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Clara Epps

Rev. Clara Epps Unity Minister

Clara Epps is an African-American Unity minister who is listed in the 1989 AUC yearbook as being ordained in 1977.

The May 1977 Contact Newsletter has: "Unity Truth Center of Chicago is a new ministry. Clara Epps is the minister and was ordained in special services on Sunday, March 20, with Bill Fischer representing our Association to ordain Clara and welcome her ministry into our fellowship. We welcome Clara Epps and her growing ministry and rejoice with them in this mile-stone of progress. The address for your files is The Reverend Clara Epps, Unity Center of Truth, 8656 S. Essex, Chicago, Illinois 60617.

Rev. Clara Epps became the minister at Christ Unity Center in Los Angeles (now KRST Unity Center for African Spiritual Science) in 1987. She had left her hometown of Crystal, West Virginia in 1948 and moved to Chicago. She was ordained there in 1973 and founded Unity Center of Truth in 1975. After the death of her husband, she retired to Southern California. She became the minister of Christ Unity Center on January 1, 1987 and resigned in June, 1987. She returned to Chicago in 2007 and made her transition on July 26, 2014 at the age of 100.

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Clara Epps Unity Minister