Twinkle offers a variety of retreats that draw upon her diverse background in the arts and media world, as well as earth-based, esoteric and sacred feminine spirituality. Some of the retreats, workshop and services offered by Twinkle are listed below. She is also happy to customized events to suit your needs and desires, and reflect where you are on your spiritual journey.

Rev. “Twinkle” Marie Manning is an interfaith minister affiliated with the UU Church of the Larger Fellowship as the Affiliate Community Minister for Women’s Spirituality. She is also the Co-Convener of UU Women and Religion. As a member of the Unitarian Universalist Society for Community Ministries and of the International Metaphysical Ministry, her retreats are grounded both earth-based and esoteric modalities. “Twinkle’s Place” is an approved UUA-Related-Organization for Congregational Life.


❉ Sisterhood Retreats ❉

❉ Gifts by the Lake Retreat ❉

❉ Blessingways ❉

❉ Book Discussion Group ❉

ONLINE = Minerva Potluck+Ritual Gatherings


❉ Poetry and Anthology Workshops ❉

❉ Sacred Writing Workshops ❉

❉ ArtSeek ❉


❉ Wedding Officiant ❉

❉ Naming and Welcoming Ceremonies ❉

❉ Funerals and Memorial Services ❉

❉ House Blessings ❉

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❉ Pulpit Supply – Guest Minister ❉

❉ Open Temple ❉

For more information about….

  • Twinkle’s Ministerial CV, ordination, community and entrepreneurial ministries, click HERE and for even more information, click HERE.
  • Twinkle’s secular work in the development, television and media industry, click HERE.
  • Twinkle’s Ministerial Services
  • Twinkle’s Writing: Musings, Storytelling, Poems & Prayers
  • Twinkle’s Author’s Page on Amazon
  • Twinkle in the Press