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Our Mission

Takoma Metaphysical Chapel is a non-judgmental place of love where all people can feel safe exploring their spirituality. We support the spiritual growth and development of all people and respect all religious and spiritual traditions. We provide ministry and education for our members, friends, and the community through our example and our services, based on spiritual principles.

In addition to our core mission statement above, we are an inclusive community.  Please click here for our statement of inclusivity. 

Meet the Board of Directors, Trustees & Staff 


Dr. Godfrey Woelk


Dr. Godfrey Woelk serves as President of the Board with previous experience as Treasurer and Worship Leader Coordinator.He also has been involved with the All-Message Services every first Sunday at TMC. Dr. Woelk shares more than 15 years of experience in international public health.


Shervon Laurice


A member since 2019, she currently serves as Board Treasurer. She also has a thriving counseling practice. 

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Joan C. VanBlake


A member of TMC since 2000, Joan
currently serves as Board Trustee.  She is also Chair of the Building Maintenance Committee . 


Tina G


Tina is one of our newest Chapel Members and our newest Board Member.  She brings a fresh perspective to the Chapel's operations.


Michael Tyson

Musical Director

Michael Tyson has served as our Music Director for over 20 years.

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Donald Malnati

Vice President

A member of the Chapel since 2018, Don currently serves as Board Trustee and uses his vast experience to also serve on the Building Committee. He is president and founder of an award-winning residential general contracting construction firm specializing in historic restoration projects. 


Wanda Flowers


Wanda Flowers returns to the board to support and represent the interests and viewpoints of our Members living in other states.  In addition to her prior board service, she serves as the Worship Leader Coordinator and on the Educational Committee.


Peggy Kissell

Office Manager

Peggy has been a member of TMC since 2003.  Presently she is the Office Manager. 

In the past, she has served in most of the

Board positions.


Tamra Greer

Trustee and Sound Engineer

Tamra currently serves as a Board Trustee for TMC and has been a member since 2013. She plays a key role as our Technology Manager, and Sound Engineer and was instrumental in starting our live streaming of Sunday service.

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