Rev. John M. McLean

Minister of Record

Rev. John M. McLean retired from pulpit ministry in October 2021 having served as Senior Minister of Unity of Nashville since November 2015. He had previously served Unity ministries in Nashville, Tennessee and Bellevue, Washington as well as The Center for Spiritual Living in Los Angeles California.

Rev. McLean has spent all of his prior work-life involved in the creative arts. Immediately after graduation from college, he served in the Visual Arts Program at the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC. After moving to Southern California, he worked in the television industry as a staff producer on a prime-time television series and later as a network, prime-time programming executive. Just prior to ministerial studies, he returned to the arts-field, this time at the local level, where he was involved in all areas of community outreach and programming for a large museum and performing arts center in rural Wisconsin.

He has earned a BA in Art History from George Washington University, Washington, DC and an MA in Creation Spirituality from Naropa University/University of Creation Spirituality, Oakland, California. He was ordained in June 2003 after completing the MinisterialEducation Program at Unity School, Unity Village, Missouri and is also an Ordained Minister with the International Centers for Spiritual Living.

About Reverend John