Empowering Women Maine Authors Series

Full Series set to air early 2023!!

We are so delighted to share that while “Twinkle” is insisting that she is “semi-retired” in the television realm, she is still working on projects that are near and dear to her heart. The Empowering Women programs, including studio sessions and signature events among them.

Maine’s Empowering Women Maine Authors series had a soft launch earlier this year. In 2023 the full slate of episodes will air. Check local listings in January! For more info, visit: http://www.empoweringwomentv.org/introducing-maine-authors-series/

Upcoming Service Year Announcement 2022-2023

The Reverend “Twinkle” Marie Manning will present the following services during the 2022-2023 service year from September 2022 through June 2023. Join Us!

Above pictured at the Community Universalist Church of Waterville in Maine

Each worship service will be presented on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month in Waterville (live in-person or via Zoom) (except December will be the 1st & 3rd Sundays). 10:00AM 69 Silver Street, Waterville, Maine. The Wednesday following the live worship service Twinkle will host a Contemplative Service (online – typically in Rockwood) with the same theme, and a replay of that recording on the next Sunday. Visit Twinkle’s Place Calendar Page for dates and links.

Visit the following websites for additional details:



Sermon Titles:

– The Edge of Summer
– Anam Ċara & the Divine Echo – The Shoreline of Courage
– Amalek Within
– Death Changes Everything
– Thanksgiving – Got Leftovers?

– Damascus Experiences
– Blue Christmas
– Envisioning a Year
– Operator’s Manual
– Let’s Talk About Sex!
– Roses in Winter

– Sacred Rebels
– Fold as You Go
– In Our Own Image
– Love the Land You’re With

– Mothering Mothers
– Intentional Creativity
– June’s Calling
– Our Favorite Things

For links to the Contemplative Service, click HERE.

Rockwood Community Church

This week Rev. “Twinkle” Marie Manning led services at the historic Rockwood Community log cabin Church. She is grateful for the many collaborative interfaith opportunities she is part of through her network of colleagues from many faith traditions. This week she preached about finding a place to live from compassion in Ordinary Times.









Twinkle’s 2022 Offerings

Twinkle has woven together a unique blend of offerings. Presently focusing much of her time at her home base on Moosehead Lake hosting retreats and workshops and leading spiritual services. She also does retreat leadership and pulpit supply for a variety of congregations and groups throughout New England and the USA. As an additional part of her ministry, Twinkle officiates weddings at Moosehead Lake. Twinkle prioritizes writing and creating art, as well as publishing books. While considering herself semi-retired in the television arena, she continues to host and produce Empowering Women events and gatherings for TV for Your Soul.

Join Twinkle for an upcoming retreat or workshop!


2 Wonderful Celebratory Events for Twinkle and her Women of Spirit authors!!

This wonderful book VIP celebration for “Twinkle” Marie Porter-Manning in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on Friday, April 1st to commemorate the launch of her newest Women of Spirit  anthology entitled: Transforming Lives.

The official launch party took place online via Zoom on Wednesday, March 23rd. All involved are grateful for the opportunity to celebrate and honor the 21 women featured in the book!