Our Staff

Rev. Annette Olsen


Annette's first introduction to Unity was attending Unity of Fayetteville in 1990.  She has been directing music and choir here for almost 30 years. She is a gifted musician, songwriter and speaker.  Music is an integral  part of her ministry.  Her passion is to interplay heart-felt music with divinely inspired messages that evoke the experience of Oneness. Annette presents a variety of transformational Sunday morning experiences in conjunction with guest musicians and guest speakers.

She works with the Unity of Fayetteville CommUnity to create learning and service opportunities that inspire each person to be a Loving, joy-filled presence in this world. Her mission is to co-create, with the Fayetteville commUnity, transformational experiences for conscious spiritual living.  On her spiritual path she is aware and willing to open to the shadow aspects alive in herself and others, revealing our Greater Good.  She works diligently to create a space where prayer and meditation are principal in the practice of Unity of Fayetteville's deepening expression of the Truth of Who We Are... Christ expressing as you.  As our wayshower Jesus was in service to others, we delight in opportunities to serve the Greater Fayetteville community.

Annette is an Ordained Minister through Unity Worldwide Ministeries, has a B.S. in Education from the University of Arkansas, is a Licensed Unity Teacher (L.U.T.),  a Competent Communicator with Toastmaster's International, and a practiced student and teaher of Mindfulness Meditation.

You can contact Annette at  annetteolsen@unityfay.org



Licensed Unity Teacher
Katherine Guendling 

Katherine Guendling has been an active participant in her Spiritual Journey since 1987 when she was introduced to the Unity Movement in Branson, MO. She considers herself an esoteric Christian, Sufi, Buddhist, Hindu, Jew which is in harmony with Unity of Fayetteville's statement "Whatever spiritual path you are on, and wherever you are on that path, you are welcome here." Her transformational teachings, silent retreats and rituals move people beyond the physical and into a divine connection with their authentic inner Being.

Katherine holds degrees in Communications and Religious Studies from the University of Arkansas.  Through Unity Worldwide Ministries Katherine has earned a certification of Personal Development, been licensed as a Small Group Trainer, certified as a Prayer Chaplaincy Coordinator, and is a Licensed Unity Teacher.  She served for six years at the Spiritual Leader at Unity of Fayetteville, before retiring in 2013.

Katherine's mission is be the Blessing God intend's her to be and to Love Enough to empower another to do likewise.



Licensed Unity Teacher
Rosa Rubay













Small Group Ministry Coordinator
Chrysi Black