Our History Under Rev. George Schmidt, Ph.D.

George Schmidt was ordained as a Unity Minister on June 7, 2001.

Rev. Schmidt earned degrees from Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ; New York University, New York, NY; and Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. In a career covering more than three decades, Rev. George served as professor, counselor, and administrator in higher education in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, and South Carolina.  Additonaly, he served in various capacities in Florida state government.

Rev. Schmidt began his service at Unity in Fort Walton Beach in August, 2001.  He was an on-call chaplain at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, and served for two years as Chaplain to the Civil Air Patrol Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base. In addition, he chaired the Education Services Ministry Team while a member of the Licensing and Ordination Ministry Team of the Association of Unity Churches, International.  Reverend Schmidt retired after 14 years of dedicate service.