Rev. Dr. Carol Vaccariello 

- "Snow Swan"



Pastor Carol offers guidance as a companion soul, eager to make the journey full of richness and wonder.


My soul is very old ...... and full of newness.


contact Pastor Carol:

Carol Vaccariello, DMin 


Carol Vaccariello, DMin, LPC, Obl. (Ecumenical Theological Seminary) follows a Braided Way. Ordained United Church of Christ minister, Independent Catholic Bishop and Creation Spirituality Elder. Founding Bishop of Ordo Hagia Sophia(Order of Holy Wisdom). Carol, a ritual artist, produced/directed Cosmic Masses; Co-directed the DMin program (University of Creation Spirituality); mentored the design of the first Creation Spirituality ordination program. Member of Creation Spirituality Communities. Carol is an inspirational speaker, storyteller, sacred chant channeller, healer, spiritual coach, retreat facilitator, Zen Still Point practitioner and plant whisperer.

This year she published: The Lion of God: Archangel Ari'El ...Personal Encounters.  You can view her Author's Page at

She is also a contributing author to Order of the Sacred Earth, (June 2018).

Carol is available to do Inspirational Speaking, for a Love Offering, to support HeartSpace Ministries:

  • The Lion of God:  Archangel Ari’El.  Personal Encounters 

  • The Adventuring Pilgrim

  • Plant Whispering

  • For the Love of Trees

  • Storytelling: Personal Stories of Wonder and Awe!

  • Medicine Wheel? What’s That? You will create one to take home

  • The HeartSpace Experiment

  • Still Point: the new-old way to pray, an experiential workshop

  • Sing and Dance, Rejoice!  No talent or experience required, however, if you have some, bring it along!

  • Take a Chance on Chants: songs of the heart from different traditions

  • Saint Hildegard of Bingen: A saint for our time, A woman who lived on the edge  

  • Just Ask! Create a unique event: ask your questions 

  • HeartArt for the Inexperienced artist in you

  • Haiku, Writing: No experience expected

  • Meditative Walk for Caregivers and those in wheelchairs

Education: Doctor of Ministry, M. Div., MBA, MSE, BA, and 30+years of developing the ability to be deeply present spiritually and emotionally.


Holds affiliation and ministerial standing with:

  • United Church of Christ

  • Disciples of Christ

  • Independent Catholic Church

  • Mount Saint Benedict - Oblate

  • Creation Spirituality Tradition


Interspiritual experience and leadership:

  • Braided Way

  • Baptisms

  • Blessing of Animals

  • Circle Dances

  • Composer of "DANCECHANTS"

  • Cosmic Ritual Productions

  • Drumming Circle

  • Earth Honoring Rituals

  • Funerals and Memorials

  • House Blessings

  • Labyrinth Facilitator

  • Medicine Wheel (Prayer Wheel) Gatherings

  • Muscle Strength/Range of Motion Classes

  • Native American Drum Builder

  • Prayer with the Dying and Loved Ones

  • Retreat Leader for Clergy, Spiritual Leaders and Laity

  • Rite of Passage Rituals

  • Sacred Unions - LGBTQ

  • Tibetan Buddhist Monks

  • Weddings and Anniversaries

  • Yoga Stretch and Stress Relief Classes




  • Provides consulting for spiritual organizations

  • Lecture and present workshops

    • General and Regional Assemblies

    • other speaking venues 

  • Advise students seeking post graduate degrees

  • Consult on Academic Papers including Theses and Dissertations

HeartSpace Community, Medina, Ohio - est. 2015



HeartSpace Community

PASTOR Carol Vaccariello

89 Hartford Drive, Medina, OH  44256


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