Our Ministers

Agape Bay Area Ministers

Reverend Joan Steadman

Reverend Joan Steadman

Senior Minister

Rev. Dr. Joan Steadman has been an ordained Agape and Centers for Spiritual Living minister since 1988. She has served as the Senior Minister of our beloved community since January 2019.

Reverend Verona Garland

Reverend Verona Garland

Assistant Minister

Verona serves as the Assistant Minister of Agape Bay Area, Oakland, Ca., an affiliate center of Agape International, Los Angeles. She is an Emerson Theological Institute credentialed Interfaith and Science of Mind minister.

Reverend Cindy Edelson

Reverend Cindy Edelson

Staff Minister

Rev Cindy Edelson is a graduate of the Michael Bernard Beckwith School of Ministry at Agape International and a Center for Spiritual Living Minister. Cindy lives in the Bay Area with her beloved wife, Bren, and their two 11 lbs. bundles of love, Snowy and Poppy.

Reverend Aikya Param

Reverend Aikya Param

Staff Minister

Rev. Aikya Param is an ordained minister, who was diagnosed with a terminal condition at birth. Her mother learned how to use prayer, diet, and exercise to correct problems that came with the condition.

Address:

Kehilla Synagogue
1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont 94610