Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor
Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor, M.A., LPC, is an ordained Unity minister. She received her master’s degree in Counseling from the University of New Mexico in 1991 and has been the minister of Unity Santa Fe since December 1994 when she went from the pews to the pulpit through the Field Licensing Program. She was ordained in February 2000.Prior to ministry, Brendalyn worked as an Employee Assistance Counselor, Health Case Manager, and Employee Relations Specialist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
She has extensive federal service human resource specialist and related investigative experience which uniquely qualified her to serve for 7 years as the Chair of the Credentialed Leader/Ministry Review Team for Unity Worldwide Ministries. In this position she was responsible for training, policy development, administration of the team and as a subject-matter expert in investigative procedures and sexual conduct issues. Brendalyn was recently elected Regional Representative of the South Central Region of Unity Worldwide Ministries which includes thirteen states. In this position she advices, consults, and trains regional ministries or acts as a triage agent connecting them to appropriate resources. In addition to Unity, Brendalyn’s spiritual practice includes Vipassana meditation in the Goenke tradition, and living, to the best of her ability, the spiritual principles of twelve step recovery the past thirteen years.