Rev. Jan Little is the senior minister at Fox Valley Unity in Batavia, Illinois. She completed a year sabbatical where she conducted transition work with eight ministries in the Great Lakes Region, represented the Unity movement as a chaplain at the renowned Chautauqua Institute in New York, did guest speaking, and led a contemplative retreat. She is also completing graduate work in Intercultural Relations at the University of the Pacific.
Before becoming a minister, Rev. Jan’s career was a unique combination of science and communications. She was a professional speaker, did radio & TV commercials, and training films. With a Chemistry and Atomic Physics background, she had her own training and consulting company that worked with high-end clients, executive boards and CEO’s from medical, technical and scientific companies and associations.
While in ministerial school at Unity Village, Rev. Jan received the school’s “Scholarship for Ministerial Excellence.” She also made voice recordings for The Daily Word for the blind and recorded radio commercials for the Association of Unity Churches and CD’s and audiotapes for various Unity programs.
As a master teacher who includes much laughter, creativity and lively interaction in her classes and workshops, Rev. Jan’s vision of ministry involves the concept of “team ministry” where dedicated individuals are recognized, trained, and empowered to create dynamic, loving, committed spiritual communities.