Staff Ministers

Rev. Geri Carder, M.A. – Senior Consulting Minister 

Rev. Geri Carder has served in many capacities at the Oakland Center for Spiritual Living. Her spiritual path reached a milestone in 2015 when she graduated from the Holmes Institute School of Spiritual Leadership with a Masters degree in consciousness studies and was licensed as a minister of Centers for Spiritual Living.

Rev. Geri has been appointed by the Board of Trustees to lead us for the next 6 or more months while we call in a new Senior Minister.

Senior Minister – Rev. Jeffrey R. Anderson, M.A.

Rev. Jeffrey joined Oakland Center for Spiritual Living as Senior Minister in 2015. After 13 years as a full-time licensed spiritual counselor, he enrolled in the Holmes Institute of Consciousness Studies, graduating in 2005 as a licensed minister of Centers for Spiritual Living and with a Masters Degree in Consciousness Studies.

In May, 2021 Rev. Jeff transitioned to his greatest yet to be. We love him. We miss him. 

Rev. FranCione, Ph.D. – Staff Minister 

Rev. FranCione, Ph.D., Director of the Sacred Arts & Living Center (a teaching chapter affiliated with the Centers for Spiritual Living) is an ordained minister, professional educator, teacher trainer, and former educational researcher.

While still affiliated with Oakland Center for Spiritual Living, she is currently Interim Minister at East Bay Church of Religious Science.