capacity to love, and broadening your outlook on the possibilities for your life!

Rev. Lori Fleming

Rev. Lori Fleming has a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from the University of South Florida with a major on religious studies. She is a licensed and ordained Unity Minister who graduated from Unity Institute in 2006 and has served at the Unity Church in Sarasota, FL, the Unity Church of Hawaii in Honolulu, HI, the Unity Church in Venice, FL, Unity of Chandler in Chandler, AZ. And Unity of Carefree Cave Creek. Lori was a Youth of Unity Teacher/Sponsor for more than fifteen years and in 1999 was awarded the Distinguished Youth Services Award from The Association of Unity Churches (now called Unity Worldwide Ministries). Lori is a published author and her article entitled, “The Secrets of Prosperity” can be found in Unity’s book, “Sacred Secrets.” Her greatest passion is living and teaching Unity principles and watching people transform as they learn to use these principles in their lives.

Lori has served on Unity Worldwide Ministries’ L & O Ministry Team, Leadership Recruitment and Development Team, Annual Summit Team, Ethics Review Team, and Ministry Wellness Team. She is past President and past Judicatory Representative for the Southwest Region. Lori is a graduate of The Peace Making Skills Workshop.

Lori lives in Cave Creek, AZ with her husband, Mark. They have three grown children, and two grandsons.

Location and Contact Information

Unity of Phoenix Spiritual Center

1500 E Greenway Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85022
Phone: (602) 978-3200

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