Rev. Jackie Hawkins, Minister & Spiritual Leader of Unity of the Heartland
Rev. Jackie is the visionary, focused, and heart-centered minister & spiritual leader of Unity of the Heartland since October 2014.
Prior to ministry at the Heartland, Rev. Jackie had a very successful and rich career in New York State government that spanned more than thirty years. From the position of Deputy Comptroller for Human Resources and Administration she retired to answer her call to ministry and attend seminary.
As a heart-centered and visionary leader most of her adult life, Rev. Jackie has said,
“I thrive on the good that is brought forth when an idea from within me reaches fruition and results in many people and families being blessed. Throughout my adult life I have learned that the more I give in service to others, the more my life is enhanced. Living a life of authenticity through service is what I believe my life purpose is, and at the core of that service is love.”
In addition to her Master’s of Divinity degree, Rev. Jackie holds a graduate degree in Public Affairs and Policy from the State University of New York at Albany, an undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University, and attended Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia for two years prior to attending and graduating from WMU.