“Twinkle” Marie Manning

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“Twinkle” opens her home for her and her friends to host gatherings for both spiritual and secular gatherings. 

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Rev. “Twinkle” Marie Manning is an ordained minister, poet and liturgist who serves in an itinerant capacity in the local and international community. She has a catalogue of sought after sermons curated here, as well she craft new sermons and services to suit the needs of the congregation desiring her to serve. She is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Society for Community Ministries and the co-Convener of UU Women and Religion. Being ordained by the International Metaphysical Ministries, her interfaith ministry is embraced alongside such wonderful ministries as that of the amazing Rev. Dr. Della Reese-Lett!

She leads Sacred Feminine and Earth-Centered Rituals, Workshops and Seminars, teaches Cultural History Classes and facilitates Writing and Artist Workshops and Worship Services. And is often called upon for pulpit supply.

She is the founder of Matrika Press and collaborates with authors to publish transformational works. And is also the founder of UU Talks, a new TED Talk-like initiative – the inaugural event was hosted at the UUA headquarters in Boston in 2017, and, as funding permits, will be shared with UU congregations and groups as a unique model of outreach and fundraising model in 2018-2019.

In the secular world “Twinkle” is also a skilled Event and Television Producer.

Ministerial IMM CV

and UUSCM Ministry

UU New England Region Pulpit Supply Directory (search under Manning to locate Twinkle’s listing)

More detailed secular BIO

In her efforts to help live in to, and grow positive religious values in our communities, “Twinkle” has hosted a number of events in collaboration with UU and other liberal congregations, alongside fellow ministers, lay leaders and politicians:

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First Parish in Concord hosts International Day of Peace Gathering 2013

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Political Advocacy and Service

Mothers Day 2013 – Peace for Piece of the Pie, Massachusetts
In 2015 Twinkle was elected as a Town Councilor in her home town for a two year term.
Marblehead Zen Center Planning Committee to host Nimo Patel
Ministers at Play: Rev. “Twinkle” Marie Manning and Pastor Sarah Lund along with their boys in New Smyrna Beach, Florida (2013)
Co-conveners of UU Women and Religion will begin hosting Shared Leadership Workshops in 2018!

THIS is what a minister looks like!

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