Rev. Michelle Wadleigh


Rev. Michelle Wadleigh is the founding Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Living North Jersey, a New Thought and Metaphysical community dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals to live a fully expressed life while developing a deep and profound relationship with God and lives a highly responsible life. As a minister, Rev. Michelle invests most of her time developing curriculum and processes to lift and empower practitioners. She currently serves at the highest level of international leadership for the Centers for Spiritual Living. She has also served for three years on the Diversity Commission, and a variety of Educational sub-committees.

Michelle is a powerful teacher and leader who helps to cultivate individuals to be conscious leaders. Her focus is teaching others how to live full and potent lives grounded in high integrity and authenticity. Peace in our world begins first with our own healing because a healed and whole person will always be less likely to harm another. It is for this reason that Rev. Michelle is devoted to teaching wholeness and then inspiring others to act from that wholeness. In addition to her passion for Peace and developing conscious leaders she is a potent facilitator for transformation, working both in groups and individually.

She has dedicated much of her life to teaching individuals how to live in Peace, sponsoring Peace Vigils, and has created a new program encouraging regular citizens to be part of the Peace Movement in their own homes. Her peace salons were inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.’s quote, “Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.”  Peace in our world begins first with our own healing because a healed and whole person will always be less likely to harm another. It is for this reason that Rev. Michelle is devoted to teaching wholeness and then inspiring others to act from that wholeness. In addition to her passion for Peace and developing conscious leaders she is a potent facilitator for transformation, working both in groups and individually.

In 2016, Michelle was honored with the Shirley Chisolm Award, for clergy in the state of New Jersey. Rev. Michelle is one who cares, and cares enough to do more, to show up more, and to encourage others to show up and take a stand for high values like: peace, compassion, kindness, and integrity.

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